NAB 2015 sees JMR raise the curtain on the new Lightning products, the latest generation of the company’s Thunderbolt 2 storage and expansion options. Consisting of ten models, the Lightning line recognizes the role of Mac computers in the current post-production climate, making hardware expansion possible by converting Thunderbolt to PCIe. This makes the products a natural choice for users who... READ MORE
Being the new kid in class isn’t always easy, especially when your older siblings leave you with extremely large shoes to fill. Seemingly undaunted by that analogous task, Sennheiser has unveiled its next-generation digital wireless... READ MORE
Composed of a rugged, all-weather compact camera along with a versatile, advanced retro-styled model, Olympus's newest updates to its Stylus series help to refine the handling and image quality of the company’s flagship point-and-shoots. Now featuring raw shooting abilities and the... READ MORE
DJI has just announced the latest update to its Phantom line, which looks set to be a direct replacement of the Phantom 2—the Phantom 3. Initially, two versions will be available, the Advanced Edition, identified by silver stripes on the prop arms, and the... READ MORE
With NAB 2015 just around the corner, Canon has decided to kick the party off early by announcing two new 4K cameras: the Canon EOS C300 Mark II and the compact fixed-lens XC10. As the successor to the wildly popular EOS C300, the C300 Mark II sees several major improvements that raise it to the... READ MORE
This year’s NAB is just around the corner, and I can assure you the halls here at B&H are hustlin’ and a bustlin’ in anticipation. There’s no doubt about the categories that are the stars of the show, but the audio geeks here know NAB is also a showcase for cool new audio gear. While it does... READ MORE
NAB is just a few days away now, and here at B&H we have managed to squeeze some information out of manufacturers about what products they will be announcing at the show. So read on for some advanced glimpses of products that will be making their debut at NAB 2015.
Small HD has already announced its 5" on-camera monitor, the 502, which packs a whopping 441 pixels per inch and displays a full... READ MORE
Keeping a watchful eye on the things you care about most just got easier, thanks to the FLIR FX wireless HD camera. The portable and cordless camera has built-in Wi-Fi and lets you control it and view a live video feed directly on your iOS or Android mobile device at any time and from any... READ MORE
There’s nothing quite like the elegant, floating feeling you get when watching footage shot on a stabilizer. Conversely, there are few things as distracting and annoying as poorly balanced or shaky attempts to nail a smooth run.
I had a big project lined up, and one of the tools in my arsenal was the... READ MORE
Dynamic Range is the difference between the brightest part of the scene and the darkest part. Our eyes can see 11 stops of difference between bright light and darkness; a camera can only see five stops. So what we see with our eyes we cannot always capture with a camera. Think of a scene shot from indoors with a window in the background. Invariably, either the window’s light looks nice while the... READ MORE
Ikan’s product line gets a refresh with new and updated products unveiled at NAB 2015. These products include monitors, rigs, teleprompters, and LED lights, including a new line of LED Fresnels, and continues Ikan’s philosophy of offering a wide selection of production gear to assist both amateurs and professionals alike.
In terms of monitors, the entry-level VL7 series sees a boost in... READ MORE
When is a tablet not a tablet? When it defies the stereotype and becomes a full-performance laptop? When it crosses the technological boundaries of an entertainment device and performs functions usually relegated to a more dedicated device? When you mark the day that you used it to watch a movie on the train, create a PowerPoint presentation at work, and watch your favorite television show at... READ MORE
Just about a year after the release of the J4, Nikon has announced an update to its 1 line with the J5. Improving on its predecessor, the J5 has a 20.8MP back side illuminated CX-format CMOS sensor, up from 18.4MP, and a new... READ MORE
Join Mia McCormick, from KelbyOne Media, as she takes a quick look at the Intova Edge X Waterproof Action Camera. She talks about the camera’s imaging capabilities, including capturing up to 1080p60 video and 12-Megapixel still images and its 200' waterproof unibody design that integrates the camera and housing into a single unit. Also covered is the... READ MORE
In this video, our in-house audio expert, Rob Rives, demonstrates two condenser shotgun microphones from RØDE: the NTG4 and NTG4+. Featuring a supercardioid polar pattern and the ability to withstand up to 135 dB SPL, these mics offer an ideal solution for ENG, filmmaking, field recording, sound design, and broadcast applications.... READ MORE