Susan McNabb's signing of her book, "Tryon Diary". Tales from the Friendliest Town in the South. Fall in love with Tryon, North Carolina, in this collection of Susan McNabb’s insightful and often funny weekly newspaper columns from the Tryon Daily Bulletin as she discovers the unexpected in small-town life after nearly three decades in Hollywood. Included are her thoughts on Tryon native Nina Simone, the Mule Club, and rented goats."
Pairing a professional 4K camera with a full-frame, powered zoom lens, this 4K XDCAM Super35 Camcorder Kit with 28 to 135mm Zoom Lens from Sony provides you with a camera and lens system ready for today's 4K single-camera productions. Well suited to documentaries, news magazines, or as the base of a kit to build upon for commercial production. The camera supports simultaneous or relay recording of HD or UHD 4K to integrated XQD media card slots.
The included Sony 28 to 135mm power zoom lens covers the full frame format, and supports 4K resolution. It features a Sony E-mount, which allows it to mount directly on the camera without requiring an adapter. The power zoom features a constant maximum aperture of f/4, so there is no exposure ramping as you zoom. It features separate geared focus, zoom, and iris rings for manual image control.
PXW-FS7 XDCAM camera has an ergonomic grip design for easy handling and operability, making it ideal for one-man operation in situations where the extraordinary flexibility of its α Mount lens system and compatible interchangeable lenses can be used to maximum advantage. The PXW-FS7 features a 4K Super 35mm Exmor CMOS sensor and support for shooting in 4K** 60p or Full HD at high frame rates up to 180 fps (frames per second). Selectable recording formats include XAVC, which supports 4K* 60p, Full HD 60p even in 4:2:2 10-bit recording, as well as the common MPEG-2 HD 422 format used by many broadcast stations around the world. Attach an optional Extension Unit (XDCA-FS7) to open up the possibilities of multi-camera shooting and ProRes 422 encoding**. Connect an HXR-IFR5 interface and AXS-R5 recorder to support parallel recording and 4K/2K RAW recordings up to 240fps in 2K.
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Australian microphone maker RØDE has announced a new digital wireless system called RØDELink. It uses 2.4GHz transmission with 128-bit encryption while transmitting on two channels simultaneously. The system can monitor and change frequencies as needed to maintain the strongest signal, transmitting a 24-bit/44.1k signal up to 100 meters.
Setup between devices is simple, using a one-touch sync option with automatic scanning. The RX-CAM receiver has an OLED monitor and provides battery and signal status. The kit is expected to ship in early February, priced at a competitive $399 for pre-order on B&H.