RED Mini-Mag 480GB Drives In Stock

RED Mini-Mag Drives 480GB In Stock.

$1850 with Free Shipping from Austin Texas.

The RED Mini-Mag 480GB Drive is currently the most popular size Mini-Mag Drive with RED Camera Operators.

RED MINI-MAG 480GB 750-0090

SKU 750-0090 currently Sold Out at the RED Store.

The RED Mini-Mag is compatible with the following RED Digital Cinema cameras:

  • DSMC2 MONSTRO
  • DSMC2 HELIUM
  • DSMC2 GEMINI
  • WEAPON 8K VV
  • WEAPON 8K S35
  • WEAPON 6K EPIC-W
  • SCARLET-W
  • RAVEN 
  • EPIC/SCARLET DRAGON
  • EPIC/SCARLET M-X

You’ll need one RED Station Mini-Mag USB 3.1 Reader SKU# 750-0084 to copy footage from your camera to your computer.  The RED Station is available and in stock for $195 at Texas Media Systems.

 

RED Simplifies Camera Lineup & Reduces Prices

RED DIGITAL CINEMA announced a new simplified camera lineup. The new camera lineup consists of a single BRAIN, the DSMC2, with three sensor options (Monstro 8K VV, Helium 8K S35, Gemini 5K S35) at lower price points. The RED WEAPON and EPIC-W cameras are no longer available.

Meet RED’s New DSCMC2 Camera Lineup:

RED DIGITAL CINEMA DSMC2 CF BRAIN W/ MONSTRO 8K VV  $59,500

RED DIGITAL CINEMA DSMC2 BRAIN W/ MONSTRO 8K VV AND AI PL MOUNT  $54,500

RED DIGITAL CINEMA DSMC2 BRAIN W/ HELIUM 8K S35 SENSOR $24,500

RED DIGITAL CINEMA DSMC2 BRAIN W/ GEMINI 5K S35 SENSOR  $19,500 

Lease to own options are available.

Online Lease Application

When you upgrade the firmware on your existing camera to v7.0.3 or later, the name of your camera will now change when you navigate to:

Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info

Current Camera Name New Camera Name in v7.0.3
WEAPON MONSTRO 8K VV DSMC2 MONSTRO 8K VV
WEAPON RED DRAGON 8K VV DSMC2 DRAGON 8K VV
WEAPON 8K VV ANAMORPHIC DSMC2 DRAGON 8K VV ANAMORPHIC
WEAPON 8K S35 DSMC2 HELIUM 8K S35
WEAPON 8K S35 MONOCHROME DSMC2 HELIUM 8K S35 MONOCHROME
WEAPON 6K (CARBON FIBER) DSMC2 DRAGON 6K S35 (CF)
WEAPON 6K (MAGNESIUM) DSMC2 DRAGON 6K S35 (Mg)

The following cameras are eligible to be upgraded to the new DSMC2 MONSTRO, DSMC2 HELIUM, DSMC2 GEMINI Cameras:

  • WEAPON HELIUM 8K S35
  • EPIC-W HELIUM 8K S35
  • WEAPON RED DRAGON 6K
  • EPIC-W GEMINI 5K S35
  • SCARLET-W RED DRAGON 5K
  • EPIC DRAGON
  • SCARLET DRAGON

The following cameras are NOT eligible to upgrade to the DSMC2 MONSTRO, DSMC2 HELIUM, or DSMC2 GEMINI Cameras:

  • RED ONE
  • EPIC MYSTERIUM-X
  • SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X
  • RED RAVEN

Pricing and Specifications for the RED Raven and RED SCARLET cameras remained unchanged:

RED DIGITAL CINEMA RAVEN BRAIN WITH 4.5K DRAGON SENSOR  $8950

RED DIGITAL CINEMA SCARLET-W WITH RED DRAGON 5K SENSOR (STANDARD OLPF)  $12,500

For more information on any of the products above, give us a call at 512-440-1400 to speak with a sales rep!

Panasonic EVA1 Promotion: Two Free 64GB SD Memory Cards $499.98

Panasonic EVA1 Promo

Buy a new Panasonic EVA1 and get Two Free 64GB V90 SD Memory Cards for Free.

