In the Bag
Cinebags’ Production Bag has a total of 23 compartments to hold just about anything related to your camcorder. Four interior pockets and the pen pocket are detachable to further maximize the unit’s capacity. The bag measures 27" x 15" x 12".
Suggested Retail Price: $198
NewSoft’s VideoWorks Platinum video editing and DVD burning software includes a FireWire card to
get you editing and burning video right away. Footage from DV can be encoded directly to MPEG-2 in real time, with no re-rendering.
Suggested Retail Price: $85
|Day in the Sun|
Sunland International joins the DVD drive fray with the Digistor UltraSlim 2x external DVD-R/RW/RAM drive. The slot-loading drive includes a 2MB buffer and weighs only 1.05 lbs. All of SLI’s drives come with a Ulead software bundle that includes VideoStudio 7 SE and DVD MovieFactory 2 SE.
Suggested Retail Price: $399
|Pretty as a Picture|
Epson’s Stylus Photo 900 inkjet printer offers a straight-through paper path capable of direct 6-color printing onto CDs and DVDs at resolutions of up to 5760×720 DPI. The printer includes IEEE-1284 bi-directional parallel and USB ports and a 256K buffer. It will print up to nine black and white pages per minute.
Suggested Retail Price: $199
|The Desk of Power|
Jaxon Designs’ Grafix Desk is for editors, animators and graphic designers. It includes a six-foot working surface and can accommodate two CRT-based monitors. Other features include a CPU shelf, a place to mount up to thirteen 19"-wide pieces of equipment and an optional side shelf for a scanner or printer.
Suggested Retail Price: $795
|On The Xpress-way|
Avid Xpress Pro for Windows XP and Mac OS X natively supports Avid’s Mojo Digital Nonlinear Accelerator. Xpress Pro supports Panasonic’s AG-DVX100 24p Mini DV camcorder, and has automatic color correction capabilities. Xpress Pro is optimized for the Power Mac G5.
Suggested Retail Price: $1,695
|Make it ‘n Burn it|
NewTech Infosystems’ CD & DVD-Maker 6.5 Platinum includes support for both DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW formats, and utilizes NTI’s EasySteps interface. A DivX AVI plugin is also available, and the software also works with buffer underrun protection systems found on recent CD and DVD burners.
Suggested Retail Price: $70