Canon 5D Mk III Firmware + RAW via Magic Lantern
By atanguma on 05/22/2013
The 5D Mk III firmware update came out sometime ago, since, Canon shooters have been awaiting the official release enabling clean HDMI out on their Mk IIIs...
NewTek TriCaster 455
Get The Real Deal!
By atanguma on 04/10/2013
For a limited time, purchase TriCaster 455 for $9995
2013 Production Equipment Clearance Sale!
By atanguma on 03/26/2013
Omega Broadcast Group not only provided a good portion of the equipment used during SXSW, they also exhibited at the Trade Show. Now the festivities have concluded and Omega has extra Demo, Used and BSTOCK inventory that has to move.
Matrox Unveils Monarch HD at NAB 2013
By jwalsh on 03/22/2013
The Matrox Monarch HD, a small easy-to-use video streaming and recording appliance, will be unveiled at the upcoming 2013 NAB Show.
Introducing "Wasp Plasma Par System"
By atanguma on 03/21/2013
The Wasp Plasma Par is the perfect light for portable punch.
BM Cinema, RED Scarlet, and Sony F5 - Head to Head
By atanguma on 03/11/2013
Filmmakers from 522 Productions took the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, RED Scarlet and Sony F5 in a side by side test of high dynamic range cameras and the practical shooting to see how they measured up...
Sony PMW-F5/F55 Footage
By atanguma on 03/08/2013
This footage is courtesy of Omega Broadcast Group. We are a stocking Sony F5 and F55 dealer.
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Sony's Video Kit "Grab and Go"
By atanguma on 01/24/2013
Introducing the first customized and complete Video Backpack from Sony. This affordable kit is fully outfitted and ready for you to shoot, capture and edit on the go...
By Now, Pay Later through Easter 2013
By atanguma on 01/23/2013
Buy Now, Pay Later. You can get your Panasonic equipment now and make your finance payment later. Exclusively for Houses of Worship.
4K Camera Gets Best in Show
By atanguma on 01/22/2013
In today’s running and gunning, you’re probably not going to see the 'Mysterious 4K Camera' that Panasonic had on display at CES on a film set any time soon. And Videomaker Magazine thinks that’s too bad, because not only is the design ultra high definition-compatible, but it’s got some killer accessories that made them think it was the best thing they saw at CES...
NewTek LightWave 3D 11
By atanguma on 01/16/2013
The NewTek LightWave 3D 11 Full Version offers a user-oriented workflow for 3D motion graphics and visual effects creation. Featuring advanced modeling, animation and rendering tools, LightWave can be used for film, TV, architecture, design, information graphics and video games.
Unboxing the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera
By atanguma on 12/21/2012
We sat down with our first pre-order customer from back in April when the camera was announced, to get a first hand look at this camera. There is still no word yet on when we'll start seeing these cameras ship in full force, but we'll keep you updated as we know more.
Omega Goes 4K in a BIG Way
By atanguma on 12/14/2012
This has been a big week for Omega Broadcast Group with regard to 4K technology, the future of high definition formats.
Sony has selected Omega as Texas’ first Premier CineAlta 4K reseller. We are excited to be your source for the newly announced PMW-F55 and PMW-F5 4K cameras.
BMD Cinema Camera Shipping Update
By atanguma on 11/16/2012
Some good news was just announced from Blackmagic Design regarding the New Cinema Camera and it's estimated shipping dates...
Virtual Set Editor 2 Available Now for Newtek TriCaster™
By atanguma on 11/16/2012
Your vision for a professional-looking studio just became real. With NewTek Virtual Set Editor, now you can easily transform any location into a professional, virtual environment that dramatically raises your production value...
New TriCaster™ Audio Mixer App
By atangumaTriCaster on 11/08/2012
NewTek has now made fingertip control over sound in a live video production easy by downloading the NewTek TriCaster Audio Mixer App, FREE...
Free Software Upgrade for Cinedeck RX and EX
By jbradford on 09/28/2012
Cinedeck software upgrades ship with more native codecs, including DNxHD 444, plus new 3D stereo visualization tools.
Sony Announces an Optical Fiber System for HXC-D70 and PMW Cameras
By atanguma on 09/15/2012
Sony introduces an ideal solution for those who require longer cable operation.