Promo can be combined with with 0% 24 Month Lease Financing Offer.

Promo can be used on the following EVA1 body or kits:

Panasonic EVA1 Body, AU-EVA1PJ $7345

Panasonic EVA1 Basic Bundle, AU-EVA1BASIC, $9795

Panasonic EVA1 Pro Bundle, AU-EVA1PRO, $12795

Panasonic RP-SDZA64GAK V90 class 64GB SDXC memory card $249.99 

Lease Financing at Texas Media Systems

Promotion Rules – Effective for AU-EVA1 cameras purchased between April 1, 2018 – June 30, 2018

AU-EVA1 must be purchased from authorized Panasonic US Resellers and shipped to a US address

End-Users must fill out online application at www.PanasonicPSSNARebate.com

End-Users will need to provide camera serial number and a photo or scan of the original camera purchase invoice

Online form must be submitted by July 31, 2018

Delivery only to US addresses

Panasonic reserves the right to substitute equivalent or higher performance Panasonic SDXC or MicroP2 V90-class memory cards

AU-EVA1 is the only camera eligible for this offer

This offer is not valid on used, demo, b-stock or other specially priced equipment.

Canon C200 & C200B Training Videos

Canon C200 & C200B Video Training Series:

Jem Schofield Canon C200

Camera Overview

Host Jem Schofield gives an overview of the Canon C200 and C200B digital cinema camera systems. This episode explains the differences and similarities of the two models, takes a look at the design features, external accessories, sensor, processors, recording capabilities, touchscreen LCD, electronic viewfinder, inputs and outputs. Get familiar with the location and functions of the camera’s buttons, dials and controls.

Setting Up for Shooting – Part 1

In this episode, host Jem Schofield explains the Function (FUNC) button controls, examining White Balance, Iris and Shutter control, and the options when adjusting white balance, shutter, gain and aperture to achieve great results.

Setting Up for Shooting – Part 2

Explore some of the key Menu features and how to set up the Menu for your projects. Host Jem Schofield looks at buttons, dials and switches, activating LUTs, saving and loading camera settings, time code, video outputs, assignable buttons, the Status menu, My Menu features, and more.

Audio Setup

Host Jem Schofield explains the audio recording and monitoring capabilities of the Canon EOS C200 and C200B cameras. He walks you through setting up either 2-channel or 4-channel recording, and shows how to adjust and monitor the microphone levels using the Mic terminal, XLR inputs and camera body microphone.

Shooting with the Camera

In this video, host Jem Schofield demonstrates strategies for shooting with the Canon EOS C200 and C200B for best results. He goes in-depth about shooting with the cameras including the Focus Guide, focus assistance functions, recording formats (Cinema RAW Light/MP4), Color Space, Gamma and Custom Pictures/HDR settings, HDR/LUT options, exposure recommendations using the waveform, proxy recording, and more.

Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus Features

In this video, host Jem Schofield demonstrates the key features of Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus and touchscreen control of autofocus to get you ready for shooting with this important camera option.

Special Recording Modes & Browser Remote

Take a close look at Special Recoding Modes and explore the options for remote control operation of Canon’s EOS C200 and C200B camera systems. Host Jem Schofield takes a close look at slow motion recording options based upon recording format. Also, look at how to remotely operate the cameras when they are out of reach by using the Browser Remote feature and a computer, smartphone, or tablet.

Cinema RAW Light & Post Production

Host Jem Schofield is joined by post-production experts Loren Simons and Nicholas Recano to explore the best practices for working with Cinema RAW Light in a variety of post-production workflows including Cinema RAW Development software, BlackMagic Design DaVinci Resolve, and Avid Media Composer. Also, visit Canon Burbank’s DI Suite to examine at the intricacies of finishing a project with an OpenEXR/Aces finish using SGO’s Mistika color grading and finishing system.

