Of course, any type of additional item is available if needed including but not limited to: Portable Playback Deck, Wide Angle Lens, Portable HMI Lights, DVX 100A and PD150 mini DVCAMS, Grip Truck, Jib, Teleprompter, Glidecam HD-4000 Camera Stabilizing System (see pic below), Steadicam, , Etc. In addition we offer satellite uplink services with three fully customized dual path satellite trucks and a live studio.
The Sony XD Cam is a tapeless professional video system that records on a disc. The PDW-800 is a 2/3 inch CCD type camcorder with 1920 x 1080 pixels. This XD cam offers very high quality HD recording up to 50 Mbps using MPEG-2 4:2:2 compression. It has variable frame rates, including 24p, and provides multi-format recording flexibility including 1080i, 720p and standard definition. The PDW-800 has the ability to under and over crank for high speed and slow motion video. Time lapse video is easily shot in camera with its interval recording feature. This tapeless camera is the future of the network television industry.
Sony’s high end tape based HD camera is the F900. As well as recording at 24P it can switch to 25P, 29.97P progressive scan and at 50 on 59.94 interlaced scan. The camera has a range of features for creative shooting such as enhanced gamma features and colorimetry controls. The F900 is perfect for shooting television series, documentaries, and commercials.
This high definition (HD) camera can operate at variable frame rates of 4 to 60 P. In the 24 P setting it can be converted to a film look for television. At 60 P it can capture great slow motion action. The Camera has many settings, in the video rec gamma mode and the film mode. The master gamma and black levels can be adjusted to achieve different film looks. The camera can also shoot remarkable time lapse photography.Back To Top
The Red Epic is Crew West’s newest member of the family. It has become a staple in the digital cinema and video world. Tech Specs: 5K RAW (Full Frame, 2:1, 2.4:1 and Anamorphic 2:1)
4.5K RAW (2.4:1)
4K RAW (16:9, HD, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1)
3K RAW (16:9, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1)
2K RAW (16:9, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1)
1080p RGB (16:9)
720p RGB (16:9)
12 and 16-bit RAW : Compression choices of 18:1 to 3:1
1-120 fps 5K, 4.5K
1-150 fps 4K
1-200 fps 3K
1-300 fps 2K
The HPX500 P2 is a shoulder-mount 2/3” 3-CCD DVCPRO, HD & SD camera. Capable of variable frame rates and over 32 HD and SD formats. The camcorder records on re-usable removable P2 cards. It holds 4 16 GB cards that records 68 minutes of DVCPRO HD 136 minutes of DVCPRO 50 and 272 minutes of DVCPRO.
The Z1U is another small tape camera with 3 16:9 native CCD’s that creates a great picture! The advanced CCD design allows more light to reach the pixel imager, reducing video noise and delivers the image to DVCAM mini cassette.
The Panasonic 100B is also a 3CCD camera and it shoots in 24P, 30P, and 60i DV on Mini DV tape.
The Sony XD Cam EX 1 is a small tapeless camera that uses 1/2 inch type sensors but produces exceptional images in 1080p, 720p and 1080I high definition. It employs a memory card flash device to record video. It does not have the ability to change lenses and is too small for smooth hand held, off the shoulder shooting. Crew West can help you decide if this is the correct camera for your shoot. There is a right tool for every job.