Celebrating its third decade of service to the global production community, IDX is a premier manufacturer and supplier of Lithium Ion battery/power systems, HD wireless video transmission solutions, V-Mount technology and more to the broadcast and professional video industry. IDX is the world’s first company to utilize Lithium Ion power in broadcast applications and the first manufacturer to comply with international safety and environmental requirements.
IDX’s mission is to develop products that professionals can use with confidence and convenience. By offering the highest quality of product and world-class service, IDX’s customers are allowed to operate their equipment as expected and concentrate solely on capturing and creating.
From IDX’s award winning battery systems to its ground-breaking wireless HD video transmission systems, you can be confident that IDX and its products will continue to meet the ever-changing demands and challenges of the industry. Rest assured that any IDX product you choose will stand the test of time.
|1989||Establishes in Tokyo, Japan, to develop and manufacture batteries for broadcast video.|
|1993||Head office moves to Kawasaki City, Japan.|
|1994||IDX System Technology, Inc. is established in San Diego, U.S.A. and IDX Technology Europe, Ltd. is established in London, England.|
|1996||Introduction of the NP-L40 battery, the world’s first Lithium Ion NP battery.|
|1998||IDX opens a service center at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.|
|1999||Establishes IDX Taiwanese Office.|
|2000||Launches the ENDURA System with the ENDURA-50.|
|2002||IDX USA moves to Torrance, California.|
|2003||IDX HQ Shipment and Logistics Center is established.|
|2004||BMS Battery Management System is introduced and IDX HQ moves to current site in Kawasaki, Japan.|
|2005||IDX Company, Ltd. acquires ISO 14001 accreditation and establishes IDX Hong Kong office. Analog wireless video transmission system is developed.|
|2007||Development of the ENDURA ELITE, our highest capacity ENDURA battery. IDX Europe moves to Langley, England.|
|2008||Introduction of HD wireless video transmission system CW-5HD. IDX USA relocates to new Torrance facility.|
|2009||IDX unveils LED on-board light X5-Lite, and E-HL9 Series batteries; ENDURA ELITE expands protocol compatibility.|
|2010||V-Mount product advancements include power base EB-424L, wireless mount A-MWR and shoulder adaptor A-CA74E.|
|2011||Expansion of V-Mount P-V2 Plate Series allowing 12V down-conversion for small profile camcorders & HDSLR systems.|
|2012||CW-1 Wireless HDMI Transmission System is added to IDX lineup of Wireless HD Transmission Systems and IDX receives letter of quality assurance certification from Sanyo/Panasonic.|
|2013||IDX introduces CW-7 Wireless HD-SDI Transmission System, DUO-series batteries, and ET-PV2BM & A-E2EOSC V-mount Adapter plates for popular Canon and Blackmagic camcorders.|
|2014||IDX celebrates its 25th anniversary with addition of CUE series batteries, high load capable E-HL10DS battery, & CW-3 Wireless 3G-SDI Transmission System.|
|2015||IDX introduces the CW-F25, the first wireless H.264 25Mbps transmitter with return video, camera control, intercom, ethernet, I/O & tally, all built-in to one box.|
|2016||LIFE PLUS charging algorithm is developed to extend battery life (VL-2000S charger). High energy density DUO Compact series is introduced.|
|2017||IDX steps into the lens filter business by introducing the ALPHA-I ND Filter System.|
|2018||Introduced a new company logo featuring a hornet. Oriental hornets are known to have built-in “solar cells” that generate electricity from sunlight.
|2019||IDX celebrates its 30th anniversary with the release of the new PowerLink IPL series and also the near 300Wh CUE-D300 battery, IDX’s greatest capacity by far.|
|2020||World’s smallest V-Mount battery in this capacity was introduced, the Imicro-98.
CUE-D series batteries were upgraded to the CUE-H series.
From the award winning ENDURA™ Battery Systems to the ground-breaking CAM~WAVE Wireless HD systems, you can be confident that IDX will continue to innovate new products to meet the ever-changing demands and challenges of the broadcast, cinema, and video industries.
To ensure safe battery operation and unsurpassed performance, only the highest quality cells from the same production lot and performance group are selected to manufacture all IDX lithium ion batteries.
IDX proudly reached RoHS compliance in advance of the 2006 legal requirement and continues to monitor its design and production methods to reduce the impact of toxic waste materials on our environment.