New Gear: Cinevate Inc., Sony, Music 2 Hues, Teradek, Nikon

Cinevate Inc.

Cinevate’s new Cyclops is an innovative HDSLR viewfinder system with too many features to list. The Cyclops is the first viewfinder we have seen with dual eye viewfinder support with a high quality 72mm optic that doubles as a +5 macro lens. The foundation is built around a sled for limitless rigging options and expandability. Plus, both eyes can be used to frame/focus and there is no need to remove eye-glasses.

MSRP $399


Sony’s new Bloggie Touch captures full 1920x1080p HD video and 12.8 megapixel photos on 8GB or 4GB of embedded memory offering roughly four hours of HD recording. What’s even better is the Bloggie’s three-inch diagonal capacitive touch screen and sleek menu layout. The Bloggie is designed to seamlessly upload content via it’s built-in USB arm.

MSRP $180


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Music 2 Hues

Music 2 Hues newest CD “Funky Licks” is now shipping worldwide and is available on CD, or can be downloaded in Mp3 and WAV file formats. Funky Licks is jam packed with progressive, R&B, and funk styled background beds for all types of productions. Available in full tracks and any 30 and 60 second versions.

MSRP $48


Teradek’s Cube is the world’s first camera-top wireless HD video encoder. The Cube streams up to 1080p over WiFi or wired Ethernet via an HDMI port and is an ideal solution for guerilla filmmakers who need on-set video monitoring. The Cube is small , uses only 2.5W of DC power, and weighs only 7 ounces, it mounts easily to a rail system, cage, hotshoe, or camera baseplate.

MSRP: $1,490


Nikon recently released their best video capable DSLR yet, the D7000. The D7000 offers manual exposure control and continuous auto focus all while shooting full 1080p HD video at 24fps recording to dual SD card slots for up to 20 minutes at a time. Plus, the D7000 is packed with a 16.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor and boasts 6 FPS continuous shooting, it even has a built-in HDMI output for HD playback.

MSRP: $1,200

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