The Atomos Shogun is now in stock and shipping at B&H. The Shogun was announced back at NAB 2014 and has been highlighted as themost affordable way to get 4K 4:2:2 ProRes footage from the Sony A7s. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
One of the problems with gear that uses CFast cards is the price of the CFast card itself. Even when Atomos introduced more affordable CFast cards for the Ninja Star ProRes recorder, they cost more than half the price of the Ninja Star. [Read more…]
Atomos has dropped the price on the Samurai Blade down to $995. That’s a $300 price drop from the old $1295 price point.
The Samurai Blade is a 5″ SDI monitor and recorder. It features a 720p IPS display with capacitive touch screen controls. It offers ProRes and DNxHD encoding and playback; and also features waveform, false color and focus peaking.
An included docking station for 2.5″ HDDs and SSDs connects to your computer via USB 3.0 or 2.0 ports. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
CFast cards are great from a speed standpoint; however, a 60GB SanDisk CFast card still costs $650! That’s a tough pill to swallow for a $300 recorder. While some more recently released cards are lower, they are still well above CF card prices. [Read more…]