CANON C200 DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERA 4K RAW INTERNAL – 2215C002 $7499

CANON C200B DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERA BODY W/O EVF – 2216C002 $5999

CANON C200B COMPLETE:

C200B + GR-V1 Grip, HDU-2 Handle, LM-V1 LCD, LA-V1 Attachment Unit, UN-5 Cable $7499

Canon C200 Leasing Apply Online Button

 

 

View Original Canon Digital Learning Center Article

 

 

 

Panasonic EVA1 Video Series with Mitch Gross

Panasonic has produced a new series of educational videos for the new EVA1 5.7K Cinema Camera featuring Mitch Gross, Cinema Product Manager at Panasonic Media and Entertainment Company.

The series of nine videos are available on YouTube at the links below.

Panasonic EVA1 5.7K Sensor: Learn What It Means for the Image:

Panasonic EVA1 Modularity: Learn How The Camera’s Modular Design is Useful for Shooting

Panasonic EVA1 Focus Aides: Learn How the Camera’s Numerous Focus Aides Interact to Support the User’s Preference

Panasonic EVA1 Video Routing: Learn How to Adjust the Camera’s Multiple Video Outputs

Panasonic EVA1 Wi-Fi Remote:

Learn How to Remotely Control the Camera’s Menu Functions using an IOS or Android Device

Panasonic EVA1 Image Stabilization:

Learn About The Multiple Forms of Image Stabilization Supported

Panasonic EVA1 Dual Native ISO: Explains the Cameras 800/2500 Dual Native ISO Functionality

Panasonic EVA1 Media: Learn About Recording to Inexpensive SDXC Cards

Panasonic EVA1 Menus: Offering Multiple Paths to Control & Interface with the Camera

Panasonic EVA1 Camera Body

In Stock!

$7345

Free UPS Ground Shipping

 

 

Canon 1DC Factory Update: Firmware Version 1.4.1

Canon has announced a free firmware update for the 1DC which must be performed by Canon Cinema EOS Support.

Details below.

Firmware Version 1.4.1 incorporates the following improvements and fixes:

  1. Changes the maximum number of “Release cycles” displayed from 1,000,000 cycles to 9,999,000 cycles. This value can be checked under the “Camera system information” menu.
  2. Fixes a phenomenon in which a synchronization failure may occur during multiple flash shooting.
  3. Fixes a phenomenon in which Error 80 occurs depending on the shutter release timing.

Firmware Version 1.4.1 includes all improvements and fixes provided in previous firmware versions.

Support

Canon USA will perform this Firmware Update on the EOS-1D C Cinema EOS Camera free of charge. Shipping and handling charges may apply. Please contact the Canon Customer Support Center for details.

This information is for residents of the United States and Puerto Rico only. If you do not reside in the USA or Puerto Rico, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.

Please register the EOS-1D C. By registering, we will be able to notify you via email when future Firmware Updates become available for download. If you already registered, please ensure you are opted-in to receive the notification.

Thank you,
Customer Support Operations
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
 
Contact Information for Inquiries 
Canon Customer Support Center
Phone: 1-855-CINE-EOS (toll free) 1-855-246-3367
TDD: 1-866-251-3752
Email: CinemaEOS@cits.canon.com
For additional support options: www.usa.canon.com/support

Canon Compact-Servo 70-200mm T4.4 EF Mount Lens Annouced

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Canon USA announced an expansion to their Compact-Servo Lens Line in a press release this morning, the CN-E70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S. The new Compact-Servo 70-200mm lens covers a popular zoom range that is a near-ubiquitous production staple. This 4K Cinema Zoom Lens is parfocal with a constant aperture of T4.4 (F4) across its zoom range. It sports a 9-blade iris that creates round highlights as apposed to starbursts, and features both manual & autofocus modes.

Canon’s announcement didn’t include a price, but it did include an ETA of 2017 — to be released by year-end. You can join our waitlist here, or check out the press release or compact-servo page on the Canon website. A video release by Canon is included below!

Canon Compact-Servo CN-E70-200MM T4.4 2468C002

ETA 2017

Price TBD

 

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New Canon Firmware Updates for C700 C100 & C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Cameras

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Note: Clicking on a heading link will take you directly to the firmware page for that model.

