Maestro Battery options

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The Polanfo Q5 12000mAh works very well. It is no longer available. The Polanfo M20000 has even better spec's but is 3-4x in price at $59.99 . I bought a GETIHU 13000mAh ,4.8 A output (Maestro likes 2.5A). It exceeds the 3.0" width by 0.15" but it kinda fits with the battery door off and is $19.99
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Steven Linley

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David Decoons wo2x, Elmer

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I had originally stumbled across the Polanfo M20000 on Amazon and ordered two when I was alpha testing the Maestro. They work very well and give approximately 4 1/2 hours use. I had made the recommendation to use that pack.

When I bought mine in 2016 I got them for $12.99 each. My how times have changed.

Dave wo2x
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Scott Russell - N1SER

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Mogix External Battery Phone Charger 10400mAh Power Pack

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MFVNLXK
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Great timing....  I have been looking and looking for the recommended battery banks and can't find one of them.  I was hoping someone would post a link.  Thanks Scott!  About how long does it last?  That will determine how many I buy.  :-)
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David Decoons wo2x, Elmer

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The Polanfo 20000M lasts 4 to 4 1/2 hours.

Dave wo2x
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Scott Russell - N1SER

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That's a good question Rob. I've only had the 6400 and Maestro for about a month now and not been able to run the Maestro on battery for long enough to see how long it lasts. I can get the battery charged up tonight and run the Maestro tomorrow to see how long it lasts. I'm sure using the internal speaker will change the run time but I'm not sure if anything else would really effect it much, other than running wireless vs ethernet. But I'll give it a go and see for you. :)
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Scott Russell - N1SER

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Hey Rob, looks like the Mogix battery lasted about 3.5 hours. What I noticed is the battery icon did not seem to indicate a change in status until the battery was about exhausted. I hope this helps! Now I know I'd want to keep 2 of these batteries around for extended run time.
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Sergey Abrikosov

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can maestro work with no battery installed? Assuming it connected to power all the time?
Sergey, KN7K
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Yes
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David Decoons wo2x, Elmer

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Yes. Maestro comes with AC power adapter and also 12volt DC cable.

Dave wo2x
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