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ZEISS announces Supreme Prime Lenses for Large-Format

Zeiss has announced the new Supreme Prime range of lenses for sensors full frame and larger like the new Alexa LF, Sony Venice & RED Monstro VV cameras with an image circle of 46.2 mm. All of the lenses are T1.5 except for the 15mm & 150mm at T1.8 and the 200mm at T2.1. On initial launch, the 25mm, 29mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm and 100mm will be available with the remainder to follow in 2019 and 2020 for a total of 13 focal lengths. A 6-lens set is also available. The lenses all feature a 95mm front with a standardized position for the focus and iris rings for easy lens changing and fast set up times. Just like the CP.3...

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AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers

Flexible, cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing for high resolution, high frame rate and deep color productions April 9, 2018 Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Stand SL2505 (April 9, 2018)—AJA Video Systems today introduced KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G, two new compact 12G-SDI routers. KUMO 3232-12G offers 32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs, and the KUMO 1616-12G offers 16x 12G-SDI inputs and 16x 12G-SDI outputs. Designed for use in broadcast, production and ProAV environments, the new routers support large format resolutions, and high frame rate (HFR) and deep color formats, while reducing cable runs when transporting 4K/UltraHD over SDI. The routers offer network-based and/or physical control, and mirror the compact physical form of AJA’s production-proven KUMO 3232 and KUMO 1616 routers, adding...

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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Next generation 4K camera features dual native ISO, full 4/3 HDR sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, and ProRes or RAW recording to internal SD/UHS-II and CFast cards, or even external USB‑C drives! NAB 2018, Las Vegas, USA - April 9, 2018 - Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, a handheld digital film camera with full 4/3 HDR sensor, dual native ISO with up to 25600 ISO for incredible low light performance as well as 13 stops of dynamic range. It also eliminates expensive external recorders, as it features a unique new USB-C Expansion Port, which allows customers to record using the internal SD/UHS-II and CFast recorders or directly to the same external disks they will...

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ARRI have just launched the ALEXA LF

ARRI introduces a complete large-format camera system that is based on a 4k version of the ALEXA sensor. Accompanying the ALEXA LF camera are 16 large-format ARRI Signature Prime lenses, ranging from 12 mm to 280 mm and fitted with the ARRI LPL mount. Featuring a sensor slightly larger than full frame, ALEXA LF records native 4.5K with ARRI’s best overall image quality. This allows filmmakers to explore an immersive large-format aesthetic while retaining the sensor’s natural colorimetry, pleasing skin tones and stunning capability for HDR and WCG workflows. Versatile recording formats, including efficient ProRes and uncompressed, unencrypted ARRIRAW up to 150 fps, encompass all on-set workflow requirements. Explore ALEXA LF

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