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Power Your GoPro Camera For 12 Hours With a Turbopack 9000:

Power Your GoPro Camera For 12 Hours With a Turbopack 9000:

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fotodiox Pro originally made the Turbopack 9000 power pack to help externally power B4 lenses used on cameras other than ENG / EFP ones. They have now discovered the Turbopack 9000 is ideal for powering a GoPro camera for up to 12 hours. The thing only costs $70. The Turbopack outputs any of three voltages […]

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SCHNEIDER OPTICS Wide Angle Adapter For Cabrio 19-90 PL Mount Zoom Lens:

SCHNEIDER OPTICS Wide Angle Adapter For Cabrio 19-90 PL Mount Zoom Lens:

| April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quick one for you. Schneider Optics premiers its new Wide Angle Adapter for Fujinon’s 19-90mm T2.9 PL-mount Cabrio zoom lens. The adapter provides a 30-percent wider angle than the Cabrio’s 19mm limitation, with a minimum focal length of 14.5mm. The non-zoom through adapter is designed for quick mounting and removal on the front of the […]

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RigWheels Passport Camera Dolly:

RigWheels Passport Camera Dolly:

| April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Passport Camera Dolly is the new name for PortaRail Collapsable Dolly Slider Rail System and Universal Rail Brackets combo. The Passport system is available now for pre-order and the first units will begin shipping early May however, new pre-orders are now expected to ship mid-June as they are available on a first-come first-serve basis. As […]

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Sony 4K 13M-Pixel CMOS Image Sensor Enabling HDR Output at 30 fps:

Sony 4K 13M-Pixel CMOS Image Sensor Enabling HDR Output at 30 fps:

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

4K HDR video at 30 fps from a Sony CMOS sensor that is shrink wrapped for your smartphone. Here is Sony’s press release: The recent growth of smartphone users brought more opportunities to share video imaging and still imaging on the internet, and higher picture quality is required even for smartphone cameras. As the result, […]

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3-Axis Brushless Gimbal Hand-Held Stabilizer For Smartphones From DSLRPros:

3-Axis Brushless Gimbal Hand-Held Stabilizer For Smartphones From DSLRPros:

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

DSLRPros have announced their 3-Axis smartphone hand-held stabilizer. Film just like the pros with cinema quality stabilization right from your smartphone. With sub-pixel stabilization on ALL 3-Axis (1st Axis: Roll, 2nd Axis: Pitch and most critically 3rd Axis: Yaw) you will have the power to capture compelling, high production value footage that was previously impossible […]

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Genustech Noga Arm and Cheese Kit Specials:

Genustech Noga Arm and Cheese Kit Specials:

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Those Scallywags at Genustech have bundled together a Noga Arm and Cheese Plate and stuck special stickers on it. For a limited time Genustech is bundling 3 popular products into 2 special packages. The Noga Arm Cheese Bridge kit and the Noga Arm Cheese Rod kit. These amazing deals provide a wide range of flexible […]

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Forza 100+ Megapixels Camera With Customisable CMOS Sensor, Can do 200 MP at 60 fps:

Forza 100+ Megapixels Camera With Customisable CMOS Sensor, Can do 200 MP at 60 fps:

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Forza Silicon a leader of advanced image sensor ­­and mixed-signal IC designs for digital camera applications, introduces the unprecedented Forza 100+ MP CAM Platform featuring a customizable CMOS image sensor operating at 60 frames per second (fps) and supporting multiple camera resolutions­. The dual-mode camera operates in B&W or color and produces high-quality video at […]

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Cinemartin Plin Plugin For NLEs & Adobe Premiere to Export to ProRes 4444 & HEVC H.265:

Cinemartin Plin Plugin For NLEs & Adobe Premiere to Export to ProRes 4444 & HEVC H.265:

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cinemartin makers of the Cinemartin Cinec encoder video converter software that accepts almost any video input source that enables video users to export to Prores and H265 on windows, have announced the release of Cinemartin PLIN, a plugin for NLE editors including Adobe Premiere that allow users to export to Prores and H.265 directly from […]

