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Anton / Bauer, the company specializing in batteries, has just announced the addition of new solutions to its range of compact batteries: the Titon Micro, Titon Base and GO 90 batteries. Let's take a closer look at all these new compact power supply solutions for filmmakers!

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Anton / Bauer Titon Micro

The Anton / Bauer Titon Micro are compact batteries that are available either as V-Mount or Gold-Mount. There are three sizes available: 47 Wh, 94 Wh and 140 Wh. In terms of dimensions, all batteries are 10 cm high and 7.5 cm wide. The depth of the battery depends on the model selected: the Micro 45 is 3.6 cm deep, the Micro 90 5.2 cm and the Micro 150 6.8 cm.

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In addition to the batteries, all models have a high-speed USB port as well as a P-Tap output part, which also serves as a charging port. There is a 5-level LED fuel gauge on the side of the battery that shows the battery status.

You can use the Titon micro batteries under difficult recording conditions from -20 ° C to 60 ° C. The Titon Micro 45 can do a continuous 8A pull while the Titon Micro 90 & 150 can do a continuous 10A pull.

An optional mounting plate for two micro batteries enables twice the performance with half the size of a normal battery. You can also replace batteries from the plate.

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Anton / Bauer GO 90

Next up are Anton / Bauer GO 90 batteries. These 98 Wh V mount or gold mount 14.4 V batteries are light (0.7 kg) and are referred to by Anton / Bauer as "inexpensive batteries". They are only available in one capacity and can draw a continuous 8A current, which can be limiting for powerful LED lights.

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These Anton / Bauer GO 90 batteries are not compact, but are relatively slim with dimensions of 47 x 152 x 95 mm (1.8 x 5.9 x 3.7 inches).

On the side of the batteries there is a 5-level LED fuel gauge and a weatherproof P-Tap port, as well as a high-speed USB port.

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Anton / Bauer Titon Base

Last but not least, Anton / Bauer released the Titon Base. Let's face it, the concept of this product is very similar to the Core SWX Powerbase EDGE we tested.

Core SWX Powerbase EDGE on the left, Anton / Bauer Titon Base on the right.

However, the Anton / Bauer Titon Base does a few things differently:

  • The Titon Base has a better capacity of 68 Wh than 49 Wh for the Core SWX model.
  • The Titon Base has 3 P-Tap output / charge ports and a USB port. The Core SWX Powerbase EDGE only has two P-Tap output ports, but two USB ports.
  • Both models have an LCD fuel gauge that shows the running time and charging capacity.
  • In addition, both the Anton / Bauer and Core SWX batteries are attached to your camera via a removable base plate with a 1/4 "-20" screw.
  • There are three 1/4 "-20 mounting points on the underside of the Anton / Bauer Titon base, while the Core SWX Powerbase EDGE uses a V-mount standard at the bottom.
  • Finally, at 10 x 14 x 2.9 cm (3.9 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches), the Titon Base is slimmer than the larger Core SWX model with 12.95 x 9.14 x 4.06 cm ( 3.6 x 5.1 x 1.6 inches).

Prices and availability

The Anton / Bauer Titon Base is available as a standalone version for $ 240 or $ 299 with the addition of a battery cable. The Titon Base will be available at the end of October.

All Titon Micro should be available by the end of October. The Titon Micro 45 is $ 250, the Micro 90 is $ 325, and the Micro 150 is $ 399. These prices are in line with other existing solutions such as the Bebob micro batteries.

Finally, the Go 90 batteries will be available for $ 225 later this month.

What do you think of these new Anton / Bauer battery solutions? What brand of V-mount / gold-mount batteries are you using? Have you already switched to micro batteries? Don't hesitate to let us know in the comments below!

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