Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

ARRI endorses B-Mount as a universal 24 V battery standard

19/04/2021

ARRI endorses B-Mount as a universal 24 V battery standard posted: 18/04/2021

B-Mount is an open and documented industry standard, available to all battery manufacturers

High-capacity 24 V system (12/24 V bi-voltage ready) meets the industry's growing power needs

International adoption will enable productions to source batteries locally, rather than transporting them

B-Mount will power current and future ARRI cameras and lights

ARRI announces its endorsement of B-Mount as a universal 24 V battery industry standard. The new B-Mount battery interface, as used in current and future ARRI cameras and lights, is rapidly being adopted as a brand-agnostic industry standard, bringing benefits to ARRI customers and the entire global industry.

B-Mount, developed by bebob, is a documented and openly available new battery mount industry standard. Major battery manufacturers such as bebob, Blueshape, Core SWX, Fxlion, Hawk-Woods, IDX and SWIT are developing B-Mount products, recognizing that modern digital cameras, accessories, and rigs often exceed the limits of existing power systems. LED lighting fixtures can also be powered by on-board batteries, so an industry standard that accommodates both cameras and lights offers great advantages, opening up new possibilities for fast and efficient mobile shooting.

Issues with camera systems can often be traced to battery capacity limits. A new 24 V industry standard with high capacity offers a future-proof solution for the growing power demands of professional camera and lighting systems. The potential for increased power is three times greater with B-Mount than traditional 12 V systems.

ARRI Product Manager Jeanfre Fachon comments, By establishing an open, international industry standard that meets customers' needs and is compatible across all manufacturers, the B-Mount will enable productions to source batteries locally, rather than transporting them. With battery transport restrictions getting stricter, this will save productions time, money, and effort. At ARRI we fully endorse the B-Mount industry standard and will be using it in our cameras and lights from now on.

The B-Mount system offers robust construction, a compact form factor, and seamless interlocking. Unlike some other battery mounts, it is capable of withstanding intense vibrations from powerful modern camera stabilizer systems, and is compliant with stringent on-board safety standards for the lighting industry.

Another advantage of B-Mount is the opportunity it can provide for advanced communication between batteries and camera or lighting equipment. This can facilitate, for example, highly accurate readouts of remaining run time and charge time, increasing efficiency on set.

B-Mount plates or adapters are available for all current ARRI cameras, as well as SkyPanel S30, S60 and S120 lights.

About ARRI:

Inspiring images. Since 1917. ARRI is a global player within the motion picture industry, employing around 1,200 staff worldwide. Named after its founders August Arnold and Robert Richter, ARRI was established in Munich, Germany, where the headquarters is still located today. Other subsidiaries are in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Australia.

The ARRI Group consists of the business units Camera Systems, Lighting, and Rental, all dedicated to connecting creativity and future technologies for moving images. ARRI is a leading designer and manufacturer of camera and lighting systems as well as system solutions for the film, broadcast, and media industries, with a worldwide distribution and service network. The portfolio includes digital cameras, lenses, camera accessories, archive technologies, lamp heads, and lighting accessories. Along with offering exclusive technologies, ARRI Rental's first-class services and equipment provide camera, lighting, and grip packages to professional productions around the world.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized ARRI's engineers and their contributions to the industry with 19 Scientific and Technical Awards.
LINK: https://www.live-production.tv/news/products/arri-endorses-b-mount-uni...
See more stories from liveproduction

Europe Stories

06/05/2021

Tell Them, I Am' Podcast Shares Inspiring Stories From Muslim Voices

Earlier this year at our Stream On event, we revealed that Tell Them, I Am, a podcast that spotlights the universal stories of Muslim voices, was coming exclusi...

06/05/2021

Psalms of David Festival Delivers Profound Live Music and Community Experience with HARMAN Professional Solutions

May 06, 2021 KOLBUSZOWA, Poland-ESS Audio, TJT Music and Master-Ton recently de...

06/05/2021

Dongil Church Elevates Services with Pristine Sound Using Cutting-Edge Systems from HARMAN Professional Solutions

May 06, 2021 BUSAN, South Korea-Looking to add extraordinary sound to its sermo...

06/05/2021

Sony announces new Mobile ES range offering an elevated standard for Car Audio

Sony today introduced the Mobile ES[1] car speaker and subwoofer range, including the XS-162ES, XS-160ES, XS-690ES, XS-680ES and XS-W104ES, setting a new standa...

06/05/2021

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON will debut on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW in 2022

Sky has today released the first official images from the upcoming drama series, HOUSE OF THE DRAGON. Based on George R.R. Martin's Fire & Blood, the seri...

06/05/2021

New Sky shop to open at Buchanan Street, Glasgow

Hines, the international real estate firm has announced that Sky, Europes leading media and entertainment company, has chosen to open one of its first bricks an...