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Jeff Bridges Teaches You How To Make a Motion Picture In Under 3 Minutes:

Jeff Bridges Teaches You How To Make a Motion Picture In Under 3 Minutes:

| April 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

BULLETT Media and The Dude Jeff Bridges will teach you to make magic cinema in under 3 minutes. Bullett teams up with Jeff Bridges to bring you “Concocting Cinema” — a short film by Kurt Iswarienko and Jack Becht shot on location in Montecito, California. As ever, the Dude abides. For the full story, download […]

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SHOTOVER K1 Aerial Camera System Hits The China Skies for The Transformers 4 Movie:

SHOTOVER K1 Aerial Camera System Hits The China Skies for The Transformers 4 Movie:

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

SHOTOVER, the maker of high performance stabilization platforms for the motion picture and broadcast industries, have announced that its SHOTOVER K1 was selected for the aerial cinematography sequences in the making of the upcoming summer blockbuster, Transformers 4. Acclaimed aerial cinematographer David B. Nowell, ASC (The Avengers, Pirates of the Caribbean, Transformers, Top Gun) used […]

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Wait What… They Give Out Awards To Brushless Gimbals & Sky Glide Won One:

Wait What… They Give Out Awards To Brushless Gimbals & Sky Glide Won One:

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Good news everybody the award for Best Stabilizer For Operators DSLR Cinema 2014 has been won by the Sky Glide Pro brushless gimbal camera rig. Now bare in mind this is a straight rip of the features you can expect from a Sky Glide Pro… So food should = power Kit includes: 2 computers 2 […]

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YLY Parts Making Carbon Fiber Parts For Gimbal Camera & Multirotor Rigs:

YLY Parts Making Carbon Fiber Parts For Gimbal Camera & Multirotor Rigs:

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

YongLiYuan Parts Manufacturing or YLY Parts have joined Cinescopophilia as a sponsor. They are probably a company you have never heard of, yet they make parts for camera gear you love. YLY Parts are specialists in suppling custom made carbon fiber parts for the automotive industry, and now make high quality parts and tubes used […]

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The Great GoPro Hero 4 Specs & Release Date Hoax Rumour:

The Great GoPro Hero 4 Specs & Release Date Hoax Rumour:

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

When this website started we could easily have become a rumour only site. We have had good contacts and good fortune over the years and managed to break some good stories about cameras coming before anyone else. However thank goodness we opted to cover gear that is actually out more so than concentrating on hearsay. […]

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Extensive Look at The DJI Ronin Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

Extensive Look at The DJI Ronin Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Mob from Aerial Media Pros took the DJI Ronin brushless gimbal rig (GBR) for a spin at NAB 2014. Extensive private demo on the DJI Ronin while in Vegas at NAB. I think that the DJI Ronin will become the GoPro of gimbals – it is rugged, economical and easy to use. Please see […]

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Seriously Who Wouldn’t Want This Rugged Mount On a CineX In Their Driveway:

Seriously Who Wouldn’t Want This Rugged Mount On a CineX In Their Driveway:

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

At NAB 2014 Cineflex launched new Lightweight Camera Systems. But this rugged mount on a CineX shown on the NAB show floor is just to die for… Here is the Cineflex Press Release for NAB: With the Cineflex ULTRA, customers can customize their five-axis gyro-stabilized system with industry leading Ultra HD cameras, multiple lens, video […]

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PMG Multi-Rotors Talk About Gimbals and Copter Rigs:

PMG Multi-Rotors Talk About Gimbals and Copter Rigs:

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paulo Teixeira caught up with Connor Wyse of PMG Multi-Rotors at NAB 2014 and had a little talk about the company’s products including gimbals and copters. Check out the PMG Multi-Rotors TYTO hand-held camera stabilizer rig range: Video thanks to PhotoVideoSamplesEtc Please see PMG Multi-Rotors for more on their brushless gimbal camera rigs (BGR’s).

