Category: Product News

Litepanels Brick LED light

Look! A New Lite Light!

‘Tis the season to be jolly … as with IBC upon us, manufacturers are unveiling all sorts of lovely toys to add to your Christmas wish list. Today it’s the turn of Litepanels who’ve announced a diddy little on-camera LED light called the Brick. It’s bi-colour...

Atomos Ninja Assassin in use

Watch out, there’s an Assassin about

Atomos have released a new model of their camera-top external recorders and following their usual naming trend, this one’s suitably deadly – it’s the Assassin. They say it’s “the only true 10-bit 4:2:2 professional recording solution for Apple, AVID & Adobe workflows” blah blah blah...

Panasonic GH4

GH4-R is unleashed

Probably the most popular “DSLR” type camera that shoots 4K video, the Panasonic GH4, is getting a mid-life refresh. The new GH4R offers “unlimited” 4K recording (Cinema 4K: 4096×2160 / 24 fps and QFHD 4K: 3840×2160 / up to 30 fps in MOV/MP4) plus the “V-Log L”...

LEICA DG Zoom Lens

New lenses underway from Panasonic

Got a micro four-thirds camera? Fancy a new lens? Panasonic may have a treat for you very soon. The company’s announced a “Lumix G 25 mm/F1.7” single focal length lens. They say it’s a “50mm (35 mm camera equivalent)” to offer almost the same viewing angle and sense of...

KTek Gizmo bag

New odds-and-sods bag from K-Tek

You can never have too many bags for all your shooting bits. Here’s diddy one from K-Tek to pack your cables, adapters, batteries, mic accessories, tape rolls and suchlike in. The “Gizmo Bag” has a black padded exterior with grey piping but, unusually, a clear PVC bottom so...

Sony HXR-NX100

New camcorder from Sony

If you’re tempted by the compact size, full feature set and excellent ergonomics of Canon’s XF200 or Xf205 camcorders – and we can attest that they are indeed all that – but you’re put off by the widespread reputation those camcorders have for being spoiled...

“Lyre” upgrade for Videomic pro

Microphone manufacturer Rode has had a relationship with British mic accessory-maker Rycote for quite a while, with the latter’s “Lyre” suspension system turning up in products such as the latest version of the Rode Blimp windshield. Now the two have teamed up again to put...