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Offline Phil Zone

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USB power banks
« on: June 25, 2013, 07:45:49 PM »
What's everyone's opinion on USB power banks such as this
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005NGKR54/ref=ox_sc_act_title_7?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A294P4X9EWVXLJ

Anyone have an expierience they can share good or bad, like the, or not?

Are they reliable or not?

Whatever you think of them.

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Re: USB power banks
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2013, 12:15:19 PM »
are you trying to use it for external power during a show or strictly as a charger?

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Re: USB power banks
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2013, 01:36:18 PM »
There are a couple of threads about this battery in the Remote Power section:

http://taperssection.com/index.php?topic=162747.0

http://taperssection.com/index.php?topic=152998.0

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Re: USB power banks
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2013, 01:43:07 PM »
are you trying to use it for external power during a show or strictly as a charger?

During a show
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Re: USB power banks
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2013, 08:17:00 PM »
Just keep in mind the 10000mah rating is for the 5v output from the USB only, and this capacity will be significantly lower if output is 9v or 12v. Powering a 5v deck would be great, powering a pre, that's another story.
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Re: USB power banks
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2013, 10:08:17 PM »
Just keep in mind the 10000mah rating is for the 5v output from the USB only, and this capacity will be significantly lower if output is 9v or 12v. Powering a 5v deck would be great, powering a pre, that's another story.

Do you know the conversion between the 5v to 9v in mah by any chance?
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Preamps: Naiant Littlebox [X3] (OT)(OT/IT)(OT/Black), Naiant Tinyhead
Recorders: Tascam DR-680, Sony PCM-M10, Tascam DR-05
Software: Sony Sound Forge/ Vegas, TLH
Photo: Canon 7D Mark ii/70D, 70-200 f2.8, 18-135 STM, 55-250 STM, Tamron 17-50 f2.8, Tokina 11-16 f2.8

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