Binge-Worthy B&H: 10 Product Reviews from B&H’s YouTube Channel


With B&H’s SuperStore and many other shops and rental houses closed, getting your hands on gear to try has proven to be a challenge in recent weeks. Luckily, B&H’s YouTube Channel is full of informative first looks and entertaining product reviews to help fill this gap. Here are 10 of our favorite reviews from the past year.

1. New DJI OSMO Action Made Vlogging EASY: Here’s Our Thoughts

Vlogging has become as productive an outlet as ever for creatives looking to share ideas and inspiration with each other. In this video, Jake and Dave take the DJI OSMO Action 4K Camera on a helicopter ride around Manhattan and tour the USS Intrepid to test out its capabilities as a vlogging camera.

2. Zoom LiveTrak L-8: Best Podcast Mixer? Hands-On Review

Like vlogging, podcasting has taken on an even greater role lately as more people collaborate with one another remotely. In this video, Jake and AB test out how well Zoom’s LiveTrak L-8 Portable 8-Channel Digital Mixer and Multitrack Recorder operates for recording a podcast.

3. ZEISS Batis Lens Review and Photography CHALLENGE: Hands-On Review

ZEISS glass has attained a formidable reputation and loyal following over the years among photographers and cinematographers alike. In this video, Jake takes the video team on a trip to Vermont to compete against each other using a whole slew of ZEISS Batis lenses for Sony E-mount cameras.

4. Hasselblad X1D II 50C Medium Format Mirrorless Camera: The Epitome of Reductive Scandinavian Design

Hasselblad’s X1D II 50C is among the most sought-after medium format mirrorless cameras on the market right now. In this short documentary, the video team follows Bjorn Peterson as he tests it out while documenting the Colorado wilderness.

5. Sony RX100 VII: a9 in the Palm of Your Hand

The latest in Sony’s ever-evolving RX100 line of compact cameras, the RX100 VII claims to match the speed of Sony’s a9 action powerhouse. Jake and Derek take one to Chelsea Piers Golf Club to see if the rumors are true.

6. Panasonic S1H Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera: Hands-On Review

Panasonic’s S1H has captured the attention of many cinematographers looking for a compact mirrorless camera loaded with videocentric features. Using the S1H, Doug shoots a faux commercial advertising pool cue chalk with help from the video team.

7. Z 6 Filmmaker Kit: Hands-On Review

In this video, Bobby demos the Nikon Z 6 and Atomos Ninja V from the Z 6 Filmmaker Kit. Casting Jake and Matt to perform in a nighttime scene, he tests how N-Log recording handles the challenges of low-light recording.

8. The NEW Zoom F6: A Powerful, Professional Tool for All Your Pro-Audio Recording Needs

In this hands-on video, AB starts by detailing the features and functions of the Zoom F6 field recorder. He then puts it to use recording audio for the latest episode of B&H’s reality show, “The Studio.”

9. LG’s COLOSSAL 49″ 5K UltraWide Monitor: For Photo and Video Editing?

With the current boom in people working from home, thoughts of upgrading computers and monitors have crossed many minds. Doug takes this idea to the extreme as he tests LG’s 49″ 32:9 Curved UltraWide HDR IPS Monitor for editing photo and video content.

10. Mac Pro 2019 Review: Customization, Benchmark Performance, Rendering Test, and More

Need even more computer gear to fill your dreams? Pair Doug’s hands-on with the LG monitor above with his review of the equally drool-worthy 2019 Mac Pros.

For even more product reviews and first looks on B&H’s YouTube channel, click here. Did any of your favorite pieces of gear make it into the videos on this list? Let us know in the Comments section, below.