Category Archives: Gear

Grant Petty Talks About The Ursa

Blackmagic Ursa @ NAB 2014 from Lemac Film and Digital on Vimeo.

Grant Petty, CEO and founder of Blackmagic Design shows us the new Blackmagic Ursa camera system on the NAB show floor in Las Vegas 2014. This 10 minute piece includes a detailed run through on the camera system’s functionality and various options and features.

Source: Lemac Film and Digital

Sony Launches Pro XDCAM Camcorder with XAVC Recording

Sony launches professional XDCAM camcorder with XAVCTM recording capability and a newly developed zoom lens Ready to support a wide range of broadcast and video production applications  LAS VEGAS, 6 April 2014: Sony has launched the PXW-X180 Handheld Solid-State Memory Camcorder, the latest addition to the popular XDCAMTM Series. Ideal for broadcast and professional video production applications, it features three 1/3” Full HD Exmor® CMOS sensors and a newly developed 25x optical zoom Sony G Lens with 26 mm wide angle. The PXW-X180 records in…

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Seven Expands TVUPACK Mobile Broadcasting Fleet

SEVEN NETWORK EXPANDS TVUPACK MOBILE BROADCASTING FLEET Now has 20 Packs and receivers throughout Australia and the USA   SYDNEY, 28 April 2014 – According to Seven Network Telecommunications and IT Infrastructure Manager Dave Watts it’s the flexibility of TVUPacks that’s the main reason the network has again expanded its fleet of units with more packs recently purchased through TVU’s Australian dealer Magna Systems and Engineering. Watts explained, “By using a TVUPack we can get out to more places, faster and more efficiently. They are…

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Sony’s NAB 2014 Press Release

      At NAB 2014, Sony Unites Products, Systems and Services to Give 4K Content Creators New Ways to Express Themselves Sony provides end-to-end 4K solutions for professional production and content creation customers   LAS VEGAS, April 06, 2014 [NAB Show – Booth #C11001] – At NAB 2014, Sony is expanding its theme of “Beyond Definition,” highlighting new and enhanced professional A/V solutions that deliver the highest performance and most dynamic viewing experiences. Sony is showcasing its latest developments in 4K technology, including new…

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Panasonic’s Dockable 4K VariCam announced for NAB 2014

Panasonic Unveils New 4K and High-Speed VariCam Models with Breakthrough Modular Design as Highlights of Upcoming National Association of Broadcasters Show Offerings NEWARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasonic today made several announcements about products that will debut at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Headlining the news is a pair of the company’s signature VariCam® cameras, one a 4K VariCam that incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor, the second a third-generation, 2/3″ VariCam that features high-speed…

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Panasonic Releases 4K GH4

Overview The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera is a true hybrid camera designed for both professional photo and video use. It features a 16.05-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor and a 4-CPU Venus Engine, capable of capturing high-resolution JPEG and RAW stills, as well as UHD 4K 3840×2160 30p/24p and cinematic DCI 4K 4096×2160 video at 24p. Like its predecessor, the GH4 features a weather-sealed magnesium alloy body, while offering increased resolution on both the OLED monitor and electronic viewfinder. It also…

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