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    Ended up making my own 7.4v Dummy L battery just to be sure. Not a fan batteries making monitors top heavy. Still waiting on Smallhd confirmation on 12v input.

    Focus bootup (4secs) time is a great improvement over the DP4 (10secs). Used to miss a lot of shots because of the slow bootup time
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    So does this monitor power the micro or the pocket aswell?
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    it outputs 7.2v so technically it should. whether its ideal voltage im not sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iammuc View Post
    it outputs 7.2v so technically it should. whether its ideal voltage im not sure.
    the DC out to a dummy battery is probably the way to go - that way the regulated 7.2v will be spot on (as long as the camera and the montor together don't exceed the max current for the NPF battery - could be iffy)
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    So does this monitor power the micro or the pocket aswell?
    I asked this from BM before I ordered the focus for my BMMCC. Answer was:

    "Thanks for the enquiry

    There should be no issues running power via a 7.2v dummy battery source.
    The cameras external power is 12v but this separate from the battery power which should always be 7.2v"
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    just confirmed by SmallHD Focus is limited to 6-8.4v input so dont go trying to tap 12v into it people =)
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    Thanks for that update
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  8. #28  
    Just got mine with the LP-E6 bundle. For some reason it shipped with double HDMI cables (micro - fullHDMI + micro - miniHDMI), wrong charger (US plug) and the plastic covering the screen had some adhesive on it that made the whole monitor smell like poison.

    But after cleaning and a night on the balcony it seems like a quality product. Still waiting for the charger though...
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