Ikan Unveils the New DS2 and DS2-A Gimbals

We just announced today the release of the highly anticipated DS2 and DS2-A gimbals as a follow-up to the popular Ikan Beholder DS1 gimbal stabilizer. With an innovative compact design, these gimbals add a new level of control with its 60 second auto-sweep feature. In addition, the DS2-A’s angled motor arm provides a clear view of the camera screen. The 3-axis gimbals are built from aluminum and designed specifically for professional filmmakers looking for a single handheld stabilizer for a large range of DSLR and mirrorless cameras weighing up to 4 pounds. The gimbals have a 360 degree rotation brushless [...]

August 9th, 2017|

Ikan Goes to Vegas – NAB 2017

Did you attend NAB 2017? So did we and 103,443 of our closest friends! If you weren't able to attend, this recap will give you the details on what you missed and everything you need to know about Ikan's new releases from this year's show in Vegas. This year, we had our biggest booth yet. We also had a bunch of new products to show at NAB and big giveaways. We released the following new products at NAB: Stryder Lights We released the SB200, a 5" Fresnel light, and the SW50, a 4" Fresnel light. The Stryder line is a [...]

May 9th, 2017|

New From Ikan: ES-T27-A and ES-T27 Camera Cage Rigs

We just released an upgrade to the popular ES-T17-A handheld camera cage rig by Tilta: the ES-T27 and ES-T27-A (with wooden handle trigger). The ES-T27-A brings back the popular Arri standard rosette wooden handle with the start/stop trigger that users loved from the old model. Designed specifically for use with the Sony a6000, a6300, and a6500, the ES-T27 and ES-T27-A camera cage rigs provide great support for your camera. These fully enclosed unibody camera rigs are made from one piece of CNC machined aluminum. The new camera cage rigs maintain the sleek design, professional build, and uncompromising machining quality typical of [...]

March 21st, 2017|

Better Night Photos with NiSi Natural Night Filter

With so many undesirable wavelengths of light that pollute the night sky such as mercury vapor, sodium, and low CRI LED streetlights, it can be hard to capture a good image at night. The glow from any of these wavelengths or sources of light can prevent your camera from capturing the sky properly, which can ruin your night images. To fix this problem, NiSi has created the Natural Night Filter (NIP-100-NGT) which is designed specifically to block the most common wavelengths of light pollution. The Natural Night Filter by NiSi is a 2mm H-K9L high definition optical glass filter that [...]

March 10th, 2017|

Ikan Releases MS1 Upgrade: MS-PRO Gimbal Stabilizer

Have you heard? There is a new gimbal in town. We have just released the newest upgrade to the popular Beholder MS1 gimbal: the MS-PRO. Attendees at WPPI 2017 in Las Vegas will be some of the lucky few to get a first look at the newest Ikan gimbal. Constructed out of durable all aluminum, the MS-PRO is a three-axis gyro stabilizer with an encoder system and a 32-bit control board. With the 12-bit encoder system, the MS-PRO can respond more quickly, making the gimbal more stable and accurate. The MS-PRO gimbal can balance most mirrorless cameras that weigh less [...]

January 31st, 2017|

Ikan and Postium Create Feature-Rich 4K Monitors

We are teaming up with Postium to create the most feature-rich line of 4K production monitors. The OBM series offers full 4K support up to 4096x2160 at 60p signals and features 12G-SDI single link, 3G-SDI Dual Link, Quad Link 4K, and HDMI 2.0 inputs. In addition to multiple input support, the OBM series boasts color accuracy and panel uniformity that are essential for color critical applications. The monitors support side-by-side color space and gamma comparison as well as full 3D-LUT support. With the OBM series of monitors, Ikan and Postium have prioritized quality and compatibility to offer the most complete [...]

January 24th, 2017|