Support and Grip

Tether Tools StrapMoore Neoprene Straps. Great for strapping batteries and power bricks to stands

Tether Tools StrapMoore Neoprene Straps. Great for strapping batteries and power bricks to stands

July 20, 20172 Comments

I found these inexpensive Tether Tools StrapMoore neoprene straps for getting the power brick off the floor and on the light stand. They work great and cost only $19. I use one for my Aputure Light Storm and another on my tripod to hold a large battery to power my a7rii. It works really well […]

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Bringing New Life To My ARRI 650 With LED ReLamp From VisionSmith.

Bringing New Life To My ARRI 650 With LED ReLamp From VisionSmith.

January 21, 20171 Comment

At NAB 2016 I saw these LED relamp products by VisionSmith and was blown away! The idea of putting a daylight 5300K LED replacement bulb that simply drops into my ARRI 650 was exciting. Well today is my lucky day! I have the VisionSmith Arri 650 ReLamp in for review and while this isn’t the […]

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Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head Review MVH502AH

Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head Review MVH502AH

August 3, 201622 Comments

Lately I’ve been a little obsessed over finding a very affordable, and I mean practically cheap fluid video head for a slider and jib. I hate it when this happens to me but my insanity might benefit the readers of this blog. See what I do for you! My first try was the Fancier FC-270A […]

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Bright Tangerine isn’t just about Matte Boxes. How About Follow Focus & Grip Accessories?

Bright Tangerine isn’t just about Matte Boxes. How About Follow Focus & Grip Accessories?

April 27, 20160 Comments

I visited Bright Tangerine at NAB to check out some new products and here is what I found. I visited Bright Tangerine at NAB to checkout what they have and was impressed with the new Revolvr follow focus and articulating grip arm. Yes they are adding grip gear too! Oh and plus the new Gripper Tray! […]

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RØDE Announces Six New Products at IBC

RØDE Announces Six New Products at IBC

September 11, 20150 Comments

Looks like RØDE has been busy! Lets take a look at what they have. VideoMicro Measuring only 80mm long, the VideoMicro is a small, lightweight on-camera microphone designed for use on compact cameras. A directional microphone, it reduces distracting peripheral sounds and focuses on the audio in front of the camera. Its pickup is more […]

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

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

June 19, 20151 Comment

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 […]

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Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q & 7Q+ Has New Media Option With Samsung 850 Evo SSD

Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q & 7Q+ Has New Media Option With Samsung 850 Evo SSD

April 27, 20152 Comments

Lots of good stuff coming to the Odyssey 7Q and 7Q+ in late May with a firmware update, but one that I think will be a highlight is the choice to be able to use off the shelf SSD media. In the past Convergent Design has taken a lot of heat from potential customers about […]

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SmallHD Introduces The 502 Series On Camera 5″ 1080p Monitor Plus Sidefinder EVF Loupe

SmallHD Introduces The 502 Series On Camera 5″ 1080p Monitor Plus Sidefinder EVF Loupe

March 25, 20152 Comments

  With monitors getting bigger it’s nice to see a smaller lighter 5″ model that is loaded with features and is full 1080p. The new SmallHD 502 looks to be just that. I expect we will see more models in the 500 Series in the future. Using a gimbal without a monitor is tough. I’ve done […]

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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

February 21, 20153 Comments

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 […]

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Day And Night. Our Super Bowl Promo

February 2, 20151 Comment

We have been working hard to produce a spot that would air during the Super Bowl and last night I got to see it for the first time on the air. How cool is that! LOL! Okay so it was only in the San Diego market but hey! This spot was challenging and fun to […]

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