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 31st March 2017 – Canon Europe, world-leader in imaging solutions, today announces firmware updates for seven of its professional cameras, the EOS C700, EOS C100, EOS C100 Mark II, XC15, XC10, ME20F-SH and ME200S-SH.

The new firmware provides significant enhancements including added filming options, improvements to workflow, lens corrections and ease of use. The firmware updates are as follows:

EOS C700

New updates for the EOS C700 add extra recording modes when using the CODEX CDX-36150 including 4K/QFHD ProRes, 4.5K Max 100 fps, 4.5K cinescope 120 fps, 422 HQ 10 bit 60 fps, 2K and many more. The new update also enables an option to upgrade the firmware on the CODEX CDX-36150 RAW recorder.

EOS C100 & C100 Mark II

The EOS C100 and C100 DAF updates enable peripheral illumination correction data for lenses including the EF35mm f/1.4L II USM, the EF50mm f/1.8 STM, the EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-56 IS USM and the EF24-105mmf/1.4L IS II USM. The new firmware provides Cinema Servo Lens Support for the CN7x17KAS S*, the CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S* and CN20 x 50 IAS.

The new firmware update for the EOS C100 Mark II comprises a shutter angle priority mode which maintains the shutter angle when the frame rate is changed. The update also enables peripheral illumination correction data for the new EF-24 -105 f/4 L IS USM II lens.

XC10 & XC15

Updates for the Canon XC10 and XC15 allow support for the VPG130 (Video Performance Guarantee 130) standard for CFast cards.

ME20F-SH & ME200S-SH

The new firmware for the Canon ME20F-SH and ME200S-SH includes new auto exposure modes including Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av) and Automatic Gain Control (AGC). Users will now also be able to select Auto or Manual ND filter operation. Cinema Servo Lens Support is upgraded on the ME20F-SH to cover the CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S, and the EF100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM, EF35mm F1.4L II USM and EF24-105mm F/4L IS II USM are now also supported by the ME20F-SH and ME200S-SH. A new setting has been added to CP Fine Tuning menu to assist with improved image quality when using Chroma key system. Finally, the ME20F-SH and ME200S-SH can now enjoy enhanced WB settings when the camera is set to Auto and a 25PsF option has been added to support monitor connection and viewing when shooting in 25P.

More Information about these firmware updates can be found on the Canon USA website here: http://learn.usa.canon.com/resources/articles/2017/cinema-eos-video-firmware-update.shtml

Sony FS7II Announced!

Sony has announced the new Sony FS7II 4K camera.

The FS7 II builds upon the original FS7 and offers many new features and improvements listed below.

The FS7 II is expected to start shipping in January 2017.

Sony PXW-FS7M2 FS7II Body $10,000

Sony PXW-FS7M2K FS7II Body with SELP-P18110G 18-110mm F4 Servo Lens Kit $13,000

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The original FS7 $8499 , PXW-FS7, will continue to be sold at a lower price point for customers who do not need the new features offered by the FSII.

The PXW-FS7K FS7 28-135mm kit is not longer available and is discontinued.

FS7II Improvements:

Electronic Variable ND Filter

Locking E-Mount with Rotating Collar.  No need to rotate lens.

FS7M2k includes new SELP18110G Super 35mm Servo Lens designed for documentary and film production

Telescopic Arm can be adjusted without tools

Telescopic Arm will be an optional upgrade for the original FS7

Tool-free mechanical design has been introduced to adjust the Smart Grip and viewfinder positions

10 user configurable buttons, 7 on the camera body and 3 on the handgrip

BT.2020 Wideo Color Gamut recording.  FS7 II records directly to ITU-R BT.2020

Updated Pop-Up LCD hood & Improved Eyepiece Hook

Updated XQD card slot that makes it easier to change cards, even when wearing gloves

Power LED light. This helps avoid accidentally leaving the camera on and draining the battery

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Sony also announced the QDG256 256GB memory card for use with FS7 and FS7II cameras.  Pricing and availability have not been announced at this time.

Sony QDG256

Check out some of the Sony FS7II videos below.