Battery options for Model:Samples

I’ve no idea when the official battery handle is coming out, but I’ve found using a USB battery pack (with USB to 3.5 × 1.35 mm barrel jack lead) so convenient that I’m using it pretty much all the time instead of the wall plug.


Where can I buy that barrel jack lead? I have the battery pack. Thank you!

I found it in my big box of junk, so I’ve no idea where I got it from. However you can get them on Amazon/eBay/etc.

For the main power point at the back, the barrel is 3.5 × 1.35mm, centre positive. For the (upcoming) battery handle one under the white tab on the left, it’s 5.5 x 2.1mm, centre positive.

I didn’t test how long will it work on my powerbank, but this cable is definitely working!

The cable:


This should fit the Model:Samples… the main DC port in the rear. I’ll find out on Tuesday if it fits and works… (Amazon USA)

Have you tried using it in the side plug? You’d need to remove the rubber seal thingy

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Oops, I didn’t. haha. Completely forgot about that side port for the plug linked above. It works perfectly. The only thing that sucks is this adapter is right-angle and it doesn’t tightly fit, but it does work. Thanks (I feel like an idiot) :sunglasses:

Here’s the same thing, but straight (for any USA buyers curious):

Anyone heard any rumours on when the battery handle might get released? I know it was a question posted for the Q&A session held last month but I haven’t seen the video of it.

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Any update on how well this works ?

I bought some battery pack off on Amazon and a usb to 5v cable to power M:S. Works like a charm! Super portable. Also, it looks like the M:S really doesn’t need that much energy. I have used this power bank with it for hours on end and I am still at 87%.

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Can you link what products you bought?


Power Bank: