Flyweight rig, c300 photos, and some life (Part 1)

It’s been about two months (too long for a successful and effective blogger to remain inactive) but the delay has been worth the while, considering the changes in my life thus far. Working on a feature, running with multiple different cameras, building new rigs, crazy long nights without sleep, and generally pushing the limits. I […]

New Product Announcement: PT2500 Upgrade Kit (for users with PT1000/PT1000W/PT2100)

Marketing Department 3903 Stoney Brook Dr. Houston, TX 77063 Phone // 713.272.8822 Fax // 713.995.4994 NEWS RELEASE FOLLOWS: ### FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Product Announcement         PT2500 Upgrade Kit (for users with PT1000/PT1000W/PT2100) This convenient option allows you to simply utilize the monitor you already own from your PT1000, PT1000W or PT2100 […]

ikan Corporation Acquires Cinemage Product Line from Cine-tal Systems, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ikan Corporation Acquires Cinemáge Product Line from Cine-tal Systems, Inc. Houston TX, March 15, 2011- ikan Corporation, an award-winning designer, manufacturer, and distributor geared to provide total solutions for video professionals, announces that it has acquired the Cinemáge product line from Cine-tal Systems, Inc. “This is a great opportunity for ikan to […]

The Perfect ENG Style Remote Operated Lighting Unit – the ikan LED Box

Houston, Texas (March 31, 2010).  The LED Box is the perfect ENG-style remote-controlled lighting unit, which comes complete with remote, lighting unit and stand.  In addition to standard AC power, the LED Box can also be powered by optional Professional Battery Packs, using the Professional Battery Plates.  The interchangeable bulbs (that can be changed out […]

Cool, Lightweight and Inexpensive, ikan™s line of LED lights

Houston, Texas (March 15, 2010). With the introduction of light emitting diode (LED) technology, lighting instruments for production have become more commonplace and increasingly efficient.  The iLED 500, for example, can provide an equivalent output of 500 watts of incandescent light, with only 40 watts of power input.    iLED 150 – Features: –          Built-in […]

The ikan Elements: the truly modular camera support solution

Houston, Texas (February 15, 2010) The ikan Elements line is about your needs as a shooter.  The concept is simple’¦ provide you with the parts you need to configure your camera rig how you want it.  And our design reflects that concept.  Order just the parts you need, or get one of our pre-configured kits.  […]

ikan Elements: The truly modular camera support solution

Houston, TX (January 15, 2010) ikan corp proudly announces the release of its latest innovation.  ikan Elements is an  interchangeable and fully customizable camera support system.  The various kits that make up ikan Elements are designed to provide camera support that is lightweight, comfortable, and far less expensive than anything on the market.  Our systems […]

You wanted it, and now we have it! The ikan VX9, our SDI monitor is in-stock and ready for purchase!

Houston, TX (January 15, 2010).  Our long-awaited entry into the HD-SDI market is sure to please both current ikan fans and newcomers to the ikan brand. The VX9 sports HD-SDI (which also transcodes to component out), HDMI, HD/SD component, composite and S-Video. Initial power options include compatibility with Sony (both ‘˜L' series and BP-U), Canon, […]

Why settle for just one input when you can it all? ikan presents the VX7

Houston, TX (November 3, 2009) – The ikan Corporation announces the release of our ground-breaking new line of monitors’¦ the VX series.   The brand-new VX7 7’ LCD monitor boasts a panel resolution of 1024 x 600 and features LED backlighting, HD-SDI inputs, Blue PlusTM and multiple power options.  The monitor now sports a sleek, […]

A perfect solution for the ‘go-anywhere™ monitor… the ikan V3800

Houston Texas (September 30th, 2009)  The ikan Corporation presents our newest monitor’¦ the V3800, a 3.8-inch standard definition monitor which is the perfect size for jib operators or for anyone needing an inexpensive confidence monitor. With a MSRP of only $119, the V3800 comes in barely more expensive than the V2500e, but with almost twice […]