Legendary pro audio equipment manufacturer, Sennheiser unveiled their latest wireless system at NAB 2015 last month in Las Vegas. The new system is called AVX and is a revolutionary step forward in the digital audio realm designed to make the lives of filmmakers on set a lot easier than before. The AVX comes in a few versions, one with a hand held reporter mic and a receiver, and two versions with lavalier microphones – one with the ME-2 and another with the more advanced MKE-2 lavalier microphone.
2015-05-05 14:39:45Visual Impact
Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+ and Odyssey7Q Will Support Canon C300 MKII With 4K/30p in both RAW and Apple ProRes
Convergent Design recently announced the most complete support of any monitor/recorder for the new revolutionary 4K Canon C300 Mark II camera. The Odyssey7Q+ and the Odyssey7Q will, with the new Odyssey RAW Bundle (sold through Convergent Design), allow recording in 4K & UHD in RAW up to 30p as well as 4K & UHD processed and converted to Apple ProRes up to 30p. Without the Odyssey RAW Bundle, the Odyssey monitor/recorders can record 2K/HD 12-bit or 10-bit 4:4:4 RGB video in Uncompressed DPX up to 60p.2015-04-29 16:16:38Visual Impact
ARRI and IMAX to Customize the ALEXA 65 For Major Hollywood Blockbusters Destined for the World's Biggest Screens
IMAX has announced that it has entered into an agreement with ARRI to customize the ALEXA 65 system for use on IMAX productions. ARRI is taking their crown jewel the large format ALEXA 65 digital cinema camera to the next level by entering into a collaborative venture with leading cinema experience IMAX, the recognized world leader in large format imaging technologies.2015-04-28 16:00:21Visual Impact
Renowned for their optical quality, design and functionality, Fujifilm have been a leading force in the world of photographic solutions and broadcast lenses for quite some time. As technology evolves and more and more manufacturers look towards 4K capture, something that camera manufacturers have been doing for the past few years, it's only a natural and logical next step for glass makers to start thinking about designing lenses optimised for 4K acquisition.2015-04-27 09:33:01Visual Impact