I noticed while perusing Amazon for a myvoltz ripcord to power Digitakt from a power bank while on the move , that
there are other cheaper/more affordable
usb to Digitakt cable options available and with even more review stars.
Has anyone had problems with competitor products?
Also, are there any other cables I should pick up for it while I’m there?
Previously on Elektronauts:
I’m excited about the Digitakt and was thinking it would be nice to figure out a good portable power source for it. I already have a nice battery powered monitor that can power my midi devices through USB and some other battery powered gear. It would be neat if something would work well with the Digitakt. I guess it’s maybe hard to know without knowing the wattage of the unit? Anyone try this with any other elektron gear? I mostly just use stuff at home but I always like the option.
As I wrote here the Birdcord is a good solution.
I bought the
Birdcord and a Anker Powercore 13000 and they works perfectly with my Digitakt and Digitone.
Birdcord is a good option and you can use with different powerbank. Generally speaking, every powerbank with an output current of 2.1A or higher is good.
The mAh-rating tells you how much electric charge the battery can hold. The higher the rating, the longer it gives you power. A 10000mAh powerbank will power the Digitakt for roughly 4 hours.
Don’t forget the 2.5mm Adapter.
Hope that th…