Provide power to your portable professional video and cinema equipment with this Core SWX Helix 9 Mini 4-Battery Kit with 4-Position Charger put together by B&H. The four Helix 9 Mini lithium-ion batteries feature a 98Wh capacity and a Gold mount, and they are capable of supporting a continuous draw of up to 6.6A at 14.8V. Each battery also features one 12V D-Tap accessory output to charge additional gear.
Their compact form factor keeps these batteries portable and allows them to integrate with a variety of space-constrained camera setups. The included Fleet Q4Ai charger features Voltbridge Bluetooth wireless management and has four bays to replenish all four batteries simultaneously at 3A in approximately 2.5 hours. Put your batteries on to charge before a shoot, and you'll be ready to go during production. For more details on the products included in this kit check out the features below.
Core SWX Fleet Q4Ai Four-Position Charger with Voltbridge Wireless (Gold Mount)
Featuring four independent charge bays, the Core SWX Fleet Q4Ai Gold Mount Charger with Voltbridge Wireless Management is capable of charging four batteries simultaneously by focusing on each individually. Four 98Wh batteries can be charged in approximately 2.5 hours. Supporting 90 to 240 VAC input voltage, the Fleet Q4Ai is worldwide compatible if you incorporate the appropriate plug adapter, sold separately.
The Q4Ai includes Voltbridge wireless Bluetooth management that allows you to view battery health and performance. By using the free iOS or Android app, you can also enable SafeFly mode which allows you to prepare your battery packs for air travel by charging or discharging them to 30% or below. The charger can also be used as a direct power source in Hypercine mode using installed battery packs and the 90W 4-pin XLR port to power your equipment directly with 12 to 16.8 VDC output. There is also a micro-USB port on the back which allows you to manage the unit from a computer.
Weighing five pounds and measuring less than four inches thick, the Fleet Q4Ai is relatively lightweight and slim for a four-battery charger. The housing is made of aluminum, providing for a robust build.
- Four independent Gold mount charge bays
- Simultaneous charging
- Approximately 2.5-hour charge time for four 98Wh batteries
- Bluetooth wireless Voltbridge management
- Free iOS and Android management apps
- SafeFly mode allows you to charge/discharge batteries to 30% to prepare them for air travel
- 90 to 240 VAC worldwide-compatible input voltage
- Aluminum build
- Weighs 5 lb
Core SWX Helix 9 Mini 98Wh Dual-Voltage Battery (Gold Mount)
The Gold mount Helix 9 Mini 98Wh Dual-Voltage Battery from Core SWX is a professional battery designed for modern production workflows involving a wide range of equipment. The compact design means the battery takes up less space than previous-generation models to better fit gimbal stabilizers and other rigs where space is at a premium. Though the design is less space-consuming, the Helix 9 Mini provides the same 98Wh capacity as its predecessors. To support various equipment types from small accessories to larger cinema cameras and lights, the Helix 9 Mini supports a 12.8A, 14.8V continuous draw, and it also provides simultaneous dual-voltage output with a maximum load of 6A at 28V and a maximum load of 12A at 14V.
The Helix 9 Mini features a 12V D-Tap output that can be used to power a camera, light source, monitor, recorder, or other power-hungry equipment. The LCD battery status display screen on the rear of the battery is backlit with a cool white illumination, and updates every few seconds to accurately reflect up-to-the-moment statistics including the runtime. The battery also includes RFID which allows you to connect an RFID reader app to monitor battery information remotely. Another handy feature is the ability to charge or discharge to 30% for safe storage or air transport using Voltbridge technology.
The battery itself is housed in Core SWX's classic overmolded casing with a rubberized finish that is resistant to impact and is easily grippable.
- 98Wh lithium-ion Gold mount battery
- Supports up to 12.8A draw at 14.8V
- Dual-voltage output supports 12A at 14V, and 6A at 28V maximum load
- Eight-cell design utilizing Panasonic cells
- Rated at 2000 charge/discharge cycles
- Backlit LCD and 4-LED power gauge
- Voltbridge RFID app support
- One 12V D-Tap accessory output
- Non-slip, rubberized housing
- Storage/fly mode charge/discharge settings to 30%