I made this specifically for when I’m using a Red or any other camera that doesn’t use my LANPARTE BATTERY DOCK. – Before I’ve had to use two v-lock batteries on a large camera so I could use the HDMI wireless transmitter (one powered through the 5v out on the lanparte battery pinch). Now with this P-Tap adapter, I can just draw power straight from the only v-lock on the camera.
In retrospect, I could have just put the plug straight into the volt converter instead of soldering, the cable I have now is pretty long. I’ll probably try to make some sort of enclosure for this too, probably using something that I can easily work with, like plexi glass or some sort of plastic that I can dremmel, or maybe I’ll be bold enough to try using some aluminum.
Unfortunately, I don’t know the size of the plug I got, but I’d think it’s about 2.5mm. You can search ebay for “cctv power cable”.
Here are relevant links:
Nyrius HDMI Wireless Transmitter/receiver
I use this model rather than the mini one because if the HDMI port breaks on the mini one, I’d have to buy a whole new unit, whereas in this version; I’d only have to buy a new cable.
I chose this one… cause it was there lol. I really don’t know what else to say.
As for the rest of the stuff, you can just search ebay for ‘p-tap’ and ‘heat shrink’.
I made a makeshift enclosure for this puppy. I used a small 0.07L really useful box I had that was damaged and drilled two holes in it. I’m going to try to dremel out a hole for the USB port as well. Maybe try to weatherproof it a little by adding some sort of rubber o-ring or Teflon tape or something.
By having it in this unit, you can easily velcro it to your rig by adding some velcro to the back of that ‘really useful box’.
Now I don’t know if the unit will need ventilation, but I don’t imagine it’ll get too hot. If it does, I’ll attach a heat sink or make more vent holes or something.