Production Hardware

Don't leave it to chance! NewTek Tricaster powers the UK National Lottery

January 31, 2014

RedShark News While the rest of the world moves inexorably towards downloading shows that are available on demand, live television still has a vital place in the entertainment repertoire Technology seems to get more powerful, but paradoxically it also gets cheaper and smaller, which means that what happened thirty years ago with Desktop Publishing, in Read More

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EditShare Releases Lightworks Version 11.5 for Linux and Windows

(London, United Kingdom–January 30, 2014) EditShare is proud to announce the release of Lightworks 11.5, its popular cross-platform editing software, which now includes some major changes to the Pro and Free versions. The new release features some major updates to the user interface, which greatly improve the editing experience, a smarter right-click menu populated with Read More

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$1,000 INSTANT REBATE! Now you can get the amazing Newtek Tricaster 40v2 for under $5,000!

January 30, 2014

Newtek TriCaster 40v2$1,000 INSTANT REBATE! Now you can get the amazing  Tricaster 40v2 for under $5,000! Hurry, this promo is available for a limited time. The TriCaster 40 is a complete HD multi-camera video production studio that enables anyone to create professional streaming television on a small budget. Version 2 of TriCaster 40 gives students & Read More

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Review of the Atomos Samurai ‘Blade’ and ‘Connect’

Philip Bloom by James Miller I wish we didn’t need to have external recorders. There…I said it. They are a necessary evil. I would rather be able to record internally to the quality I need without having to resort to external devices but the reality is most cameras don’t record in a high enough quality. Read More

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Short film shot on RED in 4k edited on Macbook Pro using Adobe Premiere Pro software

PVC by Meagan Keane Malaysian-born filmmaker debuts short film at Sundance Diffan Norman is not just a filmmaker, he’s a multidisciplinary artist, filmmaker, and designer. His nine minute short film Kekasih, which won the Audience Choice Award at Kelab Seni Filem Malaysia, had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Norman credits his Adobe Read More

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High-end iMac or entry-level Mac Pro?

Electronista by Sanjiv Sathiah Entry-level Mac Pro makes for a tempting proposition for power users Now that the long-awaited redesigned Mac Pro has reached the market, Mac power users have something of a dilemma when it comes to choosing a powerful Mac for the home. In our full review of the Mac Pro, it became Read More

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Promo, TriCaster 40 4-camera switch, conference and power points

Synthesis Multimedia Productions uses a four camera switch to produce conferences and events, including powerpoint presentations that are live edited into the final presentation. This presentation can also be streamed live to a global audience. Find out more at synthesismp.com   $1,000 INSTANT REBATE! Now you can get the amazing Newtek Tricaster 40v2 for under Read More

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Product Review: Areca 8050 Thunderbolt RAID

By Larry Jordan EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThis is a fast, capable Thunderbolt drive that is unnecessarily difficult to set up. As long as you allow time for setup – or have someone else set it up for you – the storage and performance will be worth the effort. BACKGROUNDOne of my BIG frustrations with Thunderbolt as a Read More

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Review: G-Tech G-Dock ev with Thunderbolt

Streaming Media Producer by Tim Siglin Do 2x throughput and 4x drives justify the $750 price tag of this 4TB RAID system? Repeat this phrase three times: Dockable drives double as desktop and pocket storage. Got it? That’s the essence of the G-Technology G-Dock ev with Thunderbolt. Form FactorThe G-Dock ev is a desktop two-bay Read More

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The Most (and Least) Reliable Hard Drive Brands

January 29, 2014

Lifehacker by Melanie Pinola Videogyus Note: G-Technology uses  Hitachi drives,  the top rated drives for reliability. G-tech does NOT use the least reliable Seagate drives. Lacie on the other hand, is owned by Seagate and only uses the least reliable Seagate drives.  Videoguys recommends G-Tech exernal hard drives for all your digital content creation, photographic and Read More

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