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    Quote Originally Posted by KETCH ROSSi View Post
    BTW... The fact that this much more improved model is the same price as the old one... Priceless... Well, almost... :)
    Am I missing something, what's the improvement over the old XL module? Seems exactly the same, with an extra AUX power port.
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    Thanks Ketch. Thanks Phil. I had the same question about Redvolts. It looks like just one would work.
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    I hope there is a solution for multiple revolts as I have invested heavily in that power solution and would hate to be restricted to using only one at a time
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    Quote Originally Posted by Milan S. View Post
    Am I missing something, what's the improvement over the old XL module? Seems exactly the same, with an extra AUX power port.
    Not the same, look closely, and I manor just talking about the better design and ergonomics of it, Battery Receptacle is also different, plus more outputs.
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    ...but how long will REDVolts last on the Weapon? I have found single REDvolts used in the handle to *not* be a very useful solution for real production shoots... am I the only one who'd love to have some real specs before plopping down several more thousands of dollars?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean Déraps View Post
    ...but how long will REDVolts last on the Weapon? I have found single REDvolts used in the handle to *not* be a very useful solution for real production shoots... am I the only one who'd love to have some real specs before plopping down several more thousands of dollars?
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    89 watt hours is useable, on an Epic its probably about an hour maybe a bit less, but the Weapon is reported to be more efficient so I'd guess a little over an hour. Thoughts anyone? I kinda like the compact-ness and the travel safety of the XL, although I don't have any yet. I am used to using PAG 96 Wh. batts and they last a respectable amount of time on Epic.
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    Redvolts IMO are the realm of digital stills work on a RED. Don't have RedVolt XL but assume it's 2x the capacity of Redvolt. Which regardless remains the territory of stills work versus the workhorse capability of V-lock/AB/Gold/Etc. powering options in professional production.

    This new module seems to only address adapting these existing low capacity (in terms of uptime) batteries to the new Weapon DSMC interface schema?

    In which case.. I'll continue to see this powering option as fringe H/H rather than production-ready. These RedVolts take ages to charge, even on RED's own Quad Charger.

    Unless RED has some new smarts in this module, the capacity and runtime of RedVolt and Redvolt XL is seriously limited to the stills acquisition category, even on Weapon. Which is perfectly fine, but pls stop peddling RedVolt as a viable alternative to production-ready battery options instead of VLock, AB, Gold etc...!!!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Andersen View Post
    89 watt hours is useable, on an Epic its probably about an hour maybe a bit less, but the Weapon is reported to be more efficient so I'd guess a little over an hour. Thoughts anyone? I kinda like the compact-ness and the travel safety of the XL, although I don't have any yet. I am used to using PAG 96 Wh. batts and they last a respectable amount of time on Epic.
    You wrote all this.. but don't actually have any RedVolt or XLs to correlate..!??!??!
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