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The most popular mic for DSLR and mirrorless cameras has been upgraded as Rode has launched the VideoMic Pro+. It now can be used with a lithium battery, has Digital Switching for clearer sound and lots more upgrades. It will cost £289. The official information says: 

Sony's free firmware version 4.0 for the popular FS5 camera brings support for High Dynamic Range shooting in Hybrid Log Gamma and the option to change the minimum ISO from 3200 to 2000 when shooting in S-log2 or 3. It also gives support for 120fps continuous shooting in HD. But to enable this feature, you have to buy the new HFR firmware upgrade which costs around £562 or $499 for US customers. You can download the free firmware update HERE. The full info says:

The latest version of iClone really ups the game for VFX as it's a virtual production platform to bring the latest in 3D technology to filmmakers, and is easier than ever to use. The official informations says: 

Sigma has finally revealed its full UK price list for its complete cinema lens range, including the new 14mm and 135mm T2 full-frame primes which will be available this month. Sigma's information says:

Ground-breaking cinema camera maker Red aims to revolutionise the smartphone market with Hydrogen One, an Android phone device with a 5.7" display that will integrate with its video cameras as a monitor and user interface for Scarlet, Weapon and Epics. But the biggest news is the screen which Red says is not just a traditional 2D display but a 3D, VR, AR and holographic display that you won't need 3D glasses to view.

There will be a full range of accessories which will allow the device to capture high quality motion and still images, and holographic images. Although there aren't many technical details available, apart from it will charge via a USB-C slot and take MicroSD cards, the Red Hydrogen One will go on sale this autumn at $1195 for the aluminium version and $1595 in titanium as special pre-order prices. They will ship early in 2018. The official information says: 

The mega-size Atomos Sumo monitor, revealed at the recent NAB show in Las Vegas, will be hitting the shops sooner than initially thought with stocks arriving imminently. The official information says:

Sponsored promotion: If you want incredible 4K video quality at 60fps, then the YI 4K+ looks like the kit you've been waiting for:

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