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Can I plug it into AC power?

I'm burning through batteries, even rechargeables, way too rapidly. Is there any way to plug this darn thing in? Sony is silent on the matter. It has a plug for "Plug In Power", but that apparently refers to the type of microphone, and not an AC Adapter. Thanks, Dave

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If you get hold of an AC adaptor that gives the same voltage as the batteries (total if more than one), you can then connect it to the first and last battery terminals, (correct polarity). If you want to make it more "professional" or convenient then a pieces of wooden dowel the same size as the batteries, with a metal nail for the positive end, thumbtack for the negative end with the wires from the adaptor wound round/soldered to the end terminals works well and can be easily taken out and swapped for batteries when you need to. Hope this helps, please ask again if you need more clarification.

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