New year, new gear. Starting in 2020, each month we will introduce the most exciting newly released products of the month. These products are the hottest new products and have just become available on pergear.com. This month, we have new LED video lights, smartphone gimbal, lenses, microphones, etc. See all new arrivals here.
When it comes to lights, we used to have a pretty good distinction. Godox did Strobes, and Aputure did LEDs. Now Godox is expanding into the LED market with a Bowens type light, and it looks like it is aimed to directly compete with Aputure’s line of 120D and 300D.
The new FV150 is a 150W Continuous LED light, but more uniquely, it has a built-in LED-flash function. It features daylight-balanced 5600K, CRI 95+ TLCI96+, which provides natural, pristine color for broadcast video, photography, television production, and studio filmmaking. As an LED Light, the FV150 offers high brightness which can be precisely adjusted from 0% to 100%. With 8 FX special effects modes, it can simulate various shooting scenes and achieve creative shooting.
Like a Flash, FV150 supports 1/8000S high-Speed Sync function and has built-in Godox 2.4G wireless X system. Over 10 continuous flashes per second and 8 continuous flashes per second in high-speed sync mode in 1/2 power output. the light brightness of the flash is four times of the LED light's, which increases the freezing ability of instantaneous action.
SOKANI X60 LED video light is lightweight, portable, small and compact. The high-power 80W LED beads to provide you with high brightness; CRI 96+ TLCI 95+ accurate color ensures natural, pristine color for broadcast video, photography, television production, and studio filmmaking.
It is pre-programmed with 5 special lighting effects: flashing, bad bulb, lightning, firework, and TV modes, which enable you to input your own light creative.
With the 2.4G wireless remote control, you can wirelessly adjust the brightness of each group with a control range ≥ 50m.
SOKANI X60 also features a large LCD panel for convenient operation. Standard Bowens Mount is widely compatible with light modifiers such as softboxes, reflectors, and honeycombs.
This $89 CINEPEER C11 is an entry-level smartphone stabilizer with sophisticated features and design. As a videography partner with great value for money, it incorporates multiple modes for video creation and is easy for beginners to use.
The device comes with both Portrait and Landscape modes that cater to the diverse needs of users. The control panel includes a zoom slider and a 4-way joystick, making it easy to control the direction. When connected with the app, it allows for seamless zoom in/out, focus, pan, and tilt, helping you make high-precision focus adjustments in real-time.
C11 is suitable for different occasions such as live interviews, vlogging, event shooting and much more. Though it comes with several modern and high-end features, beginners will find it extremely comfortable to use. All in all, it is an ideal device for amateurs as well as professional photographers, allowing you to explore unlimited possibilities that you can achieve with your smartphone.
Upgraded from the popular Deity S-Mic 2, the Deity S-Mic 2S is a professional shotgun mic that features a shorter, lighter body with a slightly wider pickup pattern for multi-talent scenes. This makes it perfect for use, in reality, TV crews, indoor sit-down interviews, indy filmmaking, etc.
The Deity S-Mic 2S features a super-cardioid pickup pattern that minimizes surrounding ambient sounds but still offers low off-axis coloration, lets you capture natural-sounding speech and dialog without any distractions.
Designed to hold up to the brutality of run-and-gun-style shoots, the Deity S-Mic 2's body is machined from 100% solid brass and features an epoxy sealed gold-coated PCB board and a moisture-resistant capsule.
This short-telephoto 75mm focal length lens offers a slightly compressed image quality that is well-suited for portraiture and close-up images, especially when used in conjunction with the shallow depth of field afforded by the bright maximum aperture.
Extremely fast f/1.25 maximum aperture affords notable control over depth of field for selective focus shooting, and also benefits handheld shooting in difficult lighting conditions. The Sonnar optical design yields a high degree of sharpness and well-controlled flare. Individual elements feature a multi-layer coating to suppress flare and ghosting for greater contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
Sample images (Credit: maartenmoerman.nl)
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