lenses

monitors

power

lights

grip . electric

audio

teleprompter

jib . dolly . slider

cameras

tripod . support

aerial

wireless video

cameras . lights . audio . jibs . aerial . teleprompters . crew

rentals

Here is a list of rental items from THE BIRDHOUSE.  If you don’t see something you are looking for, we may be able to get it due to our great trade relations with other rental houses!  Call or E-mail for price quotes on gear and gear packages!  We’re here to get you the gear you need!  Click to download our RENTAL AGREEMENT or REQUEST MORE INFO.

phone: 818.281.1656

e-mail: brian.tweedt@thebirdhouse.tv

cameras

digital cinema

Canon EOS C300-EF

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

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

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 DSLR lenses, 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 . CF Card (Dual)

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

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.

 

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

 

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.

Red EPIC

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

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

Short Films, Feature Films, Documentary, Interviews.

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

 

 

 

Super 35mm size sensor

Codec: Redcode RAW

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

 

RedMag 256Gb SSD Drives

Red ONE

Super-35mm Sensor . Redcode . 4K/2K . CF Card/Red Drive

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

Short Films, Feature Films, Documentary, Interviews.

This is a high-end digital cinema camera with 4K resolution.

 

 

 

Super 35mm size sensor

Codec: Redcode RAW

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

 

CF Cards or

RED Drives (320Gb)

2/3" cameras

Panasonic HDX-900

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

 

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

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.

 

NOTE: The HDX-900 can also simulaneously record to P2 Cards with the P2 Gear attached.

1/3" cameras

Sony Z7U

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

 

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

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

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

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.

lipstick . wearable

GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition

H.264 . 4K @15 FPS/1080p/720p . MicroSD Card

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

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.

 

Wearable & Mountable Small Waterproof HD Camera

4K/15fsp, 1080p/60, 960p/100, 720p/120 plus More!

Codec: H.264 / 12MP Stills / 30fps Burst / Time Lapse

SuperView Mode, Auto Low Light Mode, GoPro App, WiFi Remote

Details: www.gopro.com/cameras

 

MicroSD Card

 

The Birdhouse has MicroSD Cards in stock.

Contour HD 1080P Wearable Lipstick Camera

H.264 . 1080p/720p . Micro SD Card

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

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

 

best for...

tech specs

media type

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

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 Lenses

 

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

 

LENSES - Canon EF

For Canon 5D Mark II, Canon C300, Canon C500

 

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 - Lensbaby - Canon EF Mount

For Canon 5D Mark II, Canon C300, Canon C500

 

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

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

monitors

Panasonic BT-LH1710

 

17” 16x9 HD/SD HDSDI Field/Studio Monitor

HDSDI / YPbPr / DVI / Composite Video

 

Panasonic BT-LH910G

 

9” 16x9 HD/SD HDSDI (3D Capable) Field Monitor

HDSDI / HDMI / YPbPr / Composite Video

TV Logic LVM-074W

 

7" 1024x600 16x9

2 - HDSDI Inputs, one Output / HDMI In and Out / Component

H/V Flip / Sunlight readable

Marshall V-LCD651ST-3GSDI

 

6.5” 4x3 HD/SD HDSDI Super Transflective Monitor

Great for Outdoor viewing

3G SDI (HDSDI) / YPbPr / Composite Video

Standard Definition Monitors

not pictured

 

Nano 7” 16x9 SD On-Board Monitor

 

Vizio 22" 16x9 HD/SD w/AJA’s Hi5 HDSDI to HDMI Adaptor

wireless hd video

Teradek Bolt Pro - Transmitter/Receiver

Zero-Delay Wireless HD Video Transmission System

Sends uncompressed 1080p60 video at 4:2:2, and audio

Up to 300ft Transmission over self-generating WSDI Pro (5GHz)

Connects using 3G-SDI (HD-SDI) to professional monitors

Teradek Bolt Pro 300 - Transmitter/Receiver

Zero-Delay Wireless HD Video Transmission System

Sends Uncompressed 1080p60 video at 4:2:2, audio, TC, metadata

Up to 300ft Transmission over self-generating WSDI Pro (5GHz)

Connects using 3G-SDI (HD-SDI) or HDMI to professional monitors

Includes a USB 3.0 output, which allows you to ingest video directly

   into your computer or DIT cart with ease

Fanless operation

power

Anton Bauer Quad Chargers & 4-Pin A/C Power Supply

Anton Bauer Titan Dual Charger & A/C Power Supply

 

Hytron 140 Batteries

 

Dionic Batteries

Dionic HC Batteries

Dionic HCX Batteries

 

Dionic G90 Batteries - NEW MODEL!

Dionic G150 Batteries - NEW MODEL!

