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Re: Eclair ACL Battery Options

Our video tap (CEI on an SRII, not ACL) eats a lot of current.  I'd
expect it to severely reduce your running time.  Our tap consumes 680
mA.  If yours is similar, you'll be eating up half your capacity with
the tap, which you'll probably be using more than just for the exact
filming time (don't you use the tap some for setup, rehearsals, etc?)

In fact, as compact as those packs are, why not make up a separate
one just for the tap?  Would it add that much extra weight?

Wade K. Ramsey, DP
Dept. of Cinema & Video Production
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC 29614

wy@warrenyeager.com 11/15/01 7:54:25 PM >>>
Yes, hit recycle button and Richard Karn comes out of your charger. How DO
they do it?? (-;

They are 1400ma and it is a very reasonable, compact, reliable power
I'll let you know how long they run the camera and the videotap. It'll be a
while until I do the modification though.

Warren Yeager, SOC
www.warrenyeager.com ----- Original Message -----
From: "Wade Ramsey" <wramsey@bju.edu>
To: <EclairACL@topica.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2001 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: Eclair ACL Battery Options

>...Then I hit the 'recycle' button on my
charger.   ...<

>...PS...remember to recycle your NiMh and NiCad batteries.  Any
Radio Shack or
Circuit City will take them.  Just ask at the cashier's desk, or
the Richard Karn (Al, from TV's 'Home Improvement') posters.  For
information, log on to www.rbrc.org ....

Let me get this straight--you push the recycle button on the
and Radio Shack comes out and picks up your old batteries? :-)

Seriously, what  capacity are your NiMh cells--1400 mAh?  Sounds
a very nice, compact power source!

Wade K. Ramsey, DP
Dept. of Cinema & Video Production
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC 29614

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