Photo and Video Accessories

Photo and video accessories including audio for video, stabilizers, gimbals, tripods, bags, production monitors, switchers, printers and more.


IBC 2017: SmallHD 1703 P3X Production Monitor


The SmallHD 1703-P3X 17-inch monitor is the daylight -viewable version of the 1703-P3 designed to be used at any point along the production chain indoors or outdoors. Rated at 900nits of output when calibrated, the 1703-P3X claims 100% coverage of the DCI P3 colour space, and while it ships precalibrated, it does feature an internal calibration tool that allows you install your own 3D LUT calibration tools such as Light Illusion’s Lightspace CMS, SpectraCal’s CalMAN or even load your own 3D LUT via an SD card. As with all SmallHD monitors, the 1703-P3X ships with flexible and easy-to-use PageBuilder OS.…

Atomos Sumo 19 Production Monitor Announced At NAB Show


The new Atomos Sumo 19″ production monitor/recorder is a departure for a company better known for their on-camera sized monitor/records such as the Ninja Flame or Shogun Inferno. Atomos Sumo As the name suggests, the Sumo 19 is big, weighing in a a hefty 12.3 lbs (13.7 with a stand) and features an aluminium alloy chassis with built in armor protection. Designed for on-set or in-studio applications, the Sumo 19 offers 12-bit Raw, 10-bit ProRes/DNxHR up to 4Kp60 recording and will capture RAW output* from a variety of cameras including: Sony FS5/FS7/FS700 Canon C300MKII/C500 Panasonic Varicam LT *Over SDI up to 12-bit…

Blackmagic Design Announces New Products & Updates at NAB Show


Blackmagic Design has already had a busy year with the release of several new products including the URSA Mini Pro and DaVinci Resolve tools. Now at NAB Show, they have some more announcements to tantalize us with. Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 14 The release of DaVinci Resolve 14 addresses some major concerns from the last release, namely performance speed and audio. According to Blackmagic this latest release is 10 times faster than previous releases improving responsiveness and fluidity of operation. As for audio, DaVinci Resolve 14 builds in Fairlight audio on its own new page in the software and it now has…

DJI Introduces The Supercharged Ronin 2 at NAB Show


DJI’s newest member of the Ronin family, the beefed up Ronin 2, features a touchscreen controller and the ability to handle almost double the payload of the original Ronin model. As with the original Ronin, the Ronin 2 was designed for handheld applications but has been given some extra capabilities.  Now capable of aerial, car mounting, cablecam and Steadicam, the Ronin 2’s higher torque motors allows for larger payloads (up to 30 lbs / 13.6 kgs) and it’s new GPS algorithms let it perform smoothly in high-stress environments. DJI has also eliminated the need for a separate stand by adding retractable…

10 Ways To Use The Rock Solid Tripod Cross Bar


The Rock Solid Tripod Cross Bar is a must-have for anyone shooting tethered to a laptop in-studio or on location. A perfectly elegant solution to tethered shooting, the Cross Bar lets you view images on a laptop or tablet right next to your camera. The Tripod Cross Bar can mount Aero tables, iPads, Monitors or anything with a female 3/8” thread and features dual-locking ratcheting handles to keep your gear secured. The convenient knurling on each mounting point makes connecting and disconnecting your gear a breeze. While mounting a laptop and camera to your Tripod Cross Bar may be the…

Datavideo KMU-100 Multi-camera Processor: Do More With Less


Perfect for House of Worship, Live Event or Broadcast applications, the award winning KMU-100 from Datavideo offers operators a unique 4K multi-camera production solution capable of delivering multiple virtual full HD (up to 1080p) scaled camera angles to a single monitor. The main advantage to using the KMU-100 for your live recording/broadcasting needs, is that it gives you the ability to mimic a larger multicam set-up using only one or two cameras, thus reducing overall manpower and operating costs. According to Datavideo, the basic concept is pretty straightforward: The KMU-100 can take the output from a single 4K/UHD camera convert it, and display it as…

Pick of the Week: VR KIX Headset- Virtual Reality Through Your Smartphone


If you’ve ever wanted to immerse yourself in new worlds without leaving your house, the VR KIX headset might be just what you need. Wondering if your phone will fit? The VR KIX website has a helpful phone sizing guide that will give you a better idea of your phone’s compatibility. VR KIX Headset Compatible with most smartphones with up to a 3″ x 6″ screen (including the iPhone 6 and Samsung Note 5), wearing the VR KIX headset will make it seem like you’ve been dropped right into the middle of the action. Once you’ve downloaded the free app to your…

Atomos Announces CDNG Raw Recording Firmware Update for Shogun Range


If you shoot using an Atomos Shogun we have good news for you! Atomos has announced a free update for their Shogun Inferno, Flame and original Shogun products that will enable CDNG Raw recording from select Sony, Canon and Panasonic cameras. Compatible Cameras: Why You Might Want To Update: CDNG records Raw images from a camera’s sensor as a sequence of individual frames rather than video. This gives you more flexibility over white balance, noise reduction & debayering in post-production. This update unlocks 12bit 4K or high frame rate slow motion from Sony Raw, 4K for Canon and 12bit 4K recording for the…

New Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro & DaVinci Resolve Tools


Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro Imagine having the versatility of three different camera types in one compact body… Well, Blackmagic says their new URSA Mini Pro gives shooters just that. With the URSA Mini Pro, Blackmagic has combined high end digital film quality with the features & controls of a broadcast camera meaning that it’s possible for shooters to use one camera for multiple applications, such as digital film projects, broadcast production and even live studio production. This could be great news for small to medium broadcasters, independent filmmakers and even online content creators looking to improve their workflow but not break the bank while doing…

Blackmagic Announces 3 New Products Designed to Up Your Live Production Game


Blackmagic Design has announced three new products aimed squarely at helping web broadcasters improve their live production workflow… Blackmagic ATEM Television Studio HD The new ATEM Television Studio HD is a professional quality live production switcher designed for both broadcast users and AV professionals based on the Teranex Mini converters. The new ATEM features 4 SDI and 4 HDMI inputs allowing users to connect up to 8 simultaneous sources and supports all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60. You also get high-end broadcast features, such as re-sync on all inputs, meaning you’ll always get clean switching regardless of camera type (professional…

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