Tagged: review

Rode Blimp

Video Review: Rode Blimp (redesigned for 2014)

The wind. It’s a particular bugbear of ours when filming and presumably yours too else you wouldn’t be reading this review. As brilliant as microphones are these days, the sensitive little things can’t help but be upset by even a breath of air across their...

Rycote Invision Softie Lyre with mic on camcorder

Review: Rycote Lyre Mic Mounts

It is quite telling that when we at Tubeshooter film a video about better sound recording for your films, it doesn’t get anything like as many views as one about the low light performance of the latest camcorder. People are obsessed with low light –...

Rycote InVision Softie Lyre Mount with pistol grip

Video Review: Rycote Shotgun mic Lyre suspension

Rycote’s Lyre technology for suspending a microphone so as to minimise handling noise has been applied across a variety of products from boom poles to on-camera mics. Here we test the version for handheld shotgun microphones. Buy one from Amazon UK at http://amzn.to/1vde59g and we get a...

Rycote Softie Lyre mount

Video Review: Rode InVision Softie Lyre

We test the Rycote Softie Lyre Mount which is designed to replace the bracket on your camcorder which holds a top-mic in place. Rycote claim its patented “Lyre” system reduces the mic’s pickup of handling noise and lens motor noise – and we conclude that...

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Video Review: Sony HDR-CX900 camcorder

It’s got a massive sensor, shoots 50Mbps XAVC-S and has tons of manual controls. But is it any good? We take a look at Sony’s little brother to the AX100 – the CX900 camcorder. Read our full review here: www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/05/14/review-sonys-hdr-cx900-hd-camcorder/

Sony CX900

Review: Sony’s HDR CX900 HD camcorder

Introduction Sony’s HDR-CX900 camcorder is an unusual beast. It’s physically quite large – this is no pocketable take-on-holiday camcorder. The lower-end brother of the much talked-about FDR-AX100 which shoots 4K UltraHD video, the CX900 is identical except for lacking that 4K mode; its highest- quality...

Sony CX900 camcorder

Unbox / First Look: Sony CX900 camcorder

Sony’s latest top-end consumer camcorder boasts a 1″ sensor, a 50Mbps recording mode and multiple manual controls. But is it any good? We unbox it and give our initial thoughts. You can now read our full review at www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/05/14/review-sonys-hdr-cx900-hd-camcorder/

iOgrapher

Video Review: iOgrapher for iPad

A brief review and test of the iOgrapher for iPad – a hard but flexible plastic shell that turns your iPad into a more fully-featured video making tool.