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JVC Posts v2.0 Firmware for 4KCam Line-up

JVC posted the new version 2.0 firmware update for its GY-LS300, GY-HM200, and GY-HM170 camcorders. The new firmware adds JVC Log gamma, true 4K (4096×2180) and 2K (2048×1080) 17:9 recording modes, and JVC's Prime Zoom feature to the LS300. Prime Zoom … more »


Review: Tiffen Satin, Black Satin and Pearlescent Filters

The advent of inexpensive 4K single sensor cameras, including a trove of DSLR variants, has exposed a glaring need for supplemental optical filtration. Optical filters can easily reduce noise, improve shadow and highlight integrity, and otherwise produce a more flattering image. Most … more »


Sony Launches All-4K YouTube Channel Highlighting Its Cameras

Sony launched a new YouTube channel, Sony4K, dedicated to collecting examples of 4K and UHD cinematography captured with Sony cameras and behind-the-scenes information about how the cameras work, and techniques and best practices for capturing 4K content. Sony4K will combine … more »


HP Announces Entry-Level Z240 Workstation Specs

HP today announced the Z240 workstation, its new entry-level PC. Available in traditional tower and small-form-factor (SFF) models, the Z240 supports up to 64 GB of DDR4 memory in four DIMM slots, ships with your choice of Windows 7/10 or … more »


Red Announces Raven Pricing, Packages and Scheduled Ship Date

Red Digital Cinema today announced full specs for the forthcoming Red Raven, its first sub-$10,000 camera package, which features 4K Redcode Raw and 2K Apple ProRes recording. The aluminum alloy camera body will weigh 3.5 pounds (including media bay and Canon … more »


SmallHD’s 702 Bright Monitor Has a 1,000 Nit Display

SmallHD introduced a new line of seven-inch monitors at IBC with the 702 Bright, an LCD panel boasting 1000 nits of brightness and a 179-degree viewing angle. The 1080p 16:10 HD display has 323 pixels per inch and an anti-reflective coating that … more »


Autodesk Updates Flame 2016 with an Emphasis on Accelerated Workflow Options

Autodesk unveiled the first extension for Flame 2016 at IBC. The big news for the Flame family, which includes Flame, Flare, Lustre, and Flame Assist, is a new conform workflow that allows changes in clips to be synchronized across multiple sequences. Connected … more »


Hammer & Anvil Launches Line of Mics, Mixers for DSLR Audio

Hammer & Anvil, a line of products sold exclusively by Adorama, launched three new mics and two small audio mixers aimed at shooters looking for new ways to get audio into their DSLRs. The top-of-the-line mic is the HAAMKENG600 ($140), a … more »


Cinegy Claims It Just Invented the Fastest Codec in the World

Cinegy has entered the next-generation codec sweepstakes with DANIEL2, a new GPU-based acquisition and production codec that's built for pure speed. The company describes DANIEL2 as the "world's fastest" video codec. What does that mean? Using an Nvidia Quadro M6000 … more »


At $5,950, New Raven to Be Red’s Lightest Digital Cinema Camera

Reaching a low price point of $5,950 for a Red camera body, the forthcoming Raven is set to be the new entry-level camera from Red Digital Cinema. That puts it in direct competition with other lightweight 4K cameras in the … more »