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Sony PXW-Z280 & FS5 Mark II Camcorders now Available for Pre-order

Both the Sony PXW-Z280 & FS5 Mark II camcorders announced at the NAB 2018 event. The new Sony FS5 Mark II E-mount Camcorder comes with stunning 4096 x 2160 4K HDR and 120fps performance at 60Hz mode (and 100fps at 50Hz mode), as well as RAW capabilities, the new Super 35 mm camcorder marries outstanding image quality with anContinue Reading

Sony FS5 Mark II E-mount Camcorder Officially Announced

Sony today officially announced the new FS5 Mark II at the NAB 2018 event. The US price (body only) is $4,750 USD. Shipping of the E-mount camcorder is scheduled to start in June 2018. The new Sony FS5 Mark II E-mount Camcorder comes with stunning 4096 x 2160 4K HDR and 120fps performance at 60Hz mode (and 100fps at 50HzContinue Reading

Sony PXW-Z280 & PXW-Z190 Camcorders Officially Announced

Sony officially announces the PXW-Z280 and PXW-Z190 camcorders at the NAB show 2018. Sony’s PXW-Z280 4K 3-CMOS 1/2″ Sensor XDCAM Camcorder continues the fine tradition of the XDCAM series of cameras. It captures 4K at up to 60p relying on three 1/2″ Exmor R sensors that provide improved low-light capability when compared to standard sensors. Sony PXW-Z190Continue Reading

Canon Cinema EOS C900 Coming in 2018 with 6K?

Canon will allegedly announce a new Cinema EOS C900 camera in 2018. According to recent reports, Canon Cinema EOS C900 will compete against the current Sony CineAlta VENICE 6K camera. The Canon EOS C900 will have a new full frame 6K image sensor. Official announcement of the Canon Cinema EOS C900 will happen after the NAB ShowContinue Reading

Canon patent for 12-385mm f/1.8-4 lens for Micro Four Thirds

Canon has filed a new patent that describes a 12-385mm f/1.8-4 lens. The interesting part is that the optic is designed for Micro Four Thirds sensor camera. Is Canon joining the Micro 4/3rds line-up! Actually according to this patent details the answer is yes. But when we look at the application that shows the 12-385mm F1.8-4.0Continue Reading

Canon EOS C300 Mark III to be Announced at NAB 2018

Canon will allegedly introduce a new cinema camera with Super35 sensor in 2018. The Canon EOS C300 Mark III announcement is set prior to NAB Show 2018. The upcoming Canon C300 Mark III will be capable of recording 4K videos at 60fps and will be the highest dynamic range of any Canon Cinema camera. The big event forContinue Reading

Sony PXW-FS7 II Camcorder Officially Announced

Sony has announced the new PXW-FS7 II XDCAM Super 35 4K camcorder which adds the Electronic Variable ND and Rec.2020 color space from the Sony FS5. The new camcorder is designed for long-form shooting and production applications, especially documentaries and independent filmmaking. It also supports Sony’s A-mount System, which includes more than 70 lenses. The PXW-FS7 II is expected to begin shippingContinue Reading

Canon Announces Cinema EOS C700 and XC15 4K Camcorder

Canon has officially announced the Cinema EOS C700 and XC15 4K camcorder. With the release of these cameras, Canon has become a worthy competitor with the ARRI Alexa. The XC15 is a great option for budding (but serious) cinematographers. The C700 is targeted primarily at high-end, Hollywood-style productions as well as ENG/EFP television production. You canContinue Reading

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Firmware Released

Canon has released new firmware for the Cinema EOS C300 Mark II camera. Canon’s EOS C300 Mark II is aimed at professionals broadcasters and movie-makers. The camcorder features a new 9.84 megapixel Super 35mm CMOS image sensor. It offers a maximum ISO of 102,400 and 15 stops of dynamic range. Firmware Version details and download can be seen below. Canon Released EOSContinue Reading

Sony PXW-Z150 Compact Professional Camcorder Announced

Sony has announced the lightweight PXW-Z150 professional camcorder with new functionality to enable wireless operation and 4K shooting. The Sony PXW-Z150 features a 1″-type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor with a resolution of 20 megapixels and a 4K compatible 29-348mm equivalent zoom lens with an integrated four-stop ND filter, and supports Sony’s 4K XAVC-L recordingContinue Reading