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Hands-on Review: The Sony XDCAM PMW-200 HD422 Camcorder

The PMW-200 will join Sony’s XDCAM HD422 series of professional camcorders and serve as a successor to the venerable PMW-EX1R. The new camera strikes a balance between the compact, lightweight form-factor of the PMW-100, and the image quality of its larger, shoulder mounted brethren.

Hands-On Review: Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 Handheld Camcorder

The compact and lightweight Sony PMW-100 XDCAM HD422 Handheld Camcorder is designed for the true working broadcast professional. It supports broadcast quality 50 Mb/s MPEG-2 recording in Full HD and records to SxS cards

ikan Introduces its Most Sophisticated Director’s Monitor

The new 7-inch MR7 is ikan's most advanced small monitor yet. Several outstanding new features, modified versions of many familiar ones, and a heavy-duty plastic body with a rubberized coating bring the monitor to a solid weight of 2 pounds, about double that of previous 7-inch models.

Hands-On Review: Steadicam Merlin-2

Designed by Garrett Brown, the inventor of the original Steadicam, the Steadicam Merlin2 has an efficient body that’s adjustable more than a dozen ways, all with the one aim of achieving smooth, flowing movement with your DSLR, small camcorder or point-and-shoot camera. 

Introducing New Porta Brace Bags and Accessories

Like all Porta Brace products, the new additions to the company’s line are proudly crafted in Vermont, and are almost as rugged as the Green Mountains themselves.

Stream Professional Looking Live or On-Demand Video with a NewTek TriCaster System

As content has increasingly shifted to multiple screens, from TVs to computers to tablets and mobile devices, consumers have grown accustomed to watching video when they want it and how they want it.  

DSI RF NewsShark Portable New Transmission System

DSI NewsShark systems are portable transmission devices that attach easily to ENG (Electronic News Gathering) cameras and use the H.264 (MPEG4 AVC) video compression and ACC audio coding. Available in a combination of Wi-Fi and cellular transmission combinations, there is certain to be a DSI NewsShark that works ideally in your area.

Get the Most out of Your Cinema Camera with Movcam

Today’s professional cinema cameras offer very high quality for historically low prices. Unfortunately, the high-quality gear one needs to work with cinema cameras have not followed the same downward price trend.

Sachtler Ace Tripods Offer Videographers Professional Performance at an Entry-Level Price

Sachtler imbues its Ace Fluid Head Tripods with the same level of expertise found in its broadcast-quality FSB system heads. The Ace Fluid Head, 2-Stage Aluminum tripods were designed specifically to offer prosumers, independent filmmakers, advanced film students and experienced professionals the option of a lightweight, easy-to-use tripod for less than $1,000.

New Panasonic AG-AC160A & AG-AC130A Camcorders Announced at NAB

A pair of updates to existing camcorders put Panasonic’s AG-AC130A and AG-AC160A on a slightly higher plane than their predecessors. This month Panasonic is expected to make available these two improved models.

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