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The mega-size Atomos Sumo monitor, revealed at the recent NAB show in Las Vegas, will be hitting the shops sooner than initially thought with stocks arriving imminently. The official information says:

Sponsored promotion: Contour’s revolutionary RollerMouse is not just a fantastic tool packed with functionality for film editors but it’s also been ergonomically designed to offer protection from conditions such as RSI.

Atomos has slashed the price of its Shogun Studio rack-mounted recorder and playback deck to £2395 in the UK and $2495 in US markets. The official information says:

G-Technology has upgraded its G-DRIVE, G-RAID and G-SPEED to include Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C connections. The G-DRIVE costs from $699.95 for 10TB, and has a USB-C port and two Thunderbolt 3 ports so the units can be daisy-chained to others. G-RAID with Thunderbolt 3 comes with up to 24TB for $1999.95. The G-SPEED Shuttle XL with up to 20TB capacity is $10,199.95, whilst the G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series bay adapters will of up to 72TB will be  $7,799.95. The official info says: 

Dell has unveiled its first HDR monitor, a 27-inch UltraSharp monitor with Ultra HD 4K resolution aimed at video editors. There’s a peak brightness of 1,000 nits and the REC2020 colour space is designed for HDR. It also has 100% Adobe RGB and sRGB coverage, 100% REC 709, 97.7% DCI-P3 and 76.9% REC2020.

Every monitor is calibrated individually by Dell and users can store their own calibration setting into an internal Look-Up Table. It will go on sale next month at $2000 in the USA. No UK price or availability has been announced. The official info, plus news about other Dell monitors, says:

SmallHD has revealed its first touchscreen HD video Monitor, the SmallHD FOCUS. It’s a five-monitor perfect for small cameras such as the Sony A7SII or Panasonic GH5.

It has a daylight-viewable 800 nit touchscreen, more than double the brightness of most camera LCD screens.

The monitor comes with a Tilt Arm to fasten to the camera’s hot shoe mount and with 180 degrees of vertical rotation, it allows quick monitor adjustments. Included on the FOCUS’ mount is an extra shoe mount for accessories like microphones and video lights.

“Our goal was simple: to bring filmmakers who are limited by space, time, or budget-a tool to significantly increase the production value of their work, without breaking the bank” said Wes Phillips, SmallHD Co-Founder.

Equipped with auxiliary power out, the SmallHD FOCUS allows shooters to power their camera with a Sony L-Series battery.

Waveform, False Color, Focus Assist, 3D LUTs, and Pixel Zoom are just a few professional software tools in the SmallHD FOCUS.

The FOCUS is set to begin shipping around early June 2017. For more information visit SmallHD.com 

 

 

 

Atomos has launched its biggest ever monitor recorder at a whopping 19" size! It's the first production monitor recorder that records 4K 12-bit Raw, 10-bit ProRes/DNxHR, plus 1080p60 live switching and recording. It's an HDR-capable monitor with 1200 nit brightness so is ideal for on location and heralds a new era in HDR-ready equipment for use in filmmaking. The official info says: 

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