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3 days ago
Storage is a tricky problem, and one we encounter frequently in all aspects of our lives. We’ve dealt with it when we’re figuring out which container to use for storing leftovers, or picking out an adequately sized suitcase for travel, and even shopping for the perfect pair of jeans to fit our extra-large phones. Each of these tasks requires some thought and foresight that affects what we choose...
3 days ago
If you’re working with large media files, you’re probably going to need more storage than a single drive can provide. While you could just haphazardly put a bunch of drives together, a RAID array is a better alternative because it uses multiple drives together to increase speed, protect your data, or both. You can configure your own RAID array by using software, but an array with a hardware RAID...
3 days ago
The Drobo “5” Series has been designed for media creators and data storage professionals who are looking for fast, expandable, and flexible data storage and protection for large media collections and performance-demanding applications. However, since different users have different needs, which member of the Drobo “5” family is right for you—the 5D, 5Dt, or 5N? The...
3 days ago
Combine portability with accessibility using the My Passport Wireless Pro USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from Western Digital. With this mobile hard drive, you can not only store your important files and take them with you, but you can also make those files...
4 days ago
When I started getting into MIDI-based music production in the early 2000s, most people agreed that hardware still had a clear edge over software-based setups. Back then, most serious urban and dance producers were making music with hardware drum machines and keyboard workstations, then tracking everything to a computer running a DAW. Like many others, I started with an Akai MPC 2000xl, which was...
4 days ago
Ever run out of storage space and start wondering if it would be possible to take a crowbar to your new unibody MacBook Pro to pry it open and put another hard drive in? Neither do I. However, it is frustrating that you have to sacrifice storage space because you spent the extra money to get a solid-state drive instead of the cheaper hard disk drive. So you figured, “Fine, I’ll just get an...
5 days ago
At its most basic, a Network Attached Storage device (NAS) is a single or multi-bay system that is able to share files among multiple systems, whether over a wired or wireless network connection. While most NAS devices are used largely for storage and sharing files, their capabilities stretch far beyond. A NAS may also be used as a multimedia server via UPnP and DLNA protocols to share and stream...
6 days ago
It’s safe to say that in today’s predominantly digital world, memory cards have overtaken film as the primary recording media for consumer and professional photo and video use. However, once you’ve established which memory card format is compatible with your camera, such as CompactFlash (CF), Secure Digital (SD), XQD, or CFast, how does one go about choosing from the available models that each...
6 days ago
I’ve spent the past decade producing events and DJ’ing in a variety of environments. From boat parties to the high desert, I’ve learned some valuable lessons along the way. It doesn’t matter what type of equipment you use, or how experienced you are. If you are heading out to play a gig, make sure you have everything you need. There’s nothing worse than showing up to an event only to find that...
1 week ago
External storage drives come in many forms. From SSDs and HDDs, you can have ample storage space or lightning–fast access to files. For compatibility with your systems, B&H carries portable drives that sport a variety of interfaces, such as FireWire, USB, or Thunderbolt. Of the two drive types, hard drives are more susceptible to failures since they retrieve data with a spinning platter–and–...
1 week ago
The Microsoft Surface is the go-to tablet that other tablets aspire to. But did you know there are a variety of Surface tablets to choose from? Which is the right one for you? Are you a casual user, or do need some power in your portable device? Are you using your Surface for graphics-intensive work, or are you just Web surfing? This infographic will serve up a couple of fun facts about the...
1 week ago
Desktop versus workstation – who knew there was even anything to argue about? The fact is, a desktop and a workstation are used for very different workflows. You could be overspending for one that you don’t need, or cutting your budget for something that may be obsolete before the year is out. But what is a good gauge for you? Here’s a brief infographic to help you out.
2 weeks ago
It has been quite an exciting year for the B&H Photography Podcast, as well as for podcasting as a medium, in general. Hugely popular shows such as Serial, Radiolab, and Reply All have taken podcasts to new heights in terms of amazing content, and have also substantially raised the bar...
2 weeks ago
Piloting an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV or simply, drone) is fun, but what about stepping into a virtual cockpit? Drones and other remote-controlled flying machines have always offered an exciting flying experience, but with First Person View (FPV), you can get to be at the heart of the action. A combination of a tiny camera, radio transmission, and a viewing monitor or headset can make for a...
3 weeks ago
With clear skies and a ton of scenic venues around the country, now is as good a time as ever to get your drone on. With hundreds of options, we break down the best drones offered at B&H according to skill level, from the enthusiast to the drone-inspired videographers and filmmakers.  Check out the lineup of our top selling drones, and let your creative flag fly!

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