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Ikan has revealed a full line of wireless video transmitter and receiver kits that include the BZ400 and BZ400-PRO (400 feet), the BZ1000-PRO (1000 feet), and the BZ2000-PRO (2000 feet). The Blitz wireless video systems all support uncompressed zero delay high definition video up to 1080 60p. With the ability to handle cross conversions, the Blitz can take HDMI and 3G-SDI inputs and outputs. In addition, the Blitz gives users 10 selectable channels to use. With the affordable Blitz wireless video system, filmmakers get an extremely reliable product and can easily set up the system at half the price of [...]
Ikan International Corp (Ikan) announced today the release of the Saga line of 3G-SDI/HDMI monitors. Inspired by Saga, the goddess of history and storytelling, the Ikan Saga line of monitors strives to help filmmakers tell their stories. The first product in the Saga line is the S7H, a 7” on-camera high bright monitor, which was designed to be affordable, slim, and lightweight. The S7H has features such as false color, peaking, and histogram. It supports dual battery plates and comes with 2 Canon E6 battery plates, but is also compatible with all BP5 battery plates that work with Sony L [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]