Having a CitiDISK to directly record the
DV footage simultaneously to the tape is an excellent idea; it
eliminates the ine
fficient, time-consuming re-capturing
footage to the computer process before editing. However, CitiDISK DV
internal battery supports up to one and half hours recording time only,
which is not enough for long hours recording, e.g. 6 hours concert, and
the internal battery takes 4 to 6 hours to be fully charged.
Pocket Adapter PCKT1256 answers to this
need. This pocket adapter fits one CitiDISK entirely; includes with
CitiDISK the whole unit is sandwiched between the professional camera
and one of three most popular families of professional battery pack. The
PCKT1256 fits easily with most of the professional broadcasting camera,
especially with its sturdy but lightweight aluminum case, to hold and to
sustain the dynamic vibration in the real world; it's fully transparent
to whatever your shooting style may be.
Benefits of PCKT1256 adapter
Mounted in between camera and
camera-matching bracket is assembled to bracket with camera.
battery-matching bracket is assembled to bracket with battery.
of the professional camera support G-Mount(AntonBauer ),
V-Mount(Sony/IDX ) or PAG batteries. PCKT1256 is
able to mount the mix of the brackets per customer needs.
Extends CitiDISK DV operating
adapter includes a 2-pin D-Tap connector to CitiDISK's external
power plug( accept DC +6V to +18V ) converting power cord to extend
your CitiDISK operating time from 1 and half hours( internal battery
) to as long as the attached battery can sustain.
the external battery while it's near depleted, CitiDISK internal
battery automatically switches on without stopping recording. After
the external battery is fully charged again, put back the external
battery and CitiDISK internal battery switched off.
Sturdy metal case and lightweight
metal case is made of Aluminum; it's sturdy as well lightweight.
internal cushion to absorb shock & vibration from all directions
as well as holding the unit tightly inserted in the case.
Monitoring battery status by
routed wires pass through the monitoring signals in addition to
power between battery and camera; it's fully transparent.
"PCKT1256" stands for Pocket Adapter for 1256 enclosure,
e.g. CitiDISK DV FW1256, FW1256B and FW1256C. FW1256H
for CitiDISK HDV and FW1256HD for CitiDISK HD.
first character after the "-" stands for the male battery
plate type that must match with the camera battery mounting plate.
second character after the "2" stands for the female
battery plate type that match with the battery.
For example, this camera's battery
mounting bracket is receptacle of 3-stud like AntonBaure plate( G-Mount
), so, the matching plate on the PCKT1256 must be "G-Mount",
and first character should be "G". The second character
bracket type must match with this particular "V-Mount" type of
battery illustrated below, so it is "V". After all, this
pocket adapter is "PCKT1256-G2V". Although such combination
illustrated below rarely happens, it is shown here just to show how it
works. Most likely, user wants to have "PCKT1256-V2V" or