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 ...
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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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ARRI AMIRA
The ARRI Amira is a documentary ENG style camera with the same renown ARRI ALEXA sensor, in a compact shoulder mounted body. It features in-built ND filters, 200fps across all codecs, along with XLR a
£280.00/day +vat
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Arri Amira Premium
ARRI proudly introduces AMIRA Premium, a versatile documentary-style camera that combines exceptional image quality and affordable CFast 2.0 workflows with an ergonomic design optimized for single-ope
£280.00
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Sony HDC-2500 Camera Head Only
The HDC-2500 provides extra functions as well as a body designed for robustness and operational efficiency. Additional transmission flexibility is also available, the side panel that can be easily rep
£280.00 per day
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Sony HDC-P1 HD POV Camera (With RCP-1500)
The HDC-P1 is ideal for capturing HD-quality images in locations and from angles where bulky production HD cameras cannot be installed. Weighing only 1.7kg (3lb 12oz) this camera can be easy installed
£280.00 per day
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Sony HDW-750 HDCAM Camcorder Kit
The HDW-750P uses power HAD sensor technology incorporating the latest FIT sensor and on-chip lens structure. Three 2/3-inch FIT CCDs each with 2.2 million-pixels provide excellent imaging quality, an
£280.00 per day
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Sony PMW-500
Sony PMW-500 (PMW500 PMW 500) XDCAM HD422 Camcorder recording HD material at up to 50Mb/s onto Solid State media. 3 x 2/3inch Power-HAD FX CCD sensors. The PMW-500 is Sony Professional s first XDCAM
£280.00 per day
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Sony PMW-F5
The compact, flexible PMW F5 makes serious cinematography in HD, 2K, QFHD or 4K accessible on all budgets. Modular, easy to use and highly sensitive, it's effortlessly adaptable to suit different
£280.00
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DXC-D35 Triax Channel
Daily Rate £250 Main Recording Format N/A Maximum Cable Run 1.5 kilometers Available Standards PAL 4/3/16:9 Switchable Yes Net Weight 8.45 kg Net Size (mm) 218 x 169 x 415 (w x h x d) Power Con
£250
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DXC-D50 Triax Channel
Daily Rate £250 Main Recording Format N/A Maximum Cable Run 1.5 kilometers Available Standards PAL 4/3/16:9 Switchable Yes Net Weight 5.5 kg Net Size (mm) 200 x 124 x 365 (w x h x d) Power Cons
£250
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Sony PMW F55
Multiple recording formats includes HD/2K/QFHD/4K on SxS memory and 16-bit RAW 2K/4K on AXSM media Multiple recording formats include MPEG-2 HD422, MPEG4 SStP, XAVC 2K/HD, XAVC QFHD/4K and 16-bit RAW
£250.00
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Sony PMW-F55
Sony's F55 features a 4K sensor with the same bayer pattern as the F65 and a global shutter. Frame rates 1-150fps in HD or 2K (1-60fps in 4K). It's an incredibly powerful and versatile camera,
£250.00/day +vat
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Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 Camcorder
The AG-HPX500 P2 HD shoulder mount camcorder, delivers an unique combination of high end features including production quality 2/3 progressive 3-CCDs, DVCPRO HD quality, multiple HD and SD formats, va
£240.00 per day
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Sony PDW-700 XDCAM HD422 Camcorder
Part of Sonys XDCAM HD camcorder range. This model features three 2/3 power HAD FX CCDs for RGB image capture, each with 2.2Mpixel resolution. System features include: - Support for existing XDCAM HD
£240.00 per day
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Sony PDW-F800 XDCAM HD422 Camcorder
The PDW-F800 offers multi-format recording flexibility as standard, including SD recording and a frame rate of 23.98P in 1080 mode. This cameras flexibility is ideal suited to use in PSC, ENG and OB a
£240.00 per day
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PMW-500
Daily Rate £225 Main Recording Format XDCAM Available Standards PAL & NTSC 4/3/16:9 Switchable Yes Net Weight 3.4 kg Net Size (mm) 124 x 269 x 332 (w x h x d) Power Consumption 33 watts Image D
£225
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Sony PMW-500 XDCAM Camcorder
The PMW-500 was Sonys first XDCAM camcorder with solid state recording. It supports full HD422, 50Mbps MXF record and playback, based on highly developed MPEG-2 long GOP compression technology. It can
£225.00 per day
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Canon C300 Mkii
Cameras Canon C300 MkII The next-generation C300 from Canon, offering 4K internal & external recording, dual pixel AF, & multiple codec options.
