In Broadcast - NAB SHOW 2017 - 25
www.inbroadcast.com | NAB Show 22-27 April 2017 | Product Preview
PAG Linked to new Gold Standard
At the show, PAG is launching new accessories for the PAGlink Gold Mount system
of compact, lightweight, intelligent linking batteries...
he PAGlink Micro Charger is an
ultra-compact travel charger.
It features a single charging
shoe that clips onto Gold Mount
battery contacts. PAGlink offers
unique technology that allows up
to eight batteries to be linked
for simultaneous charging.
Three 94Wh PAGlink Gold
Mount batteries can be charged
overnight, in approximately 12
hours, without user-intervention. The
lightweight Micro Charger can be used
for charging PAGlink PL94, PL150
and Anton Bauer Gold Mount Li-Ion
PAG claims its new charger is the
broadcast industry's smallest, most
economic, multi-battery charger. An
AC power supply and DC power cables
with USB and vehicle cigar lighter
connectors are supplied with the unit.
It has an input range of 5V to 20V DC
and 110V to 240V AC. This feature will
also be included in the new V-Mount
version - both models will ship in Q2,
PAGlink Micro Charger
The PAGlink PowerHub provides
all the outputs you need for your
12V camera accessories. The hub is
designed to be used between two
PAGlink Gold Mount batteries
(PL94 or PL150), powering
your camera and accessories
simultaneously, while maintaining
the hot-swap capability.
five output 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 inexpensive and versatile
PowerHub is user-configurable and
smarter than D-Taps in a battery,"
says PAG America's Sales Director
Bob Carr. "Accessories do not
need to be disconnected when
hot-swapping the battery". The
PowerHub will ship in the second
quarter of 2017.
Managing your PAGlink Gold
Mount batteries efficiently using
data stored in their processor, can
be achieved using the new PAG Gold
Mount Battery Reader.
This compact device clips onto the
battery contacts to reveal useful
information such as the number of
charge/discharge cycles, the date of
manufacture, capacity in Ah, software
version, and serial number.
The Reader is compatible with
PL94 and PL150 PAGlink Gold Mount
batteries, as well as Anton/Bauer
models. You can now track the usage
of your inventory, 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.
These accessories for the PAGlink
Gold Mount system put it on a par
with the PAGlink V-Mount system.
Both now offer: 94/96Wh and
150Wh batteries; a PowerHub
that provides multiple outputs
for camera accessories; two and
four position chargers capable
of charging 16 or 32 batteries
simultaneously; a multi-battery
travel charger; and a Battery