We've used the Canon version of this cable on several occasions and it is really quite simple and easy to use and an overall joy – since you connect to a p-tap battery and you've got very long life for your camera.
While not sexy nor visually exciting, these are highly recommended!
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(WESTBURY, NY) – November 8, 2012 – Switronix is proud to announce the newest edition to our line of XP model DLSR cables, the XP-DSLR-EL15. This cable can be used with any Switronix accessory or used with a PRO-X series lithium-ion battery product.
The cables feature a regulated 9.2v battery paddle, fitting all Nikon DSLRs accepting the EN-EL15 battery. The cable also has an inline female P-Tap connector for 12vdc, housed in an enclosure. The XP-DSLR-EL15 also includes both red and green LED indication to display status of battery power.
“We’re so excited to offer a Nikon power related product. We get calls everyday looking for Nikon power options, and it’s a segment of the DSLR video market that few have entered,” says Vinny Duwe, our account manager. “We’re talking HOURS of runtime from any V-mount or 3-Stud battery for you Nikon, with this cable.”
Input: DC 11-17v
Output for Camera: DC 9.2v, 3A
Output for P-Tap: DC 11-17v, Unregulated
Green LED Indication: Power input
Red LED Indication: Camera power output
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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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