9/12/2008 8:19 AM
New Product Boosts Power Supply of Today’s Video Cameras
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, SEPTEMBER 12, 2008 – Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of professional camera batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems, is proud to introduce the SPS-150™ 150-watt power supply, designed to meet the high-power needs of today’s video cameras, at IBC 2008 (Stand 9.C40b).
“We are always looking to develop products that are ultra-reliable and address the ever changing needs of today’s broadcast and production industry,” says Michael Accardi, president of Anton/Bauer. “The SPS-150 is built from the ground up in order to provide adequate power to today’s professional camera systems.”
The SPS-150 features a 15-volt output which provides 150-watts of power with a 10-amp maximum via two 4-pin XLR connectors. With a total weight of 2.85 lbs (1.29 kg), the SPS-150’s physical build consists of a compact design with a diameter of 3.36 inches by 4.63 inches by 7.59 inches (8.53 cm x 11.76 cm x 19.28 cm). In addition, the unit features a resettable 10-amp breaker for maximum protection and continued service and an AC input range of 90 to 250 volts, accommodating both 50 and 60 cycle systems. Capable of attaching to any Anton/Bauer Gold Mount camera mount, power is automatically supplied to the camera without the need of an ON/OFF switch.
Anton/Bauer is recognized as the world’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/Bauer’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 Mount® system, which includes the Interactive chargers, HyTRON® 50, 100 and 140, and Dionic® 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 Ultralight®, the ElipZ®, ElightZ®, CINE-VCLX® and its new CINE VCLX/2®. For more information on Anton/Bauer, visit www.antonbauer.com.
ABOUT THE VITEC GROUP PLC
The Vitec Group plc is acknowledged as a global leader in the supply of equipment and services to the broadcasting, entertainment and photographic industries and has established a reputation for technical excellence and superior engineering along with an astute business strategy which has seen it grow by acquisition. Innovation is a cornerstone of the Group’s activities and the organization is committed to a policy of continuous product development. With revenues (2007) of $546m (£274m) and over 2200 employees world-wide, its products are distributed in almost 100 countries, through a strong, fully-resourced distribution network or direct to the end user or corporate customer. More information can be found at www.vitecgroup.com.