Since the recent series of fires caused by lithium ion batteries, video crews need to be aware of what types of batteries they can and cannot fly with. The Federal Aviation Administration has published some guidelines on the legality of batteries. Here is a quick update.
Core SWX has debuted the Voltbridge Fleet Battery Management Platform along with Bluetooth Low Energy enabled versions of its Quad Fleet and Quad Fleet Micro Chargers, Fleet Qi and Fleet QMi at NAB 2018.
At NAB, PAG will bring a complement of new lightweight and compact accessories for its PAGlink battery system, enabling linked charging from an ultra-mini form-factor and allowing users to easily access battery data.
At NAB, BHV Broadcast is launching a significantly enhanced new version of its power solution — Video Ghostdx. It now extends from cameras and monitors to include PTZ heads, or any unit or application requiring a reliable power source and data link.