About Us

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.

CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

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 introducedand 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 adapter 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 With the release of the IPL series, piggy-back batteries have a new standard.
2020 World's smallest battery V-Mount battery in this capacity was introduced, the Imicro-98.