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Odyssey7Q+ Now Includes 256GB SSD, NEW Lower Prices on Odyssey SSDs & 5 Samsung SSDs Qualified

Odyssey7Q+ Now Includes 256GB SSD, NEW Lower Prices on Odyssey SSDs & 5 Samsung SSDs Qualified

This 2015.7 update is all about media and one new bundle that isn’t a promotion. Starting today, July 1st, the Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+ will ship with one 256GB Odyssey SSD included. A five-pack kit of SSD handles for use with qualified 3rd party SSDs (see below) is now included with each Odyssey7Q+. Convergent Design has further added […]

July 1, 20150 Comments
Zoom F8 Multi Track Field Recorder Affordable Pro Audio Recorder

Zoom F8 Multi Track Field Recorder Affordable Pro Audio Recorder

Zoom steps up to a new very clean and pro looking Zoom F8 Multi Track Field Recorder. Check out the features. 8-channel/10-track field audio recorder/mixer 8 discrete inputs with locking Neutrik XLR/TRS combo connectors Compact and lightweight aluminum chassis, weighing just 2 pounds (without batteries) High quality mic preamps with up to 75 dB gain, less than -127 […]

June 30, 20150 Comments
Zacuto Gratical X With A La Carte Features Now Available

Zacuto Gratical X With A La Carte Features Now Available

For those that found the Gratical HD out of their price range (Yes that’s me too) Zacuto has introduced a new a la carte version. The Gratical X. This new EVF is basically the same as the HD model only with limited software tools pre-installed. Maybe you don’t need every tool so this way you can buy […]

June 29, 20151 Comment
Aputure Light Storm Ls 1s High Output LED Light at a Bargain Price. First Impressions

Aputure Light Storm Ls 1s High Output LED Light at a Bargain Price. First Impressions

At NAB 2015 I went to visit the Aputure booth and was blown away by how many cool products they have in the works. The DEC wireless adapter and new monitor just to name a couple. But the new LED lights really stand out. I have been using Aputure lights for the last year since […]

June 28, 20157 Comments
Zacuto C100 MK II Helmet Puts A EVF In The Right Position

Zacuto C100 MK II Helmet Puts A EVF In The Right Position

The design of the new Zacuto C100 MKII Helmet is clean and simple and puts the EVF in the right position for easy access while shooting handheld or on a tripod. It attaches to the top of the C100 MKII via one screw on top and one on the side, relocating the film plane screw […]

June 19, 20151 Comment

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Aputure Light Storm Ls 1s High Output LED Light at a Bargain Price. First Impressions

Aputure Light Storm Ls 1s High Output LED Light at a Bargain Price. First Impressions

At NAB 2015 I went to visit the Aputure booth and was blown away by how many cool products they have in the works. The DEC wireless adapter and new monitor just to name a couple. But the new LED lights really stand out. I have been using Aputure lights for the last year since […]

June 28, 20157 Comments
SmallHD 502 Packs The Pixels For A Sharp Image In A Small Package

SmallHD 502 Packs The Pixels For A Sharp Image In A Small Package

After seeing the SmallHD 502 and the add-on Sidefinder at NAB 2015 I felt it was a very nice product that I would like to buy. A small 5″ monitor with good resolution to help with focus and a convertible viewfinder idea is cool.  So I pulled the trigger and got the 502 with the plan to get […]

June 13, 20153 Comments
CalDigit T4 Thunderbolt RAID Packs A Punch In A Small Package

CalDigit T4 Thunderbolt RAID Packs A Punch In A Small Package

I like many of you need fast dependable storage for active editing projects. For several years I’ve used an eSATA RAID 0 with port multiplying technology with my older Mac Pro Pre-Thunderbolt computer, however RAID 0 is scary because you have “zero” safety. One hiccup and it’s all gone. Since getting a Macbook Pro Retina […]

March 3, 20151 Comment
HyperThin HDMI Cables As Thin As iPhone Lightning Cable. Also Available in Micro to Mini

HyperThin HDMI Cables As Thin As iPhone Lightning Cable. Also Available in Micro to Mini

Post by ErikNaso.com. In my quest to get the perfect Micro to Mini HDMI cable to work without an adapter on the Odyssey 7Q+ I found these Hypershop HyperThin cables. Thanks to a twitter comment by Matthew Zappile that lead me to them. These cables are incredibly thin and yes they work perfect with the 7Q+ in […]

February 21, 20151 Comment
Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ Hands On Review

Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ Hands On Review

I need to make a correction in the review. I stated that a USB3 SATA adapter comes with the the recorder and it does not. I made a mistake on that one. Sorry. This adapter is fairly inexpensive at $17 from a third party. I’m updating the Vimeo version now. Okay if you watched the video […]

January 25, 201510 Comments

Lenses

Metabones MARK IV EF-E Smart Adapter Update Plus NEW MFT Speed Booster Turns GH4 into a S35 Camera

Metabones MARK IV EF-E Smart Adapter Update Plus NEW MFT Speed Booster Turns GH4 into a S35 Camera

A little update for the Metabones EF-E Smart Adapter MARK IV fixes a few niggle things but doesn’t add any new features. No the auto focus speed still is what it is. Below are the links and what the update consists of. RELEVANT PRODUCTS This information is for the following models: EF-E Smart AdapterTM MARK IV (model […]

June 5, 20153 Comments
New Zeiss BATIS lens line for Sony FE – 25mm f/2.0 and 85mm f/1.8 Coming This Summer

New Zeiss BATIS lens line for Sony FE – 25mm f/2.0 and 85mm f/1.8 Coming This Summer

The Sony A7 cameras are in desperate need of more lens options in full frame with snappy autofocus and who better than Zeiss to step up to the plate with a new line for Sony FE. The Zeiss BATIS are coming! The new ZEISS Batis 2/25 and 1.8/85 lenses are the first full-frame autofocus lenses with […]

April 22, 20150 Comments
KIPON Introduces New High Speed Canon EF To MFT Autofocus Electronic Adapter

KIPON Introduces New High Speed Canon EF To MFT Autofocus Electronic Adapter

KIPON introduces a new high speed Canon EF To MFT Autofocus Electronic Adapter that lets you control your Canon lenses on the GH4. They claim it’s the worlds first but Metabones also has this type of adapter as well. KIPON nade a adapter with iris blades built in that wasn’t so good so. We are seeing […]

April 21, 20151 Comment
Aputure Puts “Speedbooster” Like Focal Reducer Into The New DEC Pro EF to MFT Adapter

Aputure Puts “Speedbooster” Like Focal Reducer Into The New DEC Pro EF to MFT Adapter

That’s not all it does. It also has the DEC wireless iris and focus controls like the original DEC adapter does. I checked it out on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and so far it looks really promising. The DEC EF to E-Mount I have is a prototype but functions as a release version for the […]

April 19, 20156 Comments
Rokinon Releases 2.8 100mm Macro Lens In 8 Popular Mounts Plus a CINE Version

Rokinon Releases 2.8 100mm Macro Lens In 8 Popular Mounts Plus a CINE Version

The 100mm macro is a lens I have always wanted and never bought. I dont know why I dont just get one already. Perfect for portraits and bugs or portraits of bugs 😀 Now Rokinon has entered the 100mm macro market but I’m not sure about the price. The Canon mount version is priced at […]

April 2, 20151 Comment

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