[pure-silver] Re: Power Inverter and Hello

  • From: Jim Brick <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pure-silver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2004 11:31:04 -0700

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.

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.


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