Author: John Zdechlik
Z Systems Is Now An Apple Affiliate
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What’s The Difference Between UHS-I and UHS-II SDXC Cards?
… and why do I care? It’s all about purchasing a card that is fast enough for your video or still camera, and hopefully not buying more than you need, since everything seems to get cheaper on a daily basis. I pulled Keith Mullin aka ‘Da Professor’ aside for a […]
What’s The Difference Between USB-C, and Thunderbolt 3?
The new iMacs and MacBook Pros have confused me enough with all these new connectors, that I thought I’d try and make some sense out of it. Here is what I found out: USB Type C really describes a connector plug shape: USB Type C USB Type B USB Type […]
Lunch Seminar This Wednesday – “What Should My B Camera be?”
Whether you are shooting on an FS5 or an F55, you have invested a lot of your capital in the right camera for your work. But now your client wants a second camera angle on interviews, or you’re going on location where your big camera rig can’t go, or you […]
NAB 2018 – News and Codes For Free Exhibit Pass
We are going to be covering the trade shows a little differently this year. It seems that CineGear is becoming more prevalent with our production community, and as we are getting more into live production and av systems, that InfoComm is also becoming of more importance. So we are going […]
What Is An Eye Pattern – And Why Do I Care?
by John Zdechlik We just came across this video (Thanks Dave Baum!) and it really explains what an eye pattern is and how you can use this testing methodology to evaluate the quality of a digital signal (digital video for us … right?). Yes, it is long and yes, it […]
LTO-8 And The Latest LTO Roadmap
by John Zdechlik Just a quick post with this graphic. I’m always looking for it and thought it would be easiest just to put it on our website! The big news here is that LTO-8 drives can not read LTO-6 tapes. They can read and write LTO-7 tapes. In the […]