Pinout for XLR Power Cable on URSA MINI

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Pinout for XLR Power Cable on URSA MINI

PostTue Feb 19, 2019 7:42 pm

Hi

Does anyone know what the pinout is for the XLR power cable for the URSA MINI 4.6K?

Pin 1 and Pin 4 are either +12 or GND

Thanks in advance
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Re: Pinout for XLR Power Cable on URSA MINI

PostWed Feb 20, 2019 1:36 pm

1 is ground 4 is 12V power.

As it is an industry standard, Google is all knowing.
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Re: Pinout for XLR Power Cable on URSA MINI

PostWed Feb 20, 2019 5:55 pm

Speaking of external power, does anyone else think the BMD supplied external power supply cable is too short?

There’s always a need to somehow support the power brick on a tripod somewhere instead of just having enough cable to lay it on the ground.

At the length it is now, I think you have unnecessary strain on the cable if it just hangs from the power input with nothing to support the brick. I often put the brick in a bag and dangle it from the tripod head’s underside fixing bolt. Not ideal because the brick needs airflow not to overheat.

They should just make the cable a couple of feet longer.
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Re: Pinout for XLR Power Cable on URSA MINI

PostWed Feb 20, 2019 7:21 pm

Agreed. I bought this thing a couple of years ago and use it when I'm running on the external power supply (which isn't that often really).

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Re: Pinout for XLR Power Cable on URSA MINI

PostWed Feb 20, 2019 7:43 pm

Xlr is useful also with battery only setup, you can put a battery in the plate, another battery in xlr by a cable dtap to xlr and record continuously without interruption :-)
Denny Smith give me info about this tips :-)


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Re: Pinout for XLR Power Cable on URSA MINI

PostWed Feb 20, 2019 10:52 pm

Nice find Ivon, looks very useful.
Carlo, yiu are welcome, using two batteries is how we rigged ENG cameras to record events, you can use any decent size 12-VDC battery, including small Motor bike batteries and rig up a cable.
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Re: Pinout for XLR Power Cable on URSA MINI

PostWed Feb 20, 2019 11:08 pm

I suppose now that we know the pin-outs, I could just wire up an extension cable to let the power supply sit on the floor. I just need to find a couple of 4 pin male and female XLRs and then it's pretty cheap. But that strap is a good idea, too.

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