powering the Redrock FF

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  1. Chris Durkee

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    I hope to get my redrock microRemote FF soon! Can anyone tell me how I power it while it's on the MOVI?
     
  2. Jonathan Stevenson

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    As of now, you will have a few options.

    1) Powered by light-weight IDX E-7S battery through DTap
    2) Powered by Lipo batteries using a custom 6pin Lemo to Lipo cable
    3) Powered by Redvolt through the Epic +1 Module adapter, and custom cable (that either you, redrock, or Movi will have to make)
     
  3. Christopher Barrett

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    Just a head's up... My +1 Module will NOT power the RRM FF (I get a warning from the Epic and then it shuts down the Aux Out). The +1 does power my Teradek just fine. I usually run the Teradek off the +1 and the FF off a D-Tap straight from my V-Lock Batt.

    EDIT: I found out today that the Teradek and the RRM FF have reverse Pin-Outs on their Lemo ports. So, you may very well be able to power the FF with the +1 Module if you have the correct cable, maybe.
     
  4. Austin Glass

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    Just keep in mind that the microRemote requires at minimum 12v to operate. Make sure any batteries you get output at least 14.8v, just to be sure. I think the max voltage it will take is 18v.

    This is where my circuitry knowledge reaches its limit, but the torque motor also requires more amperage than your average accessory in order to move stiff lenses quickly. I don't remember what that amp rating is, but maybe that plays a factor in the +1 Module not working?
     
  5. Jonathan Stevenson

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    When it comes time to make your final payment on the Movi, you gain access to an "owner" online store, which has a few cable and battery accessories. One of which is a Lipo to 2pin Lemo cable, making it very easy and simple to hook a Lipo battery to the base station.
     
  6. J Griffin Ricker

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    You sure? The base station power cable for RR is 6 pin.
     
  7. Gary Haynes

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    Base Station power according to the manual is 2 pin. Only 6 pin on the BS appears to be the Accessory outlet and they have a cable from that to the Tape Measure.

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  8. J Griffin Ricker

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    Appears the 6 pin has been superseded.
     
  9. Gary Haynes

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    Read the posting from the manual. Pre February 2013 have 6 pin connectors. So yours sounds like an early model.
     

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