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ARRI Alexa XT Camera Open Gate Lens Coverage by Gulf Camera:

ARRI Alexa XT Camera Open Gate Lens Coverage by Gulf Camera:

The Mob over at Gulf Camera attempt to answer the question: Which lenses will cover “Open Gate” on the ARRI Alexa XT camera? From Gulf Camera… Super 35 film has an image circle of 28.5mm and the Alexa 16:9 is a little smaller at 27.8mm. Using the “Open Gate” mode on the Alexa XT camera […]

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Panasonic GH4 Camera at 96fps 4096×2160 Vs ARRI Alexa Camera & Blackmagic 4K Videos:

Panasonic GH4 Camera at 96fps 4096×2160 Vs ARRI Alexa Camera & Blackmagic 4K Videos:

Sorry for the worst post title in the history of Blogging. It’s an amalgamation of the combined test videos featuring the Panasonic GH4 4K camera… So just going to leave this here: Panasonic GH4 4K camera used in some very basic tests by Sittipong Kongtong on the Youtube channel 2011peopleasia. Make of it what you […]

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Canon C300 Tops The UK’s Most Rented Camera Of The Year:

Canon C300 Tops The UK’s Most Rented Camera Of The Year:

According to a Televisual survey the most hired camera last year in the UK was the Canon C300. Televisual Magazine have been conducting camera hire surveys for the last eight years to reveal the 10 most hired cameras of the year. They are saying the ARRI Amira camera will be the hot ticket item for […]

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P+S TECHNIK IMS 2.0 Lens Mount Adapter for ARRI Alexa, RED Epic, & Scarlet Cameras:

P+S TECHNIK IMS 2.0 Lens Mount Adapter for ARRI Alexa, RED Epic, & Scarlet Cameras:

The P+S TECHNIK Interchangeable Mount System (IMS) lens mount adapters make available hundreds of film and still photography lenses for just about any camera. The P+S TECHNIK mount adapters for cameras with IMS and Sony FZ interface are plug’n’play. The lens mounts for ARRI Alexa and RED cameras are easily mounted using the lens mount […]

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ARRI Alexa Software Update Packet SUP 9.0 and CFast 2.0 Recording:

ARRI Alexa Software Update Packet SUP 9.0 and CFast 2.0 Recording:

ARRI have announced that the Software Update Packet (SUP) 9.0 for ARRI ALEXA XT/XR upgrade cameras and SUP 9.0 for ALEXA Classic cameras is available for immediate download. Software Update Packet (SUP) 9.0 enables a number of new features for all ALEXA cameras. It adds new recording capabilities and codec options and provides the basis […]

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6 Canon 5D Cameras an ARRI Alexa & 1930′s Vintage Anamorphic Lenses Film Last Passenger Movie:

6 Canon 5D Cameras an ARRI Alexa & 1930′s Vintage Anamorphic Lenses Film Last Passenger Movie:

Cinematographer Angus Hudson kindly shares some of his experiences shooting director Omid Nooshin’s low-budget British thriller LAST PASSENGER with an ARRI ALEXA, 6 Canon 5D cameras plus 1930′s vintage anamorphic lenses. Check out the train’s driving plate vision which was rear projected to give that real train set a true sense of movement in Last […]

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A New Camera With a 5 Letter Girls Name That Begins & Ends With A From ARRI Coming to IBC 2013:

A New Camera With a 5 Letter Girls Name That Begins & Ends With A From ARRI Coming to IBC 2013:

ARRI will drop a new smaller camera than the popular Alexa at IBC that will have CF card recording internal capabilities and have off camera recording ready to roll from companies already working with ARRI such as Codex. Well if the journo’s that I work with can do it then why can’t I. You know […]

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Movcam Wooden Handle Grips For Your Camera:

Movcam Wooden Handle Grips For Your Camera:

Quick one for you: The Movcam range of wood grip handles for your camera. Movcam new wooden handle can support: Arri Alexa/ Sony F5/F55/ Red Epic/Scarlet / Canon C300/C500 /Sony FS700 / BMCC… Please see Movcam for more information about their range of wooden handle support grips.