Blackmagic Cinema Camera now in two models
By atanguma on 09/07/2012
Now the Blackmagic Cinema Camera comes in two models, depending on the lens mount you want so you can use the most amazing optics from the world’s leading lens crafters.
NewTek Unveils TriCaster 40™
By atanguma on 08/30/2012
NewTek unveils TriCaster™ 40—the company’s latest entry into its TriCaster family of live production systems.
Panasonic Introduces the AG-AC90
By atanguma on 08/15/2012
Panasonic introduces a NEW AVCCAM HD Handheld Camcorder with 3MOS Sensor, HD and SD Image Capture and More...
Panasonic Shows Off New AG-HPX600 at TAB 2012
By atanguma on 08/09/2012
At TAB 2012, Panasonic unveiled the AG-HPX600, a new P2 HD camcorder with 10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording and the lowest weight of any shoulder-mount unit...
Sony Announces the XDCAM EX PMW-200
By atanguma on 07/26/2012
Sony is pleased to announce a new camcorder, the PMW-200. The PMW-200 joins the PMW-100 camera but with a few differences.
Blackmagic Acquires Cintel International
By jbradford on 07/24/2012
Blackmagic Design today announced the acquisition of the assets of Cintel International, one of the world’s leading researchers, designers and manufacturers of motion picture film scanners.
ABC Reality Series chooses the AW-HE120
By atanguma on 07/05/2012
Remote PTZ Panasonic AW-HE120 HD cameras, strategically placed throughout the set of The Glass House (an ABC Reality Series), are capturing the every move of inhabitants vying for audience approval in the new unscripted show airing Mondays at 10 P.M. ET on the ABC Television Network.
NEX-FS700 is Now Shipping in Limited Quantity!
By atanguma on 06/22/2012
Hot on the heels of the popular NEX-FS100, this compact, highly modular camera uses a very similar Super 35 CMOS, however, the Sony NEX-FS700 features a native 4K resolution capability and can record bursts of super-slow motion video at rates up to 960 fps.
SI Reveals Black Diamond "Stealth"
By atanguma on 06/21/2012
Screen Innovations announces its Black Diamond Stealth motorized projection screen. Shipping Summer 2012! Designed to be the first "levitating" TV that “floats” an image in thin air and virtually disappears into the environment’s existing décor, Stealth is a new sleek and sexy motorized screen solution.
Decklink SDI + VidiGo Toolbox LITE Bundle
By atanguma on 06/18/2012
Omega Broadcast Group is pleased to offer the Blackmagic Design Decklink SDI Capture Card together with the VidiGo Toolbox LITE software in one package.
VidiGo Toolbox LITE is the perfect software-based desktop grabber for any broadcaster using online content.
502 Replaces 501 Systems
By jbradford on 06/14/2012
The popular 501HDV professional tripod head and professional tripod systems have been replaced by the new "502" professional tripod heads and professional tripod systems.
Matrox Announces Thunderbolt Dock
By jbradford on 06/04/2012
Matrox DS1 Brings Unprecedented Convenience and Connectivity to MacBook and UltraBook Users
Blog Post: Final Cut X, Love It, Hate It
By jbradford on 05/27/2012
Interesting blog post on cmzes.tv about Apple's Final Cut X
Pulsar makes it incredibly simple.
By atanguma on 05/25/2012
Content quality verification needn’t give you headaches any more.
Introducting a new Battery & Battery Charger for the GY-HMQ10U Camera
By jbradford on 05/01/2012
IDX has partnered with JVC Professional Video Products in designing a High-Capacity battery and a quick charge dual charger to work with specific camcorders in the JVC line.
New BT-LH1850 from Panasonic
By atanguma on 04/27/2012
18.5" WXGA (1,366 x 768) HD/SD LCD monitor offering pro features you've come to expect from the BT-LH series at a new aggressively low price.
Lynx Technik Wins Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit Award at NAB 2012
By jbradford on 04/25/2012
Lynx Technik's CHD 1812 HDMI to SDI Converter with Frame Synchronizer won the Broadcast Engineering NAB 2012 Pick Hit Award!
