Core SWX Powerbase Edge Snap 49wh SMART Stacking battery pack First Look NAB 2024

Core SWX showed us their new Powerbase Edge Snap, a 49wh SMART Stacking battery pack at NAB 2024. It was designed as a compact and versatile battery pack for powering equipment, and the stackable design makes adding more power a breeze, plus a very cool charging feature.

Key features

  • Powerbase Edge Snap: Redefining cinematic production standards with this revolutionary power solution.
  • Unique snap-together stacking feature for seamless parallel connection, extending power capabilities, increasing max load output and streamlining management.
  • Incorporates Core’s PD Pro with two PD Pro taps (5V to 28V) and two standard 12V ptaps for unparalleled flexibility.
  • Empowers concurrent powering of up to four accessories, ensuring consistent power delivery to essential equipment.
  • Hot-swappable, stackable design for continuous power supply and convenient charging on set.
  • PD Pro ports facilitate USBC-PD charging, with stackability enabling parallel charging for multiple packs.
  • PD Pro Aux ports are 100% USB-C PD compatible.
  • Wrap-around RGB LED power indicator for easy battery status monitoring and color-coded rig setups.
  • Voltbridge iD chip enables access to vital battery data and increased functionality via smartphone connectivity.
  • Compact form, versatile connectivity, and unparalleled convenience make Edge Snap the evolution of production battery packs.

The Edge Snap, has a snap-together feature that allows multiple units to be seamlessly connected in parallel to provide extended power capabilities. The hot-swappable and stackable design of the Edge Snap enables quick and effortless addition or removal of packs, ensuring continuous power supply to accessories while allowing for convenient charging.

Despite their lightweight design at just 0.87lbs, the Powerbase Edge Snap has 9lbs of magnetic strength, making them ideal for the demands of the cinema video industry. This magnetic strength ensures that even when multiple packs are used in parallel, they stay securely in place, providing reliable power throughout your shoot.

By incorporating Core’s new AUX connection, PD Pro, the two PD Pro taps on the pack boasts the capacity to output voltages ranging from 5V to 28V. Coupled with two standard ptaps, the Edge Snap allows users to power up to four accessories concurrently.

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The PD Pro ports facilitate charging via USBC-PD, while the stackability feature enables parallel charging of multiple packs through a single USBC-PD charge connection.

The Snap packs features one 1/4-20 connection, and the Edge Snap QRC plate (sold separately) allows the packs to be mounted through a multitude of 1/4-20 and 3/8 anti-rotational connections, along with both 1/4-20 threads to attach to compact handheld DSLR/ cinema cameras or a standard V-lock shoe mechanical mount for a wide-array of mounting options.

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A wrap-around RGB LED power indicator allows you always to know your battery status, and you can color code the packs for various rig setups.

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Each pack is equipped with a Voltbridge iD chip, to access accumulated battery data, FW data, along with increased battery functionality. You can simply wave your phone near the pack to access vital information. 


  • Mount Type: SNAP Stacking
  • Output Ptap:  2x ptap DC 11-16.8v
  • USB-C PD Charge Input: Up to 100w
  • USB-C PD PRO Output:  DC 5v/9v/12v/15v/20v/24v/28v, 2x 90watt
  • Dimensions: 4.46” x 2.83” x 1.38” 
  • Weight: 0.83lbs.

Price & Availability

The Core SWX Powerbase Edge Snap will be available in June for $195 USD. The Edge Snap QRC plate will be $39 USD.
The USB-C cable to PDPro is $19
The 3-pin to PDPro Pro is $55

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