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Z Systems Now Sells Aputure Lights

Aputure Lights punch way beyond their weight class, going up against fixtures twice their price, and coming out more powerful, with more features, and with every bit of light quality and fixture durability. We have been amazed at the amount of obvious thought that went into each of their products, […]

Donate Now to Support Ukraine

The tragedy in Ukraine is simply horrible. We did a little digging and learned about the local Ukrainian American Community Center. They are a volunteer 501 c(3) non-profit organization and have stepped in to help raise some funds specifically for medical supplies and protective gear for EMTs and other first […]

NAB Show 2022 Free Exhibits-Only Pass Code

Compliments of Canon – please be sure to check out their booth #C4432 at the Center Hall. This is an exhibits only pass – $169 value. Thanks Canon! To get your pass, go to, answer a whole bunch of questions, and then use this discount coupon code upon checkout: […]

VENICE 2: A Camera Created By and For The Cinematographer

The VENICE 2 builds upon the strength of the original VENICE with new features including a compact design, internal recording and the option for two different sensors: the newly developed full-frame 8.6K sensor or the original 6K VENICE sensor.  The VENICE 2 also inherits popular features from the original VENICE including color science, Dual Base ISO […]

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New Blackmagic Studio Camera Has An Amazing Amount Of Features For An Amazing Price

The new Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K Pro and Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K Plus will pair with your Blackmagic ATEM switcher for a super affordable and powerful studio camera system that is loaded with innovative features. At Z Systems, we were never too high on the first generation of Blackmagic Studio […]

Crimping a Cat 6A Shielded Cable

How to Crimp a Cat 6a Shielded Connector

Cat 6 and 6a cabling is becoming more and more prevalent as 10 gigE Ethernet ports are becoming so affordable and built-in on a lot of the new computers and servers. We thought you might enjoy this video.