Cinequipt Estimate printed on November 27, 2015
CQ 2015 Holiday Hours
Date: 2015

As we approach Thanksgiving, all of us at CQ wish to extend our best wishes to you for a great holiday season. We appreciate your business & look forward to continue providing our gear for your vision in the years to come.

Here's our 2015 holiday schedule:

Thursday 11/26 & Friday 11/27 closed for Thanksgiving
Thursday 12/24 & Friday 12/25 closed for Christmas
Friday 1/1/16 closed for New Year's day

Canon C300 Mk II Now in Rental
Date: 9/21/15

The first of the C300 Mk II's have begun to arrive & one is available to rent. The C300 Mk II features:

* 8.85 Megapixel 4K Super 35mm CMOS Sensor
* Dual Digic DV5 Image Processors
* In Camera 4K recording to CFast 2.0 Cards
* 15 Stops of Dynamic Range with Canon Log 2
* 10 Bit Canon Log Gamma 2/ACES/REC 2020 Support
* Improved & Expanded Dual Pixel CMOS AutoFocus Technology
* Expanded Built-In ND Filters - 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10 Stops
* Multiple Recording Modes - 4K/2K/HD
* Refined Ergonomics
* Ultra High Resolution OLED EVF with Adjustable Viewing Angle
* & More

Contact us to arrange a demo.

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New Sales Tax Laws in MN
Date: 7/1/15

Effective July 1, 2015, MN is now allowing an up front Sales Tax Exemption on many capital equipment purchases. Check with your tax professional to find out if you qualify.

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Canon 0% 24 Month Financing Extended Thru 12/31/15
Date: Thru 12/31/15

0% 24 month financing from Canon has been extended. You can even include EF lenses and batteries with your camera at 0%.

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Astra 1x1 BiColor Inventory Doubled
Date: 9/15/16

The high output & accurate color rendering have made the Litepanels Astra's a popular light. So popular, we just doubled our inventory so that they're more available for your productions. All our Astra's come with a v-mount battery plate already mounted on the fixture. We've added travel cases, shipping cases & soft boxes too.
Sony PXW-FS7 Camera Now in Rental
Date: 9/1/15

The Sony PXW-FS7 is now available at CQ, along with the XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit/ProRes encoder, PL & EF lens mounts & plenty of XQD media.

The PXW-FS7 XDCAM camera has an ergonomic grip design for easy handling and operability, making it ideal for one-man operation. The PXW-FS7 features a 4K Super 35mm Exmor CMOS sensor and support for shooting in 4K60p or Full HD at high frame rates up to 180fps. Selectable recording formats include XAVC, which supports 4K60p, 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 the XDCA-FS7 optional Extension Unit to open up the possibilities of multi-camera shooting, ProRes 422 HD encoding & RAW outputs for an external recorder like the Odyssey 7Q+. The 7Q+ can record 2K at up to 240fps. The camera rents for $375/day.

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Rokinon Cine DS 5 Lens Set Now in Rental
Date: 8/12/15

We've just added the Rokinon line of lenses to our sales & rental departments. This 5 lens set in EF mount includes a 24, 35, 50, & 85mm T1.5 & a 135mm T2.2 for only $85/day.

The new Cine DS line from Rokinon are more than just "de-clicked" still photo lenses. They feature uniform focus and iris gear positions as well as dual calibrated scales for operator and focus puller, with exposure in T-Stops. The Cine DS line also offer a color matching to a higher degree than the standard Rokinon Cine lenses. The lenses in this set provide Full Frame coverage.

The set is available for purchase in EF, Nikon, Sony A, Sony E, or MFT for $2565.

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Canon 1.9% 36 Month Financing Extended
Date: Thru 12/31/15

1.9% 36 month financing from Canon has been extended. You can even include EF lenses and batteries with your camera at 0%.

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Canon C100 $1000 Instant Rebate
Date: Thru 12/31/15

Just Extended - a $1000 instant rebate on the original Canon C100's, now starting at $2999. 0% 24 month or 1.9% 36 month financing is available too.

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Canon Prime Lens $500 Instant Rebate
Date: Thru 12/31/15

Just Extended - a $500 instant rebate on all Canon Cinema Primes. Can be combined with set rebates for even greater savings & now a free 6 place lens case when you buy 3 or more lenses.

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Canon XC10Canon XC10 4K Camcorder Now in Rental
Date: 7/2/15

The Canon XC10 compact hybrid 4K camcorder has arrived at CQ. Rental includes 64GB CFast 2.0 card & reader, 32GB SDHC card, 2 batteries & more. It's also perfect as a "B" or "C" camera on your C100/C300 shoots as it has multiple custom picture settings including Canon log and Canon Wide DR Gamma.

Available to rent for $120/day or in stock to purchase for $2499.

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Motorola CP200D Radios Now in Rental
Date: 6/1/15

Motorola's CP200D is the industry standard, and the new 16 channel digital models now in our rental department offer better sound clarity & longer battery life.

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Easyrig Cinema 3 Gimbal Rig Now in Rental
Date: 5/29/15

The EasyRig Cinema 3 Gimbal Rig was designed to support Ronin's & Movi's & make them easier to use.

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Canon Rental Price Drops
Date: 4/2/15

Given the recent price reductions on Canon Cinema EOS cameras & HDSLR's, we're lowering our daily rental rates. C100's now start at $175/day & C300's are $345/day.

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C300 Price Reduction - Now Only $6499
Date: 4/1/15

Canon has dropped the price of the C300 by $5000. Now only $6499. 0% 24 month or 1.9% 36 month financing is available too.

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Redrock One Man Crew Director Now in Rental
Date: 4/22/15

The new patented (8,973,505) One Man Crew Director™ is the latest motorized parabolic slider from Redrock Micro that transforms your static shots with beautiful cinematic motion and includes unique features for dramatically improving interviews and 'talking head' videos, all without a dedicated operator.

New Features:
* Quieter - redesigned low-noise drive system
* Smoother - redesigned curved rails support cameras up to 22lbs.
* Remote Control - via phone apps - currently Android but IOS is coming.
* Remote Camera Start/Stop - via app & appropriate cable.

Canon EF 11-24mm f4/L Now in Rental
Date: 4/22/15

The Canon EF 11-24mm f4/L lens is the worlds widest angle rectilinear zoom lens with full frame coverage. Perfect for architectural photography or anywhere you're in tight quarters.
Schnieder 25mm Xenon FF Prime Now in Rental
Date: 4/23/15

The last of the original set of 5 Schneider Xenon FF-Primes in EF mount has arrived. Same great package and weight as the rest of the series - 35mm, 50mm, 75mm & 100mm. Next up are the 18mm & 135mm coming later this year.
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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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 2015
Date: January 1, 2015

The rules for air travel & lithium-ion batteries changed again on January 1, 2015. Here are a few links that you should check on for more information before you go so that you're not caught unaware.

US Deparment of Transportation.

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Used & Closeout Gear
Date: Limited Quantities

Check out the deals we've got!

Used & Closeout Gear

We’re always planning the next event. Our appointment as a Canon Professional Production Systems Dealer gives us access to a wealth of technical people eager to teach you about the products you’re renting and purchasing from us. Our Minneapolis facility gives us a great place to host these events. Check back often to see what’s next!

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