Z Systems September 2016 Rental Newsletter

Lots of Exciting New Gear

Fujinon Cabrio XK6x20

Fujinon XK6x20 (XK6x-20) 20-120mm T3.5 PL Mount Cabrio Cine Lens

It’s here, it looks amazing, and it works with a wide array of cameras. The lens is a perfect match for many of our Sony cameras. It draws power and communication directly through the PL mount on the Sony F5/55 camera, as well as Panasonic VariCam and Arri Amira cameras, and we have the accessories required to enable power and communication with our Sony FS7 cameras.


mLogic mTape LTO-7 Drive

mLogic mTape Thunderbolt 2 LTO-7 Ultrium External Tape Drive

Our mLogic mTape LTO-7 drive is now available in three package options. You can rent the mTape drive as a standalone device and utilize your own computers to manage your data. You can rent the drive along with a MacBook Pro with PreRoll Post software installed for more advanced data management. Or you can bring us your drive and we will handle the archive to tape for you. The cost of the service includes the purchase of an LTO tape of appropriate size for the drive being archived. LTO-6 tapes hold 2TB, LTO-7 tapes hold up to 5.5TB.

Drive Only: $150/day
Drive w/Laptop: $250/day
Archive Service: LTO-6 $175 including tape
LTO-7 $300 including Tape

Wirecast System


Our Wirecast system is now fully operational and ready for your live streaming event. The system runs on a MacBook Pro and features 4 HD-SDI inputs, 2 HD-SDI outputs, Analog Audio IN/OUT, desktop capture, ISO recording, program recording, replay record, scoreboards, virtual sets and much more.


27′ iMac Retina 5kiMac with Retina Display

We are introducing a new 27” 5k Retina iMac to the rental pool. It has a 4.0 Ghz i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 4GB Nvidia, 256GB SSD, Adobe Suite installed (renters must use their own log in credentials), Final Cut Pro X installed, DaVinci Resolve Lite installed, and runs OSX El Capitan. Customization of the installed apps is available, including installing older version of the OS for an additional integration fee.


Sony AXS-R7 RAW RecorderAXS-R7

Coming soon. Attaches directly to the back of Sony F5 and F55 cameras. Rugged dust and splash proof construction. 4K 120fps 16-Bit RAW (F55 only), New X-OCN (Extended Original Camera Negative) 16-Bit codecs for more efficient 16-Bit recording, 4k Cache record up to 30 seconds.


Rokinon Xeen 135mm T2.2Rokinon-Xeen-135mm-T2-2-1

We are adding Rokinon’s latest cinema prime lens to our collection. The 135mm lens shares all of the same physical dimensions of the other Xeen lenses for easier lens changes. It also has an incredible minimal focus of 2′ 6″ and covers a full frame sensor.

Mix and Match 3 Lenses: $125/day
Full 6 Lens Set: $225/day



Registered participants for Z-Fest VIII can get 10% off of one rental on top of any other discounts available.

Offer valid September 1st, 2016 to February 12th, 2017


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Student Discount.  Receive 10% off with valid student ID on top of any other discounts available.

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