 

Sony Z7U Batteries (Sony NP-F570 & Lenmar Batteries)

 

Canon 5D Batteries (LP-E6)

 

Canon C300/C500 Batteries (BP-955)

tripods . support

Tripods / Heads

 

Sachtler 18 (100mm)

 

Vinton (100mm)

 

Libec (100mm)

 

Manfrotto Pro Middle Twin Kit 100

 

Manfrotto 502 Head (for Slider or mounting)

 

Manfrotto 290 (for 1/3” Cameras, DSLR, or Slider)

 

Bogen (for 1/3” Cameras or DSLR)

 

Marshall Hi-Hat (with board)

100mm Bowl

Works with all cameras we rent

Tripod head not included

EasyRig

 

Easy Rig 2.5 - 500N

(For weight of a 22-26lb camera)

Jag35 - DSLR Full Shoulder Rig

 

DSLR Rig with counterweight and Follow Focus

Works great with Canon 5D and other DSLR's

lights

800W HMI Joker Bug (K5600) w/Chimera, Chimera Pancake

 

Arri D4 Kit (1-650W, 1-300W, 2-150W, XS Chimera, Stands)

 

Arri D2 Kits (2-650W, 1-300W, XS Chimera, Stands)

 

5K Mole-Richardson Fresnel (Housed with 2K Bulb)

 

JTL 500W SoftBox Kit

 

Kino-Flo 2’ - 2 Banks (Daylight or Tungsten)

 

LED 4’ Tubes (Daylight Balanced)

 

China Balls

 

200W Peppers

 

Misc. Practicals & Small Lights

 

Anton-Bauer On-Board Lights

 

Ikan iLED312-SB - LED On-Camera or Hand-held Dual-Color LED

w/2 Sony Rechargeable Batteries, A/C, Car Power Option, mount, barn doors, carrying case.

grip . electric

C-Stands

 

2K Dimmer, Practical Dimmers

 

Mafer, Cardilinni, Grip Clips

 

Misc. Grip Accessories

 

Stingers (10 - 100’)

audio

Wendt 4 Mixer

 

Zoom H4N Recorder

 

Lectro 211 Wireless w/Tram Mic

 

Senheiser EW-100 Wireless

 

Stick Mics

 

Shotgun Mics / Booms

teleprompter

Autoscript Teleprompter 8”

 

Rental Includes:

Compaq Presario Laptop w/WinPlus Teleprompter Software

 

Works on 2/3” Cameras and most 1/3” Cameras

jib, dolly, slider

CamMate Travel Series Jib

 

Arm can be built 11 to 25 feet.

Includes: CamMate studio wheels, Full 360 degree Head - Tilt & Pan

Can control Canon and Fujinon 2/3" Lenses.  You can also fly a DSLR or Cinema camera (such as a RED) with prime or SLR Lenses (Such as Canon EF Lenses) with "Super Servo" kit.

*Rental Requires qualified Jib Operator*

 

25’ CamMate Travel Series Jib

Lens Height: 25 Feet

Total Length: 25’5”

Reach: 21 Feet

 

21’ CamMate Travel Series Jib

Lens Height: 21 Feet

Total Length: 21’5”

Reach: 17.5 Feet

 

18’ CamMate Travel Series Jib

Lens Height: 18 Feet

Total Length: 16’5”

Reach: 13 Feet

 

15’ CamMate Travel Series Jib

Lens Height: 15 Feet

Total Length: 12’5”

Reach: 9 Feet

 

11’ CamMate Travel Series Jib

Lens Height: 11 Feet

Total Length: 8’5”

Reach: 5 Feet

MicroDolly

 

Portable Track Dolly (10 lbs total weight)

For Cameras & Tripods up to 100 lbs

13’ Straight Track

Hi Hat Dolly Board w/6” Riser and 12” Riser

Adapter Cups for all tripod head sizes (75, 100, 150mm)

Rhino Slider

 

Rhino Slider Carbon 4'

For Canon C300/500, Canon 5D Mark II or other small cameras

6 Rollers filled with 12 sealed ball bearings

Locking all terrain legs with non-marking rubber feet

Can be mounted on a single tripod

Rhino Armor - Carrying Case

One Man Crew - Redrock Microsystems

 

Motorized Parabolic Slider, Heavy Load Tilt Head (up to 20 Lbs).

Precision curved track, with adjustable speed, and repeatable action.  Suitable for slow-moving shots such as interviews,  establishing shots, tabletop photography, and timelapse.  Set up custom begin and end points.  The arc is set up for subjects 6 feet from the OMC with Lazer-assisted alignment.

 

D-Tap Power Cable included to power from Anton-Bauer Batteries.

aerial

DJI Inspire 1

 

Quad-copter with integrated 4K/HD Camera

with optional Dual-Operator control (included)

UHD (4K): 4096x2160p24/25,3840x2160p24/25/30

FHD: 1920x1080p24/25/30/48/50/60

HD: 1280x720p24/25/30/48/50/60

12Mp Still Photos with Adobe DNG RAW, Records to MicroSD Card

iPhone Integration (see what you shoot in 720P with built in Lightbridge), 3-Axis Stabilization, GPS

3 Batteries (last about 20 minutes each), Directions, Case

DJI Phantom 2 Vision+

 

Quad-copter with integrated HD Camera - Simple to Setup and Fly

1080/30/25, 720/60P Video, Still Photos, Records to MicroSD Card

iPhone Integration (see what you shoot), 3-Axis Stabilization, GPS

3 Batteries (last about 20-25 minutes each), Directions, Case

 

818.281.1656

southern california . new york - d.c.

 

the birdhouse

cameras . lights . audio . jibs . aerial . teleprompters . crew