How2: Plug DSLR to a Wall Outlet -No More Batteries! -Video

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Video TABLE OF CONTENTS
Watch it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/Liz8c6FObLI

00:00 – Introduction
00:24 – Gonine LP-E6 DC Coupler/ACK-E6 AC Adapter
00:42 – Unboxing

01:21 – Total Length
01:57 – Assembly
02:11 – Battery Insertion (close the door!!!)
02:51 – Plug-in & Test

03:50 – Conclusion
04:01 – Warning


If you shoot videos on a dslr, stop wasting your time swapping & recharging the batteries every few hours. You can power it with a DC coupler that plugs straight into an outlet.

To make it work, you need 2 components; but first figure out your battery type (my Canon 80D uses LP-E6.)

I bought a Gonine product that includes both:

  • The dummy battery (DC coupler, model DR-E6)
  • The power adapter (AC adapter, model ACK-E6)

As the video shows, the dslr records & functions just like it would with a battery (well, it should as long as the AC adapter provides steady power.)

NOTE:
If you hear an electric hum in your audio that wasn’t there with battery power, you’re probably connected to a “dirty” power line with a ground loop issue (you might want to google search “electrical hum ground loop noise”.)

(It shouldn’t apply to this Gonine since it has a ferrite bead choke.)


More info: search “DC coupler for Canon 80D”
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https://amzn.to/3qYGcBs — Gonine ACK-E6 AC Adapter/DR-E6 DC Coupler

Young

Young is a Jack-of-many-trades. He's lived/worked on several continents for all sorts of companies (and has had his own too.) He meditates with origami and likes coffee, though he really should lay off that stuff.

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