This Week’s Top Deals for Filmmakers – Panasonic S1, Rhino Slider, Teradek, Sachtler and More

July 30th, 2019
This Week’s Top Deals for Filmmakers – Panasonic S1, Rhino Slider, Teradek, Sachtler and More

There are a couple of new, interesting deals for filmmakers available. We have selected the best offers of filmmaking gear from our partners’ online shops for this week – including the Panasonic S1, a motorized Rhino slider, the Porta Brace C200 bag, a Teradek Bolt 500 XT set, the Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter, Gimbals, a Sachtler bag and more.

Watch out – The first four deals within this week’s article expire soon. The first two will expire on July 30th at 11:59 PM EDT and the other two will expire on July 31st at 11:59 PM EDT!

I went through the current deals on our partners’ websites and have selected the best 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 there are a couple of deals from our European partner CVP. By shopping at our 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 deals for filmmakers:

B&H: Rhino Camera Gear Essentials Slider Bundle – $400 Discount

The Rhino Slider EVO Carbon is a highly versatile, belt-driven camera slider. It includes lightweight 24″ carbon fiber rails that support loads of up to 15 lb, which can be swapped for optional 42″ rails when longer slides are required. Additionally, there are optional stainless steel rails available for heavier loads. This slider kit includes a motorized system with the Rhino Motion for smooth live motion and time-lapses with a single motor.

Watch out – This deal expires on July 30th, at 11:59 PM EDT!

Buy link: Rhino Camera Gear Essentials Slider Bundle Was: $1,140.00  Now: $740.00 (Savings: $400.00)

B&H: Porta Brace Lightweight Case for Canon C200 – $110 Discount

This Lightweight Camera Case from Porta Brace features dual-rigidity foam for equipment protection. Zippers and a slip-not anti-skid waterproof bottom panel are used for increased water resistance and durability. The 11.25″ interior height allows for a variety of equipment configurations, and the quick-draw design is useful for quickly pulling out the camera and shoot. There are front and back slip pockets for carrying SD cards, documents, and white balance cards. The two side pockets are designed for batteries or cables.

Watch out – This deal expires on July 30th, at 11:59 PM EDT!

Buy link: Porta Brace Lightweight Case for Canon C200 Was: $275.27 Now: $165.27 (Savings: $110.00)

B&H: Teradek Bolt 500 XT Set – $500 Discount

With the Teradek Bolt 500 XT 3G-SDI/HDMI wireless transmitter and receiver set you can transfer visually lossless 3G-video or HDMI signals at up to 1080p resolution to a distance of up to 500′ line of sight. The Bolt XT is compatible with existing third-generation Bolt systems, such as the Bolt 500, 1000, Sidekick II, and 703 Bolt, as well as the Bolt LT. The receiver unit can be secured via built-in 1/4″-20 or M3 threaded holes.

A light stand adapter and standard HDMI cable are included within the set. Power can be provided using the integrated 2-pin connector. A D-Tap power cable is included for attaching to a battery. The receiver can share the transmitter with up to three other receivers. It features built-in AES-128 encryption that protects the video signal from unwanted receivers. Noise rejection helps keep the video clean, even when working around 2.4 and 5.8 GHz signals.

Watch out – This deal expires on July 31st, at 11:59 PM EDT!

Buy link: Teradek Bolt 500 XT Set Was: $2,490.00  Now: $1,990.00 (Savings: $500.00)

B&H: Sigma MC-11 Adapter (SIGMA EF-Mount Lenses to Sony E) – $100 Discount

The MC-11 Mount Converter enables the use of SIGMA EF-mount lenses on Sony E-Mount mirrorless camera bodies, and maintains full lens performance, including autofocus and auto-exposure, as well as in-camera correction technologies and in-camera image stabilization. It also retains full Exif data for post-production and file management. The adapter works with selected EF-mount lenses from other manufacturers, too.

Watch out – This deal expires on July 31st, at 11:59 PM EDT!

