Anton/Bauer Brings Its Power to the Stage of Annual American Freedom Alliance Fundraiser

Production Company Relies on DIONIC HCX to Help Light the Stage of Important Event

LOS ANGELES, CA, DECEMBER 17, 2013Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, recently assisted Franklin Video Productions, Inc., a full service video production company, in powering the stage lighting for an important annual fundraiser banquet for the American Freedom Alliance.

Marc Franklin, president and DP of Franklin Video Productions, Inc., immediately turned to Anton/Bauer when hours before the charity dinner, his client realized that the event would need stage lighting. Franklin quickly set up his Sony HVR-S270 camcorder and situated his Litepanels Sola ENG™ on top of the camera. He simultaneously powered both pieces of equipment with Anton/Bauer’s trusted DIONIC® HCX battery to ensure that production retained the power to run smoothly for the entire event.

“I consistently rely on the DIONICs when working events and news, because I never have to worry about losing power, even when I’m using the battery to fuel more than one piece of equipment,” Franklin says. “The DIONIC HCX kept the Litepanels Sola ENG lit for the entire evening, which not only made the speakers at the podium look good but also made me look good, as it saved the dinner. I always welcome using Anton/Bauer batteries for both their stamina and dependability.”

Part of Anton/Bauer’s Logic Series® of batteries, the DIONIC HCX offers 124Wh of power. Suitable for powering high-current applications in a lightweight package, the battery can be easily transported as carry-on luggage (a maximum of two batteries to carry-on and one battery installed on equipment), making it the ideal on-the-go battery, perfect for shooting events. Working closely with leading cell manufacturers, the HCX also incorporates high-capacity cells, offering the ability to sustain a 10 amp draw.

“The Anton/Bauer batteries are phenomenal to use,” Franklin says. “They give me a lot of confidence, which is especially important in circumstances such as this event in which not only the video production is riding on me, but the rest of the show, as well. I always look forward to using Anton/Bauer.”

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About Anton/Bauer

Anton/Bauer is recognized as the world’s innovator and a premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other key mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film and healthcare technology industries. Based in the United States in Shelton, CT with offices in Europe and Asia, Anton/Bauer was established in 1970 and has expanded its product offerings to include many signature lines such as its leading Gold Spectrum™ Series, Gold Mount® system, InterActive® chargers and Logic Series® batteries such as the HyTRON® 100 and 140, and DIONIC 90, HD, HC and HCX. Their products are compatible with every camera brand on the market today. Other Anton/Bauer high performance products include the CINE VCLX and the Tandem 150 Modular Charging System. Their superior-quality products have become an industry standard. For more information on Anton/Bauer, visit

About Vitec Videocom

Vitec Videocom brings together some of the most respected, most innovative and most sought-after brands in the industry: Anton/Bauer, Autoscript, Camera Corps, Litepanels, OConnor, Petrol Bags, Sachtler, Teradek, 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 Videocom is an operating division within the Vitec Group, an international business serving customers in the broadcast, photographic and military aerospace and government markets. Vitec is based on strong, well known, premium brands on which its customers rely on worldwide.

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