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Pssst They Are Making Candy Red Beaulieu 4008 Pro8mm Cameras:

Pssst They Are Making Candy Red Beaulieu 4008 Pro8mm Cameras:

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get your glad rags on, cause tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1965. Did you know that 50 years after Eastman Kodak Company first introduced Super 8 filmmaking, you can still be one of the hip ones with your very own brand new Super 8 camera. Those champions over at Pro8mm have the little red […]

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Dirt Cheap GoPro Cages From $35:

Dirt Cheap GoPro Cages From $35:

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Well if you invent it, it will get copied and churned out at a fraction of the cost. And so GoPro cages are turning up on Aliexpress dirt cheap. A simple and quick search reveals multiple GoPro cages selling from $35 up to $70+ and most have free shipping on Aliexpress. Gopro Cage New Gopro […]

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ikan DX5 and VX9i-2K Monitors:

ikan DX5 and VX9i-2K Monitors:

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

At NAB 2014 ikan had on display two prototype monitors at their stands. On show from ikan was the 5 inch next generation D series monitor the DX5 featuring HDMI in / out, SDI in / out, HDMI to SDI / SDI to HDMI conversion. Also on the floor was the 8.9 inch 3G-SDI VX9i-2K […]

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The NAB 2014 Canon C200 & C400 Camera Rumour Name & Shame List:

The NAB 2014 Canon C200 & C400 Camera Rumour Name & Shame List:

| April 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Now that NAB 2014 is done and dusted, it is time to talk about the camera’s not in the room. Prior to this years annual broadcasting showcase get together, a ludicrous news story did the rounds that a Canon C200 camera and C400 camera would be shown at NAB in Las Vegas. A simple and […]

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ikan D12 Monitor:

ikan D12 Monitor:

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

At NAB 2014 ikan showed off their prototype D12 monitor. The D12 has an ips 1920×1200 resolution LCD panel, 3G-SDI input / output, HDMI input / output, mini XLR power input, table stand, on screen tally, your choice of pro battery mount adapter, and supports up to 16 million colours. Hit ikan up for when […]

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Brushless Gimbal Rig On Steroids: Sony F5 & Custom Mounted Anamorphic 85mm Lens:

Brushless Gimbal Rig On Steroids: Sony F5 & Custom Mounted Anamorphic 85mm Lens:

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you think you have seen all the brushless gimbal camera rigs out there, along comes this BGR that handles a Sony F5 camera with custom anamorphic mount and 85mm Lens to make you sit up and take notice. The payload for this beasty is 22lbs Please see Aerialpixels for more about their unique BGR […]

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Rycote Goodies at NAB 2014:

Rycote Goodies at NAB 2014:

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rycote have announced the launch of two brand new products offering exceptional wind shielding performance at NAB 2014. The Super-Softie significantly enhances the performance achieved by the existing Softie windshield, through an innovative new aerodynamic shape, and brand new surface material – 3D-Tex, combining to achieve excellent acoustic transparency with superb attenuation of wind noise. […]

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The Axiom Beta 4K Camera and How You Can Get It:

The Axiom Beta 4K Camera and How You Can Get It:

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Apertus have release details about the latest Beta development on their Axiom open source 4K camera. Crowdfunding is on the cards for the Axiom Beta and it means you could be the owner of one of the cheapest 4K cameras on the market. It looks like the Axiom Beta is about to become the cheapest […]

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Panavision Primo 70 Series of Lens: 27, 35, 40, 50, 65, 80, 100, 125, 150, 200, 250 mm:

Panavision Primo 70 Series of Lens: 27, 35, 40, 50, 65, 80, 100, 125, 150, 200, 250 mm:

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Panavision stopped waving and picked up a bullhorn announcing the Primo 70 Series of lens. Panavision Primo 70 Series includes the follow lenses: 27mm, 35mm, 40mm, 50mm, 65mm, 80mm, 100mm, 125mm, 150mm, 200mm, and 250mm. Introducing the Primo 70 series lenses, the highest performance motion picture lenses ever developed. Primo 70 lenses on 35 mm […]

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ARRI L5 LED Fresnel at NAB 2014:

ARRI L5 LED Fresnel at NAB 2014:

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARRI have announced the newest member of the L-Series, the compact and lightweight L5. The L-Series started with the L7, an LED Fresnel with the same light qualities as a traditional tungsten Fresnel but with the added features of full CCT tuneability and color selection. The L5 now extends this successful line of products in […]