Buy link: Sigma MC-11 Adapter (Sigma EF-Mount Lenses to Sony E) Was: $249.00  Now: $149.00 (Savings: $100.00)

B&H: Samsung 2TB T5 Portable SSD – $120 Discount

This Samsung T5 Portable Solid-State Drive provides 2TB of storage capacity, sporting a typical USB interface or a reversible USB Type-C port (USB 3.1 technology transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s). With such a large capacity it could be perfect for long recordings with the BMPCC 4K. It features fast read speeds of up to 540 MB/s and write speeds of up to 515 MB/s. The SSD comes with one USB Type-A to USB Type-C cable and one USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable.

Buy link: Samsung 2TB T5 Portable SSD Was: $397.99  Now: $277.99 (Savings: $120.00)

CVP: Panasonic LUMIX S1 Camera Body – 100€ Trade-in Bonus + free V-Log Upgrade and Sigma MC-21 Adapter

CVP has a great offer for the Panasonic S1 camera body, currently. There is a €100 trade-in bonus when bringing any DSLR or mirrorless camera. Furthermore, with the S1 body purchase, you will get a free V-log upgrade and the Sigma MC-21 adapter (Sigma EF-mount lenses to L-mount) – altogether this means around €430 worth of free stuff.

The Panasonic S1 is a very capable full-frame mirrorless camera. It can record internally at up to 4K 60fps in 8-bit and output 4:2:2 10-bit signal externally. For more information about the camera please check our Panasonic S1 review and the revisited V-log upgrade review.

Buy link: Panasonic LUMIX S1 Camera Body100 Trade-in Bonus + free V-Log Upgrade and Sigma MC-21 Adapter

CVP: Selected Sachtler Tripods – free Sachtler SC300 Backpack

Another interesting CVP offer includes selected Sachtler tripods. With a purchase of a Sachtler Ace XL, FSB 6, FSB 8, or FSB 10 based system (various combinations), you will get the Sachtler SC300 backpack (worth €140) for free.

Buy links for a few selected models:

Sachtler Ace XL GS AL System €721.29 (+ Free Sachtler SC300 Backpack)

Sachtler Flowtech 75 FSB 6 System €1,582.67 (+ Free Sachtler SC300 Backpack)

Sachtler Flowtech 75 FSB 8 System €1,877.37 (+ Free Sachtler SC300 Backpack)

Sachtler Flowtech 100 FSB 10 System €3,779.41 (+ Free Sachtler SC300 Backpack)

CVP: Transvideo TitanHD 2 Tx – €1,535 Discount

The TitanHD 2 Tx is a wireless video transmitter. It is capable of connecting to multiple TitanHD 2 receivers with a range of up to 220m (600ft). It features SDI in and out.

Buy link: Transvideo TitanHD 2 Tx Was: €2,129.87  Now: €594.90 (Savings: €1,534.97)

CVP: Filmpower Nebula 4300 Lite – Over €411 Discount

The Nebula 4300 Lite from Filmpower is a 5-axis stabilization system (it also offers a spring-loaded dual handle to compensate the up and down movements of the gimbal when walking). The payload of the Nebula 4300 is up to 3.2kg, which should be enough for most mirrorless cameras and DSLRs. There is a built-in 4096 grade encoder. The gimbal should be really easy to balance. The main parts of the gimbal are made of aluminum magnesium silicon alloy. It features 360 degree unlimited rotation, and you can also manually change the position of the camera at anytime while shooting.

Buy link: Filmpower Nebula 4300 Lite Was: €726.70  Now: €315.59 (Savings: €411.10)

CVP: Gudsen MOZA Air 2 with iFocus-M – Over €54 Discount

Gudsen’s MOZA Air 2 gimbal is now discounted on CVP, and it comes with a free iFocus-M wireless control system. The gimbal can handle most DSLRs, mirrorless cameras and pocket cinema cameras, weighing up to 9 lbs (4.2kg). It is powered by four high-rate Li-ion 18650 replaceable batteries, which provide a maximum runtime of 16 hours.

Buy link: Gudsen MOZA Air 2 with iFocus-M Was: €508.45 Now: €453.88 (Savings: €54.57)

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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 Phen Hildreth
Phen Hildreth
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July 30th, 2019

Your price is off on that Porta Brace Case. I think you re-listed the Rhino price.

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