At 11:02 AM 9/9/2004, Richard F wrote: >Can I use a power inverter for my old Beattie 5x7 split-back camera? I >tried lugging a generator out to our local falls, and with the camera >weighing 35 pounds, and the weight of the generator it took two people >to carry everything to the viewpoint. The Beattie needs 115/120 AC and >I sure would like to use it for outdoor BW portraits. I know there are >other cameras in the world, but I am having fun with it, and I love it's >old Schneider lens. > >Richard I believe a Beattie should run from an inverter. I cannot see why it wouldn't. A power inverter requires a battery, which might be heavier than a small generator. Those small camping generators are light weight and quiet. Jim ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.