Over the past couple of years we have been reviewing and testing gear internally for quite a few gear makers. Most of that camera gear made it successfully to market, but a few products didn’t thanks in part to our input as real world gear users. Vision Wrangler and Cinescopophilia are pleased to announce that […]
Wait… We told you the Canon C200 and C400 cameras were not coming. We know rumours, and this was never going to happen, it was always a fabricated story by a pathetic Chav speaking poltroon eBay Blogger to get hits (much like the title of this article) No C200 and C400 cameras of course, so […]
Bryce Button Product Marketing Manager with AJA talks to Adorama about all things CION at NAB. Join Michael Artsis at NAB 2014 with a first look at AJA’s Cion 4K camera. Please see Adorama for more DEETS about the CION camera from AJA.
Looking for more information on the Panasonic VariCam 35? Here’s an in-depth interview with B&H at NABshow. Panasonic introduces their new VariCam 35, which has a Super 35-sized sensor and shoots DCI-spec 4K (as well as 2K and HD) to Express P2 cards. The modular PL-mount VariCam shoots up to 120 fps 4K to P2 […]
StudioTech TV have gone to the Blackmagic Design booth at the NAB 2014 Exhibition and got the low down on all the new goodies, products, and upgrades that BMD have on offer. Thanks to StudioTech TV for taking us on a tour of the Blackmagic Design NAB booth.
Blackmagic Design have announced DaVinci Resolve 11, a major upgrade with over 100 new editing and colour grading features. This new update includes major improvements in online editing plus context sensitive trimming, onset file cloning, photographer style color grading tools and an amazing new collaborative workflow that allows multiple users to work simultaneously on the […]
With a Name Like Brown Bear 3-Axis DLSR Gimbal Stabiliser What’s Not To Love. Big Balance Technology have other animals for products too: The Gazelle, Husky, Mustang, and Gorilla. StudioTech TV caught up with Big Balance at NAB 2014:
Super quick one for you: Check out the Assimilate showreel shown at NAB. ASSIMILATE Showreel NAB 2014
Can’t get to NAB 2014 and see the exhibits on display such as the Sony one? Well Sony thought of that and Mark Bonifacio Director of Marketing, Sony Electronics video has done a little booth showcase just for you.
James Mathers for the Digital Cinema Society talks to Tony Cacciarelli Product Marketing Manager from AJA Video Systems, about the new CION camera and the new LUT-BOX from AJA at NAB 2014.
The folks from B&H had a little run through with Schneider Optics and their Xenon 18mm & Cine-Xenar III 14mm lenses at NAB 2014. At NAB 2014, Schneider Optics introduces two new wide, fast cine lenses, the Xenon 18mm T2.4 full-frame lens (available in EF, F, and PL mounts) and the Super 35-format Cine-Xenar III […]
A quick look at the difference between the Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera Vs the Panasonic VariCam HS camera: Click on the image to get the full size. To see the full cheat sheet on the Panasonic VariCam 35 4K Camera, and Panasonic VariCam HS Camera please go HERE.
Seriously how bad boy does this Camera Stabilization Systems from Orbiter look. Manios Digital & Film debuted the new and upgraded Orbiter 270 3.0 Stadium at NAB Stand C9539. The Orbiter 270 3.0 Stadium allows camera operators to work in tight spaces in sports venues without obstructing spectator sightlines; Sharpshooter captures rocket launches and other […]
New Cintel film scanner features an innovative new wall mount and desktop design with Thunderbolt 2 for real-time scanning of 35mm and 16mm film up to 30fps in Ultra HD resolution! Blackmagic Design have announced a new model of Cintel Film Scanner designed with an architectural aesthetic that’s so thin it can even be wall […]
Vocas Systems showcase its latest line-up of matte boxes, rail supports, focus controllers and other products at NAB 2014 (Stand C10518). Two new matte boxes will be on display, the MB-455 (an upgraded version of the popular MB-450) and the MB-435 (an upgrade of the MB-430). Both matte boxes feature a maximum lens diameter of […]
Panasonic have announced updates to its new VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes 422 HQ* support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder for the VariCam 35 camera. “Given the prevalence of ProRes […]
Adding to the details we have already published from an older JVC press release, we now find buried deep in a newer release that they will have four 4K prototype cameras they will show for the first time at NAB 2014. Four 4K JVC Cameras at NAB 2014: GY-LSX1 4K shoulder mount camera GY-LSX2 4K […]
The ARRI Amira camera comes in three configuration packages: Amira Camera Set, Amira Advanced, and Amira Premium. CONFIGURATION OPTIONS There are three camera configurations to choose from, differentiated by their feature sets. Customers then complete their package by selecting whatever combination of lens mount, battery mount and bottom plate meets their needs; these are configured […]
