New Gear: Camtrol, Kessler Crane, LaCie,  LITEGEAR and Blackmagic Design


The Camtrol Grand hand-held stabilizing rig is designed for HDSLRs and small form factor camcorders. It can be set to numerous customized configurations that allow the user to remain standing upright while capturing ground level shots, overhead shots, and around-objects shots. With Camtrol “shift on the fly” you can quickly adapt to changing conditions with out any special tools.

MSRP $470

Kessler Crane

Kessler’s new CineSlider is a heavy duty portable mini-dolly/linear slider system for camera rigs weighing up to 80 pounds. At only 10 pounds with a travel distance of 35.5″, the CineSlider is a super portable solution to get those quick, smooth short-run dolly movements, without having to transport a large dolly system.

MSRP $$1,000


8 Tips for Making a Stellar First Video

Free eBook


8 Tips for Making a Stellar First Video

Free eBook


Thank you! Your free eBook will be sent to you via email


LaCie’s new XtremKey is the ultimate protection for your data out in the field, the USB flash drive can take a plunge 333ft underwater, withstand fierce heat and bitter cold temperatures of -58°F to 392°F and even handle being run over by a ten-ton truck. At just three inches tall, up to 64GB and read speeds at 40 Mb/s, the XtremKey is the perfect storage device for videographers in extreme environments.

MSRP $50


Can’t afford to buy an LED lighting kit? Make one yourself with LITEGEAR’s LiteRibbon, an adhesive backed material with a linear array of wide angle LEDs. LiteRibbon is capable of full-range dimming without color shift – simply provide DC voltage between 6v and 12v and you are all set. Available in both Warm and Cool White.

MSRP: $425

Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design recently announced the Intensity Shuttle, a low cost HDMI and analog video capture and playback solution for USB 3.0 computers. The Intensity Shuttle includes separate connections for HDMI 1.3, component, composite and s-video capture with playback at full 10 bit video quality allowing anyone to work at the highest video quality regardless of budget.

MSRP: $199

The Videomaker Editors are dedicated to bringing you the information you need to produce and share better video.