Equipment News

Equipment news
ALEXA SXT Goes Wireless
ARRI is announcing an exciting upgrade to the ALEXA SXT platform, making ALEXA SXT the first entirely wireless professional motion picture camera system. In a move that will increase efficiency on set, ARRI has integrated a high-quality and low-latency HD video transmitter and a WiFi radio into ...
Broadcast Equipment Reviews
Do We Trust Our EVF?
Recent experiences have led me to question the qualities camera operators and Directors of Photography (DoPs) expect from EVF, viewfinders and monocular loupes. Having owned and operated Panasonic cameras for many years I am a fan of the so-called Varicam look, so the arrival of the Varicam 35mm sen ...
Equipment news
RED Have Done It Again With The RED EPIC-W 8K
With the largest inventory of digital cinemas in the world, it's always hard to purchase every new camera release and still turn a profit. After all, we are a rental house so we need to stock cameras that productions need. RED now boasts a rather inflated and confusing line up, but the RED EPIC-W 8K ...
Broadcast Equipment Reviews
Video Europe Reviews The Nokia OZO
The Nokia OZO is our most exciting new piece of kit, the first VR 360 camera built from the ground up. The industrial design of the unit is reminiscent of Space Odyssey's Hal or The Matrix Sentinels and its potential is just as futuristic as the images it conjures up. No more multi-camera rigs w ...
Broadcast Equipment Reviews
Visual Impact Reviews New Sony PXW-FS7M2
During Visual Impact's webinar on the new Sony PXW-FS7M2, experienced DoP Alister Chapman guided viewers through the exciting new features and provided some insightful tips and opinions on its functionality. For those tempted by the new addition to Sony's video-shooting arsenal, here's a summary of ...
Equipment news
E1 By Z: The 4K Ultra HD Camera
Developed by the Chinese start-up Z, the E1 camera is an innovation in terms of size and technological features, which meets the needs of professional, up-to-date photographers. The E1 camera is equipped with a Micro Four Thirds sensor and an interchangeable lens system, meaning that MFT lenses ...
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Photron Fastcam BC2 HD shooting kit
The Photron Fastcam BC2 is a camera providing 12bit dynamic range, high light sensitivity and the highest possible image quality and colour fidelity. The BC2 HD provides four megapixel resolution (204
2500.00
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Gigawave HD HDW-730P Built In Camcorder Kit (3.5Ghz)
Custom packaged by Presteigne the HDW-730P with integrated video and audio transmitter and integrated data receiver was designed to be as lightweight and as simple as possible. The kit comprises the i
£1200.00 per day
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Sony HDC-3300 Super Motion Camera Channel
The HDC-3300 captures full-resolution 1920 x 1080 high definition images at three times the normal frame rate. The CCU connects to the camera via optical fibre with digital data for perfect HD images
£1100.00 per day
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ARRI Alexa Feature Package
Part of our 'Package therapy' push we're giving you complete shooting kits that include everything you need for a standard shoot which includes the following... - Camera body - RED Epic or ARRI Ale
£950-£1200
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ARRI ALEXA XT Plus
Cameras ARRI ALEXA XT Plus Available as a Kit Package +View Second-generation ALEXA camera, with a true anamorphic 4:3 sensor & internal ARRIRAW recording.
£950
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RED Weapon Helium 8K S35
Cameras RED Weapon Helium 8K S35 8K resolution on a S35 sensor, offering RAW, Prores and DNxHR on Board.
£750
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Olympus i-Speed 3 Hi-Speed Video Camera
The i-SPEED 3 is the latest addition to the Olympus i-SPEED range, and has been designed to an advanced specification providing high resolution, extreme low light sensitivity and up to 150,000 fps rec
£700 per day
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ARRI Alexa camera body
The ARRI Alexa is as easy to use as it gets in digital cinema. If you're looking for straightforward to the point shooting then look no further - capture great quality HD footage and get out - one th
£650 per day
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Red Epic camera body
Red Epic camera is one of the three best digital cameras on the market today. It is the size of a DSLR which makes it the best camera for 3D bar none and couple this with it's 5K capability and 120fp
£650 per day
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RED EPIC X camera
The flasgship camera from RED.
650.00 per day
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RED Weapon Dragon 6K
RED were the first company to offer a mainstream, compact, lightweight cine quality digital camera in 4K, and their 6K Epic Dragon is still the go to camera for many operators. With the 8K Weapon sens
£650 per day
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ARRI ALEXA
Cameras ARRI ALEXA Available as a Kit Package +View The original, groundbreaking digital cinema-camera: the ALEXA features the filmic ARRI look which has since dominated the industry.
£600
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RED EPIC DRAGON
Cameras RED EPIC DRAGON The RED EPIC DRAGON offers excellent high-speed and high-resolution options, shooting up to 150fps and 6K RAW onboard.
