New 500-Watt Product Powers Sony F23 and F35 Digital Cameras
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, SEPTEMBER 12, 2008 â€“ Continuing its mission to provide reliable power supplies for the high-end video camera market, Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the worldâ€™s premier provider of professional broadcast, video and film camera batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems, is proud to introduce its new DT-500â„¢ 500-watt power supply at IBC 2008 (Stand 9.C40b). This unique product is the only power supply of its kind designed to meet the power requirements of high-end Sony F23 and F35 HD cameras.
â€œThere are many things to consider when preparing for a production, and having a reliable power source for the video camera is right at the top of that list,â€? says Michael Accardi, president of Anton/Bauer. â€œSince the DT-500 provides rock solid outputs to run high-end cameras, such as the Sony F23 and F35, you wonâ€™t ever have to worry about your power source. We believe this supply will be embraced by all users of this equipment.â€?
The DT-500â€™s 14.4-volt output offers 300-watts of power with a 20 amp maximum via two 4-pin XLR or one 8-pin Lemo connector. In addition, it accommodates both 50 and 60 cycle systems and offers an AC input range from 90 to 250 volts. Through the 8-pin Lemo connector, the 28-volt supply offers 200-watts of power with a seven amp maximum. The physical build consists of a compact design with a diameter of 10.73 inches by 7.01 inches by 5.81 inches (27.3 cm x 17.9 cm x 14.8 cm), resulting in a total weight of a manageable 6.75 lbs (3.06 kg).
Anton/Bauer is recognized as the worldâ€™s premier provider of professional camera batteries, chargers, lighting and other key mobile power systems for the broadcast and video production markets. Headquartered in Shelton, CT and established in 1970, Anton/Bauerâ€™s superior-quality camera batteries, chargers, and mobile power systems have become an industry standard. Since its inception, Anton/Bauer has expanded its product offerings to include many signature lines such as its leading Gold MountÂ® system, which includes the Interactive chargers, HyTRONÂ® 50, 100 and 140, and DionicÂ® 90 and 160 batteries, as well as mounts, compatible with virtually every camera brand on the market today. Other Anton/Bauer performance products include the UltralightÂ®, the ElipZÂ®, ElightZÂ®, CINE-VCLXÂ® and its new CINE VCLX/2Â®. For more information on Anton/Bauer, visit www.antonbauer.com.
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