Is the Panasonic HX-A500 truly the world’s first wearable 4K camcorder, as Panasonic claims? It’s a fascinating question that really hinges on how you view the latest upgraded compact version of the GoPro, the HERO3+, which is clearly the Panasonic’s... READ MORE
Whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned veteran, finding the right switcher can be like playing the lottery. But with Datavideo, you're bound to be a winner. With a wide range of switchers that are easy to use, yet packed with professional features, Datavideo switchers make your job simpler. This is especially important when you’re making crucial on-the-fly decisions during live events.... READ MORE
In the following video, Mia McCormick, from Kelby Media, explores the new E-Image line of tripods distributed by ikan. Breaking down the options into fluid heads and legs, this video showcases the differences between some of the different models and combinations available. McCormick also discusses the... READ MORE
The popularity of on-camera LED light sources continues to rise, due in large part to their compact size, versatility, and energy efficiency. While the technology has improved drastically over the past few years, the quality of LEDs can vary greatly from manufacturers, leading to inconsistencies between identical models, as well as poor color accuracy. Lighting is the heart and soul of... READ MORE
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
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
The newly announced 3-Way Mount from GoPro is, in fact, designed to be used three ways: as a camera grip, extension arm, or tripod. It is collapsible and measures 7.5" folded, and... READ MORE
Canadian manufacturer MuxLab offers a lineup of matrix switches, receivers, and splitters featuring, among them, HDBaseT technology, modular I/O support, 2K/4K resolution support, and Power-over-Ethernet.
Most sophisticated of the group is the... READ MORE
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
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
A few months ago, Canon initiated a Dual Pixel CMOS AF upgrade offer for the C100. Since the C300 and C100 share the same image sensor, many users wondered if the C300 was also capable of this feature. Well, Canon has confirmed that it is, and is now offering the same hardware upgrade to users of the... READ MORE
Any way you cut it, the commercial use of unmanned drone aircraft is presently illegal in the United States. However, one needn't dig too deep into industries such as filmmaking, real estate, and farming to find the prolific use of drones for professional purposes. Spurred by rapid advances in technology, the Federal Aviation Administration is currently overhauling its official regulations that... READ MORE
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
As with so many consumer products these days, selecting a projector can be daunting, since there are just so many options. However, choosing the right projector is pretty simple as long as you can supply three pieces of information:
The screen size (width, most importantly).
Distance between the projector and the screen (throw distance).
An estimate of the amount of ambient... READ MORE