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So you've bought one of the Blackmagic cameras, the Cinema Camera, Production 4K, or the Pocket Cinema Camera, and you are off to shoot. Now you get to create fantastic video, but you also get to experience firsthand just how difficult it can be to handhold or accessorize one of these cameras, because in spite of their tremendous image capability, in the end they are just boxes with sensors,... READ MORE
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5 months ago
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Follow Mia McCormick, from Kelby Media, as she discusses the features of the Sony HDR-CX900 camcorder. McCormick discusses the important features that separate the HDR-CX900 from smaller camcorders, such as its 1" sensor size, manual focus ring, and built-in ND filters. She also shares... READ MORE

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In this video, Mia McCormick introduces us to the new HC-W850K Twin Camera Full HD Camcorder from Panasonic. What makes it a "twin camera"? As McCormick explains, Panasonic has put a second sub camera on the end of the LCD screen. With this sub camera, you can capture two angles at once, a... READ MORE

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6 months ago
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With an eye firmly set on a small versatility and portability, Synology has stripped the NVR down to its bare essentials and created the EDS14. The company removed most of the components associated with a standard recorder and has focused on the core of the NVR’s job: recording and storing... READ MORE
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Now available at B&H, Bescor's rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack provides a simple and convenient way to power your professional video equipment without the need for additional mounting hardware or support rigs. The FP-12VATM kit includes the FP-12V battery and the BC-FP12... READ MORE
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In the following video, Mia McCormick, from Kelby Media, relates her experience with the new Sony AS100V Action Cam, with Live View Remote. The video explores the camera's high data-rate recording, multiple format, and frame-rate capabilities. McCormick discusses the camera’s... READ MORE

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Axis Communications has applied the technology that revolutionized the surveillance industry for access control and introduced the first IP network door controller. In the process, they seem to have stripped access control down to its foundation and kept all the things we love about it, discarded the things we hate, and added features that we didn’t even know we wanted. The result is a fairly... READ MORE
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In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, discusses the Beachtek DXA-SLR Ultra 2-Channel XLR Adapter, and how it can improve in-camera audio with a DSLR camera. Rives explores the adapter's form factor, how it attaches beneath the camera, and considers the included... READ MORE

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In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, discusses budget options for improving the audio quality of your DSLR shoots. Rives explores on-camera microphone options, including the lightweight RØDE VideoMic GO shotgun microphone and the... READ MORE

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In this B&H video, Mia McCormick, from Kelby Media, enlightens us about video monopods. She begins by touching on the differences between photo and video monopods, and then moves on to compare a few of the more popular models. The video highlights the features of video monopods, with McCormick offering her impressions after working with each monopod. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite... READ MORE

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7 months ago
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At NAB 2014, Jeromy Young of Atomos introduces the Shogun, a 1920 x 1200 touchscreen that records CinemaDNG RAW 4K or 4K ProRes, and HD up to 120 fps. Also new is the Ninja Star, with all the recording/playback features of the Ninja but with no monitor. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ... READ MORE

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At NAB 2014, MOTU introduces its Thunderbolt interface, the HDX-SDI, a rack-mount unit designed for capture and playback of audio (16 channels in & out) and video (analog, HDMI & SDI) signals for editing on Mac or Windows computers and later output. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ... READ MORE

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At NAB 2014, John Hoffman from JonyJib gives a breakdown of the JonyJib2 (18 ft) and JonyJib2 Junior - their operation, capacities, setup, and more - while providing a real-world demo of... READ MORE

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7 months ago
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JVC was busy at NAB 2014, introducing four 4K cameras or camera prototypes with the same Super 35 sensor. THE GY-LSX1 is a shoulder-mount camera with built-in rosettes and a PL mount. The GY-LSX2 is a handheld model with an MFT mount. The GW-SPLS1 and GW-GBLS1 are two-piece compact models. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ... READ MORE

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Tenba at NAB 2014 introduces the ActionPack Shootout for GoPro users. The bag swings around your waist while you're wearing it to give you access to your whole GoPro system (up to four cameras) and contains tons of labeled accessory bags. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view... READ MORE

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