Battery power for Mini Sync Generator

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Battery power for Mini Sync Generator

PostFri May 06, 2016 3:57 pm

I'm looking for the lowest-cost, lightest-weight solution to supply portable power to the Blackmagic Mini Sync Generator.

Can anyone tell me if something like this: ... B00DX72UXW

Just plugged into something like this: ... B00935L44E

Is adequate? Or do I need something like this: ... B005KEM004

And it if the latter, do I need to go the whole 9 yards with a V-mount battery, etc?


Clément Godard

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Re: Battery power for Mini Sync Generator

PostWed May 11, 2016 1:51 pm


I have bought the Aukey 28000mAh (model: PB-N17), you can find it on amazon.
It comes with many adapters.

It seems to be doing the job!


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Re: Battery power for Mini Sync Generator

PostSun Jan 21, 2018 12:48 pm

I'm trying to identify the type of plug on the sync generator so i can get the correct battery pack and connector for it. I looked for the one mentioned above but cant find it in stock anymore. Would this one work: ... ry+pack+dc

which one of these plugs (if any) is suitable for the sync generator?

Cant find anything about this in the Sync manual.

We already have X-Pro V-mount batteries used for charging our cameras, so ideally we would just get a d-tap cable that fitted from the battery to the sync-generator. I just cant find a single piece of official information about the plug type on the Sync Generator or which cable to use... Any help much appreciated.

Would this be correct: ... il_0?psc=1
or this: ... B01KJL5HO8

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