NAB 2011 Report

NAB 2011 takes place in Las Vegas from April 9-14 this year.  If you are familiar with the NAB Show, it serves as the cornerstone trade show for the National Association of Broadcasters and, in recent years, has featured new product announcements that are very relevant to the growing HDSLR user base.

Relevant exhibitors for the HDSLR crowd include Adobe, Avid, Camtrol, Canon, Cinevate, Hoodman, IDC Photo Video, iKAN, Jag35, Leica, Litepanels, Manfrotto, Marshall, Red Digital Cinema, Red Giant Software, Redrock Micro, Sennheiser, Singular Software, Sony, Tiffen, Tokina and Zacuto. [Read more...]

Redrock Micro and Switronix Team Up for HDSLR Powered Rigs

Switronix and Redrock Micro have teamed up to deliver customized HDSLR rigs that take advantage of Switronix’s battery systems and Redrock Micro’s supports.  The Switronix powered rigs offer up to 6-times the runtime of standard DSLR batteries and can also be used to power on-board electronics like external LCD monitors.  Switronix offers battery connection cables for the Canon 5D MKII, Canon 7D, Canon 60D, Canon T2i, and Panasonic AG-AF100.

Check out some of the configurations below. [Read more...]

New EVFs for HDSLRs

For those video fans out there, I just wanted to pass along a couple of HDSLR accessories that have been announced this week.

Zacuto and Redrock Micro have developed true EVF solutions for HDSLRs like the Canon 5D Mark II, 7D and Nikon D7000.  These EVFs give you the freedom that was just never possible with the old loupe solutions like the traditional Zacuto Z-Finder, and will operate via the HDMI terminal of you HDSLR. [Read more...]

Redrockmicro DSLR Micro Remote with iPhone App Focus Control

Redrockmicro, maker of all sorts of great DSLR video products, is working on a DSLR remote for its follow focus system that can be controlled wirelessly by an iPod Touch or iPhone.  The follow focus remote is pretty cool on its own, but add in the ability to control and program focus from an iPhone and it looks absolutely magical. [Read more...]