Ikan Upgrades Remote Air 2 Wireless Lens Control

We have just released an upgrade to the original Remote Air lens control system: the Remote Air 2. The Remote Air 2 wireless follow focus is not just a new generation of the Remote Air – it’s a new experience. With the Remote Air 2, the motor has been redesigned to weigh only 170g and is now built in to the receiver. Imported from Germany, the high precision brushless motor can drive professional camera lenses such as the Angenieux, Arri Ultra, and Cooke. It is PD Movie’s thinnest and lightest motor ever. The motors are quiet and accurate with a low [...]

January 12th, 2017|

NiSi Presents Complete Square Filter System

NiSi Photo Filters offers a complete square filter system for all of today’s popular lenses. It’s perfect for photographers looking for a high quality, easy-to-use system to realize their creative vision. As the sole American distributor of NiSi filters, we are excited to deliver these high quality filters to photographers. NiSi Square Filter Systems are available in the 100mm size for most threaded wide angle lenses, the 150mm size for popular super-wide lenses including the Nikon 14-24mm F/2.8 or Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8, and the 180mm size for the new Canon 11-24mm f/4L or Sigma 12-24mm Art. Of all the NiSi [...]

January 3rd, 2017|

Government Video Expo 2016 Recap

After a whirlwind of trade shows these past couple of months, we are finally back from our last trade show of the year – the Government Video Expo 2016. This expo showcases video, broadcast, streaming, display, and delivery technologies and also provides a range of educational opportunities for media professionals in TV and production for federal, state and local government, law enforcement, and education. We saw a bunch of resellers at the show including Adorama, CEI, and WPS along with a few manufacturers and drones. The gimbals were again the hot items at the expo. In addition, attendees liked the [...]

December 20th, 2016|

10 Awesome Shots To Get With An EC1 Gimbal Stabilizer

Did you know that you can get a drone shot by using an EC1? The EC1 gimbal stabilizer can also help you get a bunch of different types of shots without a slider, Steadicam, or jib. It can ultimately help you increase the production value on your videos. All you have to do is grab the EC1 and a monopod to simulate the shots. Here are some tips to get you started and make sure to watch the full video below for all 10 tips: Fake drone – You can easily create a drone shot with the EC1 and a [...]

December 13th, 2016|

Ikan Unveils New Kit with VL35 4K Monitor and EVF

We are combining the popular VL35 on-camera monitor with an all-new viewfinder attachment. Based on customer feedback and high demand for an EVF, we are proud to announce the EVF35-KIT. This kit incorporates the VL35 4K on-camera monitor with a viewfinder attachment to help you get the sharpest and clearest image from the VL35. With the EVF35-KIT, customers will get the VL35 monitor, the EVF35 viewfinder designed specifically for this monitor, a Canon E6 battery plate, a drawstring carrying pouch, and more. The VL35 monitor has a resolution of 800×480, 4K and Ultra HD support via HDMI, peaking, false color, pixel-to-pixel, and [...]

December 6th, 2016|

Ikan Visits CA & Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders BTS

Palm trees, the FBI, and 4K monitors….these are just three things that Ikan Product Manager Barry Garcia saw on his recent trip to California. Barry started his trip by flying into LAX, the largest and busiest airport in the Los Angeles area. From there, he went to Burbank to meet up with the President of Postium, which is the South Korean company that created the line of BON monitors that we distribute in North America (excluding Canada). The Postium president was in California to showcase two new monitors: a 24” 4K monitor as well as a 17” HD monitor. It [...]

November 29th, 2016|