Crystal Locking by Power Gems – A new tool for High Speed Shooting
Learn the ins and outs of using HMI lighting for high speed filming with Power Gems. Check out the new feature – the Crystal Locking mode – available on the next generation of high speed ballasts.
In Using HMI lighting in high speed filming applications, we looked at the advantages but saw th... Read Full Article
Power Gems develops Wireless DMX ballast for K5600 Lighting
Power Gems has added Wireless DMX as a standard feature for the range of ballasts we manufacture for K5600 Lighting.
The addition of remote control through DMX allows users to control the ballast via a console over a wireless connection. We are the only ballast manufacturer to fit Wireless DMX as... Read Full Article
Power Gems at largest Chinese broadcast trade show
Power Gems will be at this year’s Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Exhibition (BIRTV) showcasing the next generation of high speed ballast.
Patrick McGuane, owner of Power Gems who heads up the sales division, will be on hand to demonstrate the latest portable and rack-mounted ballast... Read Full Article
One ballast to power them all – ARRI, Dedo, Kobold and K56 HMI fixtures
Are you looking for a high speed ballast that will power your 200W, 400W and 575W ARRI, Kobold, Dedo and K5600 fixtures - all from one power supply? All with high speed option at 1,000Hz? Come and see Power Gems at Cinegear.
On 2 June, Power Gems will be returning to Paramount Studios in Hollywoo... Read Full Article
Battery-powered ballast from Power Gems. EB180PD runs on AC too
At last, Power Gems has launched a battery-powered HMI ballast. Even better news, the EB180PD can run from regular AC mains power too.
Over the years we’ve had regular requests for ballasts which will run from batteries. But you will no doubt be aware that we didn’t get round to making a prod... Read Full Article
New way to find your nearest Power Gems ballast to rent
Take a look at the new section of the Power Gems website; we’ve added a Rental Section to help you find the nearest high speed ballasts available to hire.
The Rental Section lists those companies that stock the full range of Power Gems ballasts. You can search over 400 companies, use the intera... Read Full Article