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Making a portable turntable portable Answered

Hello all, This question is definitely burning an I hope everyone can help out. I have a couple of portable turntables but only one is actually portable. They can all be plugged into the wall but only one can be powered by 6 "D" batteries. The mission is to convert/adapt one of the plug only ones to run off batteries. They are about AC 117v-120v/5.5w-6w. Is this as easy as soldering a + and - cable from a diy battery compartment to the circuit board. Or will something be needed in between the batteries and the board to make the power acceptable? Also how about adapting it to take a Li-Ion(or similar) battery that could charge when it's plugged in? This sounds like it would be more complicated though. Just getting one to run on batteries would be grand. Thanks for any and all info.

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LinuxH4x0r
LinuxH4x0r

12 years ago

Use an inverter and a 12 volt battery or a car jump starter. I bough mine (the inverter and the battery) for only $15

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lovlss
lovlss

Reply 12 years ago

How large is the inverter? Every inverter I have seen is bulky and more to carry. My aim is more self contained within the portable turntable.

Since it's a "digging" for records portable player it has to be self contained in the player itself. Thanks for the inverter idea. It would be added weight and taken space from my bag though. =[