cameras & lenses

cameras

Canon EOS C300 Mark II (EF Mount) with Dual Pixel AF

Super-35mm Sensor . 50 Mbps . 4K . C-Fast Card (Dual), SD proxy

 

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The successor to the Original C300, the C300 Mk II boasts internal 4K resolution along with a slew of other amazing upgrades to an already great camera lineage.  Using Canon DSLR lenses (EF mount), this camera creates amazing images at a reasonable cost.

Super 35mm (24.6mm x 13.8mm) CMOS Sensor, 8.85 effective Megapixels, Dual Pixel Autofocus, 4" LCD Monitor, 2 3G-SDI Outputs, HDMI Output, T/C & Genlock

Codec: XF AVC (H.264 in MXF Wrapper) Up to 4096x2160 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (and many others including HD)

Details: Canon Website - C300 Mk II - Details

 

CFast Cards

Two CFast Card Slots - Can record 2 CFast Cards simultaneously or one at a time.  SD Card slot for Proxy Record.

The Birdhouse has SanDisk Extreme Pro 128 GB CFast (515MB/s Read, 440MB/s Write, 3433x Speed) and Lexar 256 GB CF cards.

digital cinema

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Canon EOS C300-EF with upgraded Dual Pixel AF

Super-35mm Sensor . 50 Mbps . 2K . CF Card (Dual)

 

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After the surprise hit of the 5D, Canon took a large sensor (slightly larger than the 7D camera) and placed it in an efficient digital cinema camera body.  Using affordable Canon DSLR lenses (EF Mount), this camera has been a hit since it was introduced.

8.29 effectice Megapixels, Super 35mm (24.6mm x 13.8mm) CMOS Sensor

Codec: 50Mbps 1920x1080 4:2:2 (and others)

Details: Canon Website - C300 - Details

 

CF Card (Compact Flash)

Two CF Card Slots - Can record 2 CF Cards simultaneously or one at a time.  SD Card slot for Camera settings.

The Birdhouse has CF Cards in stock.

Canon EOS C500-EF

Super-35mm Sensor . 50 Mbps . 4K External . CF Card (Dual)

 

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After the surprise hit of the 5D, Canon took a large sensor (slightly larger than the 7D camera) and placed it in an efficient digital cinema camera body.  Using affordable Canon DSLR lenses, this camera has been a hit since it was introduced.

CF Card (Compact Flash)

Two CF Card Slots - Can record 2 CF Cards simultaneously or one at a time.  SD Card slot for Camera settings.

The Birdhouse has CF Cards in stock.

8.85 effectice Megapixels, Super 35mm (24.6mm x 13.8mm) CMOS Sensor

Codec: 50Mbps 1920x1080 4:2:2 (and others)

Details: Canon Website - C500 - Details

 

RED EPIC-W 8K S35 (Helium)

Helium 35.4MP Sensor . 8K/7K/6K/5K/4K/3K/2K . Red Mini-Mag

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Short Films, Feature Films, Documentary, Interviews.

This is RED's newest 8K camera with a Helium Sensor that can record in multiple frame rates, and can simultaneously record REDCODE RAW and Apple's PRORES.  Great bang for your buck!

 

 

Sensor: RED Helium CMOS - 8192x4320 pix (16.5+ stops of DR)

Sensor Size: S35 - 29.9 mm x 15.77mm (Diag: 33.80mm)

Codec: Redcode, Apple ProRes / Lenses: PL/EF Mount (switchable)

Details: http://www.red.com/products/

 

RED Mini-Mag 512Gb SSD Mags in stock

*We can arrange additional and different size mags

NOW AVAILABLE!

RED Epic (MX)

Super-35mm Sensor . Redcode . 5K/4K/2K . Red Mag SSD

 

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Short Films, Feature Films, Documentary, Interviews.

This is a high-end digital cinema camera with 5K resolution.

 

 

Sensor: RED Mysterium-X (Aprox. Super 35mm)

Codec: Redcode RAW

Details: http://www.red.com/products/epic

 

RedMag 256Gb SSD Drives

2/3" cameras

Panasonic HDX-900

2/3" Sensor . DVCProHD . 720p/1080i . DVCProHD Tape

 

 

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This is a great ENG / Reality / Documentary & Corporate Camera.  It is large enough to be shoulder mounted, and works great on tripod, of course.  This camera is an industry workhorse, and for good reason.  Beautiful image, easy functionality.  One of our most popular rental cameras.

2/3" CCD

Codec: DVCProHD (4:2:2) 100 Megabits

1080i/720p - 24p/24pa/30p/60i

Will shoot 59.94 (NTSC) or 50 (PAL)

Details: http://panasonic.com/business/provideo/AJ-HDX900.asp

DVCPro Tape (33 minutes each) - The Birdhouse has it in stock.

 

 

1/3" cameras

Sony Z7U

1/3" Sensor . HDV/DV . 1080/720/480i . CF Card & DV Tape

 

 

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This is a small handheld ENG, Reality, Documentary & Corporate Camera.  You can shoot in the HDV or DV format to Tape and/or CF Card, which is a great plus.  This camera is very versitle, inexpensive to rent, and is one of our most popular items.

