8 04, 2011

Flagship VX7e & Multi-K XL at NAB, #ShortFilmContest

April 8th, 2011|

Our Press Release (via PDF) of the our Flagship On-Camera Monitor, the VX7e and newly-Flagship LED Light the Multi-K XL: press release 08apr11.vx7e_multi-k xl (changing formats temporarily, let us know what you think on twitter.com/ikancorp) Don't forget about the #SocialMediaSale next week--you might find a tasty deal waiting for you on Wednesday! Currently, we're selling E-Image EL-7063-AA tripods 40% off--check our facebook or twitter for the deal. Also, check out our latest sale, thanks to the guys here at ikan--iLED ONE 3=Piece kit for $299.99 One more thing: You remember our sales during NABShow, yes? Just for the record: in Falling [...]

3 03, 2011

New Gear Released: ID1000, VL7, VL7-DK

March 3rd, 2011|

ikan Marketing Department // 3903 Stoney Brook Dr.Houston,TX 77063 Phone 713.272.8822 // Fax 713.995.4994 A Simple On-Camera Solution! For those in need of a high quality, cost effective entry level high definition monitor, ikan proudly introduces the VL7 HDMI monitor. Equipped with 1 HDMI and 2 composite inputs, ikan’s VL7 will exceed the expectations of even the most demanding users.  This 7” monitor boasts a resolution of 800x480 with switchable 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios. The VL7 is powered by ikan’s provided BP2T DV battery plate for use with your choice of Sony, Canon, or Panasonic style batteries. The new [...]

30 12, 2010

Gratis 7 reviews equipment in “RISING FROM ASHES”

December 30th, 2010|

Sometimes your product sells itself. Sometimes people like to help, go beyond the expected and act from grace. That's the way Gratis 7 Media group is. If you haven't heard of them, I highly recommend you go educate yourself. Their latest film, RISING FROM ASHES, documents the struggles of creating a Rwandan national cycling team and the life of the local peoples--in a place which many's freshest memories are of the genocide in 1994, between the Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups. (For a refresher on the conflict , "Origins of Tutsi and Hutu" ...What's more, they even reviewed the ikan [...]

20 12, 2010

(Part 3/3) Rising From Ashes: A Feature Documentary

December 20th, 2010|

  The "Rising from Ashes" team's massive entourage of gear. (Part I, Part II) Part III of the series "RISING FROM ASHES: A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY" Last week on the ikan Blog, we began our interview with documentary filmmaker/Director, TC Johnstone, regarding his latest feature entitled: “Rising to Ashes”--a powerful, well-shot, beautiful, full-of-hope documentary which captures the struggle of Rwanda’s only competitive cycling team, as they grow from grassroots bicyclists to national heroes, determined to raise high and represent their culture for the world to share. Let's continue: IK: How did you develop (or find, even) a team of filmmakers [...]

13 12, 2010

(Part 2/3) Rising From Ashes: A Feature Documentary

December 13th, 2010|

This is Part II of III in our series "Rising from Ashes: A Feature Documentary." Read Part I HERE for a recap of last week. I've reposted the trailer of RISING FROM ASHES here for your convenience. Also included are some excellent photos TC has sent us from the shoot. It all began when TC Johnstone and his group, Gratis 7 Media, stopped in a few days  before their final visit to Rwanda. During that time, I had the chance to learn more about their collective effort and the project they were hungry to complete: "Rising From Ashes." Since, I've had the luck [...]

8 12, 2010

Tip of the Week: The Sling as an Audio Bag

December 8th, 2010|

What? You say you didn't know ikan made a sling bag? What's that? You knew but didn't think you would find it useful? It's the IBG-SLING, otherwise known as the ikan Sling Bag (product page HERE). If you have one, you may know it's a pretty neat bag--tons of pockets, comfortable, lightweight and good form factor, water bottle pouch, enough real estate for your needed lenses...zippers...pen pockets...you get the idea. So what? SO, if you've only been using this bag to carry camera equipment, you're missing out--on the "Field Mixing Sound Sling." Being part of a small set or crew, [...]