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...

Audio Technica AT2020USBi with tablet

New voiceover mic from Audio Technica

Looks like Rode might have some competition on their hands in the USB voiceover mic department… New from Audio Technica is this, the AT2020 USBI, a cardoid condenser microphone with USB and iOS compatibility. The mic boasts 24-bit, 96kHz sampling – ooooh, lovely – and...