 

1/3" CCD

Codec: HDV or DV

1080/720/480i - 24/30/60 - Shoot interlace or true progressive

Can record to CF and/or HDV Tape

Details: Download Manual (PDF Format)

 

HDV / DV Tape and/or

CF Cards

 

The Birdhouse has CF Cards and DV/HDV Tape in stock.

dslr video

Canon 5D Mark II

35mm "Full Frame" Sensor . H.264 . 1080p/720p/480 . CF Card

 

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Besides being an amazing still photo camera, the 5D rocked the entertainment industry with it's beautiful images courtesy of it's oversize sensor.  Cost effective since it uses Canon SLR lenses, the camera has some quirks for recording video, but the results are usually sensational.  Great for interviews, docs, and shorts.

21 Megapixel CMOS Sensor

Codec: H.264/MPEG4

Details: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_EOS_5D_Mark_II

 

We also have the Canon TC-80N3 Timer Remote Control.

CF Card (Compact Flash)

 

The Birdhouse has CF Cards in stock.

action cameras

GoPro Hero 4 - Black Edition

H.264 . 4K/30, 2.7K/60, 1080p/120 /720p/240 . MicroSD Card

 

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Any shot that's on the move.  Fits nicely on a car, dune buggy, skiier, snowboarder, mountain biker or any other person on an adventure.  It's simple to operate and is a lot of fun to work with.  We have many mounting accessories available, including: Suction Cup, Vented Helmet Strap, Front Helmet Mount, Tripod Mount

Wearable & Mountable Waterproof Camera

4K/30p, 2.7K/60, 1080p/120,720p/240fps and time lapse

Codec: H.264 / 12MP Stills at up to 30fps Burst

SuperView Mode, Auto Low Light Mode, GoPro App, Protune

Details at the GoPro website - Click HERE

 

MicroSD Card

 

The Birdhouse has MicroSD Cards in stock.

Contour HD 1080P Wearable Lipstick Camera

H.264 . 1080p/720p . MicroSD Card

 

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Any shot that's on the move.  Similar to a Go-Pro camera, the Countour fits nicely on a car, dune buggy, skiier, snowboarder, mountain biker or any other person on an adventure.  It's simple to operate and is a lot of fun to work with.

Wearable HD Lipstick Camera

Codec: H.264

Details: www.countour.com

 

Micro SD Card

 

The Birdhouse has MicroSD Cards in stock.

JonesCam SD Lipstick Camera

NTSC Video Out . 480i . requires MiniDV (or similar) recorder

 

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Any SD shot you need.  This baby is all auto, and outputs a NTSC video signal to a male RCA jack where it can be recorded to MiniDV tape or any other format that takes a SD video signal.  It's not the latest and greatest, but the rental is cheap and if you break it, it won't break the bank!

Wearable/Mountable SD Lipstick Camera

Codec: NTSC Video

Details: www.jonescam.com

 

Micro SD Card

 

The Birdhouse has MicroSD Cards in stock.

lenses

EF Mount

LENSES - Canon EF Mount

For Canon 5D Mark II, Canon C300's, Canon C500, RED Epics

 

Canon EF 14mm "L" Series f/2.8 USM II

Canon EF 16-35mm "L" Series f/2.8 II USM

Canon EF 24-70mm "L" Series f/2.8 II USM

Canon EF 24-105mm "L" Series f/4 IS USM

Canon EF 70-200mm "L" Series f/2.8 IS II USM

Canon EF 100mm "L" Series f/2.8 Macro IS USM

Canon 2x EF Extender III (Teleconverter)

LENSES - Canon CN-E Primes - Canon EF Mount

For Canon 5D Mark II, Canon C300's, Canon C500, RED Epics

 

Canon CN-E 14mm T3.1 L F

Canon CN-E 24mm T1.5 L F

Canon CN-E 35mm T1.3 L F

Canon CN-E 50mm T1.3 L F

Canon CN-E 85mm T1.3 L F

Canon CN-E 135mm T2.2 L F

 

LENSES - Canon Cine-Servo - Canon EF Mount

For Canon 5D Mark II, Canon C300's, Canon C500, RED Epics

 

Canon CN7x17 KAS S Cine-Servo 17-120mm T2.95 (EF Mount)

 

 

LENSES - Lensbaby - Canon EF Mount

For Canon 5D Mark II, Canon C300's, Canon C500, RED Epics

 

Lensbaby - Sweet 35 (35mm lens with a "sweet" spot of focus)

Lensbaby - Edge 80 (80mm lens with an adjustable plane of focus)

PL Mount

LENSES - PL Mount

For Red One and Red Epic Cameras (or any PL Mount camera)

 

RED Pro Prime Set T1.8 (25, 35, 50, 85, 100)

RED 300 Prime T3

Duclos 11-16mm T2.8

RED 18-50 Zoom T3

 

ENG Lenses

LENSES - 2/3”

 

Wide Angle

Canon HJ11eX4.7B - 11x - HD Lens - 4.7mm to 52mm

     (9.4mm to 110.4mm w/Doubler)

Nikon S9x5.5B1-EMS-20 - 5.5mm to 49.5mm - plus Doubler

 

Telephoto

Fuji Pegasus 2 - 14x - 9mm to 126mm - plus Doubler

 

 

Zoom Demand

Canon Zoom Demand for Canon 2/3" Lenses

 

 

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