£600
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RED MX Feature Package
Part of our 'Package therapy' push we're giving you complete shooting kits that include everything you need for a standard shoot which includes the following... - Red MX Camera body - Cooke s4's/Z
£600-£950
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RED EPIC DRAGON
REDs latest camera with the huge resolution of the 6K Dragon sensor, 9 times more pixels than that of HD. Raw recording up to 300 frames per second in 2K resolution or 100fps at 6K.
£550.00/day +vat
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RED Epic Dragon 6K
RED were the first company to offer a mainstream, compact, lightweight cine quality digital camera in 4K, and their 6K Epic Dragon is still the go to camera for many operators. With the 8K Weapon sens
£550 per day
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Grass Valley LDK-8000 Elite Camera Channel (With CCU And RCP)
HD/SD triax camera that captures true progressive high definition HD images natively in multiple formats and frame rates, 9.2 million pixels CCD and 12-bit A-D conversion. This camera system accommoda
£440.00 per day
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Sony HDC-1500R Camera Channel (RCP-1500 And HDCU-1500)
The HDC-1500 range has been superseded by the HDC-2500, please see product code SK43982097 for technical details.
£440.00 per day
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Sony HDC-2500 Camera Channel (With RCP-1500 And HDCU-2500)
The HDC-2500 system is the successor to the HDC-1500R Series. The HDC-2500 incorporates Sony's advanced technologies for studio cameras, a newly developed 2/3-inch CCD and new Digital Signal Proce
£440.00 per day
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Arri Alexa Mini
Compact, lightweight and self contained, the Alexa Mini is a versatile additional tool in the Alexa camera range. Crews will find that the Alexa Mini perfectly complements their Alexa shooting kit, el
£400.00
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ARRI ALEXA Mini
Cameras ARRI ALEXA Mini ARRI's exciting new addition to the family. The ALEXA Mini has a super-lightweight carbon-frame, as well as onboard UHD.
£400
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Red MX camera body
The Red MX is the work horse of the industry - it has shot Pirates of the Caribbean, Social Network, Dredd, The Muppets and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Works brilliantly in low light and can ach
£400 per day
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ARRI ALEXA Mini
The lightest and smallest camera in the ALEXA range, the Minis carbon fibre body houses the stunning ARRI ALEV III CMOS Sensor. Compact but powerful with resolutions up to UHD and frame rates of up to
£380.00/day +vat
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Sony PMW-TD300 3D Or HD XDCAM EX Camcorder
3D XDCAM EX shoulder camcorder with dual three 1/2-inch type Exmor CMOS sensors recording full HD/SD, 3D or 2D. A newly developed dual lens system allows fully synchronised operation with high accurac
£380.00 per day
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HXC-100 High Def Channel
Daily Rate £375 Main Recording Format N/A Maximum Cable Run 1.2 kilometers Available Standards PAL & NTSC 4/3/16:9 Switchable Yes Image Device 3-chip 2/3-inch type, Progressive Scan Power HAD FX
£375
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PDW-700
Daily Rate £340 Main Recording Format XDCAM Available Standards PAL & NTSC 4/3/16:9 Switchable No Net Weight 6.0 kg Power Consumption 46 watts Image Device 2/3 inch (1920 x 1080) Sensitivity F
£340
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ARRI AMIRA
Cameras ARRI AMIRA ARRI's versatile documentary-style camera, upgraded to offer 4K (UHD) recording.
£325
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Telecast Copperhead 3400 Camera Mountable Fibre Optic System
The CopperHead 3400 (CH3400) system puts all of the signals needed for 3D or dual-link production onto a single robust lightweight SMPTE hybrid fibre cable, eliminating the problems of copper for any
£320.00 per day
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Grass Valley LDK-8000 Elite Camera Head
The LDK 8000 Elite camera speeds production workflows with focus-assist tools and smart cards that store image and operational settings. Its transmission system interfaces include those for standard H
£300.00 per day
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Link L1125 Camera Back With Reverse Video
Return 1150 - 1400MHz video receiver and camera control back. Designed to interface with a wide range of SD camera heads and can also carry a Link 110x series transmitter. Interfaces available for Son
£300.00 per day
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Sony PMW-F55
Cameras Sony PMW-F55 Available as a Kit Package +View Sonys CineAlta digital cinema-camera. It records RAW & 4K onboard, has film-like dynamic range, and a global shutter for shooting up to 240fps.
£300
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Sony PMW-F55 Cinealta 4K Camcorder Cine Kit
The PMW-F55 CineAlta camera shoots spectacular images with its 8.9 megapixels (effective) Sony 4K image sensor. You get superb dynamic range, the widest colour gamut, and pristine image quality, wheth
£300.00 per day
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Sony PMW-F55 Cinealta 4K Camcorder PSC Kit
The PMW-F55 CineAlta camera shoots spectacular images with its 8.9 megapixels (effective) Sony 4K image sensor. You get superb dynamic range, the widest colour gamut, and pristine image quality, wheth
£300.00 per day