Upgrade Your Gear and Get a Tax Break – Product Suggestions from Z Systems

It is the end of the year. You still have budget left to spend in 2016 (or you want to reduce your tax liability). Z Systems has put together a list of products that will help you get off to a good start in 2017.


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If you want to spend less than $1,000:


G-Tech Hard DrivesG Technology G-Drive

$139.95 – $699.95

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G-Tech drives are the standard for safely storing and protecting your data on set. Z Systems always has them in stock.


PreRoll Post LTO Tape Archiving SoftwarePreroll Post for Mac

$498.95

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Rent our mTape LTO drive to archive your files when your drives fill up. PreRoll Post will keep track of what you have on your working drives and what is on your tape archives. Click here to learn more.


Blackmagic Design UltraStudio ExpressBlackmagic Design UltraStudio Express

$470.25

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Capture and playback device that supports resolutions up to 1080p30. Click here for more info.


Blackmagic Design UltraStudio 4K with Thunderbolt 2Blackmagic Design UltraStudio 4K Thunderbolt 2

$945.25

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External 1RU/table-top I/O device with two 20Gb/s Thunderbolt ports.
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If you want to spend $1,000 – $5,000:


Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K Handheld CameraPanasonic AG-DVX200

$4195.00 – $3795.00*

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A great 4K ‘crossover’ camera – large sensor for depth of field and a nice, long, built-in lens for ENG work. The best of both worlds. *Price reflects $400 mail-in rebate, good through end of year.


Sony Alpha a7S II Mirrorless Digital CameraSony Alpha a7S II Front

$2,998.00

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A great camera all by itself, also a great B cam — works with all your E-mount and Canon EF lenses!


Archiware P5Archiware P5

$840.00 – $2,800.00

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If you already have an LTO drive or autoloader, step up to this enterprise grade backup/archive software!


HP Z440 Workstation, 6-Core Xeon, 16GB RAM, 1 TB HDHP Z440 Workstation

$4,099.00

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Our recommended configuration! With K2200 graphics, Windows 7 Pro, Avid and Adobe qualified, 3 year warranty


LG B6 OLED 4K HDR Smart TV – (55″ Class / 65″ Class)LG OLED65B6P

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If you need a new client monitor for your edit suite, conference room, or home theater, now is the time to jump in. Because it is OLED, you will see contrast and blacks like never before. Because it is 4K, you will be able to immerse yourself in splendid, large panel resolution. Prices are heavily discounted until the end of the year. Click link to see current price.


Fiilex K304 Travel Lighting Kit (3x P360EX)Fiilex K304 Pro Travel Lighting Kit

$3,949.00 $3,599.00

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This lighting kit features three color adjustable P360EXs, which include a 20% increase in output, IP-24 rated water-resistance, and DMX compatibility.


Fiilex K154 Travel Lighting Kit (1x Q1000-DC)Fiilex Q1000 Light Kit

$3,895.00 $3,395.00

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This is a protective travel kit for the Q1000, a brilliant LED fresnel that produces an amazing 1500-2000W equivalent output while only using 340W.


If you want to spend $5,000 – $10,000:


Sony FS5K (w/ Zoom Lens)Sony FS5 With Lens

$6,249.00

or 12 payments of $520.75

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An amazing little guy for $6,249 including viewfinder and lens!


Sony FS7 (Body Only)Sony PXW-FS7

$8,499.00

or 12 payments of $708.25

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The most popular camera we’ve ever sold! An industry standard.


mLogic mTape Thunderbolt 2 LTO-7 Tape DrivemLogic mTape Thunderbolt 2 LTO-7 Ultrium External Tape Drive

$5,199.00

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Start taking advantage of the low cost and long life of LTO. Great deals on bundles with your favorite backup and archive software. Click here learn more about LTO


Sony AXS-R7 RAW Recorder Bundle w/ 2 512GB CardsSony AXS R7 External RAW Recorder

$11,980.00 $9,480.00

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If you have an F5 or F55 and want to give it killer HD/2K/4K recording, this is it! Drops on to the back of your cam, you are good to go. 2K RAW @ 240 fps and 4K RAW @ 120 fps.


HP Z840 Workstation, Dual 10-Core Xeon, 32GB, 1TB HDHP Z840 Minitower Workstation For Video Production

$8,460.00

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A bigger, badder HP Workstation – the revered Z840 – A mind blowing 20 Cores, 32GB RAM, 1TB HD, M4000 8GB Graphics, Windows 7 Pro, Avid and Adobe qualified, 3 year warranty.


Z-Share – 21TB, 4 User SAN for Digital VideoZ-Share II

$9,999.00

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That’s right! A true SAN for under $10k! Plug and play with four GigE editing clients. 24 TB storage (21 TB usable). Fast. Use the server for transcoding, backup, etc., as well.


Z Systems represents over 200 product lines. We can’t possibly list all of our products for sale! If you need an item you don’t see here or on our website, just call us at (952) 974-3140 or email us.

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