Cinequipt Estimate printed on January 22, 2017
Big Ronin Price Drops
Date: 12/12/16

DJI has just announced price drops on the popular Ronin 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizers. The Ronin is now just $1999 & the Ronin-M just $999.
Kino Flo Diva-Lite LED 20 Kits Have Arrived
Date: 11/7/16

The Diva-Lite 20 LED Kits have arrived at CQ & are available to rent. Taking the familiar form factor from the Diva 400, but enhancing it with the LED light engine from the Select series, the Diva-Lite 20 features the just released firmware that includes a large built in gel library as well as an extended Kelvin range of 2500 to 9900K. Also included are some built in Kino Flo colors like Blue Screen, Green Screen, Sodium Vapor, 20K Blue Sky & more.

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Mole 1600w Tener LED Fresnels in Rental
Date: 11/28/16

More Mole 1600w LED Tener Fresnels are now available in our rental department. Put to good use by SkySports UK at the Ryder Cup this year, the LED fixtures plug into the wall but provide the same amount of light as a 10,000 watt fixture.

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Canon C700 Announced
Date: 9/1/16

Coming later this year to CQ - Canon's new Cinema EOS C700 Digital Cinema Camera is designed to be a flexible "A" camera for various types of shooting scenarios. The EOS C700 features both internal 4K ProRes and XF-AVC recording. With the optional 4K Codex CDX-36150 recorder, the C700 is capable of recording uncompressed RAW up to 120 frames per second.

As Canon's flagship cinema camera, the C700 features the choice of one of two new Super 35mm CMOS sensors. With three models to choose from, users can choose the best tool for their shooting requirements. The C700 is available in both locking EF & PL mount versions and features a pixel resolution up to 4.5K, a dynamic range of 15 stops and Dual Pixel CMOS AF. The PL mount only C700 GS PL features 14 stops of dynamic range, up to 4K resolution and a global shutter.

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CQ Tapped as a RED Digital Cinema Reseller
Date: 7/11/16

Cinequipt is pleased to announce that we are now an Authorized Reseller for RED Digital Cinema products within the US.

Cinequipt will offer the full line of RED cameras and accessories with the same concern for the customer, attention to detail and after sale support that our customers have come to appreciate. RED products such as the 5K SCARLET-W and 4.5K RAVEN will be available for demo in our showroom soon and stocked for purchase. The next evolution in RED DSMC2 camera system, the 8K WEAPON will follow at a later date.

As an Authorized Reseller, CQ can help you make sure your package is complete, assist in the unlikely need of warranty service, and provide a local resource to you for working with your RED camera. We also receive priority in obtaining products from RED.

Be sure to contact Cinequipt's sales department to learn more about RED Digital Cinema products or to place your order.

Canon C300 Mk II $4000 Instant Rebate
Date: Thru 3/31/17

Extended - a $4000 instant rebate on the Canon C300 Mark II. Now just $11,999. 0% 24 month or 1.9% 36 month financing is available too.

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Canon C100 Mk II $1500 Instant Rebate
Date: Thru 3/31/17

Extended - a $1500 instant rebate on the Canon C100 Mk II and C100 Mk II kits, now starting at $3999. 0% 24 month or 1.9% 36 month financing is available too.

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DJI Osmo Handheld 4K Camera with 3-Axis Gimbal
Date: 6/14/16

The Osmo uses the Zenmuse X3 camera/gimbal system to bring the benefits of stabilized 4K shooting to a handheld form factor.

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Arri S60-C Skypanel LED
Date: 6/17/16

Skypanel is a compact, ultra-bright LED softlight with an adjustable color temp of 2800-10,000K and green/magenta hue control. It also has a built in library of Lee & Rosco gels that allows you to reproduce almost any color.

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Fiilex M1 LED
Date: 6/9/16

The M1 takes Fiilex's Dense-Matrix LED technology and arrays it into at unique form factor that marries a diffuse flicker-free source with formidable power & throw. Soon to be wirelessly controllable by an app on your phone.

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Litepanels Astra 1x1 Soft Bi-Color
Date: 6/1/16

Now available at CQ - the Astra Soft is a dedicated soft panel, saving setup time & space if you need a soft source. Still retaining the adjustable color & even dimming of the Astra series, the 1x1 Soft Bi-Color works better than a traditional soft box when your shooting space is confined because of it's shallow footprint.

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Panasonic VariCam LT Camera
Date: 4/27/16

Panasonic's VariCam LT Super 35 4K camera is now available at CQ.

• Utilizes the same Super 35mm 4K native sensor and imaging capabilities as the VariCam 35, but with significant reductions in size, weight and price.
• 14+ stops of dynamic range in V-Log, plus the renowned VariCam image quality and color science.
• Dual native 800/5000 ISO imager. With ISO5000, you see more detail than the human eye at low light levels (without adding noise).
• Image handling in multiple formats ranging from 4K, UHD, 2K, HD and HD ProRes, all fully capable of High Dynamic Range (HDR) capture.
• New Codecs: AVC-Intra2K-LT and AVC-Intra-LT for capturing frame rates up to 240fps.
• EF mount accommodates a wide choice of lenses for smaller cameras; can be switched out to a robust standard 35mm PL mount.
• XpressP2 card slot recording for all formats including high frame rate and HD/2K/UHD and 4K recording; SD slot for high-resolution proxy recording as well as proxy files for offline edit/color grading.

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AAdyntech JAB V2 Variable Kits Now In Rental
Date: 3/16/16

Even brighter than the previous generation JAB Daylights, the JAB V2 Variable has an adjustable color temperature range of 3,000°K to 6,000°K and develops an output of 2,100 fc @ 10 feet.

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Canon XF/XA Camcorder Instant Rebates
Date: Thru 3/31/17

Extended & improved - Instant Rebates on the entire Canon Professional Camcorder line - good through 3/31/17.

* XF305 - $3999 after $1000 Instant Rebate
* XF300 - $3499 after $500 Instant Rebate
* XF205 - $3499 after $500 Instant Rebate
* XF200 - $2999 after $500 Instant Rebate
* XF105 - $2499 after $500 Instant Rebate
* XF100 - $1999 after $500 Instant Rebate
* XA35 - $2099 after $400 Instant Rebate
* XA30 - $1599 after $400 Instant Rebate
* XA10 - $1299 after $200 Instant Rebate

Canon XC10 $500 Instant Rebate
Date: Thru 3/31/17

Just Extended- a $500 instant rebate on the Canon XC10 Hybrid 4K Camcorder, just $1999.

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Canon C100 $1500 Instant Rebate
Date: Thru 3/31/17

Just Extended- a $1500 instant rebate on the original Canon C100's, now starting at $2499. 0% 24 month or 1.9% 36 month financing is available too.

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Canon 0% 24 Month Financing Extended Thru 12/31/16
Date: Thru 3/31/17

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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Canon 1.9% 36 Month Financing Extended
Date: Thru 3/31/17

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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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 4/1/2016
Date: April 1, 2016

The rules for air travel & lithium-ion batteries changed on January 1, 2015 & shipping by cargo changed on April 1, 2016. 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.

IDX Systems


Great explanation from UPS about shipping batteries without equipment.

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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Used & Closeout Gear
Date: Limited Quantities

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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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