Price Pledge ensures we won't be beaten on price! We actively monitor the prices offered by our competitors daily and adjust our own pricing accordingly.
Price Pledge ensures we won't be beaten on price! We actively monitor the prices offered by our competitors daily and adjust our own pricing accordingly. We pledge to match the price on most products offered by UK based dealers that are selling officially imported or manufactured UK stock, with full manufacturer warranty and is authorised to do so by the relevant manufacturer.
Prior to the point of sale CVP will endeavour to match the price on most products subject (but not limited) to the following criteria:
For further details please call us on 02083807400.
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The prices shown are an estimate based on the purchase of a single item with nothing else in your basket. The prices and options do not include shipping regulations and duties which will be checked in the checkout process.
At CVP we always strive to get your order to you as quickly as possible, but in the interest of clarity please note that next day is defined as the next working day (ie: excluding weekends, UK bank holidays and public holidays).
Orders placed and security cleared before 14:00GMT where all items are in stock will normally be dispatched on the same business day for ultimate delivery according to the shipping method selected.
Where an item is not physically in stock, the actual delivery time will be extended by the lead time for the product in question. Shipping to the Channel Islands, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and some remote UK postcodes are not next day but 2 working days.
All transactions are subject to CVP security checks which are for our mutual protection against identity theft and fraud. In the event that additional checks are required you will be informed and dispatch time will be extended by the time taken to resolve any queries raised. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
*Due to unforseen circumstances, on some occasions same day dispatch may not be possible. In this event we will always do our utmost to keep you fully informed of any delay imposed.
Sony is pleased to introduce the new BC-L160 Lithium Ion Battery Charger. This new portable four (4) position charger is the successor model to the BC-M150, and offers simultaneous four battery charging. The BC-L160 offers several enhancements from the previous model such as high/low (H/L) charge voltage selection, selectable fast/slow, silent (F/S) charge model selection, as well as the ability to selectively skip the trickle charge sequence to prolong battery life. The BC-L160 is also equipped with an LCD display for easy checking of the current charging status, with indicators for Charging Capacity, Charging Cycle Time, Estimated Charging Time, Charge Mode, and Skip Function (trickle charge). A Battery Diagnostic feature is also added with the new BC-L160 (CH1 slot only). Please note: The new BC-L160 is for use with Sony professional V-Mount type lithium-ion batteries only.
Please Note : Batteries NOT included.
Li-ion charger for Sony Professional Batteries
The BC-L160 can be used with the current BP-GL65, BP-GL95, BP-L60S, BP-L80S and the discontinued BP-L40, BP-L40A, BP-L60A, BP-L90A and BP-IL75.
For safety reasons, the BC-L160 must not be used with any other type of battery, including NiMH batteries (BP-M100, BP-M50) or batteries from non-Sony third party companies. Serious damage may be caused if this condition is not met.
4 Channel Operation
The BC-L160 can charge 4 batteries simultaneously, with a maximum charging current of 5A (depending upon battery type).
Choice of charging modes
Charge voltage selection can be made via an H/L switch on the rear panel. The L setting can be used to prolong the battery life, although in this mode maximum capacity will be reduced to 90%
H = 100%, L = 90% (Charging voltage = 16.8V, 16.4V)
Charge speed can be selected using the F/S switch on the rear panel.
F (Fast) mode is the factory setting. Batteries are charged using a charge current of 5A or 3A.
S (Slow and silent) mode can be used to reduce the charge current and therefore the fan noise (all batteries are charged using 3A current in S mode). S mode is useful for quiet locations such as a music studio, or where overnight charging in a hotel room is required. Charge time is increased to around 6 hours. The charger fan works normally when outputting DC power in DC output mode.
A skip switch allows the trickle charge sequence to be skipped when the BC-L160 is charging a battery which is already charged to more than 90%. This feature can help to prolong battery life.
Battery Diagnosis mode
The BC-L160 has a capacity display on the LCD. This makes a calculation using an algorithm that is based upon the number of times a battery is charged. In some cases, the actual capacity may be different to the calculated capacity depending upon the storage condition of the battery, the load current being supplied etc. The BC-L160 can perform a more comprehensive measurement using a full charge and discharge test.
For current models:
BP-GL65 - 155 minutes
BP-GL95 - 145 minutes
BP-L60S - 150 minutes
BP-L80S - 210 minutes
BP-L40/40A - 125 minutes
BP-L60A - 235 minutes
BP-L90A - 300 minutes
BP-IL75 - 140 minutes
All times based on "H" and "L" switch settings