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A Look at the Came-TV High CRI 1024 5600K LED & 1024 Bi-colour LED Lights:

A Look at the Came-TV High CRI 1024 5600K LED & 1024 Bi-colour LED Lights:

| April 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

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 […]

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An In-Depth Interview About the C200 & C400 Cameras With Canon at NAB 2014:

An In-Depth Interview About the C200 & C400 Cameras With Canon at NAB 2014:

| April 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

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 […]

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An In-Depth Interview About the CION Camera With AJA at NAB 2014:

An In-Depth Interview About the CION Camera With AJA at NAB 2014:

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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An In-Depth Interview About the Varicam 35 With Panasonic:

An In-Depth Interview About the Varicam 35 With Panasonic:

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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In Depth NAB Booth Interview With Blackmagic Design:

In Depth NAB Booth Interview With Blackmagic Design:

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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DaVinci Resolve 11 Official Announcement:

DaVinci Resolve 11 Official Announcement:

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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With a Name Like Brown Bear 3-Axis DLSR Gimbal Stabiliser What’s Not To Love:

With a Name Like Brown Bear 3-Axis DLSR Gimbal Stabiliser What’s Not To Love:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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:

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The ASSIMILATE Showreel at NAB 2014:

The ASSIMILATE Showreel at NAB 2014:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Super quick one for you: Check out the Assimilate showreel shown at NAB. ASSIMILATE Showreel NAB 2014

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Can’t Get to Nab? Sony Booth Comes To You:

Can’t Get to Nab? Sony Booth Comes To You:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Digital Cinema Society Looks at The AJA Cion Camera at NAB 2014:

Digital Cinema Society Looks at The AJA Cion Camera at NAB 2014:

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

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.

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Schneider Optics Xenon 18mm & Cine-Xenar III 14mm Lenses NAB 2014:

Schneider Optics Xenon 18mm & Cine-Xenar III 14mm Lenses NAB 2014:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Meanwhile Panavision Tease… Or Wave Frantically:

Meanwhile Panavision Tease… Or Wave Frantically:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

OK so Panavision have been dropping hints they have / want / need to change, and you need to too. Get ready for a major leap forward in optical performance says Panavision… IMAGINE IT. This is for the dreamers, the rule breakers, the pioneers who see infinite horizons & still ask for MORE. PUSH IT. […]

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Panasonic VariCam 35 4K Camera Vs Panasonic VariCam HS Camera:

Panasonic VariCam 35 4K Camera Vs Panasonic VariCam HS Camera:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Check Out the Orbiter 270 3.0 Stadium at NAB & Shoot Down the Death Star:

Check Out the Orbiter 270 3.0 Stadium at NAB & Shoot Down the Death Star:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Blackmagic Design Cintel Film Scanner:

Blackmagic Design Cintel Film Scanner:

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 […]

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Vocas MB-455 Matte Box and BP-18 19mm Dovetail Rail Support at NAB 2014:

Vocas MB-455 Matte Box and BP-18 19mm Dovetail Rail Support at NAB 2014:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Panasonic VariCam 35 4K & VariCam HS Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital:

Panasonic VariCam 35 4K & VariCam HS Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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JVC Now Have Four 4K Cameras Announced at NAB 2014:

JVC Now Have Four 4K Cameras Announced at NAB 2014:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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ARRI AMIRA Camera Configuration Options:

ARRI AMIRA Camera Configuration Options:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Atomos Ninja Star Recorder:

Atomos Ninja Star Recorder:

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 […]

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Atomos Shogun 4K HDMI Monitor Recorder:

Atomos Shogun 4K HDMI Monitor Recorder:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Digital Bolex Announce The D16M Native Monochrome Camera:

Digital Bolex Announce The D16M Native Monochrome Camera:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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AJA Cion Camera Official Announcement:

AJA Cion Camera Official Announcement:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Blackmagic URSA Camera Official Announcement:

Blackmagic URSA Camera Official Announcement:

| April 8, 2014 | 4 Comments

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 […]

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