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NEW AT LVR: HAWK-WOODS RP-200H BATTERIES

The Hawk-Woods Reel Power RP-200H Batteries are now at LVR!

 

 

These new additions to the Reel Power H-Series line are Hawk-Woods’s most powerful on-camera units and are currently the ONLY on-camera battery compatible with Arri’s all new Alexa LF! They are specially designed for running high voltage cameras, with 26V and 200W/h.

 

An Hawk-Woods Reel Power RP-200H on LVR’s own Arri ALEXA LF.

 

SPECS:

  • V-Mount fitting compatible with all reel power adapters and chargers
  • New low resistance cell technology yields high discharge with an improved cycle life
  • Built-in fuel gauge
  • Built-in “Total Battery Protection” provide discharge/voltage protection, short circuit protection, thermal protection

Click here to view all the specs.

 

 

Click here to rent the Hawk-Woods RP-200H 26v 200w Reel Power V-Mount Battery at LVR!

For any questions about renting or more information about the Hawk-Woods RP-200 Batteries, give us a call at (212) 594-0086 or email orders@lvrusa.com

 

 

NEW AT LVR: SONY VENICE

The long-awaited Sony VENICE Full Frame 6K CineAlta Camera has landed at LVR!

 

 

The full-frame VENICE camera is officially the top model of Sony’s CineAlta line and something you’re really going to want to get your hands on. The VENICE features eight steps of built-in ND, from 0.3 to 2.4, and a 36x24mm sensor with 6K resolution. It also supports both PL and E-Mount lenses.

 

Sensor options on the Venice. Image Credit: Sony

SPECS:

  • LP and EF lens mount
  • Dimensions measure 133 x 159 x 172 mm without protrusion
  • Recording Codecs/Formats include X-OCN Compressed Raw onto AXS-R7 Recorder, 4K XAVC – Class480/300, ProRes HQ/422/LT, MPEG HDX-OCN
  • Sensor options include 6K Full-Frame 3:2 mode (6048 x 4032), 4K Anamorphic 4:3 and 6:5 (4096 x 3432), 4K Super 35 mode (window)
  • Pixel count of 24.7M (total), 24.4M (effective)

Click here to view all the specs.

 

Sony’s website also features a VENICE camera simulator if you want to get a feel for the camera without leaving your house (or even your bed!).

 

This week, Paul Healy from Sony and Randy Wedick from Band Pro dropped by LVR for some NY bagels and to talk shop about the VENICE.

Click here to rent the Sony VENICE Full Frame 6K CineAlta Camera at LVR!

 

For any questions about renting or more information about the VENICE, give us a call at (212) 594-0086.

NEW AT LVR: ARRI ALEXA LF

Rent the Alexa LF Large Format Camera at LVR!

 

The ARRI ALEXA LF is finally here, and LVR is one of the first rental houses to get it!

 

The new ALEXA LF Camera provides the best image quality of any ARRI camera yet. The LF’s sensor is larger than full frame and records in 4.5K. This camera yields a large-format aesthetic while it retains the sensor’s natural colorimetry, for remarkable HDR and WCG workflows.

 


Sensor options on the new LF. Credit: Arri.

 

SPECS:

•All new LPL lens mount

Ships with PL-to-LPL Adapter

Compatible with all ARRI ALEXA Accessories

Records in ARRIRAW (.ari) & QuickTime/ProRes (422, 422 HQ, 4444 & 4444 XQ)

7.8 kg/17.2 lbs.

•44mm Flange Focal Depth

36.7 x 25.54mm maximum sensor size

4448×3096 maximum capture resolution

Click here to view all the specs.

 

For those of you that can’t get to LVR to check the LF out for yourselves, Arri’s website includes an Alexa LF Camera Simulator, a Formats & Data Rate Calculator, and a Lens Illumination Guide. (All this is pretty awesome, but there’s nothing like tooling around with it in person).

 

This week, Guenter Noesner of Arri stopped by LVR to say hello and give us a rundown on all the new features!

 

Click here to rent the ARRI ALEXA LF at LVR!

For questions about renting the ARRI ALEXA LF at Liman Video Rental, check out our website or give us a call at (212) 594-0086.