Switronix (maker of battery and cable systems and more) announces a new power cable for Canon HDSLRs – the “XP-DV-CH cable does not require the user to purchase a separate Canon DR-E6, which retails for roughly $50.”
Announcing the XP-DV-CH, the newest addition the Switronix’s line of XP model DSLR cables. The XP-DV-CH features a regulated 7.9v battery paddle (LP-E6 type) for the Canon 5D, 60D and 7D cameras and an inline female p-tap connector for 12vdc, housed in an enclosure. It also includes both red and green LED indication to display battery power status. The cable can be used in association with a Switronix accessory or used solo with a PRO-X series lithium-ion battery product.
Although similar to Switronix’s XP-DSLR-C, the XP-DV-CH cable does not require the user to purchase a separate Canon DR-E6, which retails for roughly $50. This development will save users money and ensure a more reliable product due to its solid connection.
Input: DC 11-17v
Output for camera: DC 7.9v, 3A directly to the Canon camera (no additional cable required)
Output for P-Tap: DC 11-17v, Unregulated
Green LED indication: Power input
Red LED indication: Camera power output
Part #: XP-DV-CH
Over the past decade, Switronix has established itself as one of the most prominent suppliers of batteries and charging solutions in the professional film and video industry. Switronix’s line also includes superior LED lighting, camera supports, converter cables, and accessories. For more information about Switronix, please visit switronix.com.
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