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#1 thepler

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Posted 15 April 2014 - 12:00 PM

I recently purchased a used JTV-59. Of course it came with no battery charger or usb interface. After learning that the XTLive doesn't charge the battery, I googled a replacement charger. A user on one of these forums noted that the battery was similar to a Sony Handycam battery, model # NP-F570 camera.

I just picked a charger up at the local batteries plus yesterday for $30. In stock and works great!

Link: http://www.batteries...r-CAM10551.aspx

 

Also available much cheaper on Amazon: http://www.amazon.co...np-f570 charger    (I didn't wanna wait)

 

Now, does anyone know if a generic Ethernet-to-USB adapter will work as a replacement for the USB interface?

 

Thanks,

 

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#2 TheRealZap

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Posted 15 April 2014 - 12:08 PM

there is no alternative to the usb interface... sorry.


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Posted 15 April 2014 - 01:06 PM

Line6 JTV battery charger

 

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Posted 15 April 2014 - 02:16 PM

Now if we could just find a cheaper alternative battery that works in the JTV....   I would like a spare.


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Posted 16 April 2014 - 03:12 AM

Now if we could just find a cheaper alternative battery that works in the JTV....   I would like a spare.

 

If you modify the guitar to connect the + and - battery terminals to ground and ring of the 1/4" jack (instead of the internal PCB) I have to believe that any physically compatible 7V battery will work.  The OEM arrangement uses a digital handshake with the battery to ensure you have a gen-u-ine Line 6 battery, but since the guitar will power from 7V DC on the cable it ought to run from battery there as well.

 

Disclaimer: I have not tried this and do not intend to since my Line 6 batteries still hold a charge and I'll be moving to an XPS mini soon.


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