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Re: External battery pack for Sony PCM-M10

Subject: Re: External battery pack for Sony PCM-M10
From: "Gianni Pavan" gpavan1960
Date: Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:06 am ((PST))
Hi Peter, I'm interested in your experience. With two good AA cells I get
more than 30 hours with M10. If I would get more I'd also consider Lithium
AA cells. With another recorder I get 3-4 times extension.
Comparing AA with D, I'd expect more than 4-5 time extension. However no
perfect rules ... it also depends on the recorder ...

I suppose you're planning to record MP3, as the main limit in the M10 is
the use of max 32GB. I tried with a 64GB SDXC but unsuccessfully (maybe I
have to try again....)

Let us know your findings.


2013/12/15 Peter Shute <>

> I've just put together an external battery pack (2xD cells) for my M10,
> and I've got a few questions about how it will behave, if anyone else has
> done this.
> - When I plug it, the battery indicator on the screen goes off. Will ther=
> be any sort of warning when the battery is getting low?
> - Will it switch to the internal battery when the external one goes flat?
> - How many hours should I expect from D cells? I'm guessing they're about
> 4 or 5 times the capacity of the AA cells?
> - It seems to switch between internal and external without interruption
> when I unplug it and plug it back in. Are there any problems with doing
> that while it's recording?
> Peter Shute
> Sent from my iPhone

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