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 LED Lights, Atomos Recorder, Canon Camera, HP ZBook, Microsoft Surface 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 the US 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:
Watch out! The first deal expires tonight at 11:59 PM EST!
B&H: Ikan Mylo Bi-Color 3200-5600K Half x 1 Portable Field LED Light – $180 Discount
This half x 1′ sized LED light from Ikan features 95+ CRI LEDs, backside display, knob for temperature and brightness changing and built-in barndoors. In terms of luminescence it is an equivalent to 750W incandescent light. It can be powered through AC adaptor or 2 x Sony L-type batteries. Included in the package along with the LED panel itself there is 1 x dual charger with power supply, 1 x neutral density filter, 110-240 VAC power supply with cable
Buy link: ikan Mylo Bi-Color LED Light
Was: $549.99 Now: $369.99 (Savings: $180.00)
Watch out! This deal expires tonight at 11:59 PM EST!
B&H: Atomos Sumo 19″ HDR/High Brightness Monitor Recorder – $500 Discount
The Atomos Sumo is a 19″ 1920 x 1080 touchscreen display recorder. It supports 10-Bit FRC monitor processing, HDMI 2.0 and 12G-SDI inputs/outputs and it can record in ProRes Raw / Raw HQ with selected cameras (SDI only). The display has 1200 cd/m² brightness, HDR mode with 10-Stop dynamic range and high bright mode for Rec. 709 viewing. Recording is supported in 4K up to 60p or 1080p up to 240 fps with 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes & DNxHR encoding. The recorded files are stored on 2.5″ master caddy media.
Buy link: Atomos Sumo 19″ Recorder
Was: $2,495.00 Now: $1,995.00 (Savings: $500.00)
B&H: Sony 128GB M Series UHS-II SDXC Memory Card Kit (2-Pack) – $24 Discount
These fast SDXC cards from Sony are UHS-II / U3 / Class 10 cards. Maximum read speed is 260 MB/s and maximum write speed is 100 MB/s. The U3 class label of these cards means that the minimum sequential write speed will never drop under 30 MB/s (240 Mb/s). The cards have water/dust/temp/UV/x-ray/magnet proof design. There is a good deal on the 64GB version 2-pack too.
Buy link: Sony 128GB M Series UHS-II SDXC Memory Card Kit (2-Pack)
Was: $183.59 Now: $159.59 (Savings: $24.00)
B&H: Noga Cine Pro Set Articulating Arm – $60 Discount
A solid articulating arm is an important part of almost every camera rig. B&H now has a good deal on the Noga Cine Pro set. This set includes the 10.7″ articulating arm with 10 lb payload, 1/4″-20 male/female pull-release adapter, Xchange cube adapter with 6 threaded sides, 1/4″-20 female to 3/8″-16 male converter and central locking ratchet lever.
Buy link: Noga Cine Pro Set Articulating Arm
Was: $239.00 Now: $179.00 (Savings: $60.00)
B&H: Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera with 18-135mm Lens Video Creator Kit – $650 Discount
The 24.2MP APS-C sensor camera from Canon is on discount currently in a so-called “video creator set”. The camera itself features the DIGIC 6 image processor, 3.0″ 1.04m-dot flip-out touchscreen and it can record 1080p video at up to 60 fps. Perhaps the best video feature of Canon cameras is the Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus. The “video creator set” includes the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens, Rode VideoMic GO microphone, PZ-E1 power zoom adapter and 32GB SD Card
Buy link: Canon EOS 80D Video Creator Kit
Was: $2,049.00 Now: $1,399.00 (Savings: $650.00)
B&H: Rotolight NEO On-Camera LED Light – $200 Discount
Rotolight already presented second generation of this on-camera LED panel. This first generation Rotolight NEO is therefore on sale. It has a variable color temperature dial working between 3150K and 6300K. The round-shaped LED panel maxes out at 1077 lux brightness at 3′ distance, it has color temperature & brightness display and 0-100% flicker-free dimming. CRI > 95, skin tone CRI > 99, TLCI > 91. It is flicker free at any frame rate, runs on 6x AA batteries or the included AC adaptor, has 1/4″-20 threaded hole and swivel shoe mount.
Buy link: Rotolight NEO On-Camera LED Light
Was: $399.98 Now: $199.98 (Savings: $200.00)
B&H: Microsoft 13.5″ Surface Book 2 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Notebook – $300 Discount
The Surface line of laptops (tablets) is Microsoft’s stylish-and-yet-powerful product line. There is now a good deal on more configurations with the 13.5″ 3000 x 2000 display. The one I chose features 1.9 GHz Intel Core i7-8650U quad-core processor, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU (2GB GDDR5). In terms of connectivity the Surface has an SDXC card slot, USB type-C, USB 3.0 type-A, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 LE. Detachable design is typical for the Surface line. It runs on Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit). If you prefer more RAM or bigger SSD there are more options and all of them are on discount.
Buy link: Microsoft 13.5″ Surface Book 2 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Notebook
Was: $1,999.00 Now: $1,699.00 (Savings: $300.00)
B&H: HP 14″ ZBook X2 G4 Mobile Workstation – $1,000 Discount
I already included the HP ZBook X2 in the deals post once. Now the price on B&H dropped even further so I decided to feature it once more. This multi-touch 2-in-1 computer is suitable for creative professionals thanks to the NVIDIA Quadro M620 graphics card (2GB). It has 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7-7500U Dual-Core processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB PCIe M.2 SSD. It displays the Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) OS on the 14″ 3840 x 2160 UWVA IPS touchscreen. Connectivity is provided by an SD/SDHC/SDXC card reader, Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.0, HDMI 1.4, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC. The set includes the ZBook X2 Pen.
Buy link: HP 14″ ZBook X2 G4 Mobile Workstation
Was: $2,299.00 Now: $1,299.00 (Savings: $1,000.00)
CVP: Hawk-Woods VL-MR4T Charger – over €170 Discount
Hawk-Woods VL-MR4T is a 4-channel V-Mount multi chemistry charger. As a 2+2 type charger it is able to charge two batteries at a given time. The operator can also use the 60W power supply at the same time as charging two batteries.
Buy link: Hawk-Woods VL-MR4T Charger
Was: €555.80 Now: €382.52 (Savings: €173.28)
CVP: Sachtler 5186 Tripod Legs – over €296 Discount
Sachtler 5186 ENG 2D 2-stage aluminium tripod legs have 100mm head fitting, 3-section legs, Sachtler quick clamping system and maximum payload of 35kg. Maximum height group is 60-65″ and minimum height group is 10-20″. Please note that the feet and spreader are not included.
Buy link: Sachtler 5186 Tripod Legs
Was: €955.72 Now: €659.12 (Savings: €296.60)
What do you think of this week’s selection? Share with us if you know and like any of the products.