Ronald Francis

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1 year ago
Broadcasters can now integrate 4K30 HDMI devices into hybrid HDMI/IP workflows using the compact MuxLab 4K HDMI/ST 2110 over IP Uncompressed Multimode Fiber Transmitter and
1 year ago
Off-camera battery mounts are popular among all types of users for situations where a direct mount isn’t available. Compact lights, for example, whether basic or professional, don’t have a direct mount for V-mount and Gold mount batteries, so clamp mounts provide a convenient solution. Below we discuss some popular jaw clamps, C-clamps, crocodile clamps, belt clips, and actual belts, all…
1 year ago
Below we’ve compiled the most popular on-camera monitors at B&H for all budgets, many of them with dozens of detailed customer reviews on our website that you may find useful. The majority are from just several brands. Most of the brands, such as Elvid and FeelWorld, have a focus on affordable offerings. Two on the list, Atomos and SmallHD, provide a range from affordable to high end.…
1 year ago
The Canon EOS C70 Cinema Camera, with Canon’s recently developed RF lens mount, is designed with a comprehensive feature set suitable for virtually all types of projects and venues, notably the online education market.…
1 year ago
Affordable alternatives to professional video gear include inexpensive substitutes, as well as versatile products like gimbals and monopods. Read on for a look at some of the affordable products we suggest that will prove invaluable in your video production. No matter how low-budget your production, a
1 year ago
The new Atomos Connect 4K allows users to connect up to a UHD 4K30 HDMI camera, monitor, or other signal to a computer’s USB port for livestreaming. Atomos Connect 4K…
1 year ago
Announcing the ATOM 500 SDI video transmission system, Vaxis expands its multicast-capable ATOM line with an SDI version that offers both 3G-SDI and HDMI input and output. The new transmitter/receiver system carries 1080p60 H.265 video up to 500' with less than 80ms latency while letting you…
1 year ago
The whole time that Zhiyun-Tech’s CRANE and WEEBILL LAB gimbals were making headlines—having introduced an underslung handle design to the world of gimbals—the Crane-2 gimbal highly maintained its popularity and price point. Now in a follow-up to the Crane-2, Zhiyun-Tech has announced the CRANE 2S…
1 year ago
DJI has announced its new OM 4 Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer, upgraded with a stronger motor and new intuitive software features. The more powerful motor provides better support for the latest multi-lens smartphones and for smoother operation in general, and it also does most of the…
2 years ago
Elmo’s range of document cameras and visual presenters includes different sizes and designs for every professional, whether for the classroom or boardroom. Popular models include the on-the-go MO-2 Stem Cam, which folds down to about the size of an envelope. It features a 1080p HD camera that can be used…
2 years ago
Syrp has announced that it is adding the new Genie One to the company's lineup of motion control devices, this one being an entry-level version for capturing timelapse, panorama, turntable, live drive, and other shots. In a simple design, the Genie One allows you to achieve motorized…
2 years ago
The following is a how-to guide for setting up a quality livestream from home using just a couple of affordable pieces of gear. While a basic guide, it covers in detail all the key things you need to do to get up and running with a reliable stream. We’ll focus on using an affordable USB webcam, a simple USB mic or a headset, and the free OBS application for connecting to popular streaming…
2 years ago
VDO360’s new 2SEE USB HD Video Conference Camera packs everything you need for a multi-participant conference into an affordable, easy-to-use all-in-one design. It features a low-light-friendly 1080p30 camera with a 4-mic array and has an integrated USB cable. To launch your…
2 years ago
The Meike 50mm T2.2 Manual Focus Cinema Lens, in an MFT mount, is the latest edition to Meike’s line of compact cine lenses for Micro Four Thirds sensors. Designed with an all-metal housing and low-dispersion glass with multi-layer coating, the lens is robust yet…
2 years ago
LituFoto’s pocket-size LED lights offer some of the handiest features in ultra-slim aluminum housings, in different colors. The F12 light provides high CRI dual color temperature and brightness dimming while confirming all settings on a color OLED screen. Operating on a built-in battery, it’s…