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Core SWX JetPack EVO Series – Change Your RED Battery Without Losing Power

Core SWX has announced an interesting new pass-through mini battery. Primarily designed for RED DSMC2 cameras but compatible for many V-lock/Gold mount configs, the JetPack EVO series gives you enough juice to change battery without powering down your camera. Core SWX JetPack EVO Series Core SWX already have a couple of brand-specific JetPacks, most notably would be their JetPack for the Sony FS7. But what’s neat about this new line is the integrated battery; it’s not just a battery plate. So you’re in the field and your RED camera is running out of battery. You switch packs but are faced with a 2-3 minute reboot. With the Core SWX JetPack EVO you can change batteries whilst maintaining power. The JetPack EVO contains a 29wh internal battery, and will power up to 15A draw for 5 minutes; plenty of time to change battery packs. There is a boost/battery assist function should your pack be unable to handle the start-up current necessary. The JetPack works with V-Mount or Gold Mount, and either works as a pass-through plate (v-lock to v-lock for example) or there are versions that mount directly to DSMC2 RED Cameras. The indicator on the side of JetPack EVO is a backlit LCD and monitors the power source, the internal battery and the current load your camera system is consuming (I’ve asked Core to clarity whether this actually displays in ampage). There are two D-taps on the top of all JetPack EVOs, and there are also a series of add-on...

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Published By: Cinema5D - Friday, 13 July

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