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InFocus

Cameras, Video Field Recorders
And Battery Power Supplies
cont'd...

Recorders
AJA Video Systems' Ki Pro Ultra is
a file-based 4K/UHD and 2K/HD video
recorder and player with a built-in
1920 x 1080 pixel LCD monitor. It can
capturing edit-ready 4K (4096 x 2160),
UHD (3840 x 2160), 2K (2048 x 1080)
and HD (1920 x 1080) Apple ProRes
files. It also supports a range of video
formats and frame rates up to 4K 60p,
and offers flexible input and output
connectivity - including 3G-SDI, Fibre
and HDMI - for powerful and efficient
large-raster and high-frame rate
workflows. Occupying 2U, the recorder
has 3G-SDI, HDMI, fibre and XLR audio
interfaces. When using two 1TB solid
state drives, it can accommodate up
to two hours of 4K 60p ProRes HQ
recording. It can be controlled from
any web-browser.
Atomos demonstrated at InterBEE
2015 a new open standard under
development
to
allow
status
information from its Shogun recorder
to be displayed on the viewfinder or
screen of supporting cameras. This
includes battery level, storage capacity
and recording tally light. Shogun is
available as an on camera ProRes/
DNxHR ISO recorder and as the Shogun
Studio rack-mountable ProRes/DNxHR
4K/HD recorder with dual 7-inch
monitor and playback deck.
Cinedeck has added to its range of
recorders J2K encoding plus the ability
to insert-edit directly to JPEG 2000
files (as well as to ProRes, DNxHD,
and AVC-Intra). This insert capability
allows fixes and simple changes to be
performed quickly. Only the changed
portion needs to be checked after the
process rather than the entire file. All
current Cinedeck models run the same
interface and are built around the
same video hardware.
When recording 4K or UHDTV-1,
Cinedeck MX and ZX deliver a 4K

master to user-selected destination
drives. To enhance production
efficiency, both MX and ZX can also
simultaneously provide HD master, HD
proxy and streamable H.264 files. The
proxy and H.264 recordings support
burn-ins.
Convergent Design's Apollo is
claimed to be the first portable HD
multicamera recorder/switcher. It
can simultaneously record up to four
HD video signals, along with a fifth
channel of either a live-switch between
the four, or a quad-split reference
view. Apollo can also function as
a four-channel live switcher while
simultaneously recording the four
isolated HD video signals. It is
designed to run for several hours on
a camcorder battery. All cameras stay
in sync with matching timecode. There
are two slots for industry-standard
2.5 inch SSD media. Using the new
Apollo Media Manager App, recordings
can be exported as separate Apple
ProRes files or as a single multicamera
QuickTime file that drops directly into
the timeline of supporting NLEs such
as Final Cut Pro-X.
Video Devices has introduced
Firmware Version 1.10 for the its PIX-E
Series of 4K-compatible recording
monitors. This allows the PIX-E5 and
PIX-E5H monitors to offer higher frame
rate recording via HDMI, enhanced
playback capabilities, and anamorphic
desqueeze. Additionally, the PIX-E5
now offers 6G-SDI to support 4K over
a single SDI cable. The PIX-E Series
can now handle the higher frame rate
of 1080p 120fps for high definition
recording, for capturing slow motion
footage. The update also enables a 4:3
anamorphic desqueeze feature to the
LCD and SDI/HDMI outputs during both
monitoring input and playback. This
process stretches out the horizontally
squeezed images that result from
cameras using
anamorphic
lenses such as
the Panasonic
Lumix GH4.

Multicamera
- Convergent
Design Apollo

Battery Power Supplies
Anton Bauer's
CINE battery
series
is
intended
for use with
digital
cinema
cameras such as
the Arri Alexa Mini and
Red Weapon and functions
on all existing Anton/Bauer
chargers. It's also designed
to be the safest and most durable
mobile power solution for professional
cinematographers.
The CINE series delivers 12 amps of
continuous power and incorporates
Fuse Link technology which provides
protection to surrounding battery
cells, preventing catastrophic damage.
The battery line also features multiple
sensors to detect temperature and
over-current states, ensuring optimal
battery performance during regular
use.
Blueshape's new MVFull battery
adapter plate incorporates D-Tap, USB
and BTap outputs. These respectively
deliver 14 volts and up to 80 watts, five
volts at up to 15 watts and five, 7.4 or
12 volts at up to 50 watts.
Cine60's David power packs are
derived from the Cine 60 Battery Belts
and offer 9.5 Ah at up to 30 volts.
An integrated charger with control
electronics ensures that the NiMHCells cannot be overcharged even if
the power pack is left connected to
the mains power long after it is fully
charged. A low voltage electronic fuse
protects the cells from deep discharge.
The power packs are available in a
variety of configurations from 24 up
to 30 volts at 9.5Ah. The 24V and
the 26.4V packs are also available
in a switchable version which allows
for an output of 12 or 13.2 volts
repectively, each at 19 Ah. Voltage
switching is achieved via a vandalproof switch which also ensures
that only the selected voltage is
available at the designated
output. The outputs can
be either 3, 4 or 5-pin
XLR connectors or a
combination.
IDX's new LC-2A is
a two-channel lithiumion battery charger with
interchangeable interface plates for
charging 7.2 volt / 7.4 volt Canon,

Blueshape
MVFull
multi-power plate

Panasonic and Sony batteries.
It simultaneously charges two
batteries in combinations such as Sony
NP-F970 and Canon LP-E6. With a 100
to 240 volt AC input, the LC-2A can be
used globally.
PAG's new four-position PL16+
reduces the number of chargers
required to manage a large PAGlink
Gold Mount battery inventory. Four
PAGlink 94 Wh lithium-ion batteries
can be fully-charged in less than six
hours, eight in less than 12 hours, and
16 in less than 24 hours. It is possible
to charge a maximum of 32 batteries,
eight linked on each position, without
user-intervention.
Each
battery
manages its own charging and can
be left to top-up on the charger until
required. The batteries show their
individual charge status on their
built-in display. Another feature of
the charger is automatic recovery
for deeply-discharged batteries. The
PL16+ has a steel case and weighs1.6
kg.
SWIT has announced a new Sony
BP-U battery S-8U93, with 86 Wh
capacity, compatible with PXW-FS7
and PXW-X160/X180 camcorders. The
battery is fully compatible with Sony
PMW-EX1, EX1R, EX3, F3, 100, 200
and the new PXW-FS7, X160/180. The
S-8U93 has the 4-level LED power
indicator, to give a quick view of
remaining power before using.

Two-channel
IDX LC-2A


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