New Gear: Samson Technologies, Quik Pod, Panasonic, Hosa Technology, Joby, Inc.

New Gear: Samson Technologies, Quik Pod, Panasonic, Hosa Technology, Joby, Inc.

The gear you gotta have - The craft of making video takes a lot of stuff. This page is set to bring you the newest latest pieces of video support tools we find.

Samson Technologies

The new Q3HD Handy Video Recorder records full 1080p and captures high quality audio (24-bit/96KHz). It shoots video at full 1080p HD at 30FPS and 720p at 30FPS and 60FPS with a 4x digital zoom. The Q3HD uses the same mic capsules as Zoom's well known H4n recorder in a wide 120° X/Y pattern. Turn it on its side to watch videos in 16:9 format or use the built-in HDMI port to view content on your HDTV.
MSRP $299

Quik Pod

The Quik Pod DSLR is a lightweight handheld extendable monopod that can extend your reach by more than 4 feet. You can easily position yourself using the mini mirror on the Quik Pod DSLR to get self-portrait shots. The Quik Pod DSLR can be used with small camcorders, lights, and as a boom to hold microphones. Suggested maximum load capacity is 2 lbs.
MSRP $50


Panasonic's AG-AF100 is the industry's first professional micro 4/3-inch video camcorder optimized for high-definition video recording. The AF100 delivers the shallow depth of field and wider field of view of a large imager, with the flexibility and cost advantages of a growing line of professional industry-standard micro 4/3-inch lenses, filters, and adapters. The full HD 1080 and 720 production camera offers superior video handling, native 1080/24p recording, variable frame rates, professional audio capabilities, and compatibility with SDHC and SDXC media.
MSRP $4,995

Hosa Technology

The Que Audio ENG Pack by Hosa Technology is an all-in-one system designed for video producers. It's an ideal solution for those looking for a compact shotgun mic when a large format shotgun mic is either too expensive or impractical for the application. The system includes the micro shotgun microphone, a micro shotgun pop filter, a micro shotgun shock mount, an extension cable, a telescoping boom, a weighted base, a camera adaptor, a headset for field monitoring, and a carrying case for the entire package.
MSRP: $449

Joby, Inc

The Gorillapod Video is designed for mini-cams, with a video head that allows for easy orientation at any angle, offering 360-degree pan and 135-degree tilt. Constructed of anodized aluminum, its flexible, wrappable ball-and-socket legs provide stability, and the strong magnetic feet allow you to achieve interesting vantage points. The quick-release plate makes it easy to go from hands-free to handheld in seconds.
MSRP: $30


Tue, 02/01/2011 - 12:00am