Powering BMPCC + Monitor (NP-F970 vs. Powerbank)?

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Alex Schmied

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Powering BMPCC + Monitor (NP-F970 vs. Powerbank)?

PostWed Feb 13, 2019 4:04 pm

Hey!

Just trying to get the "best option" for the powering of BMPCC with a field monitor.
I have a DV battery plate adapter for the NP-F970 and i think the guy is a very good thing (less weight as V-Mount-Battery). There are some NP-F970 Batteries with 8600 mAh and about 62Wh or even 10400 mAh. But can i just buy a splitter cabel to connect both, bmpcc and field monitor? Or is it not possible to get it on one output of the battery plate?

The other question is, are there any benefits in buying a 12V power bank?

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Alex
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Re: Powering BMPCC + Monitor (NP-F970 vs. Powerbank)?

PostWed Feb 13, 2019 9:44 pm

I have a 20400 mAh 12v powerbank that powers my BMPCC for, literally, the entire day (and night). For me one of the big advantages is being able to charge other things like phone, LED lights etc, when out on location and I don't have mains power. That and not ever needing to worry about swapping batteries. Smaller and lighter than an equivalent V-mount.
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Re: Powering BMPCC + Monitor (NP-F970 vs. Powerbank)?

PostThu Feb 14, 2019 5:24 am

thats why i thought about a power bank. Which one do you have?
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Re: Powering BMPCC + Monitor (NP-F970 vs. Powerbank)?

PostFri Feb 15, 2019 3:18 pm

https://www.xtpower.de/XT-20000QC2-PA2- ... 12V-to-24V

A lot of people recommended Juicebox but this is cheaper, lighter, smaller and more powerful. Has been working great so far.
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Re: Powering BMPCC + Monitor (NP-F970 vs. Powerbank)?

PostSat Feb 16, 2019 8:04 am

sounds good, thanks!

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