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Wondlan at NAB With Wireless Monitor Follow Focus Controllers & Synthesis BMCC Camera Rigs:

Wondlan at NAB With Wireless Monitor Follow Focus Controllers & Synthesis BMCC Camera Rigs:

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wondlan will have a booth at NAB 2014 and have on hand their current product line of production gear, as well as introducing their Freedom Series Wireless Monitor Follow Focus controllers and Synthesis BMCC camera rigs. If you are tired of being tethered to a camera assistant for focus pulls, want wireless video out to […]

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Schneider Optics Going to NAB 2014 With New XENON FF Prime Lenses:

Schneider Optics Going to NAB 2014 With New XENON FF Prime Lenses:

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Schneider Optics are set to drop new lenses at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas. Schneider adds 18mm, 25mm and 100mm lenses to its popular Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon FF-Prime family that already includes the 35mm, 50mm and 75mm focal lengths. They are purpose built for digital cinematography with cameras including RED Dragon, Canon C100/C300/C500, Arri Alexa, Sony […]

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FUJIFILM Showed Preliminary Models of Two New Lenses at NAB:

FUJIFILM Showed Preliminary Models of Two New Lenses at NAB:

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

FUJIFILM showed preliminary models of two new lenses in their NAB 2013 booth. On display was the new Premier PL 14-28mm Cabrio wide angle lens (model ZK2x14) – an ideal choice for close-up, ENG or Cine style shooting. The PL 14-28 offers a focal length of 14-28mm at T2.9, with 200-degree focus rotation. “The development […]

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Quick Rundown on the Bright Tangerine Matte Boxes:

Quick Rundown on the Bright Tangerine Matte Boxes:

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Strummer, Viv, Misfit, Blacklight… What are they? Bright Tangerine matte boxes of course. The guys from Finner Knows Best managed to grab Rob from Bright Tangerine at NAB 2013 and they get a comprehensive run down on matte boxes. New this year is the swing away options for the Viv Bright Tangerine matte box. Please […]

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Did You See The RED Showreel From NAB 2013:

Did You See The RED Showreel From NAB 2013:

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you are going to showcase what your camera company is, does, and can do, then BANG RED Digital Cinema nailed that brief. The RED NAB 2013 Showreel is a slow cooker with all the meaty goodness. There are some really tasty bits in this RED NAB showreel especially towards the end. Keen for more? […]

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NAB Wraps and RED Jim Talks About 4k Then, Now, and Beyond:

NAB Wraps and RED Jim Talks About 4k Then, Now, and Beyond:

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

NAB 2013 is done and dusted and those on the R&D and product side of it now get to take away the positives and the negatives and work on them for another 12 months where they will do it all again. Jim Jannard popped up on RECON over at REDUser and gave his thoughts on […]

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Carl Zeiss Lenses BTS Preparing Their Booth at NAB:

Carl Zeiss Lenses BTS Preparing Their Booth at NAB:

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Carl Zeiss Lenses took their complete portfolio of glass to NAB. That’s crazy right! That range of lenses consists of more than 70 lenses. Carl Zeiss brought along the ARRI/ZEISS Master Prime series and the Ultra Prime lenses as well as the Compact Prime CP.2, Compact Zoom CZ.2 and SLR lenses. For more information about […]

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The Only Company We Can Beat Is Ourselves: RED Ted NAB 2013:

The Only Company We Can Beat Is Ourselves: RED Ted NAB 2013:

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

I really enjoy seeing Red’s Ted pop up in interviews at trade shows. You could almost conduct a drinking game on how his voice is holding up. Emmanuel Pampuri rips apart the RED Booth at NAB 2013 and grabs a slightly husky Ted Schilowitz for a run down on all things RED. Thanks Emmanuel for […]

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Did You See The ARRI Showreel From NAB 2013:

Did You See The ARRI Showreel From NAB 2013:

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

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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Sony Show a Concept Not Prototype 4K DSLR and Bread Box Camera at NAB:

Sony Show a Concept Not Prototype 4K DSLR and Bread Box Camera at NAB:

