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Affordable 6K Cam Kinefinity Mavo

Affordable 6K Cam Kinefinity Mavo

Two new large format cinema cameras, the Kinefinity Mavo and the Mavo LF, will be compared to the ARRI, Sony, and RED large format cameras. Produced by the Chinese camera company, Kinefinity, these cameras offer 6K resolution at affordable prices. Kinefinity Mavo Tech...

Sony A7 III Shoots 4K HDR under $2000

The new full-frame A7 III is midway between the A7R III and the A7S II, which is Sony's low light and video king. The mirrorless A7 III shoots 4K HDR video, as well as 120 frames per second slow motion at 1080p. It also includes the ability to capture in the more...

Modify A Cheap Camera to take C-Mount Lenses

Modify A Cheap Camera to take C-Mount Lenses

I stumbled on this interesting project on YouTube. The modification is done to a $35 4K camera you can find on eBay. To that he adds a c-mount. Then this camera can take any c-mount lenses. There are scores of great inexpensive c-mount lenses out on eBay and...

Small Self-Stabilizing 4k Gimbal Camera

Small Self-Stabilizing 4k Gimbal Camera

The REMOVU K1 is a small 4K gimbal camera. The small handhled camera has a built-in mic and a 1.5 inch LCD screen built into the grip. The K1 is equipped with 3-axis gimbal technology and a F2.8 wide angle lens. The sensor is a 1/2.3 inch CMOS 12MP (Sony IMX377)....

8 x 10 Video Camera

8 x 10 Video Camera

I just completed designing and building an 8×10 video camera, the first in the world that I know of. Essentially its off-axis reimaging of a projected image. It’s a bit like IMAX, but waaaaay bigger. – Zev Hoover Before you get too excited, the camera is indeed an 8 x...

Nikon D850 Review

Nikon D850 Review

The Nikon D850 is a 4K DSLR. It is full frame and does not crop the sensor, even when shooting 4K. It shoots 120 fps in HD and has a recording time of 30 minutes. Its full frame, even when shooting 4K. The camera includes mic and headphone inputs. The Nikon D850 has a...

Cleaning The Camera Sensor

Cleaning The Camera Sensor

Talk to ten professionals and you may get ten different answers on the question of cleaning the camera sensor. But most agree that you want to err on the side of inaction. Cleaning the camera sensor too often or too aggressively is a very bad idea. When Should You...

Eclipse Burned These Cameras

Eclipse Burned These Cameras

(Photos courtesy of LensRentals.com) The Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017 destroyed a few rental cameras as LensRentals.com discovered. The Tennessee-based camera rental shop reported that not all their customers heeded the warnings to use solar filters on cameras...

This PTZ Camera Can be Controlled From Anywhere

This PTZ Camera Can be Controlled From Anywhere

5.8 inches wide, 7.8 inches high The KY-PZ100 from JVC is a PTZ camera that can be controlled from anywhere over the internet. With traditional PTZ cameras, you can control the pan, tilt and zoom, but there is usually a serial or proprietary control cable between the...