USB-C PD Doesn't work?

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Has anyone else found that USB-PD will not power this cam?
 

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It uses a USB C connector, but not USB C protocol.

You need a USB A to USB C lead to power it if not using the supplied lead or HK3-C.
 
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Thanks.
I tested power usage and it uses about 6 watts if anyone is interested. Seems a lot.
 

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2x 1080P + 1x 2K and a relatively high bitrate (for a 3-channel cam) = lots of power needed ;) Can't recall any other cams needing 6 watts though.

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Thanks.
I tested power usage and it uses about 6 watts if anyone is interested. Seems a lot.
Only 2 watts per channel!

Also, the power isn't all used by the processor; the remote cameras use more than normal for remote cameras, something to do with the use of coax cable, so the main processor does not actually get too warm. Not too worried about heat, but might be a consideration for parking mode battery run time, although it is not bad per channel.
 
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The camera doesn't get too hot but the SD card is burny hot. Glad I bought Endurance SD :)
 

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The camera doesn't get too hot but the SD card is burny hot. Glad I bought Endurance SD :)
Yes, I have noticed that, but I'm not sure how hot the card actually gets, I think it may just be very heat conductive, so even medium hot is able to burn, almost like touching metal.
 
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