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the Sony NAB 2013 launch event right at the very end of the hour long presentation Alec Shapiro President of Professional Solutions America introduced Toshihiko Ohnishi who is the Deputy President of Sony’s Professional Services Group in Japan. Toshihiko talked for about three minutes on what Sony called “Our vision for the future.” They […]

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ARRI Alexa Camera XR Module Upgrade Announced:

ARRI Alexa Camera XR Module Upgrade Announced:

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Camera:

ARRI Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Camera:

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ikegami and ARRI jointly announced the availability of a pioneering new camera system: The HDK-97ARRI. Remember those cut and shut cars that seemed to be very popular in the mid 90′s? You know where they took two cars and made one car out of it…. Well here is something like that in the camera world. […]

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RED Motion Mount, Tactical Low Profile EVF Mount, REDSYNC MASTER and More:

RED Motion Mount, Tactical Low Profile EVF Mount, REDSYNC MASTER and More:

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

RED has plenty more in the way of news this year and plenty more in the way of goodies at NAB for you to enjoy: The RED MOTION mount not only incorporates an integrated 8x Electronic ND filter in adjustable 1/100 stop granularity, but also overtakes the sensors timing to give you a true global […]

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Sony Announce the PMW-400 Camera:

Sony Announce the PMW-400 Camera:

| April 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Sony have announced the new PMW-400 shoulder-mount camcorder as the latest addition to its widely used XDCAM HD422 line-up. Ideal for live production or ENG, the new camcorder uses a 2/3-inch Exmor Full HD 3CMOS sensor to capture beautiful images with high sensitivity1 and low noise. Sony’s PMW-400 XDCAM HD 4:2:2 camcorder: “We designed the […]

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Sony 4K Media Player The FMP-X1 and Ultra HD Video Distribution Service:

Sony 4K Media Player The FMP-X1 and Ultra HD Video Distribution Service:

| April 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Sony have announced a 4K Media Player; the FMP-X1 and a ultra HD video distribution service as well as pricing for their Ultra HD TV sets. There are six Sony Store locations (Century City, Calif.; Costa Mesa, Calif.; Houston; Las Vegas; New York and Palo Alto, Calif.) will be the first to feature the XBR-55 […]

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Phantom Flex4K Camera Can Do 1000fps at 4K 2000fps at 2K:

Phantom Flex4K Camera Can Do 1000fps at 4K 2000fps at 2K:

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mitch Gross from Abelcine has shown off the new s35mm Vision Research Phantom Flex4K camera at NAB 2013. The Phantom Flex4K camera allows you to shoot at 1000fps at 4K and up to 2000fps at 2K pixel resolution. As you can probably guess from the name, the camera’s most notable feature is the ability to […]

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FSI Monitors 5 Monitor NAB Lineup:

FSI Monitors 5 Monitor NAB Lineup:

| April 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

At NAB 2013 Flanders Scientific have revealed five great new additions to their monitor lineup; each packed with features. Here is their Press Release: CM320TD You’ve been asking and we’ve been listening so we are particularly excited to announce a new 32″ reference monitor. This unit features a true 10 bit panel, exceptional contrast ratio, […]

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Apple Forgot About Cutting or Says This Adobe NAB Video:

Apple Forgot About Cutting or Says This Adobe NAB Video:

| April 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Subtext or in this case maybe subvideo can be a delightfully witty way to sling some mud the way of your target. If you watch this “NAB Customer Reel” then stick with it till the very end for the not so subtle shenanigans. HT Adobe NAB Customer Reel.

