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www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 6 - Issue 5 | May 2016

InStudio

Major Update For Sachtler's
Bestselling Video Fluid Head

S

achtler, a premier provider of
camera supports, accessories, and
bags, is upgrading its bestselling fluid
head to introduce the Video 18 S2.
This new model will be able to
handle a greater load bearing capacity
of up to 20kg, which is 4kg more
payload than the Video 18 S1. With
this improvement, the Video 18 S2
is now the only head in its class that
can operate at -40 to +60 degrees
centigrade without any impact on its
smooth operation.
"The more you can carry on the
tripod, the easier it is to function with
both the heaviest and the lightest
payload. With certain competitors,
their tripods can carry a heavier
payload, but then the minute you
try to adjust your parameters to
accommodate a lighter one it feels
incredibly stiff and cocky," said
cinematographer Clinton Harn.
As a cinematographer, filmmaker,
producer, and audio recording

engineer, Harn has not only shot
for two-time Academy Award
winner and director Malcolm Clark,
but has also worked as an AC
and camera operator for Rodney
Charters, ASC who is known
for shows like 24, Dallas, and
Shameless.
"This new head just has
more control, so while it can
accommodate a heavier payload of
20kg, you can still go down to the
minimum drag setting of 2kg and
put a small DSLR camera on there
with no issues. And that's the big
difference between Sachtler and
a lot of other competitors," said
Harn.
And while the Video 18 S2 is
optimised in every product detail, this
tripod system still maintains classic
Sachtler features like temperature
resistance, the Touch & Go plate, the
parking position for spare camera
screws, the illuminated spirit level, and

Sachtler's Video 18 S2 has a greater load
bearing capacity of 20kg

the infamous SpeedLevel Clamp that
replaces the traditional tie down on a
tripod with a simple push and release
mechanism.

"The Video 18 S2 is the best
of both worlds for news and
documentary film crews. Every
microscopic feature has been
heightened for their tough, dayto-day challenges, so it doesn't
matter if it's thrown into the
back of a news truck every day
or burrowed into the mud. We
understand that our users work
on a range of projects with
different equipment, so this
upgrade is meant to acclimate
to light and heavy rigs without
compromising the integrity and
quality of the gear," said Tobias
Keuthen, Sachtler's Senior Product
Marketing Manager.
Thanks
to
the
excellent
drag mechanism, the innovative
Speedbalance technology for swift
weight compensation, and now the
larger load range, the Video 18 S2 is
not only comfortable to use, but still
highly reliable.

Transvideo Showcases Wireless
Transmission System

The Transvideo StarliteRF monitorrecorder mounted on the ARRI
WCU-4 controller

I

nnovation has always been on
the agenda for Transvideo, and at
NAB Show the business presented a
new wireless transmission system to
enhance production and workflow for
feature films, television drama and
commercials.
The StarliteRF, widely promoted at
major events over recent months, is
now being delivered with the TitanHD2
transmitter and soon with new
additional receiver TitanRx2.
StarliteRF is a 5" 3G-SDI touch-screen
The Transvideo
StarliteHD5 ARRI
monitor-recorder
on board the
ARRI ALEXA Mini
camera

OLED
wireless
monitor-recorder
with built-in receiver and can work in
multi-cam environments. It has great
versatility and has the potential to be
used in many different ways.
With a range of 600 feet/200 metres
(LOS) it can be used for monitoring and
recording aerial shots from drones.
It can also serve as a program feed
monitor for a Steadicam, or other
camera rigs or gimbals. The TitanHD2
wireless system has proved to be
interference free in working television
studio environments,
and will work with up
to 3 receivers Rx2.
Small, lightweight,
and free of cables, it
is a director's monitor
to follow what is being
shot on set and to
work with the actors.
Focus pullers will
find it invaluable for
mounting on ARRI's
Wireless
Compact

Unit WCU-4 or
Preston's
hand
units.
The Transvideo
Stargate is a new
generation,
7"
high-end monitorrecorder with a
3G HD/SD 1920 x
1080 full HD display, a bright screen
and compatible with 4K SDI signal.
It features fast path processing with
immediate display capability, and no
latency. The camera output is directly
available without any introduced
delay, increasingly important in many
shooting situations.
With its intuitive interface, it is
invaluable for all types of production
- cinematography, broadcast, both
indoor and outdoor productions. It has
the ability to record dailies (H264 ->
MP4/MKV) on SD cards, and has builtin tools: Job-Oriented Views, Focus
Helper, Peaking, Markers, 3D LUTS,
Zoom and Tally.

If a video feed from a 7" FHD monitor
is required, it is possible to use the
new additional receiver Rx2 on this
monitor.
Also at NAB, ARRI showcased the
Transvideo StarliteHD5 ARRI monitorrecorder. Transvideo has collaborated
with ARRI to adapt the Transvideo
StarliteHD monitor to control the
ARRI ALEXA Mini and the ARRI AMIRA
cameras. ARRI has released software
SUP 4.0 for Alexa Mini and Amira, with
enhancement to the monitor interface
and functionalities. In addition, a new
build 132a for the monitor will be
available for free download shortly on
www.transvideo.eu/support


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