£210
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BVW D600 NTSC
Daily Rate £200 Main Recording Format Betacam SP Available Standards PAL & NTSC 4/3/16:9 Switchable No Net Weight 5 kg Net Size (mm) 132 x 268 x 335 (w x h x d) Power Consumption 24 watts Image
£200
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Cmotion Compact Wireless Lens Control System
This is a compact design from once of the leading designers in wireless follow focus remotes. The LCS offers you 3 motors with precise control in a wireless or hardwired configuration. It's a comp
£200.00/day +vat
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DVW 790WSP
Daily Rate £200 Main Recording Format Digital Betacam Available Standards PAL 4/3/16:9 Switchable Yes Net Weight 7 kg Net Size (mm) 140 x 267 x 377 (w x h x d) Power Consumption 32 watts Image
£200
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Multi Camera Triax Receive Option (10 Cameras Per Triax, Max 350M)
Downconverts frequencies between 2.0 - 2.4 GHz to frequencies between 150 - 250 MHz, suitable for UHF DVBT receivers. Cabled via up to 350m of camera triax to a base unit which carries out DC insertio
£200.00 per day
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Sony PDW-F800
Sonys F800 is a traditional ENG shoulder mount camera that records to XDCam discs with a HD422, 50Mb/s Codec making it highly reliable and full HD. This camera allows you to record quickly and easily
£200.00/day +vat
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Canon EOS C300 EF Camcorder
The Canon C300 is a ground-breaking professional cine camera featuring an 8.3MP super 35mm CMOS sensor. The C300 is compact and lightweight with high sensitivity and low noise.
£195.00 per day
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Canon Cinema EOS C300 MKII EF
Canons successor to the hugely popular C300, offers much more than the HD minimum broadcast shooting spec. A very familiar build to the first model, now offering 4K, UHD, 2K and HD with slow motion fr
£190.00/day +vat
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Sony PMW-F5
Cameras Sony PMW-F5 Available as a Kit Package +View Sonys CineAlta digital cinema-camera w/ Super 35mm 4K CMOS sensor. Able to record 2K internally or 4K w/ AXS-R5 recorder.
£190
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AJ D800
Daily Rate £180 Main Recording Format DVCPRO Available Standards PAL 4/3/16:9 Switchable No Net Weight 3.8 kg Net Size (mm) 128 x 204 x 333 (w x h x d) Power Consumption 24 watts Image Device
£180
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Canon EOS-C300 Mark II - EF Mount
Building on the unprecedented success of the acclaimed EOS C300, the more rugged EOS C300 Mark II features an advanced imaging engine with dual DIGIC DV5 processors, new professional codecs and outsta
£180.00 per day
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DVW 700WSP
Daily Rate £180 Main Recording Format Digital Betacam Available Standards PAL 4/3/16:9 Switchable Yes Net Weight 5 kg Net Size (mm) 140 x 265 x 340 (w x h x d) Power Consumption 28 watts Image
£180
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PMW-350K
Daily Rate £180 Main Recording Format XDCAM EX Other Formats DVCAM Available Standards PAL & NTSC 4/3/16:9 Switchable Yes Net Weight 6.3 kg Net Size (mm) 124 x 269 x 332 mm (w x h x d) Power Co
£180
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Sony PMW-500
The PMW-500 is an ENG Shoulder Mounted Camcorder, recording to solid state SxS Cards in Full HD with excellent picture quality and low light sensitivity. It's a versatile camera in a traditional b
£180.00/day +vat
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Sony PMW-F5
Sonys F5 is almost identical to the Sony F55, but with only a black FZ/PL mount to differentiate it externally. It also features a 4K sensor but has a different bayer pattern and a rolling rather than
£180.00/day +vat
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Sony PDW-F800
Thanks to its newly developed MPEG HD422 codec, the XDCAM HD422 Series provides high-quality video and audio recording capabilities, with an image resolution of 1920 x 1080 and eight-channel 24-bit un
£175.00
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Panasonic AJ-PX5000
P2 HD camcorder with native AVC-ULTRA recording and built-in microP2 card slots. This 2/3-type, 2.2M 3-MOS camera combines superb image production and light weight. The AJ-PX5000G features 720p and 10
£170.00
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Sony PMW-F5 - E Mount
The PMW-F5 CineAlta camera shoots spectacular images with its 8.9 megapixels (effective) Sony 4K image sensor. You get superior, super-sampled pictures with noticeably higher contrast, rich colour rep
£170.00 per day
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Sony PXW-FS7
The FS7 is one of Sony's latest camera on the market. This ergonomically designed camera is perfect for on the shoulder shooting. It can record UHD and HD internally to XQD cards. The FS7 can reco
£170.00/day +vat