Mike Germond, owner and operator of Orlando Steadicam, specializes in stabilized camera shots for major sporting events, commercials, films, and concerts. He says the shots begin with reliable batteries.
What do the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet aircraft and Tesla Motors electric car have in common with advanced video battery technology? A lot actually, since both manufacturers are driving the latest in lithium-ion battery technology used in digital video cameras and other production gear.
Camera and monitor batteries - what’s not to like? They’re portable, rechargeable and easy to use. Well, actually, there are some drawbacks. Batteries can be heavy, expensive to replace and difficult and costly to travel with, as airline passengers know all too well. This last issue has become
When RCA introduced the TK-76, the first broadcast-quality portable handheld video camera in 1976, the standard batteries included with the camera were Cine 60 nickel cadmiums (NiCd). Battery life for this power hog camera on a NiCd was about 20 minutes, which meant for a day of shooting it took a very heavy