An interview from the 2018 NAB Show in New York City with Don Mainardi of IDX. IDX’s mission is to develop products that professionals can use with confidence and convenience. By offering the highest quality of product and world-class service, IDX’s customers are allowed to operate their equipment as expected and concentrate solely on capturing and creating. From IDX’s award winning battery systems to its ground-breaking wireless HD video transmission systems, you can be confident that IDX and its products will continue to meet the ever-changing demands and challenges of the industry. Rest assured that any IDX product you choose will stand the test of time. In this interview Don gives us a walkthrough of their latest battery and charging solutions shown off at NAB in New York.

The IDX VL-2X 2-Channel V-Mount Charger & Power Supply supports lithium-ion and NiCad batteries and features three modes of operation. Charger mode provides sequential charging, automatically switching to the second battery after fully charging the first. It delivers up to 2.7A of quick-charge current without the noise of a typical charger thanks to a fanless design. Power Supply mode offers up to 36W of DC power via a 4-pin XLR output. Power Base mode allows you to power the XLR output off of attached batteries, without having to connect the charger to a power outlet.

The VL-2000S Quick Charger from IDX is a simultaneous 2-channel Li-ion V-Mount battery charger with a 100W DC output (4-pin XLR). Supporting LIFE PLUS mode, the VL-2000S can extend battery life up to 20%. It features Power Base mode. This mode gives you the ability to utilize the mounted batteries for powering equipment via the 4-pin XLR output. Low voltage batteries are safely charged with the Recovery Charge mode.

The IDX VL-4SE Endura 4-Channel Lithium-Ion Battery Charger charges up to 4 IDX Endura V-mount batteries at the same time. Each bay is independent of the others, so there is no waiting for one battery to finish before the next one can start. The charger features a durable yet lightweight polycarbonate body with a recessed power switch and a top handle. This V-mount charger is compatible with IDX's Endura series of batteries.

DX 14.4V Li-Ion Battery for Sony BP-U Mount Cameras provides power for your Sony FS7, FS5, and PMW-series cameras. It incorporates a USB port and D-Tap Advanced power port which can be used for powering your accessories. A four-LED gauge indicates the charge state of your battery. The battery's internal circuitry provides over-charge, over-discharge, and high load overcurrent protection.

The IDX LC-2A Two-Channel Charger charges up to two batteries simultaneously via interchangeable battery plates, sold separately. It supports a wide range of 7.4V Canon, Panasonic, and Sony batteries, and supports 100 to 240V worldwide power input. The different battery brands/types can be charged at the same time.

For more information please visit: www.IDXtek.com

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