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Re: Zoom F8 Recorder Part 3
« Reply #210 on: March 12, 2019, 03:46:32 PM »
Stupid question. Looks like I lost my power supply for my F8. Do I have to drop $30 on one or will other 12v adapters work okay?
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Re: Zoom F8 Recorder Part 3
« Reply #211 on: March 12, 2019, 04:32:08 PM »
Other 12VDC power sources can work fine.

F8 works with supplies ranging from 9 to 16V DC
F8n works with supplies ranging from 9 to 18V DC

Not sure of amperage output requirement.
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Re: Zoom F8 Recorder Part 3
« Reply #212 on: March 13, 2019, 11:48:26 AM »
Stupid question. Looks like I lost my power supply for my F8. Do I have to drop $30 on one or will other 12v adapters work okay?


12V Plugged in will be no issue at all.

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Re: Zoom F8 Recorder Part 3
« Reply #213 on: March 13, 2019, 07:03:01 PM »
I don't own one of these, but would guess you need to know which contact is positive and which is negative before using a third party power supply. 

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Re: Zoom F8 Recorder Part 3
« Reply #214 on: March 13, 2019, 10:14:09 PM »
I don't own one of these, but would guess you need to know which contact is positive and which is negative before using a third party power supply.

If only there was a sticky on Taperssection.com with this info!!! :banging head:

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http://taperssection.com/index.php?topic=150794.0;all  :headphones:

Zoom F8 (Hirose Port on the Side) / 9-16v / 4-pin Hirose connector / pin 4 for (+) pin 1 for (-)
Zoom F8 (DC Port on the Back) / 12v / Size M, 5.50mm OD × 2.10mm ID / Center pin (+Ring (-)

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The version below is $9:
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Re: Zoom F8 Recorder Part 3
« Reply #215 on: March 26, 2019, 07:53:13 PM »
Started a Team board for these recorders: http://taperssection.com/index.php?topic=189986.0
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