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A Look at E-Image Tripods:

A Look at E-Image Tripods:

| June 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

B&H take a look at the E-Image tripod lineup that ikan now carry. Ikan has teamed up with E-Image to distribute a new line of professional camera supports. These tripods and video fluid heads are made by E-Image are designed for the professional. See more at B&H.

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Meet The ikan CSLD01 Curved 1/3 Slider and The ikan CSLD02 Semi Circular 1/2 Slider:

Meet The ikan CSLD01 Curved 1/3 Slider and The ikan CSLD02 Semi Circular 1/2 Slider:

| June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Are these curved sliders we are now seeing the 3D of camera movement or are they the 4K? Just about all new sliders coming out are either curved or arc the camera somehow, and the ikan CSLD01 Curved 1/3 Slider and the ikan CSLD02 Semi Circular 1/2 Slider are no different. CSLD-01 Curved 1/3 Slider […]

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ikan IK-M1 Lavalier Microphone & IK-VM300PS Stereo Video Condenser Microphone:

ikan IK-M1 Lavalier Microphone & IK-VM300PS Stereo Video Condenser Microphone:

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

IK-M1 Lavalier Microphone The IK-M1 Lavalier Microphone is a self contained electret condenser microphone with a lapel clip and windscreen. This high quality condenser mic is ideal for video use as well as audio recorders and smart phone devices with a 1/8″ plug. Features Clip-on mic for smartphones, DSLR’s, camcorders, audio recorders, PC, etc. Omni-directional […]

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ikan PD Movie Remote Air Two wireless Follow Focus System:

ikan PD Movie Remote Air Two wireless Follow Focus System:

| May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

ikan says sometimes, the traditional follow focus isn’t enough… With today’s new demands in film and video production, the need for a wireless follow focus system is greater than ever, as complex shots on jibs, dollies, and steadicams become the norm. Features Dual channel programming 2 standard drive motors Aluminum unibody design Remote with OLED […]

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ikan X3 Handheld Gimbal for Phones:

ikan X3 Handheld Gimbal for Phones:

| May 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

ikan are down for iPhoneographers to get steady shots via their X3 handheld gimbal for phones. ikan X3 Handheld Gimbal Features Record smooth video from your Smartphone even with extreme movements Fast to setup and simple to use even if you have never shot a video before Securely holds your phone with an electric gyroscope […]

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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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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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ikan Blackmagic Camera Battery Power Solutions:

ikan Blackmagic Camera Battery Power Solutions:

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

George Tripsas is back again for another ikan The Drawing Board episode. ikan showcase their battery power solutions for the Blackmagic cameras in this video. If you are a Blackmagic shooter, you may have experienced short battery life with your cinema camera or pocket cinema camera. Power up your Blackmagic with one of ikan’s Blackmagic […]

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Tilta Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Rig

Tilta Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Rig

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

For some reason I was compelled to smash dishes after watching the latest product offering from ikan: The Tilta Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera rig. Perhaps it was the music… The Tilta ES-T13 Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Rig from ikan features a form fitted cage specifically designed for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and allows the […]

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ikan BumbleBee Lightweight Handheld Rig Looks Like a Wrist Snapper:

ikan BumbleBee Lightweight Handheld Rig Looks Like a Wrist Snapper:

| February 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ouch… Could just be me… throwing this out there: the ikan BumbleBee Lightweight Handheld Rig looks like a wrist snapper. I mean look at the pain at :17 Anyway if it’s your cuppa tea please see ikan.

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ikan Camera Risers:

ikan Camera Risers:

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Super quick one for you… ikan have dropped camera risers to well… raise your camera. They come in three flavours: 3″ Camera Riser Features Sturdy Aluminum Construction Anodized Finish Lightweight 6″ Hi-Hat Riser Features Functions as Riser and Hi-Hat Sturdy Aluminum Construction Red and Black Anodized Finish Lightweight 6″ Camera Riser Hi-Hat with Swivel Features […]

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ikan 150 mm Bowl Heavy Duty Hi-Hat:

ikan 150 mm Bowl Heavy Duty Hi-Hat:

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

ikan drop the IKT-300 a 150 mm bowl hi-hat. The ikan Heavy Duty Cinema Hi-Hat supports 150mm tripod heads and it is made of all metal construction making it an extremely durable cinema tool. Mount your head and camera rig to the 8″ low profile Hi-Hat and achieve low angle shots not possible with standard […]

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ikan KVM-7050W 7″ 3G HD-SDI On-Camera Monitor:

ikan KVM-7050W 7″ 3G HD-SDI On-Camera Monitor:

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

ikan bring you the Konvision’s KVM-7050W monitor. The Konvision KVM-7050W monitor is equipped with dual 3G-SDI inputs with loop through outputs as well as other I/O solutions, including composite, component, HDMI and tally inputs. Its 170 degree viewing angle allows the user to see clear, vibrant images from just about any viewing position. Professional software […]

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ikan On Camera Lighting Solutions:

ikan On Camera Lighting Solutions:

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ikan “The Drawing Board” webisodes are proving to be quite popular. Well we can tell they are on this site at least. Anyway ikan are up to number four in their new series, and this one is about on camera lighting solutions. ikan’s George Tripsas puts the iLED6 and the iLED312-v2 LED lights up […]

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ikan The Drawing Board and Tungsten Colour LED Studio Lights With DMX Control:

ikan The Drawing Board and Tungsten Colour LED Studio Lights With DMX Control:

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ikan web series “The Drawing Board” hits number three and it is about tungsten colour LED studio lights with DMX control. The Drawing Board: IDMX36T & IDMX500T – Tungsten-color LEDs w/ DMX Control A lot of filmmakers are used to shooting with incandescent lighting. An incandescent tungsten bulb emits a color temperature of 3200K, […]

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ikan VX17e 17 Inch 3G-SDI Field Monitor Designed For Broadcast & Studio Applications:

ikan VX17e 17 Inch 3G-SDI Field Monitor Designed For Broadcast & Studio Applications:

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

ikan introduce the VX17e, a 17 inch 3G-SDI field monitor designed for broadcast and studio applications. The VX17e’s is equipped with both 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs, with Looping Outputs. It displays a sharp, vivid picture with a resolution of 1440 x 900 and includes professional software features such as False Color and Clip Guides to […]

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ikan Hoverfly and BumbleBee Camera Rigs at the Drawing Board:

ikan Hoverfly and BumbleBee Camera Rigs at the Drawing Board:

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The filmmaker video series from ikan called The Drawing Board hits number two with two of their camera rigs. When it comes to small to mid-sized camcorders and DSLR’s, stabilization and smooth camera movements are difficult to achieve with a handheld set-up. To take your footage to the next level and add professional refinement to […]

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ikan Start The Drawing Board Web Series:

ikan Start The Drawing Board Web Series:

| October 5, 2013

ikan has started a new series for filmmakers titled “The Drawing Board.” The series gets its own Vimeo channel and will showcase new and upcoming products from ikan. “The Drawing Board” will cover a vast range of video production tools, including Camera Rigs and Rig Components, LED Studio and ENG/Field Lights and Light Kits, High […]

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Tilta ES-T07 Blackmagic Camera Rig Available From ikan

Tilta ES-T07 Blackmagic Camera Rig Available From ikan

| September 30, 2013

When camera gear maker Tilta disappeared from the American market scene, it was ikan that put their hand up to keep the Chinese made products flowing there. You can see why ikan wanted to have Tilta as part of their stable. Tilta’s ES-T07 was designed specifically for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (and now the Blackmagic […]

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ikan ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2 LED Lights:

ikan ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2 LED Lights:

| September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

ikan have new versions of their 500 & 1000 series LED Studio lights, the ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2. These 500 and 1000 LED bulb lights feature an LCD touch screen panel, which allows for precise control of the built-in dimming feature, and is particularly useful in recreating specific lighting setups. Intensity adjustments can also be made […]

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ikan Release That USB Control Grip For Your DSLR With a DragonFly Rig:

ikan Release That USB Control Grip For Your DSLR With a DragonFly Rig:

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

We followed the ikan Lanc based USB Control Grip (DSLR Controller) Version 1 HERE and Revised Version 2 HERE. Now guess what? ikan have finally placed a NEW sticker on it and put it up for sale along with the DragonFly Handheld Rig in a combo system. ikan DragonFly Handheld Rig with USB Control Grip […]

