Large-Capacity battery runs ARRI SkyPanel S60 at maximum power for 2.5 hours
Effective: July 31, 2019
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Munich-based power and accessory maker, bebob, rolls out the CUBE 1200 Li-Ion battery. The CUBE 1200 offers lighting, cameras and other energy-hungry devices a capacity of 81.6Ah and 1176Wh—enough to run an ARRI SkyPanel S60 for more than 2.5 hours at maximum (420W) power. It is equally adept at providing up to 150W 24/48V output power to operate top cine cameras from REDs to Alexas. Yet, unlike heavy and bulky block batteries of similar capacity, the CUBE 1200 weighs only 19.8 pounds/8.95 kilograms, including an integral charger and other built-in components.
The CUBE 1200 can provide voltage from 5V, 12V, and 24V up to 48V – making it a versatile solution for high-performance devices such as the popular ARRI SkyPanel S60. While traditional batteries will only operate this particularly powerful LED panel at half performance, the CUBE 1200 delivers sufficient energy to let the SkyPanel reach its full potential (420W) – for over 2.5 hours. Thus, the CUBE 1200 can revolutionize mobility by eliminating the need to work plugged in—even with large, power-challenging equipment.
Numerous Connections, built-in Charger
Ready for versatile on-set and on-location applications, bebob’s high-capacity battery features numerous connections for all traditional cameras and lightings: Among others, three 12V outputs (1 x D-Tap, 2x XLR), two 24V outputs, and one 48V output (all XLR) are available. In addition, 2 USB outputs (5V) allow external devices like smartphones and tablets to be charged and operated. A convenient benefit of the CUBE 1200 is its integrated charger, accepting 90-264V/47-63Hz AC in, for an 8-hour full capacity charge time.
Mobility and Robustness
Added to the transport advantages of its lighter weight, the CUBE’s small footprint of 8.2”/20.8cm wide x 14”/35.6cm high x 6.5”/16.7cm deep, conveniently accommodates space-restricted sets. Operators also appreciate its dual integrated top handles, raised feet, and ready access to all outputs and functions.
Engineered and handcrafted in Germany to the highest specifications, the bebob CUBE 1200 offers a 2-year warranty for 80% capacity. It is housed in a rugged enclosure and built for long life. A modular design provides for easy service, and after years of work when cell capacity becomes insufficient, the bebob CUBE may be re-celled.
Reports from the field have been positive. According to an Industrial and Scientific Imaging Specialist at a major automotive manufacturer in the U.S., “The bebob team has done an excellent job on their products. We were able to test several bebob CUBEs, and now use them on a daily basis to power multiple devices at the same time. They are absolutely great for our high-speed applications.”
Key Features of the bebob CUBE 1200:
- Suitable even for energy-hungry cameras and lighting
- Maximum load: 480W
- Various 5V (USB), 12V (unreg), 24V and 48V outputs
- 48V for ARRI SkyPanel S30/S60 available
- AC In: 90-264V / 47-63Hz
- Built-in charger
- Technology: Lithium-Ion Trimix HL
- Charging time: 8 hours
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 2”/20.8cm x 14”/35.6cm x 6.5”/16.7cm
- Weight: 8 pounds/8.95 kilograms
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Known for innovative power solutions and camera accessories for over 20 years, bebob’s German-made quality is built into their full line of batteries. Tens of thousands of bebob batteries and chargers are currently in use at film and TV studios all over the world. The company’s production process always meets the highest quality standards – be it in bebob’s own factory or at selected suppliers in the Munich area. Their product portfolio includes V-Mount and Gold Mount compatible batteries, newly introduced B-Mount batteries, Micro batteries, Chargers, Adapters, Hot Swap Adapters, and more. bebob’s groundbreaking technical solutions include the rugged yet space-saving Vmicro and Amicro batteries, and the CUBE 1200, a Multi-Voltage Li-Ion battery with an extraordinary power capacity of 1176Wh and built-in charger. Over the years bebob continues to introduce features that set standards in the industry, including virtually unbreakable batteries, replaceable cells, Twist D-Tap, CINE V-Mount and more.
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