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#1 Mark Calver

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 09:13 PM

Hello everyone,

So I have come to the point where I need more lemo ports so I can power more accessories. I think you would use a junction box in this case but Im not sure if thats what that even does. If so where should I look to purchase one?

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#2 Kris Torch Wilson

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 11:37 PM

Hi Mark,

I got a lemo 12 volt Y-cable from Tiffen. Kyle can set you up.

Kris
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#3 Mark Calver

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 01:35 AM

Hi Mark,

I got a lemo 12 volt Y-cable from Tiffen. Kyle can set you up.

Kris



Hey Kris,

How many times do you think you could split a lemo port by cables. Because I would need like 4 ports not just 2 and I wouldnt want to keep adding Y splitters.

-mark
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#4 Jerry Holway

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 11:24 AM

try getting a splitter box directly from Lemo, or making one up yourself. Beware of total current loads through the connectors, expecially the original one. Lemo has all the real info on their site.

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#5 Kris Torch Wilson

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 11:35 AM

Mark,

I've split 12v xlr's four times without a problem, given I had a big enough power supply.(not steadicam related). You are right, you wouldn't want that kind of gak hanging off your rig. If Kyle can't help you, he will pass you along to Robert or one of the other engineers at Tiffen.

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#6 Mark Calver

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 04:16 PM

Thanks guys Ill look into both of those!
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#7 Mark Calver

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 04:35 PM

try getting a splitter box directly from Lemo, or making one up yourself. Beware of total current loads through the connectors, expecially the original one. Lemo has all the real info on their site.



Hey Jerry,


I looked on Lemos site and just got really confused and couldnt find the box you were talking about. Im wondering if you could send me a link?

-Mark
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