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ikan BlackFly Cinema Camera Handheld Rig:

ikan BlackFly Cinema Camera Handheld Rig:

| August 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ikan BlackFly camera rig is specifically built for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. ikan’s 15mm rail system is purpose designed for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera to improve user comfort and stability and provide for plenty of accessory mounting options. The 15mm rail system allows for easy attachment of external power solutions, a matte box and […]

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ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 LED Light Panels:

ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 LED Light Panels:

| July 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

ikan have put up the first product video about their new series of Featherweight LED panels, covering the IFD1024 (Single Color Daylight) & IFB1024 (dual color, variable 3200-5600k) lights. The ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 give you all the same great features that have made our ID & IB series so popular, minus all the weight. […]

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Um OK ikan Is The New Exclusive Tilta Distributor For North America:

Um OK ikan Is The New Exclusive Tilta Distributor For North America:

| June 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Word got out prior to NAB 2013 that for some reason Tilta was struggling in America. Twitter accounts went dead. Guys asked questions. Nothing. What ever it was, just forget about it because fast forward to July and now ikan is now the exclusive distributor of Tilta products in North America. More from ikan: Ikan […]

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The Cinescopophilia Shop it is Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers:

The Cinescopophilia Shop it is Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers:

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

We started a shop…. You what? We opened up a store and called it the Cinescopophilia Shop. It’s Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers! Thinking outside the banner we decided to put some camera gear together from vendors we are affiliated with and roll that into a portal for you. The Cinescopophilia Shop is starting […]

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LED Light Meter MK350 Spectrometer Now at ikan:

LED Light Meter MK350 Spectrometer Now at ikan:

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Right so ikan are now sellers of the LED light meter MK350 Spectrometer from UPRTek. The UPRtek MK350 Spectrometer is a compact, lightweight illuminance spectroradiometer which can be used without a computer for evaluation of next- generation lamps such as LED, OLED and EL illumination, as well as, conventional architectural and stage/ studio lighting, even […]

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Cooking With the ikan Blackmagic Kit:

Cooking With the ikan Blackmagic Kit:

| April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

ikan resident cook and sometimes Jr. Product Manager George Tripsas gives a brief overview of several products and camera rigs built specifically by ikan for use with the Blackmagic Design Cinema Cameras. Featured ikan Rigs include: • Blackmagic Baseplate Kit ikancorp.com/productdetail.php?id=629 • BlackFly Cinema Camera Handheld Rig ikancorp.com/productdetail.php?id=607 • Blackmagic Adjustable Top Handle ikancorp.com/productdetail.php?id=642 • […]

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Litepanels Wins LED Case Everything Back To Normal:

Litepanels Wins LED Case Everything Back To Normal:

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The International Trade Commission has upheld the General Exclusion Order recommended by Judge Essex regarding LED lighting product patents held by Litepanels, Inc. Judge Essex made his decision based upon tens of thousands of pages of Exhibits, numerous Expert Opinions and voluminous testimony from the various Parties. “Litepanels is pleased with the result,” said Rudy […]

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ikan MD7 is a 7 Inch High Brightness 3G-SDI Monitor:

ikan MD7 is a 7 Inch High Brightness 3G-SDI Monitor:

| December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The ikan MD7 is a 7″ screen high brightness 3G-SDI monitor that allows you to shoot in direct sunlight with its 1100 NITS of brightness. Featuring a super bright screen resolution of 1024×600 ikan say you can shoot without the need for a sunhood. Built with a rugged metal case, the MD7 was made for […]

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ikan Cinema Forms Get It Now For FREE:

ikan Cinema Forms Get It Now For FREE:

| December 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cinema Forms is targeted toward iPad users looking to minimize paperwork and clean up production form logistics. ikan are now offering Cinema Forms for free. ikan understand the risk of paying for an app only to discover that it is not what you’re looking for, so they have opened up Cinema Forms to the public […]

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Litepanels 337 Complaint Initial Determination Is Under Review:

Litepanels 337 Complaint Initial Determination Is Under Review:

