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Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K

Blackmagic Ursa Mini 4.6K Looks Affordable At First – But Upon Further Review…

At first glance, the Ursa Mini 4.6K looks like an attractive option due to its low price – the PL mount version will set you back $5,495 – but that only includes the body. Add those ‘nice to haves’ like a viewfinder, battery, charger, and media cards, and the camera […]

Sony Price Increase

Price Increase on Sony FS5, FS7, Other Cameras Coming 9/15

Sony announced that prices will increase on some of their most popular 4K and HD XDCAM models effective September 15th. Buy now to save $150 on the PXW-FS5K or $500 on the FS7K. Order before September 15th to take advantage of significant savings.   In May, Sony increased prices on […]

Sony FS7 and Sony FS5 Cameras In Stock At Z Systems!

Z Systems has  a limited shipment of these hard-to-get cameras from Sony – the FS5, FS5K, the FS7, and FS7K are now in stock! The Sony FS7 and Sony FS5 cameras have been selling like hotcakes, and supplies have been and still are quite constrained… Recently, Sony has only been […]

Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 2

Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 2 Unfortunately our plans to shoot last weekend were derailed by an unexpected illness so we were unable to capture any new footage or play with any new toys.  That doesn’t mean we were idle this past week.  We did a bunch of […]

Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 1

Z SYSTEMS PROJECT UPDATE: “AIR LOCK” WEEK 1 This past weekend was the first shoot for “Air Lock”, a project written and directed by Z Systems Integration Technician Conrad Flemming, and shot by Z Systems Rental Manager Keith Mullin.  Airlock is a science fiction/psychological horror short film.  We wanted to […]


FS7 VS FS5 Noise

Quick noise comparison test between the PXW-FS7 and PXW-FS5 cameras from Sony. I took some time this morning to do a side by side comparison of noise between the FS7 and FS5 cameras.  I shot them both in HD to give the FS5 a fair chance since it drops to […]

Sony Firmware Update Overview for FS7 and F5/55 Cameras

Sony this week released another round of free firmware updates for the F5, F55 and FS7.  The new firmware adds great new functionality to the cameras and proves that Sony is committed to keeping their cameras at the cutting edge of imaging technology and rewarding their customers investment with continued […]