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Cartoni, Vocas and more at Cine Gear Expo

By Jose Antunes

Cartoni, Vocas and more at Cine Gear Expo

Manios Digital & Film will showcase new camera accessories from Cartoni, Vocas, Kinotehnik and Hawk-Woods at Cine Gear Expo 2017, in Hollywood.

Attendees of the event at Paramount Studios will have a chance to inspect, up close, newly-developed fluid heads, tripods, specialty rigs, matte boxes, lights and power systems, and have their questions answered by Manios Digital & Film camera professionals.

The company will be showing several new products from Italian camera support manufacturer Cartoni developed for film production. They include Total Dutch, a revolutionary head design for Dutch angle compositions, which ProVideo Coalition featured recently. Based on Cartoni’s famed Dutch head, Total Dutch expands the canted angle to full 360-degree rotation. The Total Dutch head can be mounted on any heavy-duty pan-and-tilt head and provides nodal settings to any camera package up to 25 kg.

“We look forward to Cine Gear every year because it’s an opportunity to talk one-on-one with the cinematographers and camera operators who use our products in the field,” said Manios Digital & Film president Steve Manios Jr. “We are particularly excited this year as we have several great new products that directly address situations pros face in the field every day.”

Cartoni, Vocas and more at Cine Gear Expo

Another new Cartoni product present at Cine Gear Expo 2017 is the MAXIMA 30, a cinematography fluid head for payloads up to 66 lbs. MAXIMA 30 features Cartoni’s patented “wing” counterbalance system for perfect balance throughout the +/- 90 ° tilt range with no dead spots. Offered in a flat base, it can easily be converted to a 150-bowl base with optional adapter.

Another new product on show is the Lambda 25 3rd Axis, a new accessory for Cartoni’s popular Lambda 25 head. Its innovative design allows operators to perform complete 360° rotation on a third → continue…

From:: Pro Video Coalition

NAB 2017: Roundup of Our Blog Coverage

By AbelCine Team



We had an exciting week of NAB activities and our technical specialists were busy covering the latest gear and announcements at the show. With so much to cover, we’ve rounded up all of our NAB blogs in one place for you to check out.

NAB2017-Teradek NAB 2017: Teradek COLR Duo First Look
Ian talks with Greg Smokler of Teradek to talk about their latest LUT box, the COLR Duo. The Duo is an upgraded version of the previous COLR, now sporting two, independent 3G-SDI outputs each capable of displaying their own 33x33x33 sided cube LUTs.
NAB2017-panasonic1 NAB 2017: Panasonic Updates
Ian speaks with newly-minted Panasonic Cinema Product Manager Mitch Gross about upcoming updates to the VariCam LT and other Panasonic products – including an updated Express P2 card reader, the AU-XPD3.
NAB2017-angenieux NAB 2017: Angenieux Updates
Megan met with Jean-Marc Bouchut to get the rundown on Angenieux’s new offerings showing at NAB 2017. Included is the compact and lightweight Optimo Style 48-130, available this fall, with a 44mm diameter image circle, T3 constant maximum aperture, and 3’1” close focus.
NAB2017-movi NAB 2017: Freefly Updates
Nic spoke with Alan and Brian of Freefly Systems to discuss their new MoVI Pro as well as other recent product announcements – including the Pilot system, and the new MoVI XL, Freefly’s largest gimbal to date.
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In this video, Ian checks out the newest product updates for Cartoni with Steven Manios. From the improved Lambda 25 system’s additional third axis of motion, to Cartoni’s redesigned the spreader and new dutch head, the Total Dutch.
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From:: Abel Cine

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