This Week’s Top 10 Deals for Filmmakers – GoPro, Sony RX100 VA, Canon 80D, LG 4K Monitor and more

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This Week’s Top 10 Deals for Filmmakers – GoPro, Sony RX100 VA, Canon 80D, LG 4K Monitor and more

There are lots of interesting deals for filmmakers available. We selected the best 10 offers of filmmaking gear from our partners’ online shops for this week. Including GoPro cameras, Sony RX100 VA, Canon 80D, HDD, LG 4K Monitor, Bags and more.

I went through the current deals on our partners’ websites and selected the top 10 offers currently available, which I think could be interesting for you. First, there are B&H offers listed for our readers based in North and South America and then a couple of deals from our European partner CVP. By shopping at our affiliate partners’ stores you are supporting cinema5D through our buy links, as we get a small affiliate commission when a purchase is completed.

Now, let’s take a look at this week’s top 10 deals for filmmakers:

B&H:  GoPro Fusion – $100 Discount

Fusion is the new 360 degrees camera from GoPro. It offers spherical video in 5.2K (up to 30fps) and 3K (up to 60fps) as well as 18MP spherical photos. The body is rugged and waterproof to 16′ and it supports standard GoPro mounts. The packaging includes flat and curved adhesive mounts and extendable grip with fold-out legs. Furthermore as a B&H deal it includes free Joby GorillaPod action tripod with GoPro mount and SanDisk 64GB Extreme UHS-I microSDXC memory card with SD adapter.

Buy link: GoPro Fusion Was: $699.00  Now: $599.00 (Savings: $100.00)


B&H:  GoPro HERO5 Black – $50 Discount

Although there is already a new model on the market – GoPro Hero6 – the older Hero5 is still very capable camera for most consumers at a very attractive price. You can take a look at our in-depth look video.

It supports 4K30, 2.7K60, 1080p120 video and 12MP photos at 30fps burst. The body itself is waterproof to 33′. The Hero 5 has rear touchscreen and it supports voice control and Wi-Fi connection for remote monitoring and control. There are flat and curved adhesive mounts included in the box.

Buy link: GoPro HERO5 Black Was: $299.00  Now: $249.00 (Savings: $50.00)

B&H: Sony RX100 VA Camera – $100 Discount

Two months ago Sony introduced the newest addition to their RX100 line – the mark VI. The older model – RX100 VA is now available at a discounted price. We reviewed the RX100 V (link here). The Sony RX100 VA improves the RX100 V by increasing the buffer size to 233 images, reducing display lag time in the electronic viewfinder, and adding several small features over other aspects of the camera. For instance dual video recording, where the camera simultaneously records two video files at once.

The Sony RX100 VA features a 20.1MP 1″ CMOS sensor and records internal UHD 4K video with optional S-Log2 gamma picture profile. There is also an interesting high frame rate (HFR) mode for Full HD video at up to 960 fps. The Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens has 24-70mm (35mm Equivalent) focal length and f/1.8-2.8 aperture range. The Sony RX100 VA has 0.39″ 2.36m-dot OLED pop-up EVF and 3.0″ 1.23m-dot 180° tilting LCD.

Buy link: Sony RX100 VA Camera Was: $998.00  Now: $898.00 (Savings: $100.00)

B&H: Canon 80D Body with 18-135mm Lens – $500 Discount

Canon DSLRs are generally a bit behind their mirrorless competition in terms of image quality, but they are still very interesting choice (for instance among vloggers) mainly thanks to their fast Dual pixel autofocus system. The Canon EOS 80D features 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, 3.0″ 1.04m-dot flip-out touchscreen. It can record full HD 1080p video at up to 60 fps and has 45-point all cross-type AF system with Dual pixel CMOS AF.

In this discounted bundle you will get the Canon 80D body with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens, Ruggard Journey 34 DSLR shoulder bag, SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC memory card, Watson LP-E6N 1900mAh Lithium-Ion battery pack and Corel PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate (DVD with download card).

Buy link: Canon 80D Body with 18-135mm Lens Was: $1,799.00  Now: $1,299.00 (Savings: $500.00)

B&H: G-Technology Atomos Master Caddy 4K (1TB) – $50 Discount

The G-Technology Atomos Master Caddy is designed for use with the Atomos external recorders. It has 1TB SSD inside, unified Caddy/SSD Design so it requires no assembly. The transfer speed is up to 500 MB/s.

Buy link: G-Technology Atomos Master Caddy 4K (1TB) Was: $349.95  Now: $299.95 (Savings: $50.00)

B&H: LaCie 2TB Rugged Mini Portable Hard Drive – $20 Discount

When backing up footage after a shoot, good rugged drive is essential piece of equipment. B&H now has an interesting deal. The rugged external hard drive from LaCie offers USB 3.0 interface, HDD with 5400 rpm, transfer rate of up to 130 MB/s, 4′ maximum drop height and automatic backup function.

Buy link: LaCie 2TB Rugged Mini Portable Hard Drive Was: $109.99  Now: $89.99 (Savings: $20.00)

B&H: Lexar 128GB 3500x CFast 2.0 Memory Card (2-Pack) – $190 Discount

If you are in the market for additional CFast storage (for instance for the Canon C300 II, URSA line of cameras or ARRI Alexa mini), B&H has now an interesting deal. This set from Lexar includes 2 x 128GB CFast 2.0 memory card. Maximum read speed is 525 MB/s and maximum write speed is 445 MB/s.

Buy link: Lexar 128GB 3500x CFast 2.0 Memory Card (2-Pack) Was: $679.99  Now: $489.99 (Savings: $190.00)

B&H: LG 43UD79-B 43″ 16:9 4K IPS Monitor – $200 Discount

This rather huge 43″ 4K monitor from LG has an IPS panel with UHD 3840 x 2160 resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, 350 cd/m² brightness, 178°/178° viewing angles, 5 ms (GtG) response time and 1.06 billion colors (8-Bit+FRC). Connectivity is assured via HDMI, DisplayPort and USB Type-C inputs.

Buy link: LG 43UD79-B 43″ 16:9 4K IPS Monitor Was: $696.99  Now: $496.99 (Savings: $200.00)

CVP: DJI Phantom Backpack – over €84 Discount

DJI Phantom Backpack is compatible with all Phantom series quadcopters. Designed together with Manfrotto it has custom-built straps and padding to ensure that the drone stays safe during transport. There is also an extra space to carry spare batteries, accessories and more.

Buy link: DJI Phantom Backpack Was: €210.49  Now: €126.30 (Savings: €84.20)

CVP: Orca OR-6 Shoulder Camera Bag – over €59 Discount

The Orca shoulder video bag is designed to carry and protect video camera and all its related items. It has external aluminium frame, internal honeycomb frame and layers of foam and EVA. There are four external pockets, padded shoulder strap and a flexible internal dividing system that can be configured according to the user’s needs. Internal dimension of the bag are (LxWxH) 40 x 29 x 31cm (15.74 x 11.41 x 12.2″).

Buy link: Orca OR-6 Shoulder Camera Bag Was: €219.68  Now: €160.22 (Savings: €59.47)

What do you think of this week’s selection? Share with us if you know and like any of these products.

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