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Anton BauerDIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery
 
4.9

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Professional quality (21)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Easy to use (12)
  • Highly compatible (11)
  • Compact (10)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Independent films (12)
  • Complex projects (11)
  • Professional (8)
  • In the studio (7)
  • Home movies (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Business owner (8), Film professional (8), Professional artist (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30)

Reviewed by 40 customers

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5.0

Anton Bauer makes a good product.

By Jeff the TV Guy

from Sioux Falls, SD

Verified Buyer

Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

We use these batteries for longer events, such as recording football and basketball games. The long run time is very helpful

 
5.0

Reliable batteries

By steve

from Charlotte

Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

I have had these before... they have lasted almost five years and still going. So I bought another four HCs.

 
5.0

Dionic HC

By Sam

from Undisclosed

Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

It's lightweight, long lasting !

 
5.0

A great battery

By Basil

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

Industry standard

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

the benchmark

By camera geek

from australia

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Professional Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

      still size for weight the best power pack for high load camera packages. And transportable.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Exceptional Battery

      By fellow shooter

      from Paoli, PA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Improves Performance
      • Lightweight
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Complex Projects
        • Home Movies
        • Independent Films
        • In The Studio

        Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

        This battery has never let me down. They are top of the line. I use nothing else but Anton Bauer batteries for my camera.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Size Improvement Worth It!

        By Mistakoetz

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Lightweight
        • Professional Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

            Smaller, lighter. Great improvement.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Great Battery

            By Steve Mac

            from New york

            About Me Business Owner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Highly Compatible
            • Professional Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Complex Projects

              Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

              Industry Standard Battery that is used on Professional film sets around the world. Great design and long lasting.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Works great

              By Brian

              from Memphis, TN

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Professional Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Complex Projects
                • Independent Films
                • In The Studio

                Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                It's an Anton Bauer battery - it does what it's supposed to do! Our staff blew through a couple older versions of this battery and we needed to replace. It works great and has better display functionality that the prior iterations. It's also lighter.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Great high output battery

                By Daniel McM

                from Morgantown, WV

                About Me Business Owner

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Improves Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Complex Projects
                  • Independent Films

                  Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                  Not too much to say, you get what you pay for. I use these with my full size cameras and on Litepanels. They work well, and I like the 'fuel guage' I highly recommend them.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Battery

                  By J Hull

                  from Norwalk, CT

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                  Last 4 hours on my light panel, lasts longer if I use the dimmer on the light.

                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Ideal power solution

                  By Oliver P

                  from Chicago, IL

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Highly Compatible
                  • Improves Performance
                  • Professional Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                      I use this battery on a rod system to power everything on the rig: camera (Sony FS7), viewfinder (Zacuto Gratical), wireless video (Paralinx Triton), wireless FF (Heden Carat) and it lasts for 3-4 hours. No need to keep track of lots of tiny batteries and having accessories die out at random intervals.

                      It's extremely handy to have the built in LCD on the battery tell you how much time is left based on the current power draw.

                      A great advantage to AB batteries over say having a lot of Canon or Sony brick batteries is that it only takes roughly 2 hours to charge the Anton Bauer, whereas it takes AGES to charge Sony NP-F970 or Canon BP-970G batteries.

                      All in all, it's one less thing to worry about on set, which means I can focus on other things.

                       
                      4.0

                      Great battery!

                      By Craig

                      from Tucson

                      Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                      The best on the market. Long life, and pretty light weight. A little bit pricey, but worth it.

                       
                      4.0

                      i wish i could run everything with them

                      By cowboycoffee

                      from San Francisco, CA

                      About Me Professional Artist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Highly Compatible
                      • Improves Performance
                      • Lightweight
                      • Professional Quality

                      Cons

                      • Pricey / Poor Value

                      Best Uses

                      • Complex Projects
                      • Independent Films

                      Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                      works as advertised. bigger than the regular Dionic, but lighter.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Great for sports

                      By TR

                      from MT

                      About Me Videographer

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Highly Compatible
                      • Improves Performance
                      • Lightweight
                      • Professional Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Complex Projects
                        • Home Movies
                        • Independent Films
                        • In The Studio
                        • Sports

                        Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                        We bought these to replace our old Dionic 90s. We use these to power 3 Panasonic HP-370s. Last up 5 hours or so.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Battery!

                        By TVS Pictures

                        from Florida

                        Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                        This battery lasts my JVC 850 about 3 to 4 hrs per charge..

                         
                        5.0

                        Some of the best

                        By Marc

                        from Charlotte, NC

                        About Me Professional Artist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact Design
                        • Professional Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Complex Projects
                          • Independent Films
                          • In The Studio

                          Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                          Anton Bauer is a little pricy but certainly among the best. I got these to go with my new camera and new led light kit (that can be powered by battery). They are smaller and lighter than I expected from my older larger versions.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          A Quality High Performance Product

                          By Bill

                          from Kelseyville, CA

                          About Me Business Owner

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact Design
                          • Highly Compatible
                          • Lightweight
                          • Professional Quality

                          Cons

                          • Pricey / Poor Value

                          Best Uses

                          • Complex Projects
                          • Independent Films

                          Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                          My JVC camcorder draws 23 watts and this high quality, lightweight battery powers it for hours. I was inclined to go with the Anton Bauer and not the imitations and I think it was the right choice.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          Great Battery - Super Service & Price

                          By Host Mark

                          from Los Angeles area

                          About Me Producer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact Design
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Professional Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Location

                            Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                            Easy to use - charges fast and is lighter than other batteries. And B&H service just can't be beat!!

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            Holds a great charge

                            By S.T. Steadi

                            from NYC area

                            Comments about Anton Bauer DIONIC-HC Lithium-Ion Battery:

                            Best batts I've ever used, including all AB and others included. Holds a charge for longer than Dionics and Hytrons. The led display is very accurate, if it says 2 hrs while in use, you really have 2 hrs. Would and will buy again

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