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Core SWX's Hypercore 9 Mini Now Shipping

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Core SWX has announced that its Hypercore 9 Mini battery is now shipping. In addition, the company's Fleet Micro Chargers are also available for shipping.

The HC9 Mini is suitable for smaller cine cameras such as the RED DSMC2 and ARRI ALEXA Mini and will be on show at IBC2017, Stand 12.F55, alongside the range of Fleet Micro Chargers.

The HC9 Mini is a 98wh (14.8v) battery with a 12A load. It has the latest in lithium ion technology and comes with an LED backlit runtime LCD on the front of the battery pack that identifies how much battery time is left when in use and remaining charge time while connected to a charger.

It is available in three versions; including V-mount, RED-specific and a Gold Mount version that is compatible with Anton/Bauer chargers. The RED-specific version can communicate directly with a RED camera's LCD/VF.

The Fleet Micro Chargers support many battery packs, including those from Core SWX, RED and Anton/Bauer, and are available as V-mount and 3-stud charging solutions, with two and four position options for each. They also incorporate a backlit LCD to display all appropriate battery data.

The chargers can be used in four modes:
• Fast Charge mode: Charges battery packs faster
• SafeFly mode: Discharges/charges all battery packs connected to 30% (which is within
IATA regulations for safe air transport)
• Test mode: Verifies battery health and recharge performance
• Hypercine mode: Parallels all packs and provides power to either an unregulated 12v-16.8v 4-pin XLR or regulated 28v 3-pin XLR DC output to power large-draw setups.

In addition to these modes, each Fleet Micro Charger features a mini-USB port that allows users to download free firmware upgrades and the ability to transfer battery information to a PC for data basing.

"We created the HC9 Mini and Fleet Micro Chargers to deliver robust, air-travel friendly power solutions that our users have come to trust," explained Ross Kanarek, CEO, Core SWX. "Following the recent introduction of these solutions, there is much anticipation from our customers, including world renowned cinematographers and photographers. We look forward to delivering on our ongoing promise of the most advanced compact solutions."
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