(SHELTON, CT--August 27, 2015) Anton/Bauer, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of battery and charging technologies for the broadcast, film and video industries, is proud to announce new L-Series 7.2V batteries and chargers that offer long, reliable run-times for professional video cameras and accessories.
Anton/Bauer's new fast-charging L-Series batteries provide a durable solution for Sony Handycam camcorders and accessories. They also power 7.2V field monitors - such as the SmallHD DP7-Pro - and on-camera lighting products from Litepanels and Manfrotto.
"We're very excited to be launching these new 7.2V L-Series batteries, especially since they introduce the world-renowned Anton/Bauer name to a whole new group of videographers, photographers and media professionals," said Neal Laneville, Product Manager, Anton/Bauer. "Since these batteries are so versatile, nearly every device on set can be powered by Anton/Bauer. I cannot wait to see these in action."
The L-Series batteries accompany the two new 7.2V chargers. The Single Position Charger boasts a lightweight, compact design with an LED indicator light. The charger also includes a charge control switch that allows users to switch between ECO and FULL charging speeds (for slow or fast charging) as well as a 5V USB output port for powering an extra device simultaneously. The robust L-Series Dual Position Charger simultaneously charges two batteries at once and has an easy-to-read LCD that shows each battery's charge percentage. The charger also possesses battery testing functionalities to optimize battery life.
The Anton/Bauer L-Series batteries are available in two capacities: the NP-F774 is a 4400mAh (30Wh) and the NP-F976 is a 6600mAh (47Wh).
The Anton/Bauer 7.2V batteries and chargers will be available worldwide October 2015, and on display for the first time at IBC 2015 (September 11-15), along with Anton/Bauer's other products on the Vitec Videocom stand #E55 in Hall 11.
With more than 40 years of proven experience, Anton/Bauer is recognized as the world's premier provider of multi-chemistry battery, charging, and monitoring technologies for the professional broadcast, pro-video, cinema and healthcare industries. Established in 1970, Anton/Bauer's product offerings feature several signature lines, including the leading Gold Mount(r) system, the Digital Battery(tm) series, Performance Chargers, and the Academy Award(r)-winning VCLX series. The company's industry-standard products are compatible with virtually every camera brand on the market today, while providing top-tier levels of safety, performance and reliability. The brand's main office is in Shelton, CT, with additional offices in South America, Europe, and Asia.
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About Vitec Videocom
Vitec Videocom, the Broadcast Division of The Vitec Group plc, brings together some of the most respected, innovative and sought-after brands in the industry: Anton/Bauer, Autocue, Autoscript, Bexel, Camera Corps, Litepanels, OConnor, Paralinx, Sachtler, SmallHD, Teradek, The Camera Store, Vinten and Vinten Radamec. It acts as an endorsing brand for these market-leading broadcast, film and pro video products, encouraging multi-brand system sales and simplifying the way that customers worldwide do business.
Vitec is a global provider of premium branded products and services to the Broadcast and Photographic markets. Vitec is based on strong, well-known, premium brands on which its customers worldwide rely.
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