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Sony NP-F Style Mount, comparable to SONY L-Series DV batteries (NP-F770 / NP-950 / NP-960 / NP-970)
Swit S-8972 DV Camcorder Battery Pack for Sony L Series
Replacement battery for Sony L series
Similar battery as SONY NP-F970
S-8972 is the replacement battery for SONY NP-F970, compatible with SONY HVR-V1/Z1/Z7, DSR-PD190, HD1000E, etc. S-8972 can exchange digital info with the cameras, and display remaining power info on the camera viewfinder.
47Wh / 6.6Ah High Capacity
With 7.2V nominal voltage, the S-8972 has 47Wh / 6.6Ah capacity, and can run approx 5.5 hours on SONY HVR-Z1 camcorder when LCD monitor is on.
Build-in D-tap DC Output Socket
A 5.5/2.1mm pole-tap DC output socket is equipped on the side of S-8972 battery, for DC 7.2V (Nominate) connection. You can connect on-camera LED light, monitor or wireless transmitter on the pole-tap socket, and get power simultaneously with camera. The Max power from the pole-tap is 30W, 4A. The Pole-tap socket can also be used as charging input, by SWIT portable charger S-3010D.
4-level LED Power Indicator
The S-8972 battery has the 4-level LED power indicators to check the battery remaining capacity. You can get a quick view of capacity before using.
The S-8972 can be charged on SWIT Dual channel charger S-3602F and SONY original charger. It takes about 4 hours and 30 minutes to charge from empty to 100%. And you can also use SWIT S-3010D Portable Pole-tap Charger for S-8972. It will take 7 hours to fully charge.
Adopted high quality Lithium cells
Over more than 15 years, SWIT has been leading brand of broadcast camera batteries. The first reason is the high quality Lithium cells we adopted. The high quality cells featured long life, durable, safety, and most of all, the cells has very little difference to each other, which ensures the high performance of the whole battery pack. Moreover, the cells we’re using, have a smooth discharging curve by voltage, so that you can judge the remaining running time accordingly. Also when in
storage, the self-discharging rates are very little, that extends the battery life effectively.
Strong and Durable Housing
The S-8972 housing is made of high-impact ABS material, and the advanced plastic welding technical ensures the strong and durable structure.
Multiple Safety Protection Design
The battery has an MCU to measure and record the real time data, and will cut off power when over-voltage, under-voltage, over-current, high-temperature of low-temperature is detected. Meanwhile, the battery housing adopts high-impact ABS material, with waist design and non-slip tread for secure handling.
Cell balance adjustment
After the batteries are used for a period of time, the cells voltage might get difference, and our specially designed circuit can optimize the imbalanced cells, to prolong the battery life.
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