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[13 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Sony PMW-320 XDCAM EX camcorder | ]

Sony has a spanking new PMW-320 XDCAM EX camcorder which will introduce new levels of creativity and flexibility for solid-state digital production, where it is now available in a 0.5″ version known as the PMW-320. Apart from that, the PMW-320 is additionally equipped with a trio of Exmor full HD 1920×1080 CMOS imagers, and are studio-configurable complete with timecode in/out, genlock in, and HD-SDI and HDMI out. Depending on your budget and needs, you can choose from the lens-packaged models, PMW-350K and PMW- 320K ($14,800), or versions without lenses, PMW-350L …

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[18 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Vincent Audio C-60 CD player | ]

With the world moving on to the MP3 format for quite a enlarged date already, it makes us wonder who would want to fork out $4,695 for the Vincent Audio C-60 CD player. Well, that is no ordinary CD player as you can tell by its price tag, since it comes with both vacuum and solid-state output stages. The latter can be changed through a remote control, providing the vacuum tune sound which some audiophiles are particularly fond of. The top-loading CD tray will not skip a individual bit during …

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[1 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Corsair ships Reactor and Nova series SSDs | ]

Corsair has shipped a couple of new solid state drives (SSDs) in the structure of the Nova and Reactor series. These 2.5″ SSDs are based on MLC NAND flash memory and rely on the SATA II interface to get its data sent from one place to another. Both models boast full support for Windows 7 TRIM for increased performance. The Reactor series comes in 60GB and 120GB capacities, offering 110MB/s and 170MB/s write speeds respectively with a 250MB/s read speed. As for the Corsair Nova series, that range sports 64MB …

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[10 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Cinedeck Allows You To Capture And Edit High-res Footage On The Go | ]

Lugging around heavy recording gear certainly isn’t any filmmaker’s dream, so it seems that the Cinedeck might have found a nice place in the market for itself. The Cinedeck is a digital video recorder that’s 8-inches wide and weighs in at just 4 pounds. You’ll be able to hook up your camera that outputs HDMI or HDSDI into the Cinedeck’s solid-state drives. Aside from storing your videos and playing them nicely, the on-board Intel Core 2 Extreme quad qx9300 processor powers the Windows OS inside, allowing you to hook up …

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[8 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Seagate Introduces Pulsar SSD Range | ]

Seagate is one of the biggest names in the market when it comes to hard drives, and it looks like the company wants to get serious about SSD technology too. Seagate has announced its first line of 2.5-inch SSD (solid state drives), dubbed Pulsar. The drives will sport 3Gbps SATA speeds and will offer users read and write speeds of up to 240MB and 220MB. Pulsar SSDs should have a lifespan of about 5 years, and are designed to meet the demands of OEMs. The current sizes for Pulsar SSDs …