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features, including 9 fps and 18 fps shooting speeds, an f-stop scale in the viewfinder
with the ability to lock a given exposure,
split-screen focusing, a locking ring in the
diopter adjustment, and a larger zoom
range of 9-45mm. The Rhonda Cam
Deluxe comes in a variety of skins that offer
an assortment of colors and patterns.
Pro8mm also has a special Super 8
film workflow designed specifically for use
with the Rhonda Cam or other Super 8
cameras intended for consumer use. Called
the Rhonda Roll, the workflow package
includes one roll of Super 8 film, processing,
HD scanning and Internet delivery.
Additionally, Pro8mm has introduced Super8/88 and Pro16/88 color-reversal stock, cut down, notched and loaded
into Super 8 cartridges and Super 16mm
daylight spools, respectively, from AgfaGevaert raw stock. The 200 ASA, daylightbalanced stock is polyester based (not triacetate).
The Rhonda Cam Deluxe sells for
$495.00; the Rhonda Roll Super 8 Film
workflow is available for $88.88. Super8/88
is available for $45 per roll, and Pro16/88 is
available for $85 per 100' load; both prices
include processing.
For additional information, visit
www.pro8mm.com.
Denz Supports Blackmagic
Production Camera
Denz has introduced the Blackmagic
Production Camera Support Kit, which
includes a frame, top plate and camera
table with integrated PL adapter, enabling
the use of PL lenses with Blackmagic
Design's Blackmagic Production Camera
4K.
The camera is mounted to the
Support Kit with screws on the top and
bottom. By connecting the PL mount to the
camera table, the Support Kit evenly distributes the system's weight; the underside of
the camera table is fitted with fastenings for
tripods, the Denz BP-Multi camera table
and products from other manufacturers.
The top plate features 23 1⁄4" and 10 3⁄8"
threaded holes, and the superstructure
frame incorporates an additional 20 ¼"
and eight 3⁄8" threaded holes.
Used in conjunction with the Pivot
Shoulder Mount and Denz Premium Light104

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weight Handle System, the Support Kit can
convert the Blackmagic Production Camera
into an efficient, shoulder-mounted system
for handheld operating. Additionally, users
can attach the Support Kit to the Denz BPMulti for studio-style operating.
For additional information, visit
www.denz-deniz.com.
Petrol Bags Provides Airflow,
Rain Cover
Petrol Bags, part of Vitec Videocom,
a Vitec Group company, has introduced the
Deca Airflow Camera Backpack PC306,
which features a rainbow shape to allow air
flow-through while enhancing the wearer's
comfort.
Ideal for small cameras up to the size
of Sony's PMW-200, this hands-free carrier
provides ample space for a 17" laptop and
accessories. The main compartment offers a

wraparound heavy-duty zipper for easy
camera access. Other features include a
sternum strap and a padded waist strap,
and exterior pockets for extra storage. The
PC306 also features two exterior rings to
attach a Petrol PD700 tripod carrier, a multicushioned interior, removable articulated
dividers, a built-in rain cover and a padded
top carry handle. It weighs 6.2 pounds and
the outside measures 20.5" long, 13.4"
wide and 10.6" high.
Petrol Bags has also introduced the
Rain Cover PR400 to provide waterproof
protection for the Canon Cinema EOS
C100 camera. Fashioned to fit over the
C100 even when the flip-out screen is
open, the cover allows for fast and easy
setup and keeps all camera controls fully
accessible. The smart design makes the Rain
Cover extremely easy to install while shooting.
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The C100 Rain Cover's transparent
polyurethane construction provides for
maximum visibility while remaining serviceable down to -4° Fahrenheit/-20° Celsius. A
front cover section features a microphone
sleeve of rip-stop fabric that attaches to the
Rain Cover via two waterproof zippers for
extra weather protection. A hot-shoe
connector in the cover's rigid front hood
section anchors and stabilizes the rain cover
on the camera. The PR400 also includes a
6" ABS track that allows for the addition of
a mini light.
For additional information, visit
www.petrolbags.com.
Nexto DI Provides Backup
Nexto DI, a provider of high-speed
handheld backup drives for video, film and
broadcast, has introduced the Video Storage-Air, model NVS2825. The unit is a
portable, Wi-Fi enabled video backup device
that allows users to back up footage from
SxS, P2, CF, SD/SDHC and SDXC memory
cards onto the drive, then preview clips
either on the unit itself (via the 2.4" color
LCD screen) or with an iPad, iPhone or
Android device. Software is also available
that allows users to pre-edit clips on an iPad.
Other features include PCM audio play,
FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 interfaces, internal motion/free-fall sensor, and the ability to
back up to internal and external drives
simultaneously.
The NVS2825 supports multiple file
formats, and it boasts fast backup speeds,
including 90 MB/s for SxS and 80 MB/s for
CF. The unit's bit-by-bit verification ensures
100-percent backup success, and it notifies
the user if the memory card is corrupt or if
a connected hard drive is faulty.
The NVS2825 ships with a rechargeable lithium battery and is available in either
a 750 GB internal 2.5" SATA hard drive that
is forward compatible to 2 TB, or a 512 GB
solid-state drive. Retail price is $2,500 for
the 750 GB HDD and $3,000 for the SSD.
Nexto DI products are distributed in
the U.S. by International Supplies. For more
information, visit www.nextodiusa.com and
www.internationalsupplies.com.
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