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#1 John R Woods

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Posted 05 May 2015 - 03:36 PM

I have an Aaton 16v onboard battery.  Why 16v?  What is it used for? My LTRs use 12v batteries.

 


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#2 Jean-Louis Seguin

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Posted 05 May 2015 - 07:34 PM

You probably have the Li-Ion version, which when fully charged can exceed 16VDC.
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Posted 05 May 2015 - 07:56 PM

The 16v looks like it has an extra row of cells.  Both batteries pictured say 2,000 mA.

 

 

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Posted 05 May 2015 - 11:54 PM

It could also be a 14.4VDC NiMH type.
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#5 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 06 May 2015 - 03:57 AM

The higher voltage batteries came out with the LTR 54 for shooting at the higher frame rate. I bought a couple when I got my old LTR modified to run at the higher frame rate.


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Posted 06 May 2015 - 07:22 AM

Hm.  If it's for the LTR-54 with the higher frame rate, I should include it (and the charger) if I decide to sell mine.

 

Would it hurt to use a 16v battery at normal speeds in an LTR-7 (or LTR-54, for that matter)?


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#7 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 06 May 2015 - 08:18 AM

They were more or less the standard battery with the LTR 54, I used it on my LTR without any issues at standard frame rates, you set these on camera.


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Posted 31 May 2015 - 07:03 PM

Good to know.  I'd hate to fry anything!


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