New Gear: Marshall Monitors, Hatcams, Samson, Apple and Digital Juice

Marshall Monitors

Marshall Electronics has released its new LED-backlit 5″ monitor. The V-LCD50-HDMI can be powered in the field by using either 4 AA batteries or the included power supply. The bottom ” mount allows this lightweight unit to be mounted to most camcorders, HDSLRs, cranes, and jibs. Features include Image Flip, Freeze Frame, and Ratio detect as well as 4 user-configurable front panel function buttons.

MSRP $599


Looking for a cheap helmet cam? Hatcams has got you covered! Hatcams are custom baseball caps with a standard mount built into the brim of the hat. Hatcams are targeted specifically at pocket cam users, however, they can be used with any camera designed to work with a mount.

MSRP $35


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Samson has released one of its smallest recorders yet. The H-1 Handy Recorder is perfect for all types of productions. Designed with a mount, The H-1 can be placed practically anywhere on your camera. Record audio separately to microSD cards or use the stereo output jack and connect directly to the audio input on your camera.

MSRP $99


Apple’s new iPhone 4 records 720p HD video with a 5-megapixel camera for pictures coupled with a built-in LED flash. Even greater is the video calling feature called FaceTime, built with two cameras: one on the front that focuses on the caller and one on the back that focuses on everything else. The iPhone 4 even has an iMovie mobile app which allows you to edit movies anywhere and export in full 720p HD quality.

MSRP: 16GB $199 32GB $299

Digital Juice

The LowRider is a conforming support for cameras ranging from lightweight hand-helds to super heavy shoulder mounted cameras. The LowRider can act as an adjustable ultra-low shot platform and also quickly switch to a tabletop or ladder position. Built with waterproof fabric with plenty of utility pockets for additional gear.

MSRP: The LowRider $300 The LowRider Mini $270

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