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15/06/2017

Jon Olsson Selects Core SWX Solutions

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Jon Olsson, a professional skier and content creator, utilises Core SWX's range of solutions to help capture high quality content for his vlogs and ski movies.

For his vlog production, Olsson uses Core SWX's Hypercore Slim 7 RED and Hypercore 98 RED to power the RED EPIC-W camera.

He explained: "I started vlogging back in 2007, but just over one year ago I got more serious and decided to make 365 vlogs in 365 days, trying to make the highest quality vlogs on the web using a RED camera and other cameras."

Around six months ago, the project received its first RED camera and part of this equipment upgrade was the addition of multiple Core SWX Hypercore Slim 7 RED batteries, Hypercore 98 RED units, and Core SWX chargers. Since his acquisition of a RED camera, it has been used every day, alongside the batteries, all over the globe and in locations where lightweight, reliable equipment is vital.

"When you have to snowmobile to a location for two hours, and then shoot in the snow for six hours, having the lightest but most powerful set-up is key," Olsson said. "If I ran out of energy before the camera, that means the Hypercore Slim 7 RED and the Hypercore 98 RED units did a very good job."

The Hypercore Slim 7 and Hypercore 98 battery packs fall within the range of accepted capacity for air travel. The durable 82wh battery pack is designed to power RED cameras and like the 98 RED, it communicates directly with the camera to deliver the exact percentage of remaining capacity to the camera's viewfinder and a large LCD on the battery.

Weighing 1.4lbs and measuring 3.8 inches x 5.87 inches x 1.49 inches, the Hypercore SLIM series was developed for UAV, handheld gimbal and other applications demanding a low-profile battery pack. Although small, the Hypercore Slim series is the first line of slim battery packs capable of handling the high draw loads required when using cameras such as the RED.

Measuring 3.8 inches x 5.87 inches x 2.44 inches and weighing 2lbs, the Hypercore 98 RED is a high capacity 98wh Lithium Ion battery pack with features similar to the SLIM series. Both units feature an over-molded rubberized housing and good grip in challenging conditions, and a P-Tap power connection that allows other devices to charge from the battery.

All products in the Hypercore series are also outfitted with an accelerometer to detect motion. This causes the battery packs to hibernate when there is no usage or movement after a 48-hour period. Once the battery is back in use, or detects the slightest movement, it awakens at its maximum capacity.

Olsson's full image gallery can be found here.

www.coreswx.com

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