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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2015, 10:12:00 PM »


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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2015, 10:42:49 PM »
I do not believe the mikes being plugged in will drain the battery in my experience

I most certainly will.  I did it twice.  Also confirmed by Nicky.

The 9v or the other ones?

9V
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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2015, 10:43:14 PM »
Thanks Tim.
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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2015, 10:50:34 PM »
I do not believe the mikes being plugged in will drain the battery in my experience

I most certainly will.  I did it twice.  Also confirmed by Nicky.

The 9v or the other ones?

9V

I thought I read somewhere it also drains "the other" batteries as well... But point being- disconnecting the n-box cables from the box itself between shows is a good practice...

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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2015, 11:53:01 PM »
They seem to be good for 10 to 20 shows.

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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #20 on: October 28, 2015, 04:00:13 PM »
I do not believe the mikes being plugged in will drain the battery in my experience

I most certainly will.  I did it twice.  Also confirmed by Nicky.

The 9v or the other ones?

9V

I thought I read somewhere it also drains "the other" batteries as well... But point being- disconnecting the n-box cables from the box itself between shows is a good practice...

Pretty sure it also depletes the internal batteries that supply 60V
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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #21 on: November 01, 2015, 10:55:38 PM »
What do you mean by the 9v or "Other Ones" ??? I thought every NBox ever made needed 9v batteries? At least internally, correct? I wasn't aware that any NBox's were available that had external power ???
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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #22 on: November 02, 2015, 11:51:54 AM »
There are internal batteries that are not user replaceable and provide the 60V polarization. These should last 5 years or so I think. These are totally different than the 3 or 4 9V batteries that have to be swapped out every show.
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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #23 on: February 05, 2016, 03:45:44 AM »
What do you mean by the 9v or "Other Ones" ??? I thought every NBox ever made needed 9v batteries? At least internally, correct? I wasn't aware that any NBox's were available that had external power ???
Might be an easy question...do you remove the 9V batteries after each show? I had the first outing with mine and wonder what to do....if so ...shall the batteries be placed in the same spot in the Nbox....because than I have to mark the batteries to assure I place them correctly...

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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2016, 09:55:55 AM »
The batteries just kind of slide in, I use a piece of bubble wrap to avoid rattling when  >:D. And I remove after each show.
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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #25 on: February 08, 2016, 04:55:11 PM »
The batteries just kind of slide in, I use a piece of bubble wrap to avoid rattling when  >:D. And I remove after each show.


Do you leave the screws in or did you tape the lid shut? Seems like a lot to do the screws after each show/before show.
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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #26 on: February 08, 2016, 05:49:07 PM »
The batteries just kind of slide in, I use a piece of bubble wrap to avoid rattling when  >:D. And I remove after each show.


Do you leave the screws in or did you tape the lid shut? Seems like a lot to do the screws after each show/before show.

Gaffer's tape for me.  Lost the screws a while back.
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Re: Nbox platinum basic operation?
« Reply #27 on: February 08, 2016, 10:28:19 PM »
I leave the batteries in, have some Saran Wrap to keep the batteries from rattling and possibly coming loose and use black gaffers tape to seal the unit.  I have those screws somewhere I think.

I switch out the batteries every couple months for shits and grins. 
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