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4K Video Over IP Altera Has That Sorted:

4K Video Over IP Altera Has That Sorted:

| April 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Altera Corporation is showcasing its latest broadcast solutions for 4K video processing and multichannel video-over-IP at the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. Additionally, the company is demonstrating its Stratix V Advanced Systems Development Kit (ASDK), a PCI Express (PCIe) Gen3x16 plug-in card architected for 4K ultra high-definition (Ultra HD), equivalent to 16-channel 1080p60 […]

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Autocue Debuting iPad Mini and iPad Mini Lite Prompters:

Autocue Debuting iPad Mini and iPad Mini Lite Prompters:

| April 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Autocue has redesigned its award-winning Starter Series iPad and iPad Lite prompters to incorporate the new iPad Mini. The latest iPad prompter models feature an adjustable tablet mount that can be simply switched between an iPad and an iPad Mini setting. Sorry no pics till NAB… The iPad prompter can be used in both on-camera […]

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Angénieux Optimo Anamorphic 56-152mm 2S Series Zoom Lens:

Angénieux Optimo Anamorphic 56-152mm 2S Series Zoom Lens:

| April 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The new Optimo Anamorphic Zoom Lens by Angénieux is set to deliver superior quality with is true aspect ratios and lightweight feel. Angénieux will bring the Optimo Anamorphic 56-152mm 2S series zoom lens to NAB 2013. The Optimo Anamorphic Zoom Lens allegedly provides a dimensional feel ideal for cinemascope production. SPECIFICATIONS Aperture: f/3,6 – T:4 […]

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Carl Zeiss Will Show Entire DSLR Lens Range at NAB:

Carl Zeiss Will Show Entire DSLR Lens Range at NAB:

| April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

At this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas (April 8-11) Carl Zeiss will not only display cine lenses at its booth C9043, it will also present its entire portfolio of lenses for digital single-lens reflex cameras (DSLR), with a total of 13 focal lengths for F mount and 12 focal lengths for EF mount cameras. […]

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TVLogic 30 Inch 4K DCI Monitor Plus 5 NEW Broadcast Models Coming to NAB:

TVLogic 30 Inch 4K DCI Monitor Plus 5 NEW Broadcast Models Coming to NAB:

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

TVLogic is set to debut a new 30″ 4K DCI monitor specifically designed for demanding 4096 x 2160 DCI 4K digital cinema monitoring − featuring the widest viewing angle, contrast ratio, and colour gamut of any 4K display in its size and class. The new 30″ 4K DCI monitor will be on display at the […]

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Zunow Imperial Series of Fast 4K T1.5 Prime Lenses Coming to NAB:

Zunow Imperial Series of Fast 4K T1.5 Prime Lenses Coming to NAB:

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alphatron have announced that they will introduce the Imperial Series of Fast T1.5 Prime Lenses from Japanese manufacturer Zunow at their NAB 2013 booth. The Zunow Imperial PL-mount lenses range from 25mm, 35mm, 50mm to 85mm. At a later stage, Zunow will introduce a T2.8 12mm Utra Wide Angle lens and a T2.0 120mm Telephoto […]

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Carl Zeiss Compact Zoom CZ.2 Lenses Introductory Video:

Carl Zeiss Compact Zoom CZ.2 Lenses Introductory Video:

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Carl Zeiss have kindly put up an introductory video focusing on their Compact Zoom CZ.2 lenses. At NAB 2013 Carl Zeiss will present their new Compact Zoom CZ.2 28-80/T2.9 lens. The new Compact Zoom CZ.2 lenses are as versatile as they are powerful and incorporate features never seen before on lenses of this kind. They […]

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P+S Technik Kubrick Lens Collection, Pro35 Smart Upgrade and More at NAB:

P+S Technik Kubrick Lens Collection, Pro35 Smart Upgrade and More at NAB:

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

P+S Technik have announced their NAB 2013 lineup and it includes the Kubrick Lens Collection, and the Pro35 Smart upgrade which gives your iPhone that cinematic look. P+S Technik have plenty more goodies coming to NAB but let’s start with the Kubrick Lens Collection and their other lens conversions on offer. Lens service and mount […]

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Hocus Products Axis1 Remote Focus System Coming to NAB:

Hocus Products Axis1 Remote Focus System Coming to NAB:

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Peter Hoare the Managing Director from Hocus Products will be showing off the companies new Axis1 Remote focus system at NAB 2013. The Hocus Products Axis1 is a simple but full featured single channel professional remote focus system, designed for the high end professional. Built to be simple, easy and robust, it can handle any […]

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Vitec NAB Lineup Announced Including The FS-T2001 Field Recorder:

Vitec NAB Lineup Announced Including The FS-T2001 Field Recorder:

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

VITEC will debut several of their new products that will be joining their line-up of end-to-end media solutions at NAB 2013, including the Portable Field Deck/Media Recorder; Focus FS-T2001. The Vitec next generation Focus FS-T2001 professional media recorder and portable field deck is ideal for both Electronic News Gathering (ENG) and Electronic Field Production (EFP). […]

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RED Fire Early NAB Bows Shot Rallying Early Adopters:

RED Fire Early NAB Bows Shot Rallying Early Adopters:

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jarred Land, Fire Chief at RED has put the call out to their early adopters past and present that NAB 2013 is one to be prepared for: We remember the early adopters well… Those that believed in Jim’s vision when it was still an impossible dream, those that stood in line and paid deposits when […]

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Hitachi NAB Camera Lineup Announced:

Hitachi NAB Camera Lineup Announced:

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hitachi will introduce at NAB 2013, the SK-HD2200 full body HD production camera – a new top-of-the line studio and OB camera that features new 2/3-inch, 1080/60p, progressively scanned, (Ultra-Advanced) UAIT-CCDs, 1,100TVL resolution and 3Gbps HD-SDI signal handling from end-to-end. The company will also introduce the Z-HD6000 CMOS studio camera, which includes new 2/3-inch CMOS […]

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Fujinon NAB Lens Lineup Announced:

Fujinon NAB Lens Lineup Announced:

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division will show a variety of new lenses and upgrades at this year’s NAB at the Las Vegas Convention Center. On display within Booth C7525 will be FUJINON lenses for broadcasting, sports, digital cinematography and production applications, including an enhanced version of the Emmy-Award winning “Precision Focus Assist” technology […]

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Panasonic 4K Concept Prosumer Camera Vs Sony 4K Concept Prosumer Camera:

Panasonic 4K Concept Prosumer Camera Vs Sony 4K Concept Prosumer Camera:

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sony call it consumer level 4K. Panasonic call it a marketspace consisting of almost professional or entry level professional space that needs run and gun 4K. It doesn’t matter what they call it or what weasel words the marketing boffins push on their sales guys and gals to use in order to sell 4K to […]

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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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Mix and Match Pro Camera Accessories from ARRI:

Mix and Match Pro Camera Accessories from ARRI:

| May 5, 2012

ARRI are back and this time Technical Sales Representative Snehal Patel shows off the mix-and-match versatility and modularity of ARRI Pro Camera Accessories including the new handgrip system, camera cages, follow focuses, battery and recorder plates. Part one of the ARRI Pro Camera Accessories can be found HERE. For more about the ARRI Mix and […]

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Massive 10 Minutes of Pure ARRI Pro Camera Accessories:

Massive 10 Minutes of Pure ARRI Pro Camera Accessories:

| May 3, 2012

ARRI have popped up a presentation video of all their camera accessory goodies they had proudly displaying at NAB 2012. ARRI technical sales representative / pro camera accessories Snehal Patel runs through all the new and just released ARRI camera accessories for turning cameras like DSLR’s, the Sony F3 and the Canon C300 into a […]

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Anyone Else See the 4K Panasonic Varicam Has an Android Phone?

Anyone Else See the 4K Panasonic Varicam Has an Android Phone?

| April 18, 2012

A few days ago Panasonic quickly, ever so briefly showed the world a concept 4K AVC-Ultra Varicam camera at NAB 2012. Did anyone else see that the 4K Panasonic Varicam has an Android phone in the first section of the three modules? Not the actual camera shown on stage but the CAD drawing of the […]

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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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Sneak Peek Pictures of the Panasonic 4K Varicam Camera?

