SWIT B-Mount HB-A290B – A New Industry Standard
SWIT recently introduced the HB-A290B 290Wh 28.8V B-Mount Battery. The B-Mount is Arri’s new standard mount for the Alexa 35 and future on-set cameras and lighting equipments.
The B-mount battery interface is a new industry standard endorsed by ARRI and the wider industry with high voltage support and a reliable lock system especially for filmmakers.
There is also going to be a V-mount to B-mount adapter plate coming soon which will be a good powering solution for these products such as the; Nova P600, Forza 500, 720, 720B, Aputure 600d Pro, Godox LD150R.
- 28.8V ARRI Standard B-mount
- 290Wh/10.05Ah high capacity
- 250W, 10A constant high load
- 100W/3A fast charging
- D-tap 16V reg. output ×2
- USB-C 60W input and output
- USB-A 5V/2A output
- OLED power info display
- Built-in LED flash light
- Strong 1.2m drop off proof
- Multiple circuit protections
ARRI Standard B-mount Battery
The B-mount battery interface is a new industry standard endorsed by ARRI and the wider industry with high voltage support and reliable lock system especially for filmmaker.
28.8V for Cine Gears
The 28.8V (22-33.6V) high voltage matches with all ARRI cameras and lights, and high power cine equipments, reduce current effectively, reliable and longer life time.
290Wh Large Capacity
HB-A290B battery has 290Wh / 10.05Ah large capacity, and at least 250W / 10A constant high load for cine cameras and devices.
D-tap, USB-A and USB-C
2x D-tap of regulated 16V, 60W/3.8A load;
1x USB-A 5V/2A;
1x USB-C 60W input and 60W output
USB-C 60W Power Output
You can power laptop via USB-C by HB-A290B battery on the filmset. Supports 5V 3A, 9V 3A, 12V 3A, 15V 3A and Max 20V 3A, BC1.2, PD2.0/3.0, QC2.0/3.0, FCP, SCP multiple protocols.
(For Macbook Air/13, Macbook Pro 13/15/16, Huawei Matebook E/12/X13/XPRO, Thinkpad, HP, ASUS, Dell and almost all laptops with USB-C ports)
USB-C 60W Charging Input
HB-A290B battery can be charged by USB-C charger, supports PD 15V 3A and 20V 3A, which means you can fully charge the 290Wh battery within 5.5 hours.
OLED Power Info Display
HB-A290B battery provides an OLED screen to display battery status and power information, includes power percentage, remaining running time, USB-A / USB-C status, and protection warning code if any abnormal detected.
100W Super Fast Charging
You can charge 4x HB-A290B simultaneously on SWIT PC-P461B B-mount charger, at 33.6V 3A, 100W super fast charging. The charger will take approx. 3 hours 50 minutes to fully charge 4x HB-A290B batteries.
LED Flash Light
You can double press the Power Check button to switch on LED flash light on the rear side of the battery, to help you to find B-mount plate in dark production environment.
Double press the Power Check button again to switch the light off, and it will be automatically switched off after 30 seconds.
1.2 meters Drop Proof
HB-A290B battery can survive from 1.2 meters drop-off at any angles, strong and reliable for filmmakers.
Price & Availability
These new products are now available for pre-order:
- HB-A290B 290Wh 28.8V B-mount Battery $1,299 NZD
- PC-P461B 4x100W Super Fast B-mount Charger $1,699 NZD
- SWIT Full Arri B-Mount Battery and Charging Kit (4x Batteries and 1x Charger) $6,799 NZD
- The V-mount to B-mount 28.8V Plate Adapter will be released around September 2022