Archive for 'Hardware'
Posted on 03. Oct, 2013 by steven schwartz.
Elbows against your rib cage, knees flexed, cradle the camera gently in your hands and shoot…darn, the shots are still shaky. Well, how about a really cheap way to add that third point of contact for smoother shots? Check out this article by RedShark News. Polaroid Chest stabiliser Chris Cory reviews the Polaroid Chest Stabiliser […]
Posted on 26. Feb, 2013 by patryk kizny.
DitoGear™ Modulo enters production and is already available for orders. The first batch ships no later than on March 9th! What’s even cooler, you can win one of the ModuloDrive motor kits (ModuloDrive servo motor unit + OmniController + Accessories). Read more about it at DitoGear website. Precision meets portability Modulo is the new, modular motion control system from […]
Posted on 20. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
This just came across my desk – and there are more and more storage options coming online these days – I especially like to see the ones that can be ‘bus powered’ (meaning they don’t need a power brick and can run from the power in your computer). This setup from Other World Computing (OWC®) […]
Posted on 12. Jun, 2012 by planetmitch.
I know this isn’t HDSLR related, but I also know that over 60% of our readers are mac users and so I know those of you will be interested (tho many of you were following the announcements yesterday) in these new mac products. Many of us were disappointed the rumors were wrong and we didn’t […]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2011 by planetmitch.
Yes, I’m finally getting back to giving away another Drobo and I’m excited to make this a great Hanukkah or Christmas present for one of our loyal readers – and you’ve got multiple ways to enter this giveaway! December Giveaway We’re going to do this a bit differently than the past – you have 3 […]
Posted on 06. Sep, 2011 by planetmitch.
We’ve now given away 3 Drobos on planet5D! Again our thanks to the folks over at Drobo who have helped us – you really should think about how a Drobo might help you with your data management issues. Winners The July winner was never announced because the selected winner never responded to any of our […]
Posted on 06. Jul, 2011 by planetmitch.
Remember the Drobo 100 contest? we almost won! Tho we didn’t win the grand prize, the folks at Drobo did decide to award runner up prizes and they’re graciously giving us a few Drobos and we’re going to give some away. You can see the winners in this Drobo announcement page. With all of the […]
Posted on 11. Mar, 2011 by planetmitch.
This is a developing story that will unfold over the next year or more, Intel announced late yesterday that Canon has joined the Thunderbolt technology wave… however, we have no idea yet how they’re going to be using it… does it only apply to video recorders or will it be applicable to the HDSLR market? […]
Posted on 22. Dec, 2010 by planetmitch.
Jag35.com announces HDSLR electronic follow focus system that will initially be wired and then later will come in a wireless version. Find out more about the announcement below and on the Jag35 Electronic Remote Follow Focus page. Jag35 Electronic remote Follow Focus from jehu Garcia on Vimeo. An entry level remote follow focus system that […]
Posted on 16. Dec, 2010 by planetmitch.
In a recent poll about HDSLRs, planet5D readers answered this question: “What are your top 3 needs for the next pro level HDSLR?” – we offered selections like 4k video, autofocus in video, reduced jello, HDMI out, RAW video and more. The poll recently closed, but I believe you’ll be surprised at the results – […]
Posted on 24. Nov, 2009 by planetmitch.
Lots of you are mac fans and so am I – I love Apple products. This past week, I dove in and got the new 27″ iMac fully loaded – I got the top of the line with the Intel i7 quad core processor and let me tell you I’m ecstatic about it! Photography and […]
Posted on 08. Aug, 2009 by planetmitch.
If you’ve ever wanted to see what was inside your Canon EOS 5D Mark II, up till now you’re only option was to tear apart your own. We just found a blog post and a video where someone did tear down a 5D2 and documented it! Please read Pete’s blog for additional information on what […]