Feature Length Production Power
Power through your next production with VCLX NM2, the advanced evolution of Anton Bauer’s Academy Award winning block battery system. The versatile freestanding 600Wh power station drives demanding high-current camera and lights with consistent power at 14.4V, 28V and 48V for peak performance on cinematic productions. Engineered to withstand the rigors of set life, advanced battery management technology prolongs the life of the battery while protecting your powered equipment.
Monitor remaining runtime, charge time and active power draw at a glance with the 2.4” color LCD screen. Perform real-time onboard diagnostics to keep your battery and equipment performing perfectly. Focus on the action on set while VCLX smart technology calculates everything being powered via XLR3 or XLR4 for maximum power efficiency.
Rugged and reliable for perfect performance. Designed to withstand the rigors of set life, grip trucks and shipping cases, VCLX NM2 is engineered from tough anodized aluminum with over-molded end caps and handle grip. Passive cooling means no fan noise on set, and a sealed water-resistant case guarantees true go anywhere power.
The Anton/Bauer VCLX NM2 comes with fleet management built in, enabling you to download all of the vital information via WiFi or USB in an instant. Anton/Bauer’s fleet management software will instantly tell you the learned capacity of the battery, the number of cycles that it has run, the percentage charge of the unit and if there are any errors these will be clearly highlighted and time stamped enabling quick triage and rectification. All of this means that your fleet of VCLX NM2s will spend less time in your building and more time on set.
Fully charged in 3.5 hours
Experience unmatched charge times. The VCLX NM2 features a slim and portable VCLX 2 magnetic charger which attaches to the side of the VCLX NM2 allowing you to charge the battery from 0-100% in just 3.5 hours.
600 Wh free-standing battery
With unique Multi-Voltage Output the VCLX NM2 is the perfect all-in-one battery solution for power hungry cameras, monitors, lights and more. One XLR3 and two XLR4 connectors provide multiple high current output delivering consistent 24A current at 14.4V, 16A at 28V or 12A at 48V from the 600Wh NiMH battery.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes the VCLX NM2 is a NiMH battery and can be taken as hand luggage or placed into the hold of an aircraft. Because it is a NiMH battery there is no need to discharge it so it will be at 100% charged and ready to go when you get off your flight.
The VCLX NM2 is not IP rated. However the base of the VCLX is water resistant.
The VCLX NM2 has 2 x 4-pin XLR for 14.4v, 1 x 3-pin XLR for 28v or 48V and a USB A port. These provide 48VDC at a continuous 12A, 28VDC at a continuous 16A and 10-17 V at a continuous 24A
This gives the rental houses access to Product ID, Learned Capacity, Cycle count, XLR outputs (V,A) condition of the battery packs, time stamped error/fault reports all in an Excel file format. The unit can either connect to the Rental house WiFi and upload this data to their network or the data can be downloaded on a USB stick.
There is no need to discharge the VCLX.
Yes, with an official Anton Bauer combiner unit.