Blackmagic Design Hyperdeck Studio Mini Recorder
Day Rental $59
Blackmagic Design's HyperDeck Studio Mini is a portable broadcast quality record/playback deck that can also be rackmounted. It features a 6G-SDI input that allows capturing video up to 2160p30, and it incorporates one HDMI and two 6G-SDI outputs. It records to two SD card slots, which enable virtually endless recordings. The HyperDeck Studio Mini is housed in a 1RU rackmountable unit but is approximately 1/3 of a rack wide. It features a front panel button control and a jog/shuttle wheel for an analog scrubbing feel. RS-422 control is supported for external control. You can also control the unit using either the USB port or over Ethernet via the RJ-45 connector. An integrated LCD on the front panel allows you to monitor the video.
Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio Pro HD Live Production Switcher
Day Rental $180
Designed for broadcasters and A/V professionals, Blackmagic Design's ATEM Television Studio Pro HD Live Production Switcher is an 8-input live production switcher with integrated control panel. Four of each HDMI and SDI inputs are available on the rear of the chassis, with both sets of inputs supporting SD and HD resolution from both professional and consumer cameras. The relatively small chassis fits in a standard equipment rack, allowing it to be installed on a sliding rack shelf or packed into a "fly-away-kit" for use on location.
Panasonic AG-HPX370 with remote zoom and focus
Day Rental $299
The Panasonic AG-HPX370 (US$11,700 list; $9,200 street price) is a 1/3″ 3-MOS shoulder-mount HD camcorder with interchangeable lenses. It records everything from 480i to 1080p in 10-bit AVC-Intra 50/100 and 8-bit DV/DVCPRO50/DVCPROHD formats, with variable frame rates in 720p. Its MOS sensors capture a true 1920×1080 image with remarkably high sensitivity and low noise; and its “rolling shutter” skew is comparable to other affordable high-quality CMOS cameras like the PMW-EX series Sonys.
Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio Switcher
Day Rental $79
ATEM Television Studio switchers are the fastest and most affordable way to create incredible HD programs immediately from live events! It’s perfect for broadcasters, professional sports, concerts, seminars, or even the new emerging generation of web broadcasters using platforms such as YouTube Live, Facebook Live and Twitch.tv. You can switch between multiple cameras, game consoles and computers in real time, all with broadcast quality transitions, graphics and effects! Both models feature clean professional switching so there’s never a glitch when changing sources. That means you can even use it as a front end controller for your AV system and switch between multiple sources with the press of a button!