06/05/2021

New RT series Back to Barrytown for Sunday nights from 16 May

Back to Barrytown celebrates The Commitments, The Snapper and The Van - 30 years on Three part documentary for Sunday nights from 16 May tells the story of Ro...

06/05/2021

London-Based A/V Equipment Provider White Light Chooses Bolero

WUPPERTAL May 6, 2021 London-Based A/V Equipment Provider White Light Chooses Bolero White Light Ltd., a leading provider of lighting, audio, video, and riggi...

06/05/2021

CHLOE DUNBAR JOINS RED PRODUCTIONS AS HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT

Leading UK indie producer, RED Productions has hired Chloe Dunbar as its new Head of Development. Reporting to Sarah Doole, Dunbar will be responsible for devel...

06/05/2021

Nokia delivers managed infrastructure services for BDBOS public safety network

Nokia delivers managed infrastructure services for BDBOS public safety network Press Release Nokia delivers managed infrastructure services for BDBOS* publi...

06/05/2021

Nokia and UN Women collaborate to further promote inclusion and diversity in Middle East and Africa

Nokia and UN Women collaborate to further promote inclusion and diversity in Mid...

06/05/2021

Nokia introduces Nokia Smart Node, an all-in-one solution for premium 5G mobile indoor coverage

Nokia introduces Nokia Smart Node, an all-in-one solution for premium 5G mobile ...

06/05/2021

Cast announced for ITVs new four-part drama, Hollington Drive

Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachael Stirling, Rhashan Stone, Peter McDonald, Ken Nwosu, Jonas Armstrong and Jodie McNee to star in Hollington Drive Anna Maxwell Marti...

06/05/2021

From newborn babies to powerful psychics, The Real Housewives of Cheshire is back with a bang!

From newborn babies to powerful psychics, The Real Housewives of Cheshire is bac...

06/05/2021

ITV Studios share details of May Drama & Formats Festival line up

ITV Studios share details of May Drama & Formats Festival line up London, May 6 2021 - ITV Studios Festival is set to return with a day-long virtual event on M...

06/05/2021

MWC21 Barcelona Announces Event Highlights

Back to business, back to Barcelona for the world's mobile ecosystem 6 May 2021, London: The GSMA has today announced event highlights for MWC21 Barcelona...

06/05/2021

Fox Corporation Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

Fox Corporation Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results NEW YORK, NY, May 5, 2021 - Fox Corporation (Nasdaq: FOXA, FOX) ( FOX or the Company ) t...

06/05/2021

Fox Corporation Reaches Agreement to Acquire Outkick

Fox Corporation Reaches Agreement to Acquire Outkick Leading Multiplatform Brand Expands FOX's Digital Portfolio Investment Deepens FOX's Presence in ...

06/05/2021

Meet The Colourist: Ana Escorse, Lead Colourist, Feather, Toronto

I think that when you find yourself in any place that has a lot of opportunities you don't take things for granted. That perspective is what fuels my hunger...

06/05/2021

How the pandemic has helped OTT to evolve

Luke Durham, CTO at Switch Media, looks at how the pandemic has helped both SVoD and AVoD services find even bigger audiences By Jenny Priestley Published: Ma...

06/05/2021

BBC R&D investigates how machine learning can colourise video

New project looks at how black and white archive video can be colourised By Jenny Priestley Published: May 6, 2021 New project looks at how black and white...

06/05/2021

Kaltura revives IPO plan

Company initially postponed IPO in early April due to a lack of interest By Jenny Priestley Published: May 6, 2021 Company initially postponed IPO in early...

06/05/2021

JW Player acquires video streaming and DRM solutions company VUALTO

The intention is to integrate JW Players scalable video delivery and data insights with VUALTO's high-end live streaming and DRM services By Jenny Priestle...

06/05/2021

Beyond Guitar from Sub51

New library available in Kontakt & Sampler X formats The latest instrument from software company Sub51 is called Beyond Guitar, and it combines guitar sampl...

06/05/2021

Telemadrid and Complutense University announce a new masters degree in television management

Telemadrid and Complutense University announce a new masters degree in televisio...

06/05/2021

VRT relies on Matrox Monarch Edge in its remote production tests

VRT relies on Matrox Monarch Edge in its remote production tests Belgian television VRT sigue explorando las posibilidades de la producci n remota con la cobe...

06/05/2021

This is EITBPodkast, EITBs new podcast platform

This is EITBPodkast, EITBs new podcast platform Urko Aristi, director de radios de EITB Media, ha liderado la presentaci n de EITBPodkast, la nueva plataforma...

06/05/2021

Animation, visual effects and video games meet in animayos most global and technohumanist edition

Animation, visual effects and video games meet in animayos most global and techn...

06/05/2021

Invictus Entertainment produces indie comedy using AJA Kumo 1616-12G

Invictus Entertainment produces indie comedy using AJA Kumo 1616-12G Las comedias indie The Tony Baker Show and Keep Your Distance, Presented by KevOnStage, q...

