Video Assist 12G HD Power Compatibility

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Video Assist 12G HD Power Compatibility

PostFri Jul 03, 2020 1:35 pm

Hello,
can I plug Videoassist with D-Tap 14,8V Output? There ist just a 12V Input, somewhere I can read, that there is no Problem to plug the 14,8V Power, but I´m really not sure... Does it know Anybody?

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Re: Video Assist 12G HD Power Compatibility

PostThu Jul 09, 2020 1:17 pm

Hello,
there was a discussion about the power of the ‘old’ Video Assist, see
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=44856&hilit=Video+assist+Power

As the documention still mentions 12v 36watt, I suppose the Video Assist 12G can only handle between 6-15v, so, it depends how stable your DTAP output is, see some remarks in the above mentioned topic.

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Hans
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Re: Video Assist 12G HD Power Compatibility

PostFri Jul 10, 2020 11:50 am

That old Topic doesn't really help. I'm still not sure if I can Plug the Video Assist with 14,8V. I'm not sure if it handles 6-15V... there ist "JUST" 12V Input. The BM Cameras have in 6-15V Inputs, but not Assist. Maybe anybody has an Experience with it.
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Re: Video Assist 12G HD Power Compatibility

PostFri Jul 10, 2020 8:07 pm

The 12VDC input can handle 14.5VDC, which is what mny 12VDC battery are when fully charged. Even the old VA could use 14.5VDC, been there and did it.
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Re: Video Assist 12G HD Power Compatibility

PostSat Jul 11, 2020 7:21 am

Great Denny, thank you,
so I`ll be not Afraid to try the 14,8V D-Tap Voltage.
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Re: Video Assist 12G HD Power Compatibility

PostTue Jul 14, 2020 4:07 pm

It Works. Normal with 14,8V D-Tap. Display is a little hot, but i think, it´s normal. Thanx Guys!
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Re: Video Assist 12G HD Power Compatibility

PostWed Mar 24, 2021 12:35 pm

froschkoenig wrote:It Works. Normal with 14,8V D-Tap. Display is a little hot, but i think, it´s normal. Thanx Guys!


Are you just using a standard Dtap to DC cable? I have one from Alvin's Cables that I'd like to try.

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