Cinequipt Estimate printed on April 01, 2015
Huge Canon Price Reduction
Date: 4/1/15

Canon announced a $5000 price reduction on a C300 cameras today. They now start at $6999.

Also announced were instant rebates on the following products thru June 30th:
Canon C100's - $1000 instant rebate - now starting at $2999.
Canon Compact Cinema Zooms - $4000 instant rebate.
Canon Cinema Zooms - $5000 instant rebate.

And - 0% 24 month financing returns as well as the continued availability of 36 month 1.99% financing.

Free NAB Pre-Registration
Date: April 13-16, 2015

Not too early to be planning for NAB. Courtesy of our friends at Fujinon, register now for the show for free. Offer good through 3/26/15. Make sure to stop at Fujinon's booth C7025 to see all their new products.

Register Now. Use code LV2767 at checkout.

Convergent Design Odyssey7Q+ Now in Rental
Date: 1/19/15

The Odyssey7Q+ is the most advanced, most capable, most versatile monitor/recorder in the world. The Odyssey7Q+ can record HD/2K/UHD/4K. It can record them via SDI and HDMI. It can record RAW (with Record Options), uncompressed DPX, and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ). The Odyssey7Q+ features an OLED 1280x800 monitor with true blacks, accurate colors, extended color gamut and a 176 degree viewing angle.

Along with the best image in the industry, the Odyssey7Q+ also features an extensive array of image analysis tools, including an RGB waveform, RGB Histogram, False Color, Pixel Zoom with finger drag, three-mode Focus Assist and monitoring LUTs.

The unique Multi-Stream Monitoring mode allows up to four HD video inputs to be viewed at once in a quad-split view or to be live-switched between in full screen. The Odyssey7Q+ weighs a little over one pound, is just one inch thick and can run on any power source from 6.5-34 volts.

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Price Reduction - Canon C100 - Original Version
Date: 1/2/15

While they last - Canon has reduced the price of the original C100. Now only $3,999.

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Price Reduction - Canon C100 with Dual Pixel Autofocus
Date: 1/2/15

Canon has reduced the price of the C100 with factory installed Dual Pixel Autofocus. Now only $4,499.

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Price Reduction - Canon C300 with Dual Pixel Autofocus
Date: 1/2/15

Canon has reduced the price of the C300 with factory installed Dual Pixel Autofocus. Now only $11,999.

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Canon Cinema Prime Discount Program
Date: 1/2/15

Canon has extended their Cinema Prime Discount Program. Purchase and 3 & receive a $900 discount. Purchase any 4 & receive a $1600 discount. Purchase 5 & receive a $2500 discount or purchase all 6 & receive a $3000 discount.

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Price Reduction - Canon C500
Date: 1/2/15

Canon has reduced the price of the C500 by $4000. Now only $15,999.

Canon Financing Options
Date: Extended Thru 6/30/15

Available from Canon Financial Services - 36 month 1.99% financing or 24 month 2.99% financing to qualified applicants.

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Canon XF205 Now in Rental
Date: 7/29/14

Here's Canon's newest camcorder. Available now at CQ for $195/day or purchase for $3999.

Features include:

* 26.8mm Wide, 20x Optical Zoom Lens with 3 Separate Lens Rings
* AF options (Instant AF, Face Detection) and Reduced MOD
* Enhanced Image Stabilization Performance
* Ergonomic, Rotating Grip
* Equipped with Wide DR Gamma (600%) Mode and Refined, 8-bladed Circular Aperture
* Infrared, High-sensitivity Shooting Function with Enhanced Exposure Performance
* Professional 0.45-inch Color Viewfinder and Precise 3.5-inch OLED Panel
* MXF and MP4 Dual Codec Recording (either or both)
* Slow and Fast Motion Function Supported (MXF)
* 35 Mbps 1440x1080 Recording Supported for Broadcast Usage (MXF)
* Three Memory Card Slots
* HD-SDI Monitor Output, 3G-SDI Output, Time Code and Genlock
* 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz Dual-frequency Built-in Wi-Fi® Capability
* Ethernet LAN Terminal
* Browser Remote, FTP File Transfer (MXF/MP4) Functions Featured
* Four-channel Audio Recording

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EPIC Dragon now at CQ
Date: 6/23/14

Arriving at CQ today after a long 9 month backorder is our new RED EPIC Dragon. The new RED DRAGON™ sensor features RED'S most advanced color science yet, taking advantage of vastly improved dynamic range and low-light capabilities. Ready to rent at CQ starting at $1225/day.

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Easyrig 3 Cinema now available
Date: 5/15/14

The Easyrig Cinema 3 gives you the advantages of both a handheld and tripod mounted camera; i.e. with the speed and mobility of the handheld camera you can still achieve steady pictures. It also has improved steadiness because of the integrated hip and back support.

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Get the Instagram Look
Date: 3/24/14

Trying for the Instagram look on your shoot? These Ultracon and Low Contrast filters might help. We've got the Ultracon's in 4.5" Round, 4x5.65, & 6x6 sizes. The Low Con's are available in Series 9, 138mm Round, 4x5.65 & 6x6 sizes.
Canon C500 EF now available
Date: 1/8/14

The EF mount version of the C500 is now available in rental. Shoot 4k with your own lenses or with any of our wide selection of Canon, Zeiss & now Scheider EF mount glass.

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Scheider Xenon FF-Primes now available
Date: 1/6/14

Schneider Xenon FF-Primes in 35, 50 & 75mm are here. All T2.1 and they're smaller, lighter and less expensive than the Zeiss CP.2 or the Canon Cinema Primes. They cover the sensor of full frame cameras & have interchangeable lens mounts too.

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Arri M8 now available
Date: 12/26/13

The Arri M8 "little blinders" are now in rental. Only 800w, but it puts out the same amount of light as a 1200w HMI fresnel or a 1200w HMI Par with a lens.

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NEW Gear in our Rental Department
Date: Right Now

Search our Rental Catalog with the word "new" & you'll find all the latest gear we've added during the last few months. Keep watching - there's always more on the way.

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Air Travel with Li-Ion Batteries - Updated 2012
Date: January 1, 2011

The rules for air travel & lithium-ion batteries changed again on January 1, 2011 and they will continue to change. The good news is that they're trying to standardize & simplify the procedures. Here are a few links that you should check on for more information before you go so that you're not caught off guard.

US Deparment of Transportation.

IDX Systems

Anton/Bauer
Used & Closeout Gear
Date: Limited Quantities

Check out the deals we've got!

Used & Closeout Gear

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