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RODE Launches “My RODE Cast” Podcast Competition!

To celebrate the launch of the latest new products designed for the exploding world of podcasting, the RODECaster Pro and RODE PodMic, popular Australian audio maker Rode Microphones are announcing a new competition for podcasters called My RØDE Cast! I am sure most of you are familiar and have entered the popular

Blackmagic Camera Update 6.1 Improves the BMPCC 4K

Blackmagic Design just released Camera Update 6.1 for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. Camera Update 6.1 adds pixel remapping and 2:1 monitoring frame guides to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, along with improvements to the media formatting interface, better audio monitoring and cleaner recording from

Panasonic EVA1 Firmware 3.0 Adds 4K60p 10bit

At the start of BSC Expo 2019 in London, Panasonic announced the new firmware version 3.0 for their EVA1 camera. On the same day, their Lumix division also released the technical specifications and pricing of their new full-frame Lumix S1 and S1R full-frame cameras; check out my

Sony VENICE to Get 4K/120fps in Firmware v4.0

The day before BSC Expo 2019 in London (which you should be attending), Sony released details for their upcoming VENICE firmware v4.0, which will include a paid HFR license enabling VENICE shooters to get 4K/120fps in 2.39:1 and 6K/60fps sometime in Summer 2019. If there was one

Sony PXW-Z280 and Z190 Firmware Version 2.0 Released

Last year at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas, Sony announced two new handheld 4K pro camcorders – the Sony PXW-Z190 and Sony PXW-Z280 both featuring 4K/60p and 50p recording capabilities, identical design and form factor, but some different internals and features. For those, who skipped our write-up

Sound Devices Releases Major Firmware v3.00 for MixPre Series

Esteemed pro audio mixer and recorders maker Sound Devices have released details of their highly anticipated firmware update v3.00 for the MixPre series of audio recorders, mixers, and USB audio interfaces. As a reminder, firmware v2.21 was released earlier in the year alongside the more musicians-oriented MixPre-3M and

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 15.2.1 Update Now Available

Not long after releasing a major update for their URSA MINI Pro cameras with Camera Update 6.0, raising the max ISO to 3200 among other new features, Blackmagic Design have also released a new update 15.2.1 for their DaVinci Resolve colour grading/NLE/VFX suite. The latest DaVinci Resolve 15.2.1

SmallHD Monitors Even Better Now with OS3 v3.3 Firmware Update

SmallHD released a major OS3 firmware update for their latest models monitors last November, packing new features and improvements including a new autonomous calibration feature that lets you calibrate your SmallHD monitor without the use of a computer as well as improved and customizable False Colour giving

Freefly Systems MoVI Pro “Blackjack” Firmware 2.0 Preview

Not long after announcing the MoVI Wheels (which we covered here), Freefly Systems, the makers of the popular MoVI Pro stabilizer gimbal optimized for pro cinema cameras like the ARRI Alexa MINI and RED cameras, recently released details of their upcoming firmware update for the MoVI Pro. Firmware

ALEXA LF Software Update Package 4.0 Available for Download

ARRI have announced the immediate release of Software Update Package LF SUP 4.0 for the ALEXA LF camera. This firmware update provides significant new features for anamorphic shooting, advanced features such as improved dynamic defect pixel correction, compatibility with ARRI LBUS accessories, and important bug fixes. Rental

Tentacle Sync E Bluetooth Timecode Generator for Mirrorless/DSLRs

Hybrid mirrorless cameras have been evolving rapidly over the past two years to a point where they’ve eclipsed more traditional DSLRs for professional video use; they are practically everywhere. Every professional cameraman or camerawoman are expected at any given time to “whip out” out of their camera

ARRI Alexa LF SUP 3.0 Firmware Update and New ALEXA EVF-2

ARRI has announced the availability of the new Software Update Package LF SUP 3.0 for their top-dog ARRI ALEXA LF 4K+ camera. LF SUP 3.0 provides new features, as well support for new hardware, such as the brand new ALEXA EVF-2, and includes important bug fixes. Although