Atomos have announced the Ninja Star recorder at NAB 2014, (7-10 April, Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number C9532). The Ninja Star is a must have for people who need to “Record Apple ProRes on Board” camera rigs, such as Drones, RC Helicopters, extreme sports and Reality TV. “Our customers screamed for a tiny flash […]
Atomos have announced the new 4K Apple ProRes and RAW capable 12G-SDI and 4K HDMI Shogun at NAB 2014, (7-10 April, Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number ￼C9532). “Shogun is the culmination of everything we stand for, amazing edit codec’s from the sensor like 4K ProRes and RAW Cinema DNG. Affordable 4K recording through Raided […]
Digital Bolex have announced their D16M Native Monochrome camera. After a few months of testing we’re very excited to announce the D16M, boasting a black and white sensor for highest quality monochrome capture without the need to debayer, retaining a higher sensitivity to light and preserving the full dynamic range of the sensor. D16M Technical […]
AJA Video Systems have officially announced their CION camera, an entirely new professional camera. CION features an ergonomic design and is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD resolutions. AJA pioneered lens-to-post Apple ProRes workflows with the introduction of the Ki Pro product line in 2009; CION builds on this achievement by offering in-camera recording […]
Blackmagic Design have announced their Blackmagic URSA camera, a new high end digital film camera designed to revolutionize workflow on set. Built to handle the ergonomics of large film crews as well as single person use, URSA has multiple accessories built in, including a massive 10 inch fold out on set monitor, large user upgradable […]
Blackmagic Design have announced their Blackmagic Studio Camera, a new camera specifically designed for live production and available in 1080 HD and Ultra HD models starting from only $1,995. Blackmagic Studio Camera will be demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design NAB 2014 booth at #SL219. Blackmagic Studio Camera is one of the most advanced broadcast cameras […]
At NAB 2014 Blackmagic Design have announced their 10-bit 4:2:2 video Blackmagic Studio Camera. Here is a quick rip from their manual… We are extremely excited to have designed the Blackmagic Studio Camera, ever since I was a teenager I have loved live production, it’s so exciting! Traditionally cameras with talkback and tally were very […]
Super quick one for you: F&V have snuck out a little piccie of their SpectraHD 4 720p monitor and EVF which will be at NAB 2014. Booth C11539 at the 2014 NAB Show for those that want to play with the working prototype SpectraHD 4 720p monitor and EVF.
Quick one for you; the ARRI Studio Matte Box SBM 1. A studio matte box for filter sizes up to 6.6″ x 6.6″, the SMB-1 is designed to be used with bigger wide-angle prime lenses and also with zooms. The SMB-1 Tilt has an integrated tilt module that counteracts image artefacts linked to filter reflections […]
Hot news from SmallHD for NAB 2014 is that via a firmware update, the DP7-PRO monitor turns into a portable, real-time colour grading system that can even send grades downstream and export them as 3D LUTs for post. It’s one of those things you have to experience to fully understand how cool it is. According […]
Voodoo Master will allow you to get the most out of your Blackmagic Cinema Camera or Blackmagic Production Camera 4K with unparalleled functionality in a sexy and sinister compact unit. ActionProducts Voodoo Master Features Lemo power in An 8 pin standard Lemo for unregulated battery power also found on the ActionCam Raptor and ActionProducts EPIC […]
Nothing like a last minute preview press release for NAB 2014… JVC are saying they have three 4K cameras on the NAB Show floor. A Mini 4K camera, a Compact 4K camera, and a Shoulder Mounted 4K camera with PL Mount for interchangeable lenses. JVC have also officially joined the Micro Four Thirds System standard. […]
At their NAB Show press conference Grass Valley have announced they are making a 4K Native B4 lens LDX camera. Trials of the camera available this North American Summer. Along with a 4K workflow solution, Grass Valley also showed the LDX XtremeSpeed 6X (360 fps) ultra-slow-motion camera which is currently being trialed with Root Sports […]
At a pre-NAB Show get together AJA have provided a small sneak peek into their new 4K60P (up to 120fps) camera called the Cion, which is expected to cost $8995. The APS-C sensor Cion 4K camera, also records 2K, & 1080p HD, Recording ProRes & AJA RAW. From we understand Cion to mean, it’s an […]
At NAB 2014 Sony have announced the new PXW-X180 handheld solid-state memory camcorder is the latest addition to their XDCAM Series. Ideal for broadcast and professional video production applications, it features three 1/3” Full HD Exmor CMOS sensors and a new 25x optical zoom Sony G Lens with 26 mm wide angle. The PXW-X180 records […]