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Litepanels 337 Complaint saga enters a new chapter with the International Trade Commission ITC or the “Commission” issuing a notice they will review in part the final initial determination “ID” issued by the presiding administrative law judge “ALJ” Theodore R. ESSEX on September 7, 2012, finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff […]

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Sneak Peek ikan CineFly Camera Rig:

Sneak Peek ikan CineFly Camera Rig:

| November 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

ikan have a shoulder camera rig called Cinefly coming and it’s designed to eliminate discomfort and endure longer days shooting. But of course, anything that helps in the field and on productions has to be a good thing. Adopting ARRI’s standard segmented adjustment disk system, our rosettes are quality manufactured aircraft aluminum designed to take […]

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ikan ELEMENTS BlackFly Camera Rig at Home With The BMCC:

ikan ELEMENTS BlackFly Camera Rig at Home With The BMCC:

| November 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The ikan ELEMENTS BlackFly is a light-weight hand held camera rig that’s perfectly suited for mobile and mounted tripod shots. The top of the ikan ELEMENTS Blackfly rig is equipped with multiple 1/4″-20″ mounting points for adding accessories. This means you will have more mounting options available, no matter what additional equipment you choose use. […]

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Litepanels Address LED Patent Concerns:

Litepanels Address LED Patent Concerns:

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Litepanels have issued a public statement to answer some of your questions regarding their 337 patent case against the 12 other companies that make, import, and or sell LED lighting in America. It was 14 in the original 337 complaint, but two companies have since been terminated from the LED patent case. Is Litepanels trying […]

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Preliminary Recommendation WIN For Litepanels LED Lighting Case:

Preliminary Recommendation WIN For Litepanels LED Lighting Case:

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

US Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Theodore R. Essex issued an initial determination finding in favour of Litepanels in that on going case involving patents for LED photographic lighting devices and components. The real surprise from ALJ Theodore R. Essex was the recommendation of a general exclusion order which would stop the importation into America of […]

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Litepanels Terminate Part of Their 337 Complaint LED Patent Case:

Litepanels Terminate Part of Their 337 Complaint LED Patent Case:

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last year Litepanels filed a 337 complaint with the United States International Trade Commission or USITC. The skinny is they are seeking it appears to halt importation of what they see as unfair importing of competitors lights, and light components. 14 respondents were named in Litepanels original suit, alleging violations of section 337 of the […]

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The ikan MR7 Monitor is Stacked with Features:

The ikan MR7 Monitor is Stacked with Features:

| June 9, 2012

The ikan MR7 a rugged full featured 7” 1024 X 600 field monitor that includes a built in H.264 recorder with 4GB of internal memory. The ikan MR7 monitor’s storage feature is complimented by an SD card slot for up to 32GB of recording space, and is housed by durable construction with rubberized texture for […]

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The ikan DSLR USB Remote Grip revision 2:

The ikan DSLR USB Remote Grip revision 2:

| May 26, 2012

ikan have the next version of their DSLR USB Remote Grip revision 2. Cinescopophilia showed you the original ikan USB Remote Grip HERE. Tested on the Canon 5D MKII, 7D, 5D MKIII, and T2i. Once ikan get their C300 back from CineGear they will be testing it as well. The results? Consistent and potentially very […]

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ikan USB & LANC Based Remote Grips For DSLR Camera Prototypes:

ikan USB & LANC Based Remote Grips For DSLR Camera Prototypes:

| April 17, 2012

ikan have two proof of concept prototypes that they have been playing around with and can be checked out at their NAB booth. The ikan USB & LANC Remote grips are in prototype phase and a blast to work with. They’re compatible with all 1/4″ mounting methods. These videos have no real audio as I […]

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ikan D7W Monitor, D5, D7, & Small Form Factor VH8 Monitors:

ikan D7W Monitor, D5, D7, & Small Form Factor VH8 Monitors:

| April 11, 2012

ikan have been busy little yellow and black bees with screens and resolution and panels and live view and such. WHAT you say…. Well ikan have new monitors with features and prices to satisfy your grubby little mitts and life on location a little sweeter. Starting with the aptly named ikan D7, it’s a 7″ […]

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Sneak Peek ikan Flyweight Prototype Shoulder Rig:

Sneak Peek ikan Flyweight Prototype Shoulder Rig:

| April 4, 2012

ikan have slipped out a look at a Flyweight shoulder rig prototype that is coming to NAB 2012. The Flyweight rig shown here is a barebones version or some may call it a naked Flyweight from ikan. NAB is hotting up and the amount of goodies coming is amazing, be sure to keep ikan on […]

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iPad & Clapper = ikan T-Slate (Tablet Production Slate)

iPad & Clapper = ikan T-Slate (Tablet Production Slate)

| November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Want to use your iPad or tablet as a production slate? Is the “clap” from your current production slate tablet software not loud enough to be useful in the field? The T-Slate from ikan is your solution! With a robust industry standard clapper and a strategically placed insert slot that accommodates most iPad or tablet […]

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ikan & Canon welcome the Stealth-ENG Shoulder Mount Rig:

ikan & Canon welcome the Stealth-ENG Shoulder Mount Rig:

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

ikan and Canon USA have collaborated to offer a revolutionary shoulder mount solution, ikan’s Stealth-ENG. A perfect fit for the Canon XF305 high definition camcorder, the Stealth-ENG will also accommodate any mid-sized/hybrid camcorder with the precision that only a fully adjustable baseplate and offset arm can provide. Adjustable/removable shoulder pads and a fully adjustable baseplate […]

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IKAN Is Opposing the Litepanels 337 Complaint:

IKAN Is Opposing the Litepanels 337 Complaint:

| September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

News from IKAN is that they are going to fight the Litepanels 337 complaint. Here is the IKAN press release talking about the fight. LITEPANELS FILES 337 COMPAINT WITH THE ITC Litepanels, Ltd. and Litepanels, Inc. on August 3, 2011, filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission in Washington D.C. The complaint, […]

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Litepanels File a 337 Complaint, Could Halt Importing LED Panels into USA:

Litepanels File a 337 Complaint, Could Halt Importing LED Panels into USA:

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Litepanels have filed a 337 complaint with the United States International Trade Commission or USITC. What it means in a nutshell is they are seeking it appears to halt importation of what they see as unfair importing of competitors lights, and light components. A section 337 complaint lodged with the USITC is usually used by […]

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ikan The EV2 Adjustable DSLR Baseplate:

ikan The EV2 Adjustable DSLR Baseplate:

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The ikan EV2 adjustable DSLR baseplate has stacks of mounting options and can comfortably take a matte box and follow focus. Expect to pay $299 for the ikan EV2 adjustable baseplate. The ikan EV2 Adjustable DSLR Baseplate offers full maneuverability forward and backwards and from side to side. Including an integrated tripod plate, 6” 15mm […]

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ikan Person To Person Interrotron Interview System:

ikan Person To Person Interrotron Interview System:

| June 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

ikan teleprompters set up to achieve the Interrotron System Interview Style. No more looking off center or awkwardly into a lens; look DIRECTLY at your talent or interviewer while you speak while looking straight into the camera! For more interview monitor solutions see ikan for more.

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VL7 Self Powered 7″ HDMI Monitor for $299 From ikan:

VL7 Self Powered 7″ HDMI Monitor for $299 From ikan:

| March 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

ikan have released the 7″ VL7 HDMI monitor which is self powered for $299. The ikan VL7 has a 800×480 screen resolution but if you need a quick focus monitor or a second HDMI monitor for the Director etc it might be a cost effective option for you considering it has peaking. Billed as “A […]

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You Want Lights? iKan Can Help With LED’s:

| January 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

iKan just popped up a few of their LED lights and one bulb config up on Vimeo. So if you are in need of new lights have a gander at this lot from iKan. iKan ID500 ID500 from ikan on Vimeo. This sturdy, high-powered LED can take on your lighting needs and can even become […]

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New iKan Rigs Including a 3D one:

New iKan Rigs Including a 3D one:

| December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

iKan have a few new rig designs from the Elements Configurations for you to choose from which are the Stereoscope Deluxe, Shoulder Stock, Fingerling, Shoulder Mount Basic, and the Shoulder Mount Deluxe. Prices start from $199. Newest additions to our line of Elements Fly Kit configurations! Rely on hours of support provided by the Shoulder […]

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