The specifications mentioned in this article apply to both Genie II Linear and Pan-Tilt.
1) Specifications -
|Battery Type||Lithium Ion|
|Number of Batteries/ Unit||1|
|Rechargeable within unit||Yes|
|Battery Weight||155 g/ 5.46 oz|
|Cells per Battery||3|
|Watts per Battery||28.9 Wh|
|Rated Capacity||2600 mAh|
|Dimensions||70.2 x 58.5 x 23.3|
2) Battery Life -
|Timelapse Mode||12-14 hrs|
|Video Mode||8 hrs|
|Charge time||3 hrs (see 3)|
3) What type of chargers can I use with the Genie II? -
The Genie II can be charged from any power bank. However the battery needs to be installed in the Genie II.
A full charge from the official Syrp Genie II power adaptor will take up to 3 hrs.
The Genie II has USB Type C ports, these are backwards compatible to older USB versions, but charging from a USB-A port could take up to 6 hours.
Note -Like all Lithium-ion batteries, the Genie II's battery tends lose the capacity to hold charge if left flat for a long period of time.
To reduce the effect of capacity loss insure your Genie II is at least at 50% charged before you put it into storage. Then get your Genie II out at regular intervals (every 6 months or so) to give it a charge.
This will keep your Genie battery happy and ensure its life is a long one.
4) Can I purchase extra Genie II Batteries?
Yes, you can purchase additional batteries. Follow the link below -
5) How does cold weather affect the life of the Genie II battery?
No formal testing has been completed on the affects of cold temperatures on the Genie II battery. However, we have had informal feedback from users that Genie II battery performed well when filming in colder temperatures.