11 Jan [Test Result] CameraFi Live’s Long-term Live-streaming Test using External Battery
This is CameraFi Live team.
Today I’d like to share you the test result of long-term live broadcast using Xiaomi external power bank.
- Test Environment
– CameraFi Live Version : v18.104.22.1688
– Smartphone : Galaxy S8
– Camera : Sony HDR-PJ675 (Assuming an environment where you can easily shoot from the outside, camera charger is not connected.)
– HDMI-USB capture card : AVerMedia ExtremeCap BU110
– External Battery : Xiaomi Power Bank 16000mAh (About 2 years passed since the purchase)
– USB Charging Hub : J5 create NEXT–JCA374
1.After 2 hours and 33 minutes of testing, the battery of the connected Sony camera is exhausted.
The cell phone battery balance remained 100% and Xiaomi external battery has one lamp blinking among 4 lamps.
2. We also tested broadcasting by connecting a charger to the camera.
We carried out live broadcast test until the battery of the external bank and the mobile phone was exhausted.
After 4 hours of broadcasting, you can see that 15% of the smartphone battery is left.
**We found out that the remaining batter power of the smartphone different depending on the device connecting order.
1.With the camera and external battery connected to the USB hub, and connecting a USB hub to a mobile phone –
– Two hours after starting the broadcast, but the battery is kept at 100%.
2.Connecting the camera to the USB hub –> Connecting the USB hub to the smartphone –>
After recognizing the USB device to the smartphone, connecting external battery to the USB hub –
-30 minutes after the broadcast, the phone battery dropped to 94%.
*The below test result can be increased or decreased depending on several factors such as:
-USB camera type
-external battery type and the status of it
-smartphone performance and phone battery status