New Products from Sony
By jbradford on 04/24/2012
Sony announces the PMW-100 Handy Camcorder (available May 15th), the EVI-H100V/S(W), EVI-D80/W & EVI-D90/W PTZ Cameras
NewTek Unveils Next-Generation TriCaster™
By atanguma on 04/20/2012
Three new, live production solutions give producers the ability to meet 21st century consumer demands for high-impact video content delivered in real-time across broadcast, Web and mobile devices
Blackmagic Cinema Camera Announced at NAB
By atanguma on 04/17/2012
Blackmagic Design | LAS VEGAS, NV | April 16, 2012: We have been thinking hard about cameras and some of the limitations in quality that video cameras run into. Working with DaVinci color grading has only made these limitations more noticeable...
Panasonic Announces the AG-HPX255
By atanguma on 04/16/2012
Panasonic announces the new AG-HPX255. This 22x optical zoom, fixed lens, handheld P2 HD camcorder was introduced as an upgrade to the popular AG-HPX250. It will offer all of the same features, plus, compatibility with Panasonic’s AG-EC4 Paint Box remote control.
Introducing EOS-1D C DSLR Featuring 4K Video Capture
By atanguma on 04/12/2012
The newest addition to the Canon Cinema EOS Product Line combines the convenient form factor of a Digital SLR Camera with full HD and 4K video recording up to 4096 x 2160-Pixel Resolution
Canon Develops a 4K Digital Cinema Camera
By atanguma on 04/12/2012
Canon Inc. is developing two digital cinematography cameras as part of its acclaimed new Cinema EOS System of professional cinematography products. Designated as the Cinema EOS C500* for use with EF-mount lenses, and the Cinema EOS C500 PL* for use with PL-mount lenses...
NXCAM Firmware Upgrades
By atanguma on 04/09/2012
Sony Website | April 9, 2012: Sony is offering a firmware upgrade for NXCAM Camcorder "HXR-NX70U". The applicable products are with the firmware version "Ver.2" or earlier. Sony thanks you for your continued trust in our commitment to excellence and as your manufacturer of choice when investing in high quality professional video tools...
New FUJINON PL Mount Zoom Lens Features
By jbradford on 04/09/2012
FUJIFILM Website | April 9, 2012 FujiFilm is announcing the newest member of the PREMIER PL Mount Zoom family, the PL 19-90 Cabrio at the NAB Convention. It features a detachable servo drive unit, making it suitable to be used as a standard PL lens or as an ENG-Style Lens.
Panasonic P2 Recorder Deck and Case Bundle
By atanguma on 04/04/2012
Supplies are Limited!
Solid-State Portable P2 Deck (AGHPD24) and a Thermodyne Carry Case (HPD24CASE)
NXCAM High Speed Camera with 4K Workflow
By atanguma on 04/03/2012
Sony Press Release - Park Ridge, NJ | April 2, 2012: Sony is pushing creative boundaries once more with the new NEX-FS700U Full-HD Super Slow Motion camcorder, the latest in Sony’s line of NXCAM interchangeable E-mount camcorders. The new Super 35mm model is designed for high-speed shooting, capable of capturing footage at up to 960 frames per second. The camera also features a range of capabilities such as 3G HD-SDI output and built-in ND filters...
Manfrotto Distribution Launches SYMPLA
By atanguma on 03/29/2012
Manfrotto Distribution - LAS VEGAS, NV | March 28, 2012: Manfrotto Distribution, world leader in the equipment and accessories industry for photography and imaging, has announced the launch of SYMPLA, a new family of modular rigs for HDSLR’s, and camcorders. Aimed at making the videographer’s life simpler, SYMPLA will debut at the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas...
SXSW 2012 Show Demo Sale
By atanguma on 03/19/2012
First Come, First Serve
Have a look at gear that was used during the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. This equipment has been priced to move!
Conan’s Post-Production Crew Previews Premiere CS6
By atanguma on 03/16/2012
The editors and motion graphics guys behind the scenes of the late-night show Conan have released an awesome Premiere CS6 preview video. It nicely sums up some of the reasons why Premiere is fast becoming the standard in post facilities that were previously FCP-based, and it offers a glimpse at what the latest CS6 version will offer...