Sneak Peek Pictures of the Panasonic 4K Varicam Camera?

| April 16, 2012

Panasonic have given us a very quick sneak peek at what looks to be a modular 4k Varicam camera during their NAB press conference. The camera looks to sport 3 separate units which may be upgradeable with new technology from Panasonic like their AVC-Ultra codec. The new AVC-ULTRA Codec family starts with the AVC-Intra100 and […]

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Codex Debuts and Ships Onboard S a 4:4:4 Recorder:

Codex Debuts and Ships Onboard S a 4:4:4 Recorder:

| April 13, 2012

Codex have added to their digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production with their latest addition to its product range, the Codex Onboard S Recorder. Codex will be demonstrating the Onboard S Recorder at NAB. Complete with the DNA that has become synonymous with Codex recorders and with a completely […]

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Atomos Bringing AtomOS 3.0 & SmartLog to NAB For FREE:

Atomos Bringing AtomOS 3.0 & SmartLog to NAB For FREE:

| April 13, 2012

Atomos will be previewing the next major release of their unique operating system – AtomOS 3.0 at NAB 2012. The simple firmware update adds more functionality to their 10-­‐bit field recorders, at no extra cost. “One of the key new features of AtomOS 3.0 is SmartLog – the ability to mark in and out points […]

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Keisoku-Giken UDR-N50 4K Recorder & Player at NAB:

Keisoku-Giken UDR-N50 4K Recorder & Player at NAB:

| April 12, 2012

Keisoku-Giken a leading manufacturer of uncompressed imaging solutions for production, post-production, and digital cinema environments, is showcasing the UDR-N50, a 4K recorder and player, at NAB2012. This system is ideally suited to shooting use to post production applications for high quality images as well as 3D stereoscopic production. UDR-N50 provides unparalleled capabilities and performance for […]

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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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Triad Canon C300 Camera EF to PL Lens Mount Adapter:

Triad Canon C300 Camera EF to PL Lens Mount Adapter:

| March 24, 2012

Triad Professional Camera Support have announced their new Canon C300 camera EF to PL lens mount adapter will be shown at NAB 2012. Look for the Alphatron booth at NAB 2012 to get a demo of the Triad Canon C300 camera EF to PL lens mount adapter and Triad EF to PL lens mount adapter […]

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Litepanels Expands LED Fresnel line & On-camera Lights at NAB:

Litepanels Expands LED Fresnel line & On-camera Lights at NAB:

| March 17, 2012

Emmy winning Litepanels will debut a variety of new LED lighting products at the NAB Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas on April 16-19, 2012. The professional lighting pioneer is making big news with LED Fresnel fixtures by introducing a new member of its daylight balance Sola Series of Fresnels, along with the entirely new […]

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Sachtler Presents the New Ace Tripod System at NAB 2012:

Sachtler Presents the New Ace Tripod System at NAB 2012:

| March 17, 2012

Sachtler presents the new Ace tripod system at NAB 2012. The Sachtler Ace tripod system is said to be compact, durable, and absolutely lightweight due to its unique composite material. The Ace offers familiar Sachtler quality at a sensational price/performance ratio. The Sachtler Ace tripod is the optimal camera support for the growing video and […]

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Betty White to be Inducted into NAB Broadcast Hall of Fame:

Betty White to be Inducted into NAB Broadcast Hall of Fame:

| March 17, 2012

The National Association of Broadcasters announced that film and television star Betty White will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during a special breakfast at the 2012 NAB Show, on Tuesday, April 17 in Las Vegas. With a career that has spanned more than 60 years, the seven-time Emmy Award winner has […]

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Canon April 15th The Story Continues with EOS 4K DSLR Camera Maybe:

Canon April 15th The Story Continues with EOS 4K DSLR Camera Maybe:

| March 10, 2012

We know one high profile Shooter / Movie Maker has talked about the alleged existence of a yet to be released Canon EOS DSLR form factor 4K cinema camera ready to be announced at or at least shown at NAB 2012. Yes there were drinks at the event, but the passion resonated that such a […]

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NEW Alphatron TV Logic EVF Coming to NAB:

NEW Alphatron TV Logic EVF Coming to NAB:

| January 6, 2012

Half way through last year we were privileged to be part of a series of future camera gear conversations. It was during one of those talks that it was mentioned a series of new EVF’s were on the horizon. Apparently EVF’s that put the current crop to shame. So fast forward to oh about now […]

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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:

| June 29, 2011

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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