Manfrotto has announced its new SYMPLA 2.0 HDSLR shoulder rig. The new video rig is lighter than the previous version and features improved ergonomics. It is also designed to be compatible with the widest range of HDSLR and cinema camera systems. [Read more...]
B&H has the Tascam DR-60D XLR recorder for $189 (was $349). This appears to be the new price point for this powerful XLR recorder with 24v and 48v phantom power. Additionally, B&H includes a free copy of Red Giant PluralEyes 3 audio/video sync software (a $180 value alone). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The 4K Canon 1D C now has a $2000 instant rebate, which brings the price down to under $10k for the first time. I’m not sure how long this deal lasts, but you can find it here at B&H Photo.
B&H has the Bower 16mm T2.2 cine lens for $399 (reg. $499). The lens is available in a variety of mounts, including Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Sony E-mount, Sony A-mount and several others. It has geared focus and iris rings with a de-clicked aperture. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Comodo Orbit is another fresh take in the camera stabilization market. For many years, Steadicam and Glidecam models have remained mostly static in the fundamental ways they are constructed and operated. Now, the Comodo Orbit rig has come along and shaken up the basic single-gimbal designs we are accustomed with a new two gimbal design. [Read more...]