Canon Announces EOS 5D Mark III
By atanguma on 03/02/2012
Canon USA, Lake Success, NY | March 2, 2012: On the 25th anniversary of its world-renowned EOS System, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce its latest model, the new EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera. Positioned between the extremely popular EOS 5D Mark II and Canon's top-of-the-line professional EOS-1D X model...
Sony SCL-P11x15 Wide Angle Lens for the PMW-F3 Camcorder
By atanguma on 01/30/2012
Omega News | January 30, 2012: Sony announced a Wide Angle Lens for the PMW-F3, last November. However, the wait is over, the SCL-P11x15 wide-angle zoom 1.5x 11-16mm T3.0 lens is on it's way from Sony...
Announcing ATOMOS Samurai
By atanguma on 12/02/2011
Omega News | December 2, 2011: We're very pleased to announce that the Atomos Samurai Field Recorder is now shipping and available at Omega Broadcast Group...
HDC-Z10000 3D Camera Now Available
By atanguma on 11/28/2011
Omega News | November 28, 2011: The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 Twin-Lens 2D/3D Camcorder has dual lenses and twin Full HD 3MOS imagers, and joins Panasonic's list of affordable, single-body 3D-capable handheld camcorders...
Sony Announces HXC-D70 HD Studio Camera
By atanguma on 11/15/2011
The newly developed HXC-D70 is a high-performance camera which inherits field-proven operability from the highly regarded DXC-D Series of SD system cameras. The HXC-D70 is equipped with the latest digital HD multi-core cable transmission technology...
Introducing the new MCS-8M Compact Switcher from Sony
By atanguma on 10/31/2011
Sony Product News | October 31, 2011: Sony introduces the economical MCS-8M Compact Switcher with a built-in audio mixer and frame synchronizer. Inside its compact body, the MCS-8M combines excellent cost effectiveness with a great range of useful features...
Introducing the new Sony PMW-TD300 Shoulder Camcorder
By atanguma on 10/24/2011
Sony Bulletin | October 24, 2011: Sony is pleased to announce the introduction of the new PMW-TD300 Solid-State Memory 3D Shoulder Camcorder...
New PMW-F3 Zoom Lens
By atanguma on 10/19/2011
Sony Bulletin | October 15, 2011: Sony has announced its SCL-Z18x140: FZ Mount 14x Power Zoom Lens for the PMW-F3 Super 35mm Camcorder. This new lens was designed specifically for the F3 and uses the integral zoom rocker on the camera for electronic control of the zoom position...
Introducing the All New HD70 Monitor
By atanguma on 10/06/2011
With amazing images and enhanced Ultra Pixel picture quality in varying light conditions, Boland is constantly pushing the boundaries in new technology. They have outﬁt their LCD monitors with exact color gamut and ultra deep blacks. Also, red, green, and blue stability is guaranteed by the All-Digital 10-bit and 12-bit Processing...
Introducing AVCCAM Importer - UPDATED!
By atanguma on 09/15/2011
The "AVCCAM Importer" software is a QuickTime plug-in that eliminates the need to convert AVCHD files before editing in Final Cut Pro. Previously, you would use the Log and Transfer function to convert the files into ProRes 422, then exit and export again...
JVC Unveils the NEW GY-HM150U ProHD
By atanguma on 09/09/2011
JVC announces the new GY-HM150U ProHD handheld camcorder.
Panasonic AG-AF100 is Picked For San Francisco Productions
By atanguma on 07/25/2011
www.dv.com news | 05/24/2011: Director of photography Jeff Regan, principal of Shooting Star Video (based in Foster City, CA), has purchased two Panasonic AG-AF100 large-imager HD cinema camcorders to serve a clientele encompassing broadcast, cable, corporate and independent productions in the San Francisco Bay area. In the months since taking delivery of the AF100s...
Sony NXCAM family is expanding, and so are their capabilities.
By atanguma on 06/20/2011
Two additions to Sony's NXCAM family of professional video products deliver unprecedented capabilities. These new camcorders join Sony’s existing NXCAM model HXR-NX5U to deliver an impressive range of options, creativity, and flexibility for production professionals...