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Ratpac Controls launches new addition to the Link system family

Jun 10, 2024

  • Ratpac Controls introduces the 208V Hot Link, an electrical power distribution box designed for 208V or 240V power, capable of powering twice the number of dual-rated lighting fixtures at higher voltage.
  • The Hot Link offers manually switchable outputs, easy rigging options, and heavy-duty Link Skis for durability, making it ideal for outdoor shooting to protect against ground moisture.
  • The Link System family provides unparalleled flexibility for custom power and data distribution setups, allowing users to create tailored solutions for various production conditions and challenges.

Ratpac Controls, manufacturer of power and data distribution equipment for the Motion Picture, Television, and Broadcast Media industries, has announced the launch of its latest product, the Hot Link power distribution box. This new addition to the Link System family is set to make rigging power distribution for lighting in the industry.

The 208V Hot Link is a compact electrical power distribution box specifically designed for 208V or 240V power. It boasts the capability to power twice the number of dual-rated lighting fixtures at this higher voltage. The unit features manually switchable outputs to control downstream equipment, pass-thru main power, and three courtesy power connectors. Additionally, the Hot Link offers easy rigging options, including Ratpac’s Link system, 3/8″ -16 inserts, and safety anchoring points. To ensure durability and convenience, the box includes heavy-duty Link Skis as a built-in swamp box, making it ideal for location shoots and outdoor shooting to protect against ground moisture.

Since its inception in 2022 with the PDB Link, the Link System family has expanded to include several products and accessories that can be easily rigged together using its proprietary linking mechanism, offering unparalleled flexibility for custom power and data distribution setups. Some of the products and accessories already released include PDB Link, Data Shell, Top and Bottom Mounting Bracket, and Skis. The Hot Link, along with other Link System products, will provide users with unlimited flexibility to create tailored solutions for various production conditions and challenges.

“We are excited to introduce the Hot Link power distribution box, which represents our commitment to innovation and meeting the evolving needs of the industry,” said Nick Stabile, EVP/chief revenue officer at Ratpac Controls. “With its advanced features and compatibility with our existing product line, the Hot Link will empower industry professionals to elevate their lighting setups and production capabilities.”

The Hot Link power distribution box is now available for demos. The Ratpac Controls team invites you to visit us at Cine Gear LA, stage 19, booth S9403, or contact us at marketing@ratpaccontrols.com or sales@ratpaccontrols.com to explore the possibilities of the Link System family for your power and data distribution needs.

Learn more about the Hot Link: https://ratpaccontrols.com/product/power-and-data/208v-hot-link/

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