24 01, 2017

Ikan and Postium Create Feature-Rich 4K Monitors

January 24th, 2017|

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 [...]

6 12, 2016

Ikan Unveils New Kit with VL35 4K Monitor and EVF

December 6th, 2016|

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 [...]

29 11, 2016

Ikan Visits CA & Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders BTS

November 29th, 2016|

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 [...]

22 11, 2016

NAB New York 2016 Recap & #MannequinChallenge

November 22nd, 2016|

“In New York…concrete jungle where dreams are made of. There's nothin' you can't do. Now you're in New York…” We got the opportunity to visit this concrete jungle again recently for NAB New York. This year, there was a bunch of people at the trade show, which was reflected in the record-breaking attendance numbers: 15,404 people, a nearly 30% increase over 2015’s preliminary registered attendance of 12,055. It was an interesting time to be in New York for this show since we were there when the US election was happening. The show started off slow since it started the day [...]

8 11, 2016

Powered By Ikan – Behind The Scenes With Red Feather

November 8th, 2016|

What do you get when you combine Jeeps, horses, bandits, a plane, and explosions…an action movie? No, actually you would get the scenes of a promo video that we at Ikan got to experience. A couple of weeks ago, we got a chance to go behind the scenes with Red Feather while they were shooting a promo video in Texas. Red Feather is a full service creative and production house that describes themselves as a close knit family of makers, thinkers, and doers. We were fortunate to have Red Feather invite us out to join them on their promo video [...]

11 10, 2016

Ikan in the Ministry: Video Equipment for Churches

October 11th, 2016|

When you think of video equipment and lighting, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a movie set. However, there are many places other than a movie set that rely on good video equipment. One place that depends on great audio and video equipment is a church. What kind of production equipment does Ikan offer to help make a church’s TV ministry look even better than ever? DMX Lighting Assuming that the church already has cameras, another important thing to have is DMX lighting. For a church, lighting can make a big difference in conveying different themes, emotions, [...]