Switronix is excited to announce new products debuting at NAB 2015 in Las Vegas.
Air Travel Friendly, Modular Block Battery System
After the huge success of the award winning Hypercore series, Switronix has transformed the battery packs into a block battery unit called Hypercine. This air travel friendly unit supports the film and digital cinema markets by allowing the user to place four brick battery packs in the device housing, creating one single unit, and offering both 14.4v and 28v power outputs. With four Hypercore 98 batteries installed, the unit will provide 392wh. Keeping travel guidelines in mind, you may also use Hypercore Prime (described below) which offers nearly 800wh of capacity. The Hypercine unit also offers simultaneous, built-in charging as well. The Hypercine is the first product to feature Switronix’ new Li-Ion Fast Charge protocol, capable of charging four Hypercore 98s or 392wh, in less than 2.5 hours. The Hypercine will have an MSRP of $2599(including 4 HC98S battery packs) and will be available in June.
New Addition to the Hypercore Series
The Hypercore lineup is expanding to make way for the Hypercore Prime. This Prime employs a 2-part system to provide a higher capacity, and an air travel friendly battery solution. This battery pack has a capacity of 190wh nominal which means it can sustain larger power draws to handle digital cinema camera such as the Arri Alexa, Arri Amira, Red Epic, Sony F65 and Phantom Flex. When four Prime packs are installed on the Hypercine, it provides 760wh of air travel friendly, Lithium Ion power (a crazy amount of power!) Each Prime battery pack can be charged simultaneously with the Hypercine to 100% in less than 4 hours. The Hypercore Prime will be available in July.
Power Accessories for the Sony FS7
Every time a new camera comes out, Switronix answers the call for the latest power solution. Debuting at NAB, are new mounting plates available in both 3-stud and v-mount. The plates are an alternative power option to the XDCA-FS7, and provide a secure platform for mounting batteries. In addition, they each have a 4-pin XLR as a secondary power input option, and two p-taps to offer additional power outputs.
Along with the mounting plates, we’re also debuting two Jetpack models specifically designed for the Sony FS7 as well. Available in both 3-stud and v-mount, they’ll provide power connection to the Sony FS7 with two p-tap outputs, one USB output, one 5v Lemo output, and two 12v regulated Hirose 4-pin outputs, a 4-pin XLR power input will also be on the Jetpacks.
Switronix 130wh battery packs get an upgrade
Our new Hypercore 150s/150Ag have taken off! In addition to offering this 150wh version of our Hypercore line since January 2015, our XP-L130S/A are getting a boost and now will be 150wh, while still maintaining their industry best watt hour to weight ratio. The XP-L150S/A, v-mount and 3-stud packs are the same size and weight as their predecessor XP-L130, and still offer an onboard p-tap and USB output.
Stop by the Switronix booth #C5109 at NAB in Las Vegas on April 13-16 to see these new products, chat with us and get some swag. There is also another BIG, EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT that will be under wraps until the show starts so make sure if you’re attending, to stop by. This BIG, EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT will revolutionize the way our industry utilizes battery power!
Switronix is a leader in the market of batteries and charging solutions for the Digital Cinema and Professional Video industry. The company strives to continue to reinvent themselves with creative power solutions with a product line also including LED lighting, HD Wireless, power regulation cables, and accessories. For more information about Switronix, please visit switronix.com.