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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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Hands-on Review
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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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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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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At NAB 2014, Wooden Camera shows off a rig they made for a Blackmagic Cinema Camera that's been modified for a PL mount that they made, featuring a cage, handle, and a custom 15mm/19mm convertible lens support system. The rig also has a Wooden Camera cross-converter to diversify the BMCC's signal output options. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ... READ MORE

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The Redrock Micro One Man Crew is a automated parabolic slider that keeps it's subject centered and focused while it quietly slides along the 36" track. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ... READ MORE

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Convergent Design shows a product preview of its Athena, an upcoming 4K recorder and playback device that's also an encoder/decoder, at NAB 2014. In contrast to the Odyssey recorder, the 1/2 rack-size Athena is designed not for on-camera use but for studio and presentation use. It employs SSDs for media and inputs 4K at 60p or two simultaneous 4K streams at 30p. We hope you enjoy the video, and... READ MORE

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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

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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

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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

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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

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