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Convergent Design Apollo OLED Monitor, Recorder, Switcher

Important For All Odyssey/Apollo Users: Critical Bug Found In Latest Firmware – Download Patch Now!

A critical bug was found in the latest Convergent Design firmware (v2016.10.1639). Convergent Design strongly recommends that all Odyssey and Apollo products be updated to the latest firmware. The most recent firmware update from Convergent Design had a critical audio issue, and they have released a patch to fix the […]

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Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 3

Z SYSTEMS PROJECT UPDATE: “AIR LOCK” WEEK 3 We had a very busy weekend of shooting for Air Lock.  I was excited to try out some new gear and unique rigging, which I will go over in this update.  We managed to cram in 6 and a half pages of […]

Convergent Designs Odyssey7Q+

Odyssey Q7+ Monitor/Recorder Price Reduced by $500 to $1795

You can get an Odyssey Q7+ Monitor/Recorder for $1795 for a limited time, which is a discount $500. The Odyssey Q7+ is one of our favorites here at Z Systems, in fact it is one of the more popular 4K Monitor/Recorders used with Sony Cameras. From Convergent Design’s website: “Included […]

Convergent Design Apollo

Introducing Apollo from Convergent Design: The First Truly Portable Multicamera Recorder/Switcher

Convergent Design Apollo is the industry’s first truly portable HD multicamera recorder/switcher. Apollo can simultaneously record up to four HD video signals, along with a fifth channel of either a live-switch between the four or a quad-split reference view. Apollo can also function as a four-channel live switcher while simultaneously […]

Odyssey 7Q+ and Sony FS5

Odyssey7Q+ To Support Sony PXW-FS5 Camera

Convergent Design announced full support of the new Sony PXW-FS5 camera. The two companies have worked to provide compatibility between the Odyssey7Q+ monitor/recorder and the new camera. No other monitor/recorder offers this level of integration. Upon initial release in November, the FS5 will output QFHD (UHD) 3840×2160 video in 4:2:2 […]

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Sony a7Rii Overheating Issue Resolved With External Recorder

Last Friday I was shooting some interviews in 4K with our Sony a7Rii and ran into what is probably the number one issue people are having with this camera.  Overheating.  After about 20 minutes of continuous shooting the camera gave me a warning that it was overheating and it shut […]

Steadicam Arm & Vest And Merlin Video Flyer Combo

August Rental Newsletter – Great Specials on Video Equipment Rental

Welcome to Z Systems Monthly Rental Newsletter! This is the first monthly “Newsletter” blog post from the Z Systems Rental Department.  Z Systems is a great choice for video equipment rental in the Twin Cities. We have a bunch of great new products and promotions to offer you this month, […]

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