ONsite Power System FAQ

ONsite Aero V-Mount

No. You’ll need the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply and ONsite D-Tap Battery with V-Mount (or any standard D-Tap battery) to power and recharge devices. We simply recommend the combination of the ONsite Aero V-Mount and Tether Table Aero to integrate the power solution.
The piece that secures the D-Tap AC Power Supply works on front or back lip of the Tether Table Aero. The second piece that secures the D-Tap battery is secured the same way as the Aero XDC, on the bottom of the table, and on either the left or right side of the table.
Yes, your Tether Table can accommodate both accessories. The ONsite Aero V-Mount is secured the same way as the Aero XDC, on the bottom of the table, and on either the left or right side of the table.
Plug your power supply directly into the plate, not into battery – this way if your D-Tap battery is depleted you can slide the V-Mount D-Tap battery off, replace with another D-Tap battery and your AC Power Supply is still plugged in ready to power and charge devices.

ONsite D-Tap Battery with V-Mount

The ONsite DTAP Battery provides a constant 10AMP output from the DTAP and Vmount pins.
Yes, at 150 watt-hours, you can take up to two ONsite D-Tap Battery with V-Mount with you on a plane, in carry-on baggage and with airline approval. Cannot be in checked-in luggage. Tip: Transport your ONsite D-Tap Battery in its original packaging, this will not only cover the terminals but provided details on watt-hours for the airlines or TSA.
The included charger takes approximately 4 hours to charge the 150Wh battery.
Those indicate the charge of the battery. 4 bars, 25% charge each. If you have three bars left, you have approximately 75% charge left.

ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply

Users of 85 watt (85W) or higher power supplies may experience intermittent charging (trickle charging) based on application usage. To determine your power supply wattage, please look on the power brick or consult your manufacturer’s website.
First, determine the number of watts your device requires. Examine the user guide, the device itself, contact the company, or search online. To be compatible with the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply, you should use devices that require less than 200W.
The ONsite D-Tap Battery with V-Mount has 150 Watt Hours (Wh), and this can help estimate how long your device can run from the ONsite Power system. For example, a 150Wh battery should run a 50W stereo for 3 hours. Here are a few devices, their watt-hour requirement, and an approximate estimate of run time.
  • Smartphone (10Wh) 15 Recharges
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (38Wh) 4 Recharges
  • Laptop (50Wh) 3 Hours
  • 40” LED TV (30Wh) 5 Hours
The internal fan is temperature controlled and will initiate and adjust velocity automatically to control the internal unit temperature.
Yes, the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply is designed with over-voltage, undervoltage, overload, thermal, and short circuit protection. It is recommended to disconnect the power supply from the battery when not in use.
The ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply is rated at 200W. For maximum efficiency, 80% output is recommended.
Ensure your D-Tap battery plug is securely connected, and then flip the power switch on the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply to the ON position.
Please check the battery’s label for output voltage or contact the battery manufacturer.
No, it will not damage the ONsite equipment or device. The ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply is designed with over-voltage, undervoltage, overload, thermal, and short circuit protection so it will automatically shut down.
The ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply is designed with over-voltage, undervoltage, overload, thermal, and short circuit protection so it will automatically shut down. In the event of an overload, the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply indicator will turn red until the offending device is unplugged. When it is ready to use again, the indicator will turn green.
You’ll need the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply and ONsite D-Tap Battery with V-Mount (or any standard D-Tap battery). To streamline your solution, we recommend integrating the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply and ONsite D-Tap Battery with V-Mount to your Tether Table Aero with the ONsite Aero V-Mount.
Yes, you can power or charge multiple devices at a time, as long as the total watt consumption doesn’t exceed 200 watts. The ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply has two AC outlets and four USB ports.
Yes, the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply will work with current MacBook Pros, Microsoft Surface Pros, and most laptops can be powered and charged without issue.
The ONsite system will power LED lights that draw 200 watts or less.
Yes, use your adapter to plug into the AC power outlet.
Photography and video rental houses in your area very likely rent D-Tap batteries. To find a photography store near you, click the Store Locator tab on the top of the homepage of TetherTools.com.
The ONsite D-Tap Battery with V-Mount (and other V-Mount batteries) dock and mount with a V-Mount system, and the D-Tap is the plug to access the power. Our ONsite Aero V-Mount is power compatible with both V-Mount and Gold Mount batteries as they both have D-Tap plugs but will only seamlessly mount with V-Mount batteries.
Unfortunately, no, it draws too much power.
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Simply put, watt hours are the power capacity of a battery. As an example, let’s say our 40-inch LED TV has a power consumption of 30W. We can expect the ONsite D-Tap to AC Power Supply with the ONsite D-Tap Battery with V-Mount (150Wh battery) to run the TV for 5 hours.

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