Category: Product News

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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....

Rode iXY on iPhone

New mic for iPhone 5

The tiny iXY microphone for iPhones has been updated to work with all flavours of the iPhone 5. The stereo mic promises up to 24-bit / 96kHz recording capabilities and follows on from the original iXY launched a year ago which manufacturers Rode say was...

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Firmware update for Sony camcorder

Sony’s latest high-end consumer camcorder is having a quick makeover just a month or so since it became available. New firmware for the CX900 and AX100 is available to download from Sony (see www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/HDR-CX900E in the UK) and is said to Improve autofocus tracking and accuracy Makes...

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New Mocha being served up

Music to the ears of Adobe’s After Affects and Premiere Pro users (and potentially other ears too; read on!) as Imagineer Systems is releasing a sort of “halfway house” version of its Mocha product, which will sit between the version bundled with After Effects CC and...

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Atomos Ninja Star explodes into life

The self-proclaimed “world’s smallest ProRes recorder”, Atomos’ new Ninja Star, is now being shipped to dealers after being announced with much fanfare at NAB earlier in the year. The Star is a tiny solid-state video recorder designed to be bolted into drone aircraft – or...

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Red Giant expands Universe

Red Giant Software has made an update to its “Universe” effects suite. The plug-in software, which is available on the irritatingly trendy rented basis, is now at version 1.1. Nine new free and paid-for effects and transitions are on offer for Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro...

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Update for Panasonic camcorder

Panasonic has released a firmware update for its semi-pro AG-AC90 handheld camcorder and there’s quite an extensive list of tweaks to the unit’s functions. Some of the most useful include a function to copy files between cards in each of the two slots; additional recording modes...

SmartLav microphone gets an update

Yet another updated product from the busy bees at Rode. How they manage it, given the easy distraction of the glorious Aussie beaches and barbecues, we don’t know… The “smartLav+” is not, as the name might imply, a clever type of toilet. It’s a lavalier (tie...