Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

NewTek TriCaster Tutorial: Downloading and Installing Updates

May 22, 2018

This is a straightforward and helpful tutorial for owners of NewTek™ products. Watch the video for tips on updating your system and click through to the article for download links and other resources. Thanks NewTek! From NewTek NewTek workflow expert Kane Peterson takes you through the steps to locate and download updates for your NewTek Read More

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By Britt,

Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

Atomos Booth at NAB and New Firmware Upgrade on Sumo Monitor/Recorder

April 23, 2018

At NAB 2018 Atomos easily had one of the biggest booths there.  And if you didn’t catch them there, you definitely saw the signs displayed all over the Las Vegas Convention Center.  With tons of news and activity we were lucky enough to get Matt Ivey to show us the new features coming in the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

Atomos Delivers ProRes RAW Monitor-Recorders to Video Industry

April 10, 2018

Atomos is excited to announce support for ProRes RAW, a new format from Apple that combines the incredible performance of ProRes with the flexibility of RAW video. The ProRes RAW update will be available free for the Atomos Shogun Inferno and Sumo 19 devices. Atomos devices are the only monitor recorders to offer ProRes RAW, Read More

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By Britt,
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Atomos Shogun Inferno & Sumo19 unlock the Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K RAW output

April 2, 2018

Press Release Melbourne, Australia – 2nd April 2018: Panasonic’s AU-EVA1 is a great Super35 cine camera with excellent low light capabilities – winning wide-spread acclaim since its launch last year. Now users will be able to unlock the true potential of this amazing camera and its low noise sensor by combining it with the Atomos Shogun Inferno Read More

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By Britt,

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NDI Firmware Upgrade for PTZOptics Cameras!

March 13, 2018

  PTZOptics has released the NDI|HX™ Ready firmware update for Second Generation PTZOptics SDI / USB PTZ models as well as ZCams! Last chance! Get 50% off the upgrade now through March 16th.  NDI FIRMWARE UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS Check out this video for complete instructions.     50% Off the $600 Upgrade Now Through 03/16/18 Save When Read More

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By Britt,
NDI Firmware Upgrade for PTZOptics Cameras

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PTZOptics NDI Firmware Instructions are Here

March 7, 2018

Ok Everyone, The  PTZOptics NDI firmware is ready. It is available here: https://ptzoptics.com/firmware-finder/ Here are all the updates included: 1. Camera will now be “NDI Ready” 2. NDI Modes – Pre-set recommended NDI IP Encoding Settings 3. The Device ID in the information section is the “friendly name” in NDI workflows 4. Presets 1-9 include Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

NewTek Connect Spark Firmware Update Guide

February 16, 2018

NewTek recently offered a live video guide to updating the firmware for the Connect Spark. Check out NewTek’s Tuesday Tutorial live show on Facebook. NewTek’s Connect Spark is a portable, wifi-enabled IP video converter that makes your HDMI or SDI-out camera an instant source for an NDI compatible system … WIRELESS. It’s the easiest way to Read More

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By Britt,
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Free Firmware Update for Atomos’ Infernos

October 18, 2017

Anything given away free is generally good.  In the media world, free is really good cause just about anything you would need is pretty expensive.  Even some things like software, license renewals and upgrades aren’t even physical items but still can be a hefty price.  Free being as good as it is gets everyone’s attention.  Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

Major New 4K Firmware Upgrade for Atomos Inferno

May 15, 2017

Atomos invented the all-in-one monitor recorder category and now redefine it with the Shogun Inferno. It is the combination of the most advanced monitor technologies – 1500nit/10bit/HDR, the latest recording capability – 4Kp60 over Quad-SDI, along with playback & editing functionality that encourages on set collaboration. Shogun Inferno makes mastering a high resolution, high frame Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Atomos Inferno

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Roland Announces Updates for the Roland V-1SDI Live Video Switcher

April 5, 2017

Version 1.5 firmware and software updates for the Roland V-1SDI switcher add Still Capture and Creation capabilities. Left: RCS Software 1.5 for the Roland V-1SDI 3G SDI video switcher. Right: RCS Still Image Capture/Editor function for the Roland V-1SDI 3G SDI video switcher Los Angeles, CA, March 31, 2017 — Roland announces a free firmware Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
V-1SDI Video Switcher