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Old 10th September 2018
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Originally Posted by norfolksoundman9 View Post
What exactly are you using your new mixpre-3 for? I use mine for film sound, nature recording and music recording and, as I said previously, despite having external power options, I find these gathering dust and that 3 sets of 4 Eneloop Pro AAs are actually a very viable, compact and robust powering option: that's after a year and half of hard use/experience. No need to be so dismissive of this option.


Same here;
- Film sound with two 48v -- would like to have a solid 3hr option, and maybe more depending on $
- Recording guitar in the VW van at hte beach

The latter won't be very power hungry, using a guit headphone amp as a DI. Trying to just work out the best values in mAh per $ here. These anecdotal reports are super useful.