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Step-by-step guide to hack camera batteries to charge your devices
Published on Apr 24, 2020
Step-by-step guide to hack camera batteries to charge your devices

To jump straight to making a D-Tap to Cigarette lighter connector, click here. To jump to the how to video, click here. How this hack came into being One of the perpetual problems we face as camera operators and editors, is how the hell do you manage to keep all your batteries charged. I wrote a blog about building your own charging station a few [...] Read more

Top cameraman hacks to save money and time
Published on May 9, 2018
Top cameraman hacks to save money and time

I just thought I’d take 10 minutes out to share my top hacks that help me as a freelance cameraman to save time and money whilst out and about on shoots. Whilst none of these are revolutionary, they make my life easier and so may well make yours easier too… Sugru First up, Sugru. I discovered this on a shoot I did for Amazon. Mouldable glue which [...] Read more

Cameraman Charging Peli Case
Published on May 23, 2017
Cameraman Charging Peli Case

A familiar problem to us traveling cameramen is the constant battery charging. At the last count I had 10 different batteries and devices that needed charging for a shoot. This is all ok when you’re at home with your kit laid out but when you hit the road, charging just become an absolute nightmare. This got me thinking, there must be someway of [...] Read more