31 01, 2017

Ikan Releases MS1 Upgrade: MS-PRO Gimbal Stabilizer

January 31st, 2017|

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 [...]

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 [...]

12 01, 2017

Ikan Upgrades Remote Air 2 Wireless Lens Control

January 12th, 2017|

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 [...]

3 01, 2017

NiSi Presents Complete Square Filter System

January 3rd, 2017|

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 [...]

20 12, 2016

Government Video Expo 2016 Recap

December 20th, 2016|

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 [...]

13 12, 2016

10 Awesome Shots To Get With An EC1 Gimbal Stabilizer

December 13th, 2016|

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 [...]