The Zacuto Zwiss Plate with V-Mount Plate, Battery, and Charger for Blackmagic Kit
includes Zacuto's 15mm rod-mount cheese plate, a Switronix V-Mount battery plate featuring a DC connector designed for the Blackmagic camera, a 3.5 hour V-mount battery, and a 90-240V universal charger. The battery's 2 lb weight can serve additionally as a counterweight when mounted on a rig via the Zwiss Plate.
The battery is a 14.8V lithium-ion with a 98Wh capacity and an average run-time of about 3.5 hours for a 25W load, which is approximately what the Blackmagic camera consumes in average operations. The battery features a 2-pin P-tap for powering a 12VDC accessory simultaneously with the camera and a 4-stage LED readout for reference to remaining battery power. Internal protection circuits monitor cell balance, temperature, over charge and over discharge to ensure safe and proper operation. The battery can legally be transported without restrictions under IATA, ICAO, and UN regulations.
The battery plate has two P-tap outputs for accessories and a 20" cable with a DC barrel connector for connection to the camera. The charger delivers a full charge in 4 to 5 hours and indicates via a two-color LED light whether a battery is full or still charging. The Zwiss Plate has two sets of 15mm rod holes. One set can be used to mount a rig and the other to accept Zacuto's sturdy, rod-mount articulating arms called Zamerican Arms.