Power Saving

Questions, comments and suggestions regarding Phase One IQ3, IQ2 and IQ1 series digital camera backs.

Power Saving

Postby NN635853717350437063UL » Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:03 pm

Is there a way to turn of the IQ3 screen when shooting tethered? I'm looking to save power and since we are viewing the images on a computer screen there is no need for the IQ3 screen to be on wasting battery. Also is there a tested tethering cable that also runs power to the camera batteries? Thanks! Jake
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Re: Power Saving

Postby ben_US » Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:16 pm

There isn't a way to completely turn off the screen, but you can turn the brightness down to 1% (Menu > IQ Settings > Brightness). The Phase One-issued USB3 cable will charge the battery, however it's not ideal to charge and send data over USB3 as it will degrade the signal. Using FireWire to charge the battery and USB3 to transfer data is a solid solution, as detailed here: https://www.phaseone.com/en/Search/Article.aspx?articleid=1842&languageid=1
Please make a support case for Technical Support with Capture One software:
http://support.phaseone.com and click on Contact Support, then select Technical Support.
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