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Offline jhfinn

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Anker astro pro2 with edirol r44?
« on: October 26, 2013, 12:36:52 PM »
Hey now,

Just recently picked up an R44. I have a anker astro pro2 20000mah battery I bought to use with my tascam dr680. I used the tascam twice with this battery and had no problems but not sure if 12v is ok for the edirol.

http://www.amazon.com/20000mAh-Ultra-High-Multi-Voltage-Notebooks-Compatible/dp/B00B45EOYS/ref=sr_1_9?s=wireless&srs=2528932011&ie=UTF8&qid=1382804924&sr=1-9&keywords=Anker+astro

Can I use this battery with the r44 if I get a battery cable made by tgakidis?
If not can anyone recommended a reliable battery that's currently available that can power this deck for 6+ hrs?

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Re: Anker astro pro2 with edirol r44?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2013, 12:55:20 PM »
R44 runs on 9-16v with a reverse polarity cable.
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Re: Anker astro pro2 with edirol r44?
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2014, 12:47:34 AM »
Semi-related.  I bought a Anker Astro usb battery for my Edirol R09HR.  5600 mah.   

Coupled with one of Ted's usb/dc cables, I got over 12 hours and 20 minutes before the battery finally drained. 

http://www.amazon.com/5600mAh-Portable-External-Battery-Smartphones/dp/B005K7192G

I highly recommend Anker for the Edirol R09HR.  Ths size and run times are perfect. 


EDIT:  Swapped out my PNY 16GB card for a Centon 16GB card and got 15 + hours of run time.  Tested it twice to confirm.  For some reason, the Centon draws less power when writing than the PNY.  Centon is sold at Tigerdirect
« Last Edit: March 29, 2014, 08:40:26 AM by spyder9 »

 

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