Does Panasonic NV-DS29B need a special power supply?

Discussion in 'Panasonic Lumix' started by neil f, Feb 17, 2006.

  1. neil f

    neil f Guest

    I'm trying to rescue an allegedly working Panasonic NV-DS29B miniDV camera
    that has no battery or AC adapter. I have an AC adapter from an earlier
    model Panasonic that should put out the about the right voltage but the
    camera doesn't respond when plugged in and switched on. Do Panasonic AC
    adapters add some signal to the power line that makes them unique to each
    model. I thought I'd just be able to use any old power source that could
    supply the marked current and voltage. I notice the socket is marked 'DC/CC
    in, 7.9V'. I wonder what the 'CC' stands for?

    -Neil F.
    neil f, Feb 17, 2006
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  2. neil f

    News Will Guest

    [Posted and mailed]

    CC - sorry no idea.
    I suspect it's to do with the current/power.

    My PSU says 7.9v 9 watts, which means you'll need to supply more than an

    I've used he camera with a 7.5V 1A PSU as a test

    News Will, Feb 17, 2006
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  3. CC .... Constant Current
    CV .... Constant Voltage

    now marked on many powersupplies.
    Gary MacKenzie, Feb 17, 2006
  4. neil f

    neil f Guest

    Thanks, that's what I hoped to hear. I take it you're talking about a DS29B
    cam, or is it a different model you've tested?
    neil f, Feb 18, 2006
  5. neil f

    neil f Guest

    Ah, thanks Gary. Looks like I might be in luck then. Just need to find a
    decent PSU.
    neil f, Feb 18, 2006
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