Bye bye BMCC, welcome Pocket 4K. Now, gimbal...

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Leon Benzakein

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Re: Bye bye BMCC, welcome Pocket 4K. Now, gimbal...

PostThu Jul 12, 2018 3:22 pm

Jim Giberti wrote:
Denny Smith wrote:You and me both Craig, those were the days, along with dragging a UMatic recorder around on one shoulder and the camera on another.

Okay Denny, I'll see your UMatic and raise you ski slopes.
We've always done a lot of work in the ski industry, winter Olympics and such.
You've brought memories of my team doing just that, often backwards on race courses and off-piste.

I see your Umatic and ski slopes.
Try being portable with this. The Sony BVH 500 tethered to an Ikegami HL79D.
I dedicate this post to the trusty video engineer that had to carry this "portable" device.

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Yes, young ones, count your blessings.
This was considered a portable camera setup.
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Mapas Depique

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Re: Bye bye BMCC, welcome Pocket 4K. Now, gimbal...

PostTue Feb 26, 2019 2:04 pm

Bye bye to the cinematic feeling of the original BMCC sensor :cry:

Denny Smith

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Re: Bye bye BMCC, welcome Pocket 4K. Now, gimbal...

PostTue Feb 26, 2019 11:34 pm

That was the standard “portable” field setup when I started doing location work. The video engineer ran the recorder, the cameraman the camera. The recorder was useually mounted in a small van, with cables running between. 8-)

Today’s Picket 4K, runs circles around this setup. I know which one I prefer to “haul” around...
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