At NAB 2017 PAG will be showing 3 new PAGlink Gold Mount accessories. The Battery Reader (9647A) is available now. The PowerHub and the Micro Charger will be available after NAB, in the second quarter of 2017. Pricing for these two products will be announced later.
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Ultra-Compact Gold Mount Charger
LONDON—20th February 2017 —At NAB 2017, PAG, one of the broadcast industry’s longest established global providers of innovative portable power solutions, will launch its new travel charger for the PAGlink Gold Mount System of compact, lightweight, intelligent linking batteries. The Micro Charger will be exhibited by PAG America, a division of the Carr Distribution Group on booth #C9518. The new PAGlink Micro Charger is an ultra-compact travel charger. It features a single charging shoe that clips onto Gold Mount battery contacts. The lightweight charger is compatible with both the PL94 and PL150 PAGlink Gold Mount batteries. PAGlink offers unique technology that allows up to 8 batteries to be linked for simultaneous charging. Three 94Wh PAGlink Gold Mount batteries can be charged overnight (11 hours), without user-intervention. The Micro Charger can also be used to charge Anton Bauer Li-Ion batteries sequentially.
PAG claims its new charger is the broadcast industry’s smallest, most economic, multi-battery charger.
Manage Your Batteries More Efficiently with PAG Battery Reader
LONDON—1st February 2017 —At NAB 2017, PAG, an innovator of portable power solutions for the broadcast industry with almost 5 decades of experience, will debut its new Battery Reader for the PAGlink Gold Mount System of compact, lightweight, intelligent linking batteries. The Battery Reader will be exhibited by PAG America, a division of the Carr Distribution Group on booth #C9518. Managing your PAGlink Gold Mount batteries efficiently using data stored in their processor, can be achieved easily using the new PAG Gold Mount Battery Reader. The compact device can be clipped onto the battery contacts to reveal useful information such as the number of cycles, the date of manufacture, capacity in Ah, software version, serial number and more.
The Reader is compatible with both the PL94 and PL150 PAGlink Gold Mount batteries, as well some Anton/Bauer models. You can now track the usage of your inventory, large or small, and manage it more efficiently, ensuring that all your batteries are used equally. The Reader can also be used to put PAGlink batteries into sleep mode for transport or storage.
“This inexpensive accessory is a must for broadcasters and rental houses”, says PAG's UK Sales Director Nigel Gardiner.
More Outputs for Camera Accessories
LONDON—20th February 2017 —At NAB 2017, PAG, the camera power specialist of some 45 years standing, will launch the new PowerHub for its PAGlink Gold Mount System of compact, lightweight, intelligent linking batteries. The new power distribution accessory will be exhibited by PAG America, a division of the Carr Distribution Group on booth #C9518. The PAGlink PowerHub provides all the outputs you need for your 12V camera accessories. The Hub is designed to be used between the two PAGlink Gold Mount batteries, powering your camera and accessories simultaneously, while maintaining the hot-swap capability. It is compatible with both the PL94 and PL150 PAGlink Gold Mount models.
The PowerHub features 5 ports that accept interchangeable D-Tap, Lemo (2-pin), Hirose (4-pin) and USB connectors. Four D-Taps and a USB (5V 1A) are issued as standard.
The low-profile PowerHub is manufactured from a durable, lightweight ABS and occupies a half inch deep gap between two PAGlink batteries.
“The inexpensive and versatile PowerHub is user-configurable and so much smarter than just D-Taps in a battery, says PAG America’s Sales Director Bob Carr.
The unit will ship to coincide with NAB 2017
PAG is a UK-based company that designs and manufactures technologically innovative camera power solutions for the broadcast and film industries. The company is best known as a global provider of intelligent linking batteries, chargers, mounts, power adaptors and on-board camera lighting, for broadcast organizations, video production companies, camera rental companies, freelancers, cinematographers, professional videographers, the military and civil authorities.