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ARRI Alexa Cameras Overview Plus More Helpful Alexa Videos:

ARRI Alexa Cameras Overview Plus More Helpful Alexa Videos:

On YouTube, The Official Arri Channel now has a collection of helpful videos about the Alexa series of cameras. The seven Arri Alexa Classic cameras and the four Alexa XT cameras are discussed, as well as accessories and upgrades for both series of cameras covered in the videos. Here are just some of the helpful […]

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ARRI Alexa Alexaremote Remote Controller System Demo:

ARRI Alexa Alexaremote Remote Controller System Demo:

Balint Seres has sent us his latest video for his Alexaremote Remote Controller system for the ARRI Alexa cameras. network cable and radio control change/set and store 10 profiles for FPS, EI, WB and Shutter check all information on your own screen start/stop camera switch 2K/HD toggle SxS 1 and 2 turn Highspeed on/off set […]

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Did You See The ARRI Showreel From NAB 2013:

Did You See The ARRI Showreel From NAB 2013:

Broadcast and cine trade shows like NAB need smoke and mirrors to get the folks in and product out the door… Luckily ARRI played their part and cracked out this cool showreel… as well as their cameras and professional camera accessories. ALEXA Showreel NAB 2013 from ARRI Channel on Vimeo. Keen for more? Well you […]

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ARRI Alexa Camera XR Module Upgrade Announced:

ARRI Alexa Camera XR Module Upgrade Announced:

Those that bought an ARRI Alexa camera three years ago should have been rewarded many times over with that investment. Well now ARRI are rewarding Alexa owners by announcing that they can purchase some of the key components of the new ALEXA XT camera with the XR Module upgrade path. The ARRI Alexa XR Module […]

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ARRI Says No To a Baby Alexa Camera:

ARRI Says No To a Baby Alexa Camera:

It was short it was sweet. On an ARRI forum the question was put forward: Will ARRI launch a new camera called the Baby Alexa? Unfortunately there is no substance to what you’ve heard. We are not launching a new camera called the Alexa Baby. We are however, extremely excited about the ALEXA XT line, […]

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The ARRI Alexa RED EPIC Sony F55 Sensor Test:

The ARRI Alexa RED EPIC Sony F55 Sensor Test:

What does an ARRI Alexa, RED Epic, and a Sony F55 camera have in common? Sensors… And Allstar the gear makers who gave us the A-Mount System and the tripod / shoulder base rig for cine compact cameras have bundled together the ARRI Alexa, RED EPIC, and Sony F55 cameras for a little sensor test. […]

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Schneider Optics ARRI Alexa In-Camera Filter System:

Schneider Optics ARRI Alexa In-Camera Filter System:

Schneider Optics announced that it is manufacturing and distributing an innovative In-Camera Filter System developed by Clairmont Camera for the ARRI Alexa camera. Working closely with Schneider, Clairmont Camera’s Andree Martin and Alan Albert designed custom assemblies that hold interchangeable Schneider filters in front of the Alexa’s CMOS sensor assembly. The kit includes a specially […]

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What Does BMCC Footage Look Like From An RC Heli Rig:

What Does BMCC Footage Look Like From An RC Heli Rig:

Question: What does BMCC footage look like from an RC Helicopter Rig? Answer: Why not take a gander for yourself at some Blackmagic Cinema Camera footage alongside DSLR clips taken while hoisted up in an RC Heli Rig. One thing to note the description is wrong in the video: The company and the camera are […]

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Details of That Panavision 70mm Sensor Camera Were Out in December:

Details of That Panavision 70mm Sensor Camera Were Out in December:

Panavision recently had on display a full mock up of their 70mm sensor camera at Plus Camerimage: The International Film Festival Of The Art Of Cinematogrphy which was held in Poland back in November – December 2012. According to Cinefii in an article published way back on December the 5th, the specs available on the […]

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Get Your Free Copy Of The Comprehensive Guide to Rigging Any Camera:

Get Your Free Copy Of The Comprehensive Guide to Rigging Any Camera:

First there was the Wolfcrow e-books Master Guide to Rigging a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera and the Master Guide to Rigging a Nikon D800 or D800E, and now hot on their heels is The Comprehensive Guide to Rigging Any Camera. The Comprehensive Guide to Rigging Any Camera guide outlines a road map on how to […]

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A Quick Look at Some of the Cameras and Rigs Used on Skyfall:

A Quick Look at Some of the Cameras and Rigs Used on Skyfall:

Following on from the success of The Fast and the Furious 6 post showing rigs and cameras, I have another frame grabber that I am just going to leave laying around for you. This time it is stills pulled from the James Bond Skyfall movie BTS EPK. Some of the stills are a little soft […]

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ALEXAREMOTE The ARRI Alexa Camera Remote:

ALEXAREMOTE The ARRI Alexa Camera Remote:

One of the quickest teasers you will ever see came from Balint Seres stating that there will a new remote unit available for the Arri Alexa cameras. This is all we have at this stage. Remote Controller for Alexa cameras -network cable and radio* control -change/set and store 10 profiles for FPS, EI, WB** and […]

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Skyfall MOTO Posters by Greg Williams Shot on an EPIC:

Skyfall MOTO Posters by Greg Williams Shot on an EPIC:

Photographer and Director Greg Williams, perhaps the greatest REDslinger to ever don a RED camera has done it again. Enjoy the James Bond MOTO versions from a print poster campaign that Greg did for the movie Skyfall using a RED EPIC camera. Take in Daniel Craig, Bernice Marlohe, and Javier Bardem in their moving Skyfall […]

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ARRI Alexa Firmware Update SUP 7.0:

ARRI Alexa Firmware Update SUP 7.0:

ARRI released Software Update Packet (SUP) 7.0, their latest update for the family of ARRI ALEXA cameras. The new update is a unified version for all ALEXAs and can be installed on the basic ALEXA, ALEXA Plus, ALEXA Plus 4:3, ALEXA M and ALEXA Studio. ARRI SUP 7.0 overview: ProRes 2K recording in the 16:9 […]

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ARRI Alexa 120fps: What if TheNewF Sony Camera Does 180fps:

ARRI Alexa 120fps: What if TheNewF Sony Camera Does 180fps:

Nice fun little slomo test on the ARRI Alexa camera at 120fps thanks to JP Caldeano from Yogi Productions. It now appears that 120fps is the new 60fps with each fresh camera coming out, but what if the Sony TheNewF camera steps it up and drops 180fps making it the new 120fps? Just to disturb […]

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CineCoil Cables Have Your Camera and Monitor Covered:

CineCoil Cables Have Your Camera and Monitor Covered:

Developed from the ground up specifically for Film and Television production, CineCoil is a new line of cables aimed at increasing both quality of current options, and making cable management easier. The first CineCoil product ready for release is the coil-based HD-SDI cable. Offered in both 10” and 20“, this cable accommodates both small and […]

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Did You See The ARRI ALEXA Showreel From IBC 2012:

Did You See The ARRI ALEXA Showreel From IBC 2012:

One of the hot ticket must see items from broadcast and cine trade shows of late, apart from any new camera announcement has been camera manufacturers showreels and that ARRI ALEXA one from IBC 2012 does not disappoint. Keen for more then see ARRI.

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ARRI Alexa Showreel:

ARRI Alexa Showreel:

The ARRI Alexa showreel that played at NAB 2012: Enjoy movie, TV, and TVC scenes from the likes of: What To Expect When You’re Expecting, The Wholly Family, Downtown Abby, Rampart, The Avengers, Seeking a Friend For The End Of The World, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Dictator, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, Young Adult, […]

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ARRI LED Tungsten Fresnel Lighting Comparison:

ARRI LED Tungsten Fresnel Lighting Comparison:

ARRI has compared the ARRI L7 LED Fresnel light to other competitor’s lighting products. All lights compared have an output quality of or around a the ARRI 650W Plus Tungsten Fresnel, but the colours recorded with the camera gives a different result. The lighting setup was recorded on an ARRI Alexa camera and recorded in […]

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Cinematographers Talk about their Cannes Films & ARRI Alexa Cameras:

Cinematographers Talk about their Cannes Films & ARRI Alexa Cameras:

Here we have two cinematographers Karim Hussain and Erol Zubcevic talking about the movies they worked on and their decisions for choosing the ARRI Alexa camera to shoot with and the lack of lighting needed to achieve looks in their films. Cinematographer Karim Hussain speaks with ARRI at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival about his […]

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ARRI ALEXA M Camera is it the Ideal Camera for Shooting:

ARRI ALEXA M Camera is it the Ideal Camera for Shooting:

Move over DSLR cameras because the ALEXA M is the ideal camera and the ideal size for shooting with 3D rigs, POV, Crashcam, helicopter shots, underwater rigs, car interiors / exteriors, action photography, Steadicam handheld and more. “The M worked very well in a 3D rig and very well on a Steadicam, but the setup […]

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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera $3K For 2.5K RAW Uncompressed:

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera $3K For 2.5K RAW Uncompressed:

Blackmagic Design have a camera that has a 2.5K sensor, can do 13 stops of dynamic range and 12-bit RAW, Uncompressed files. Blackmagic Design have announced the BMD Cinema Camera and it is just $2995. Well known Australian Cinematographer John Brawley had a very hands on dealings with the BMD Cinema Camera. Video thanks to […]

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Gemini RAW Does 4:4:4 Recording 2K/4K RAW:

Gemini RAW Does 4:4:4 Recording 2K/4K RAW:

Convergent Design have released the Gemini RAW video recorder for digital cinema and multi-camera productions, capable of recording 2K/4K Raw while simultaneously recording HD-SDI in either full uncompressed or Avid DNxHD. Footage recoded on the Gemini RAW with Avid DNxHD or full uncompressed may be used for today’s project, while archiving the Raw for the […]

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Why The GH2 is not at NAB, April 2nd Announcement & Sony 4K:

Why The GH2 is not at NAB, April 2nd Announcement & Sony 4K:

OK the headline is misleading for SEO stuffing or giggles or maybe both but surely you knew already why the GH2 camera is not going to NAB. Well maybe it will be on one stand in a far flung corner like a museum piece worshiped by those not fully understanding the B in NAB. Now […]

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Hot Rod Cameras 2012 Roadmap Includes NikonCine Alexa Mount:

Hot Rod Cameras 2012 Roadmap Includes NikonCine Alexa Mount:

Hot Rod Camera the well renowned camera and optical accessories maker have revealed a little of the big things to come from them in 2012. The first quarter of this year is looking like a doozie for Hot Rod Cameras with an office expansion, and taking on interns. In the camera department look out for […]

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Camera Test ARRI Alexa, Sony FS100, Panasonic AG-AF101, Canon 5D MkII:

Camera Test ARRI Alexa, Sony FS100, Panasonic AG-AF101, Canon 5D MkII:

We all have seen those dead boring self slapping on the back camera v other camera tests. Be it real world, or a shoot out, chart, or pixel peeping, they are pretty much a snoozefeast, get on with it now, oh 3 seconds what camera was that, oh more talking and now shaky camera shots […]

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ARRI Alexa Camera From Body Only to a Full Blown Rig:

ARRI Alexa Camera From Body Only to a Full Blown Rig:

The guys from Ottawa’s own inMotion have put together a neat video showing the setup involved taking the ARRI Alexa camera from body only to kitting it out to a full blown professional rig. See inMotion for more videos.

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BTS ARRI Alexa on EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE:

BTS ARRI Alexa on EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE:

Some nice behind the scene shots of the ARRI Alexa camera and the hard working production crew on the set of “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” movie which stars Tom Hanks. See ARRI for more information on the Alexa.

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Pomfort LiveGrade, Live Manipulation of Images From Any HD-SDI Camera:

Pomfort LiveGrade, Live Manipulation of Images From Any HD-SDI Camera:

Pomfort’s LiveGrade application uses Blackmagic HDLink capabilities for live manipulation of HD-SDI images and offers a complete solution for the creation, manipulation and management of camera looks. Get a free Beta trial version of Pomfort’s LiveGrade. With Pomfort LiveGrade you can control the camera’s look on a live image (for example during pre-production) and create […]

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Sexy Sexy Sexy ARRI ALEXA Teaser Camerimage 2011:

Sexy Sexy Sexy ARRI ALEXA Teaser Camerimage 2011:

Let’s make a camera promo and let’s not have some boring monotone head of some department that no one cares about like we always see. Instead let’s bolt on sleek exciting angles, movement flash lighting, even fire and ice, throw in some black and whites of Lens Slingers, and then edit the bejeebers out of […]

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Astro 2k SSD ARRIRAW Recorder now Approved for Alexa:

Astro 2k SSD ARRIRAW Recorder now Approved for Alexa:

Astrodesign the high end digital video equipment developer and manufacturer, announced that the 2k SSD recorder HR-7502/-A has been successfully approved as ARRIRAW T-Link (Transport Link) certified recorder by ARRI. ARRIRAW T-Link (Transport Link) certificate is provided only for the product which meets the following conditions and is confirmed by ARRI’s quite strict and high […]

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BTS ANONYMOUS Movie Shot on The ARRI Alexa Camera:

BTS ANONYMOUS Movie Shot on The ARRI Alexa Camera:

Known more for action-packed blockbusters such as 2012, Roland Emmerich’s new feature ANONYMOUS is a literary thriller set in Elizabethan England which questions the true authorship of William Shakespeare’s work. The film was the first international feature to be recorded digitally in its entirety with the ALEXA camera system. Here we see first-hand what production […]

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Leica M Series Lens Mount for RED EPIC & ARRI Alexa Cameras:

Leica M Series Lens Mount for RED EPIC & ARRI Alexa Cameras:

Picked this one up from Justin O’Neill, one of the good guys from RoyalGalactic; and it’s the Leica M series lens mount which enables the utilization of one of the world’s finest lens systems on the Red Epic Camera. The SpaceCam Lens Mount System for fitting of M Series lenses to Epic Camera permits use […]

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ALEXA Studio & ALEXA M Cameras at IBC:

ALEXA Studio & ALEXA M Cameras at IBC:

ARRI came to IBC 2011 with the two new ALEXA models that were promised at NAB earlier this year in an advanced state of readiness, with working prototypes shared between the IBC show floor and high-profile industry leaders. The ALEXA Studio is the flagship of the range; like the ARRICAM Studio, it is equipped with […]

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ARRI Alexa 120fps Footage:

ARRI Alexa 120fps Footage:

120 frames per second ability will be coming to the Arri Alexa late this year. This will be at FULL HD resolution of 1920×1080 at ProRes 422HQ setting. Even at this high frame rate, Alexa will still retain the 14stops of Dynamic Range and High sensor sensitivity that the camera has become known for. See […]

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Why Game of Thrones, NCIS, & Prom Went With The ARRI Alexa:

Why Game of Thrones, NCIS, & Prom Went With The ARRI Alexa:

Quick one on why the ARRI Alexa camera has been picked up as the camera of choice by NCIS, Game of Thrones, and Prom. Check out the Moviola Panel chatting about choosing the Alexa. Audio is dodgy but stick with it and get a rapid insight into camera and workflow choice decisions by players in […]

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The Vision Wrangler 2011 Mid Year Top 5 Cine Gear Hits & Misses Awards:

The Vision Wrangler 2011 Mid Year Top 5 Cine Gear Hits & Misses Awards:

Cracker outstanding first six months for camera gear we have had wouldn’t you say? You could even toss Epic out there to describe 2011 so far. Of course there has been a few cine hiccups, snags, and SNAFU moments in the first half of this year but hey that’s all part of the fun. The […]

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Shotover Camera Systems New 6-Axis Gyro-Stabilized Gimbal:

Shotover Camera Systems New 6-Axis Gyro-Stabilized Gimbal:

Coming out of New Zealand is the Shotover Camera Systems 6 axis gyro stabilized gimbal which is perfect for aerial cinema photography. The Shotover Camera System has been designed specifically for the cinema industry for shooting stabilzed aerial footage from moving platforms, primarily helicopters with no aircraft maneuver or camera pointing limitations. Our systems are […]

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ARRI ALEXA Plus Explained Video:

ARRI ALEXA Plus Explained Video:

Marc Shipman-Mueller from ARRI runs us through some features of the ARRI Alexa Plus which they have begun to ship: Please see ARRI for more.

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Used On A RED MX The Brite-View Is No Longer The DIY Teradek:

Good news following on from Cinescopophilia’s DIY Teradek Cube Wireless HDMI Transmitter Alternate and Brite-View HD Responds to DIY Teradek posts comes news that Brite-View are in full swing testing their AirSyncHD Wireless HD transmitter. The Brite-View AirSyncHD Wireless HD transmitter at $189.99 is going to look very appealing to a lot of Shooters who […]

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