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Portable power with Anton/Bauer

8 February 2013
Portable power with Anton/Bauer

Anton/Bauer will exhibit a number of its latest portable power solutions for broadcast and production professionals at this year’s BVE.  The Dionic HD battery (pictured) is designed to power high-current applications, weighing 40% less than a NiCad or NiMH battery. It provides 25% more capacity and better reliability than its predecessors and can run a 30-watt camera, monitors and multiple accessories for over six hours using 6th generator cell technology. The company will also be showcasing its AB-HDRF System, a RF system that transmits a HD signal over great distances. The unit provides a choice between 12 different channels in which to transmit and lets multiple cameras transmit to one central receive site.  The handheld COFDM receiver/monitor option for the RF system, the AB Direct VU, combines ease of operation and MPEG-2/MPEG-4 auto-detect decoding. Its 9-inch, 16:9 format true HD LCD screen can display COFDM video transmissions from up to 12 cameras.  Several new Gold Mount solutions will also be on display. The QRC-BMD which, when paired with a battery, can provide the camera with 91Wh of power for four hours. The QRC-HILIO allows users to snap two Anton/Bauer Logic Series batteries onto the back of the Hilio while the QRC-LG can be mounted to a variety of lighting stands. In addition, the QRC-LG has three PowerTap outputs, giving each Litepanels Sola ENG Flight Kit, Sola 4 and Sola 6 the ability to be powered from one Anton/Bauer Logic Series battery. – Catherine KilkennyF02 (Vitec Videocom)

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