August 2014

Featuring a massive 10-inch viewfinder, four-hour internal battery, wired talkback communication, tally indicators and connections, including balanced XLR, SDI and optical fiber, the Blackmagic Studio Camera is built as an all-in-one, economic camera choice for live productions whether in the studio or in the field.

BLACKMAGIC STUDIO Featuring a massive 10-inch viewfinder, four-hour internal battery, wired talkback communication, tally indicators and connections, including balanced XLR, SDI and optical fiber, the Blackmagic Studio Camera is built as an all-in-one, economic camera choice for live productions whether in the studio or in the field. Available in two... Read more

June 2014

The AVC-ULTRA recording module is equipped with two expressP2 card slots and two microP2 card slots.

THIRD-GENERATION VARICAM Panasonic‘s latest VariCam HS updates the historic camera series with 12-bit, 4:4:4 AVC-ULTRA video acquisition, as well as efficient ProRes capture and "rampable" high-speed frame rates that promise slow motion at up to 240 fps in full 1080p resolution. The modular design of the VariCam HS includes a MOS 2⁄3"... Read more

April 2014

Thanks to large 28-micron pixels, the camera has an extended dynamic range at 12-bit depth per pixel and very high sensitivity, even in low light, with ISO 5000 available for color images and up to ISO 25,000 for monochromatic shots.

SLOW-MO Offering high-speed frame rates of more than 22,000 frames per second at full resolution, the Phantom v2010 promises ultra-high-speed video capture. The v2010 is capable of generating frames of up to 22 gigapixels per second on the custom-designed 1280×800 CMOS 1-megapixel sensor. Thanks to large 28-micron pixels, the camera has an extended... Read more

February 2014

The camera is capable of recording to dual SD cards simultaneously with a Relay Auto Switch that allows you to capture backups or extend capture from one card to the other in order to gain extended shooting time.

SHOULDER-MOUNT AVCCAM Ideal for weddings, conferences, documentaries, events, exhibits and fieldwork, the extremely affordable Panasonic AG-AC8PJ camcorder offers a wide range of file capture at up to 1080/60p in 28 Mbps/VBR, as well as several compressed formats and 1080/1440 in 60i and 720/60p/i. Intelligent auto (iA) resolution technology preserves... Read more

December 2013

he Phantom HD OLED electronic viewfinder has full HD resolution with a variety of overlay menus and display modes, while both component- and HD-SDI-based viewfinders are also supported.

TRAYS IN THE UPRIGHT POSITION The Media Tools stand from Matthews is capable of supporting computers, laptops and other payloads weighing up to 35 pounds. The tray is equipped with a 3⁄8" female thread on the bottom for use with tripods and mounts. A removable 5⁄8" baby adapter will also mount it to light stands or other hardware. The... Read more

October 2013

The LiveText application creates unique HD titles and graphics with vector-based drawing tools, extensive text options and hundreds of preloaded templates.

DESKTOP PRODUCTION STUDIO The newly updated NewTek TriCaster 40 is an entry-level HD live production system where you can mix multiple cameras, video, computer sources, graphics, and custom visuals and titles. Version 2 of the software now offers customizable animated transitions and network-style titles and graphics through the Animation Store Creator,... Read more

August 2013

The Novo 2K is available for rental exclusively at Radiant Images in Los Angeles and via P+S Technik in Europe.

PALM-SIZED RAW 2K Offering an interchangeable lens mount system for PL-, Canon-, Nikon- or C-mount (with 16mm coverage of lenses as wide as 3mm to as long as 200mm) lenses, the diminutive Novo 2K is an incredibly efficient camera head design that builds on Silicon Imaging’s SI-2K camera technology to deliver uncompressed RAW format video. With... Read more

June 2013

Other features include wireless metadata input, Wi-Fi capability, and USB and Gigabit Ethernet connections, as well as operation integration with live video uplink transmitter devices from a selection of partners. T

PANASONIC AJ-PX5000G P2 CAMCORDER The first P2 HD camcorder to offer Panasonic’s native AVC-ULTRA recording codec, as well as built-in microP2 card slots, the 2⁄3-inch 2.2-megapixel 3-MOS Panasonic AJ-PX5000G shoulder-mount camcorder captures up to 10-bit, 1080/60p AVC-Intra Class100 files, as well as standard AVC-LongG in a selection of compression... Read more

April 2013

With the release of the new ALEXA XT, perhaps the biggest winner is data recorder company Codex Digital. All XT models contain the new XR Module, a side panel that was developed with Codex to replace the SxS Module.

First Look: ARRI ALEXA XT ARRIRAW, true anamorphic capture and internal ND (but no 4K) By Neil Matsumoto The ARRI ALEXA was introduced in 2010, and in just a few short years, the camera has taken over the professional production space with cinematographers widely considering it to be the first "film-style" digital motion-picture camera.... Read more

February 2013

The Ready Rig is comprised of two adjustable rods that are attached to a spring-loaded back support and a camera mount with nearly 180º of tilt.

SONY 4K CINEALTAS Sony is celebrating two new additions to the historic CineAlta family. The PMW-F55 and PMW-F5 camcorders offer a healthy set of specifications that includes 16-bit RAW video recording and an electronic global shutter in the F55 to eliminate rolling shutter skew and flash band effects. The cameras feature newly constructed 4K Super... Read more

December 2012

At approximately 85% the size of the EOS C300 model, the C100 offers a push auto iris function, one-shot autofocus, manual focus and exposure control, a multi-angle 3.5-inch LCD panel, a high-resolution EVF, built-in ND filters and a locking, clean-out HDMI output. T

M IS FOR MONOCHROME Announced as a dedicated black-and-white version of the EPIC cinema camera, the RED EPIC-M features a newly developed 14-megapixel, 5120×2700 Mysterium-X Monochrome sensor with a native ASA of 2000. The camera "Brain" captures only in black-and-white, which circumvents deBayering processes and leads to heightened... Read more

October 2012

With support of control surfaces across all pro Avid video-editing products, Avid Artist Color and Artist Transport Integration have been included for extensive control over color correction, grading, editing and navigation.

SONY PMW-200 XDCAM Announced as the successor to the popular Sony PMW-EX1/R cameras, the Sony PMW-200 camcorder brings high-resolution 4:2:2 chroma subsampling, a fast video bit rate of 50 Mb/s and three large 1⁄2-inch Exmor CMOS sensors that produce high-resolution capture of 1000 TVL (television lines), high sensitivity (F11 at 2000 lux) and low... Read more