06/05/2021

Start the event about the most important 5G in Spain

Start the event about the most important 5G in Spain The fourth edition of the 5G Forum, el evento espec fico sobre el 5G m s importante de Espa a, que ha amp...

06/05/2021

Roberto Snchez en el 5G Forum: la tecnologa 5G nos permitir avanzar en una transformacin digital, sostenible e inclusiva

Roberto S nchez en el 5G Forum: la tecnolog a 5G nos permitir avanzar en una t...

06/05/2021

5G Forum advances 6G keys by Peter Stuckmann (European Commission)

5G Forum advances 6G keys by Peter Stuckmann (European Commission) En el marco del 5G Forum Virtual, Peter Stuckmann, responsable de la unidad de conectividad...

06/05/2021

Mara Rua Aguete (Omdia) points to video and cloud gaming as key to 5G development

Mar a Rua Aguete (Omdia) points to video and cloud gaming as key to 5G developme...

06/05/2021

Photo directors Alicia Robbins, Emily Skye and Carissa Dorson, lumixs new ambassadors

Photo directors Alicia Robbins, Emily Skye and Carissa Dorson, lumixs new ambass...

06/05/2021

Mo-Sys VP Pro is now compatible with sony Venice

Mo-Sys VP Pro is now compatible with sony Venice Users of Venice cameras Sony they can now use all the functions of Mo-Sys VP Pro, el software de producci n v...

06/05/2021

Ross Video solutions make NFL Draft 2021 possible

Ross Video solutions make NFL Draft 2021 possible Equipos como XPression Tessera, Carbonite Mosaic o Ultrix de Ross Video han contribuido a la producci n del ...

06/05/2021

Editor Julia Juaniz, Ricardo Franco Award 2021

Editor Julia Juaniz, Ricardo Franco Award 2021 the Film Academy and the Malaga Festival han reconocido a Julia Juaniz con el Premio Ricardo Franco 2021, galar...

06/05/2021

DaVinci Resolve, elegido para etalonar en HDR Ku'damm 63'

DaVinci Resolve, elegido para etalonar en HDR Ku'damm 63' La tercera entrega de la popular miniserie alemana Ku'damm 63, emitida a trav s del can...

06/05/2021

RTVE strengthens its news studies with Chyron solutions

RTVE strengthens its news studies with Chyron solutions The solution to video walls Prime of Chyron is a central part of the latest renovation of studies carr...

06/05/2021

Fernndez-Paniagua degreases upcoming performances in 5G priority bands

Fern ndez-Paniagua degreases upcoming performances in 5G priority bands Un a o m s, el 5G Forum ha contado con el subdirector general de Planificaci n y Gesti...

06/05/2021

Technicolor Post is now officially part of Streamland Media

Technicolor Post is now officially part of Streamland Media Streamland Media ha completado la adquisici n de Technicolor Post y ha integrado sus servicios en ...

06/05/2021

Mediapro produces the final phase of volleyballs European Champions League

Mediapro produces the final phase of volleyballs European Champions League Las finales de la European Champions League de V ley (CEV), el mayor evento europeo...

06/05/2021

Mercedes Fernndez (Telefnica) takes stock of the implementation of 5G in Spain

Mercedes Fern ndez (Telef nica) takes stock of the implementation of 5G in Spain Un a o m s, el 5G Forum Virtual ha recibido a Mercedes Fern ndez, gerente de ...

06/05/2021

ViVIM tells the story of TV3 through an immersive 360o experience

ViVIM tells the story of TV3 through an immersive 360o experience ACTION Finances ViVIM, a Catalan initiative in the participation of CCMA that offers an imm...

06/05/2021

HBO Max to develop more than one hundred original productions for Latin America

HBO Max to develop more than one hundred original productions for Latin America La plataforma de v deo bajo demanda Hbo Max prepara su desembarco en Latinoam ...

06/05/2021

The Michael Sanders DoP adds AJAs U-Tap SDI to its kit

The Michael Sanders DoP adds AJAs U-Tap SDI to its kit El director de fotograf a brit nico Michael Sanders ha decidido incluir en su kit de c mara el disposit...

06/05/2021

Technology and accuracy to cover 4M election night in RTVE with Artificial Intelligence

Technology and accuracy to cover 4M election night in RTVE with Artificial Intel...

06/05/2021

ISE Barcelona 2021 acoger el evento AV Experience Zone

ISE Barcelona 2021 will host the AV Experience Zone event Con una duraci n de dos d as, Ise and Avixa organizan AV Experience Zone, un encuentro que ofrecer ...

06/05/2021

SES Government Solutions Wins USD 35 Million Contract to Support Major Combatant Command

Geostationary Program to provide reachback support, enhancing accuracy and intel...