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Intro image for article Chicago Cinema Tech Expo 2017 Roundup
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On Saturday, October 7, we held our Chicago Cinema Tech Expo. We expanded the event into a new space so that we could include more gear, workshops, panels, and unique community programming. Over twenty manufacturers were in attendance, with booths filling up the large ballroom at Cinespace. Over the course of the day, our technical specialists were able to visit the booths and get a closer look at some of the most exciting gear that was on display.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Hive Lighting Wasp 100-C
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The Hive Wasp 100-C is the first LED light fixture from a company best known for their high quality plasma lights. The fixture is small, lightweight and very affordable. It fits well into a large variety of productions.
Intro image for article First Look: Litepanels Gemini LED
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The new Litepanels Gemini is an update on the classic softlight source for the LED age. In this video, I'll take a look at the features of this new lamp, including a brief preview of the overall character of the light it provides.
Intro image for article At the Bench: ARRI SkyPanels Firmware 3.0 Overview
Tutorials & Guides
In this video, Jem Schofield of theC47 takes you through some of the most significant new features of the 3.0 firmware update for ARRI's SkyPanel series of lighting fixtures (including the S30-C, S60-C, and S120-C).
Intro image for article At the Bench: Fiilex P360 Pro Plus
Tutorials & Guides
The Fiilex P360 Pro Plus will look familiar to those accustomed to working with the flagship P360, but has several notable updates. Output has been increased to a 400W equivalent fixture, plus the adjustable color temperature range has been expanded from 2800K to 6500K.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: AbelCine Booth Presentations Roundup
Tech News
Our booth presentations were a big hit at this year’s NAB show. Featuring a range of topics from HDR and cinematography tools, to livestreaming and branded content, panelists included working cinematographers, technology specialists, industry experts, and more.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: ARRI SkyPanel Firmware 3.0
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I stopped by the ARRI booth to talk to Mike Wagner about the new features in the version 3.0 firmware for ARRI’s SkyPanel LED light fixtures. Building on the semi-hidden “Party Mode” in earlier firmware versions, a number of fun and creative new lighting effects have been introduced to simulate environmental lighting without console patching or programming.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: Fiilex P360 Family
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I’m here with Brent Siebenaler from Fiilex to discuss their new P360 family of lights, which includes two new models – the P360 Pro and ProPlus.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: Litepanels Updates
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I spoke with Alan Ipakchian from Vitec Group to see what’s new with Litepanels’ line of industry-standard LED fixtures. Their new Astra models offer increased brightness over the original 1×1 Astra; the Astra 3X and Astra 6X provide, as you might guess, 300% and 600%, respectively, of the 1st generation panels’ output.