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Intro image for article NAB 2017: Phantom Flex4K-GS
Tech News
In this video, Toni Lucatorto of Vision Research tells me all about the latest update to the Flex4K, a Global Shutter option. This important update is the first to the Flex4K system since it was released around three years ago.
Intro image for article Phantom Comparison Chart
Tools, Charts & Downloads
With the introduction of the VEO 640S, Vision Research has really evened out its line of high-speed cameras. Whether you're looking for something lightweight, highly configurable, or simply want brute power, the current Phantom line now has options for everybody.
Intro image for article Quick Tip: Capturing 4K ProRes with the Flex4K & Odyssey7Q
Tutorials & Guides
Although 4K compressed recording is still in the works for the Phantom Flex4K, you can now use Convergent Design's Odyssey 7Q and 7Q+ to capture high-speed 4K playback from the Phantom camera.
Intro image for article Gates Underwater Housings Overview
Tech News
AbelCine is the first to join Gates' global dealer network as a Proud Partner Member of Gates Underwater Products, home of the world's most reliable, "bulletproof" underwater imaging systems. We have put together a quick overview of some of the most popular Gates Underwater Housing Products.
Intro image for article NAB 2014: Show Highlights
Tech News
NAB is always full of exciting gear announcements and reveals, and this year was no different. Our specialists posted lots of great coverage from the show floor, which you can check out in our dedicated NAB 2014 category. Even if you didn't get a chance to attend, you can still get a feel for some of the show's highlights by checking out the videos below.
Intro image for article Flex4K, RED Dragon & More Added to AbelCine's FoV Comparison Tool
Tools, Charts & Downloads
With the ever-growing list of new cameras, there is always something to add to our popular Field of View comparison tool. This tool allows you to compare different camera sensors to each other at various focal lengths. It's also a great way to compute the "crop factor" between sensor types, and to see what lens you'll need on one camera to match another. We recently added the Phantom Flex4K, RED Dragon 6K, Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, Blackmagic Production Cinema Camera, and the Sony F5/F55's 2K Center Scan Mode.
Intro image for article DP Morgan Schmidt Takes the Flex4K to NYC for Samsung
Client Profiles
Samsung is launching a new series of consumer "Ultra HD" displays with 4K resolution. To show them off, the consumer electronics giant needed to produce some stunning 4K content, so Samsung arranged to incorporate the Flex4K into their campaign. They used New York City as a backdrop and called on Los Angeles-based Director of Photography Morgan Schmidt.
Intro image for article Choosing the Right Phantom for the Job
Tools, Charts & Downloads
With the introduction of the Flex4K from Vision Research, the Phantom high-speed camera lineup offers an interesting and comprehensive range of choices for super slow-motion. The Flex4K, the 2K Flex and the Miro LC320S represent three distinct segments of performance, capability and price.
Intro image for article Phantom High-Speed Camera Lineup
Tools, Charts & Downloads
The Phantom camera lineup continues to expand. It now includes the Phantom Flex4K, the 2K Phantom Flex, and the affordable, ultra-compact Miro M320S. This chart gives an overview of these cameras and compares specs side-by-side.