Category Archives: Hardware

Miniature movement – snoppa Atom mobile gimbal

When it comes to filmmaking, the most reliable way to get smooth footage is to use a gimbal. While they come in all sorts of flavors and sizes, the most commonly purchased among the general consumer population are certainly the ones that are on the smaller end of the scale that is compatible with mobile phones. One of the newest gimbals comes from a Chinese company Snoppa in the form of the Atom. Which the company is claiming to be the world’s smallest gimbal.

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Kinefinity brings new hope to indie filmmakers

While the big players in camera technology and manufacturing have been making quite a commotion at this year’s NAB, there’s been a much smaller brand that’s also causing quite a stir.

Kinefinity, a relatively young brand from China, is shaking up the indie filmmaking scene with the reveal of their newest flagship cameras, the MAVO and the MAVO LF. Late last year, they revealed their more affordable options in the TERRA series of cameras, which come in 4K and 6K flavors. The MAVO line is, in essence, a successor and evolution to the TERRA 6K at the same time.

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Blackmagic upgrades the cinema in your pocket to 4k

NAB is going on this week and the announcements are coming in hot and heavy. For those that don’t know, NAB stands for National Association of Broadcasters and this once a year show is essentially CES, but specifically for photography and videography industries.

Blackmagic Design is an Australian based company that has been a major disruptor in the last few years with their affordable yet capable cameras and software. And with this newest camera, the company is looking to take everyone’s lunch money.

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CES 2018 : What caught our attention and not in a good way

The Consumer Electronics Show is always an event colored by the latest and flashiest tech from the world’s biggest vendors. Year after year, the press, and the public are treated to leaps in technology innovation that make us wish the future would hurry up and get here.

The show can’t just be made up of the best, however. There must be a balance to everything, and CES is no exception. We’ve rounded up a few of the gadgets that made us crane our necks in more confusion than anticipation.

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20tb for less than a grand – part 02

Last time on The Marduk Report, we took a look at the parts that would go into building a great NAS for less than a grand.

In this second part, we go in depth with setting up the OS, getting the system ready for files along with sharing them, and talk about what was learned from this experience and where it will move to next.

This is a long video, so buckle up.


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