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Atomos attempt to redefine HDMI

Video recorder manufacturer Atomos has grandly and boldly announced that it intends to redefine the HDMI interface “for the professional video industry”. In essence they’re saying that despite SDI being the “pro” standard for digital video interchange due to it having pro-quality features (not least of which...

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Unboxing Canon’s XF200 / XF205

The successors to the hugely successful XF100 and Xf105, Canon’s XF200 / XF205 have a lot to live up to. In this video we open up the box to see what you get for you £2,999 GBP and have a first look around the camcorder to...

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Pro makeover for Sony handcam

*** Update, November 2014: we have now done some testing on the PXW-X70 and you can see the results here www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/12/02/test-videos-sony-pxw-x70/. We’ve also decided the X70 is the best “entry level pro camcorder” – see why at this link: www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/10/17/best-entry-level-pro-camcorder-2/ *** Much as it did with the...

Price rise on Pocket Cinema Camera!

Ah, let the good times roll. Until we’re out of stock that is. Eager beaver video enthusiasts who weren’t quick off the mark in snapping up a Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera last week when its price was slashed to £325+VAT, are probably going to...

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Video Review: IT-CEO hard disc enclosures

Whenever I scrap an old PC, I always feel it’s a great shame that so much of it goes to waste. In particular, I like to re-use the hard discs, even if they’re old and of relatively small capacity because it just seems criminal to...

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New USB mic from Rode

*** Update: we have now reviewed this excellent mic; read, watch and hear about it at www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/08/15/review-rode-nt-usb-microphone/ plus you can buy the mic via our Amazon link at http://amzn.to/1wkNg9m *** Most people would go away and stop being busy in the summer. Down Under of course, it’s...

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More Cinema Camera news…

After yesterday’s surprise price slash (which is now £30 less of a price slash than when it was first announced, for reasons we don’t know) on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, comes news of a software update bringing storage heaven to owners of the device....

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Price crash on Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Temptation is supposedly one of the seven deadly sins (isn’t it?) but what are you supposed to do when Blackmagic Design slash – that really is the only appropriate word – the price of their teensy little Pocket Cinema Camera to just $495 – that’s...