VER Embraces Gold Mount PAGlink Battery
with 1,000-Unit Purchase
LONDON—31
March 2014—PAG today announces the
purchase of 1000 units of its new Gold Mount® (3-Stud, Snap-On®) compatible, high-current,
PAGlink battery by Video Equipment Rentals (VER), one of the largest rental
suppliers of motion picture, television, broadcast and newsgathering technology
in North America.
“PAG has
long been a leading supplier of power products for cinema and newsgathering,
and its PAGlink technology continues its history of innovation,” said VER
Cinema Market Manager Wayne Miller. “VER is always looking for breakthrough
tools that can benefit our customers and so it’s only natural that we are
embracing the new Gold Mount PAGlink battery. We are fans of Li-Ion for its dependable
battery life and combining that with PAG’s groundbreaking PAGlink technology
results in a product that surpasses the competition.”

Slated
for launch at NAB 2014, the PAGlink HC-PL94T Li-Ion battery is compatible with
Gold Mount camera plates and is designed as a replacement for all Anton/Bauer®
Li-Ion batteries. The batteries employ PAG’s innovative linking technology so
that two or more may linked to allow higher current and longer run times. Uniquely,
four or more PAGlink batteries can be linked for charging on AB Li-Ion chargers,
resulting in a 16-channel unit. That means less battery swapping and fewer
chargers. At NAB, PAGlink HC-PL94T will be showcased by Manios Digital &
Film, the US Agent for PAG, on stand C9539.

Miller called
the PAGlink battery a welcome addition for a wide variety of applications.
“Certainly our friends in the reality market are going to fall in love with
this battery,” he observed. “It will also be popular for newsgathering and for
cinema production due to its high capacity and flexibility. The ability to
stack these batteries on a traditional charger will lead to big savings in
space and cost.”
VER will
begin accepting delivery of the new batteries in late April. “When we see
something that offers our clients improved dependability and value, we do not
hesitate in making a large investment,” Miller said.
 (Anton/Bauer, Gold Mount and Snap-On are
registered trademarks of Anton/Bauer.)
            

About Video Equipment Rentals (VER)
Video Equipment Rentals (VER) offers
broadcast, audio, professional A/V, computer, and creative LED and lighting
equipment for short-term and long-term rentals.
Headquartered in Glendale, Calif.,
VER has served the broadcast and A/V markets for
over 26 years. With over 20 offices in
the United States, Canada and Europe,
VER is
committed to providing the best
equipment, largest selection, and newest technology.
For more information, phone
818-956-1444 or visit the company’s website at
About PAG
PAG is one of the broadcast industry’s
longest established global providers of innovative portable power solutions.
Founded in 1968, and based in London,
England, PAG is
the original designer and manufacturer of the world’s most technologically
advanced batteries, chargers, on-board camera lighting, lighting accessories,
battery mounts and power adaptors. The company’s international customer base
includes broadcasting organizations, video production companies, equipment hire
companies, freelancers, cinematographers, professional videographers, the military
and civil authorities.
About Manios
Digital & Film
A division of Ste-Man, Inc. and led by
President Steven Manios, Jr.,  Manios
Digital & Film has been bringing the world’s highest quality products to
professional filmmakers, videographers and ENG crews in the United States since
1992. The company has longstanding relationships with leading manufacturers
around the globe and an extensive dealer network spanning the United States. It has been the exclusive
distributer for PAG products for 20 years. By working closely with its
customers, and by listening to and understanding their needs, Manios Digital
& Film has become a trusted partner to film and video professionals
worldwide.
Manios
Digital & Film 10663 Burbank Blvd., North
Hollywood, CA 91601;
818.760.8290.
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