At NAB 2014 MTI Film will introduce CORTEX CarryOn, its new, portable, all-in-one, on-set dailies solution that is powerful enough to handle the most demanding production tasks and yet small enough to fit in the overhead bin of an aircraft. Compact, lightweight and rugged, CORTEX CarryOn packs more power, offers greater versatility, and features a […]
It’s a sneak peek of the Ronin, a handheld brushless gimbal camera rig, but you know DJI the makers of the famous Phantom and Phantom 2 multi-rotor aerial systems know a thing or two about gimbals. Looks like NAB 2014 is the place to be if you want to get first hand play with the […]
Sony at NAB 2014 have reaffirmed their commitment to the addition of Apple ProRes on-board recording as a future hardware upgrade option for its F5 and F55 CineAlta 4K cameras. ProRes files will be stored and recorded internally to the F5 and F55 via Sony’s SxS PRO+ memory cards, which were specially designed to handle […]
NAB 2014 and Sony have announced their 4K α7S Full-Frame Camera. The a7S features newly developed, wide dynamic range sensor with awe-inspiring sensitivity. Joining the acclaimed α7 and α7R family of the world’s smallest full-frame interchangeable lens cameras, Sony’s new α7S model puts extraordinary sensitivity, low noise and spectacular 4K video quality into the hands […]
Aaaah Mark Roberts Motion Control you’ve done it again. The Orbital rig comes in different sizes and is made specifically to quickly take photos from all angles of product and items for online retail and museum artefact archiving. Turntables can be any size. Precise, fast and quick to use with the precision found standardly in […]
Quick one for you: The Silk brushless gimbal camera rig, that can handle Blackmagic cameras and the Panasonic GH4 camera. Silk’s carbon fiber and aluminum design makes it light enough for both handheld and aerial applications. Powered by the Basecam Electronics Gimbal Control Board, the Silk Gimbal produces footage on a new level of stability […]
Avid have made several key announcements around Avid Everywhere, the company’s strategic vision for the media and entertainment industry, centered on connecting creative professionals and media organizations with their audiences in more powerful, efficient, collaborative, and profitable ways. The company introduced its new Avid MediaCentral Platform and set of modular application suites that together represent […]
G-RIG’s novel camera system VALOS, brushless gimbal camera rig goes to NAB 2014. A highly sensitive sensor detects natural body movement. The movement information is quickly processed by a microprocessor and passed on to the motors. These motors move the camera, which is mounted on the system, equally into the opposite direction of the natural […]
OConnor debuts 60L tripod, photo and cine accessory kits at 2014, including cine and photo follow focus kits, O-Box WM, O-Grips Handgrips & Universal Baseplate. OConnor will present a growing line of camera and lens accessories during the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas, April 7 – 11, 2014. Engineered to address the […]
Sachtler have launched the SPEEDLEVEL Clamp – an innovative new bowl clamp that is the perfect accessory for Sachtler’s renowned range of 100mm heads. As an industry leader, Sachtler offers premium quality camera support and the unique SPEEDLEVEL Clamp incorporates the company’s SPEEDLEVEL technology making levelling the head faster and more convenient. The innovative product […]
Here is a sneak peek of the newly announced Timecode Buddy mini rx, an ultra compact timecode generator and receiver. Keep an eye on Timecode Buddy and hit them up at NAB 2014 at booth #C1439.
Debuting at the NAB 2014 show is the Thales Angénieux Optimo Style series of zoom lenses featuring three new zooms – two hand-held; Optimo Style 16-40 and 30-76 and one full size Optimo Style 25-250 – to support new production needs for the migration to a more cinematic look with 4K quality. Highlighting Angénieux’s ongoing […]
K-Tek have announced the TadpoleX, the newest member of its Tadpole small camera handle lineup. Tadpoles have become the popular solution for holding small HD action cameras. Made of black anodized aluminum, the TadpoleX three-section camera pole is engineered with the same precision as K-Tek’s market-leading boom microphone poles. With a fixed ¼-20 threaded stud […]
K-Tek introduce audio production products at NAB 2014 in booth #C1736. The audio specialists at K-Tek have designed a range of bags from an audio-centric perspective. The Stingray1 Audio Bag is ideal for small mixer/recorders like the Sound Devices’ 633 and the Zaxcom MAXX, and the Stingray2 is made for the Sound Devices 664. Both […]
Sachtler have announced the release of a new range of premium camera support gear – the Ace Accessories – to complement the established Ace product range. Ace Accessories include the Ace Base Plate, Ace Follow Focus and Ace Matte Box, and can be bought individually or as a package. The height adjustable base plate provides […]