At NAB 2014, K-Tek introduced their new line of audio bags, which includes Stingray (for Sound Devices 633 and Zaxcom MAXX) as well as the brand-new Stingray2 (for Sound Devices 644) and an audio harness, which is designed around minimizing fatigue. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ... READ MORE
The first camera from AJA Video Systems is the CION, a 4K-capable camera with a PL mount that captures video with its APS-C-sized sensor and records ProRes 422 (4K up to 60p) to Pak Dock SSD media, or outputs 4K at up to 120 fps via 3G-SDI. (The CION also does 2K, HD, and UHD.) This is an ergonomically friendly open-system camera with industry-standard connections: Viewfinder, lens, etc. are sold... READ MORE
At NAB 2014, Lectrosonics introduced two new L Series wireless audio transmitters, the LMB and the LT, and the LR receiver as well. Instead of companding, the systems use a predictive algorithm before sending audio over the air. The L series offers three frequency blocks for a wide 75MHz tuning range. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other... READ MORE
The Tascam UH-7000 is a 2-channel microphone preamp that can operate without a computer, as well as a four-input, four-output USB audio interface. Inside are high-quality HDIA mic pres, and there are onboard effects. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of... READ MORE
The Blackmagic Design URSA was created to provide what a lot of users were adding to the company's other, more stripped-down cameras: three monitors (including a 10" 1920 x 1080 screen), XLR inputs, 12G-SDI output for 60p 4K, and two CFast 2.0 recorders. Available with... READ MORE
JVC was the first to bring wireless streaming to a camcorder, the first to market with a prosumer HD camera, and, most recently, the first to market with a prosumer 4K camera. It seems it is first to market again, this time with an ultra-compact 4K camera—the GW-SPLS1—light and compact enough for mounting on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) while also being capable of delivering broadcast-quality... READ MORE
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera has a tiny form factor for a studio-configured camera, but a huge viewfinder, at 10". The camera has an MFT mount and a Super 16 sensor, and a CCU for studio control via a Blackmagic ATEM switcher, which can even do Da Vinci color-grading. The current version is HD, and a 4K version with a B4 mount is coming. Talkback system and tally are built in. We hope you... READ MORE
Neumann’s reputation for microphones precedes itself, having crafted some of the most sought-after and replicated microphones in use in studios and homes around the world for the last 70 years. A more recent development for the venerable company is its entry into the studio-monitor field, on which it continues to focus with the announcement of the KH 120 D studio monitor.
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For NAB 2014, Letus35 has announced a number of upcoming motorized gimbal stabilizers. They will offer gimbal systems for cameras of all sizes, from a GoPro Hero up to a RED camera.
The professional versions are modular, and come in one-, two-, and three-axis systems. The-one axis system is ideal for mounting on a Steadicam to automatically keep the camera horizon level. The two-axis system can... READ MORE
Panasonic introduced its 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 captures up to 120 fps 4K to P2 cards and uncompressed RAW 4K at 120 fps to the new Codex recorder. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other... READ MORE
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 records 4K video internally, as well as 1080p up to 96 fps. The Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera has a short flange distance, so it's easy to adapt a wide variety of older and current lenses for the GH4. Here, the camera is seated on the YAGH interface that takes advantage of... READ MORE
SHAPE announces the ISEE I, a motorized 2-axis gimbal stabilizer for the GoPro, smartphone, or other mini camera. Powered by two LP-E6 type batteries, the handheld stabilizer keeps your camera level and provides an independent joystick for tilt control without having to remove your... READ MORE
Sennheiser is looking to expand its already considerable influence both in the ENG and studio worlds with the announcement of the Esfera Surround Microphone System and MK 8 Condenser Microphone.
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Some recent camera designs have proven to be so compact that they require a shorter shotgun mic to avoid having the mic appear in the shot. Que Audio’s Q 210 Microphone Kit addresses this problem head on. The kit is centered on the supercardioid QLM4 shotgun mic, which at a compact 210mm,... READ MORE
For NAB 2014, Blackmagic Design introduced a new 4K cinema camera—the URSA. The URSA features a flexible form factor that is designed to adapt easily to shoots of all sizes, from solo shooters to full-scale production crews.
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