Digital Accessories

Teradek Bolt PRO 300 Wireless HD Transmitter (up to 1080 60P)
Teradek Bolt PRO 2000 Wireless HD Transmitter
IDX CW-5HD “WEVI CAM WAVE” wireless HD-SDI transmitter (1080i, 1080P, 720P, 525i, 625i)

ARRI MB-14 6.6” X 6.6” 4-stage Matte Box
ARRI LMB-5 4x5.650 clip on 2 stage (for cine lenses)
Chrosziel 4 X 5.650” Light Weight Matte Box
Chrosziel 4 X 5.650” 2 Stage Light Weight Clip On Matte Box (for Zeiss Digi Primes)
ARRI LMB-4 6.6” X 6.6” 2 Stage Clip On Matte Box (for cine lenses)
ARRI LMB-3 4 X 4”/ 4 X 5.650” Clip on Matte Box (for cine lenses)

ARRI FF-4 Light Weight/Studio Follow Focus
ARRI FF-3 2 Speed Studio Follow Focus
Chrosziel Light Weight Follow Focus

Preston Cinema Systems FI+Z


5.6” TV Logic VFM-056WP LCD On Board Monitor with Waveform & Vectorscope
Marshall 7” V-LCD70XP-HDMI On Board Monitor
7” Small HD 702 Bright HD-SDI/HDMI on board monitor with waveform
7.9” Panasonic BT-LH80W with Waveform Monitor
8.5” Panasonic BT-LH900 HD/SD LCD on board monitor with waveform
9” Panasonic BT-LH910 HD-SDI/HDMI on board monitor with waveform
17” Panasonic BT-LH1700 HD LCD monitor
17” Sony PVM-1741 OLED monitor
Insignia 22” HDMI Monitor
AJA HD10MD3 HD-SDI Downconverter

Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ Recorder 4K, 2K, HD & raw onto 256GB SSDs
AJA Ki PRO Mini Portable Recorder records onto high speed CF cards
Sound Devices PIX 240 Recorder Records HD and instantly transcodes footage to either Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD using 2.5” SSDs or CF cards

HDMI Splitter box Allows multiple HDMI monitoring from HDSLR cameras
HDMI to HD-SDI Blackmagic Design Converter Box Converts HDMI signal to show image on Professional HD-SDI monitors


Teradek Bolt PRO 300 Wireless HD Transmitter (up to 1080 60P)

The Teradek Bolt PRO 300 is the latest in HD on set transmission where our customers need a lightweight, small and reliable transmitter. The unit can transmit HD signals up to 300 feet (line of sight) with zero delay. It powers off of any source between 6 and 28 volts DC.

Teradek Bolt PRO 2000 Wireless HD Transmitter

The Teradek Bolt 2000 is a zero delay wireless video system that transmits uncompressed 1080p60, 4:2:2 video up to 2000ft over the unlicensed 5GHz band. Bolt 2000 is multicast capable up to 4 receivers and comes in 3G-SDI, HDMI, and dual input/output varieties.

IDX CW-5HD “WEVI CAM WAVE” wireless HD-SDI transmitter (1080i, 1080P, 720P, 525i, 625i)

The IDX CW-5HD “WEVI CAM WAVE” is an HD/SD-SDI wireless transmitter/receiver system that connects to any camera outputting HD-SDI or SD-SDI and transmits an outstanding signal to an HD/SD-SDI monitor that can be set up as far away as 150 feet (direct line of sight). This is perfect for that shoot where running cables is just not desirable. The system transmits 1080/60i, 1080/50i, 1080P/29.97, 1080P/23.98, 720P/59.94, 720P/50, 525i/59.94 NTSC and 625i/50 PAL. In addition, the system can be powered off of V mount, Anton Bauer, lunch box batteries or power supplies.


The Wooden Camera Director’s Monitor Cage allows attachment of any LCD display by top, bottom, or side mounted 1/4-20 screws. Top and bottom raise and lower to fit cage properly. Foam grips for secure, comfortable holding. Battery mounting bracket for attachment of V-Mount or Gold Mount plates, wireless receivers, or additional accessories. Included offset adapters allows attachment of Monitor Cage to C-stands (baby pin).


5.6” TV Logic VFM-056WP Compact LCD On Board Monitor

The TV Logic VFM-056WP is a high resolution (1200x800) LCD on board monitor that can be used on any camera we carry. This lightweight gem features HD-SDI IN/OUT, HDMI input (with HD-SDI 720P loop out), waveform, vectorscope, DSLR scaling, Focus Assist, Markers and Audio metering.

Marshall 7inch V-LCD70XP-HDMI On Board Monitor
Marshall 7” V-LCD70XP-HDMI On Board Monitor

This standard of the industry 7” on board monitor is the perfect portable monitoring companion to your HDSLR production. Its light weight allows it to be mounted with the camera in order to offer monitoring while in hand held as well as studio mode.


7” Small HD 702 Bright HD-SDI/HDMI on board monitor with waveform

The SmallHD 702 Bright is the first of a new line of feature rich 7-inch monitors, the 700 Series, with a 1000 NIT, 1920x1080 LCD, the 702 Bright is pixel perfect for daylight shooting and powers off of Canon LP-E6, Sony L series batteries or via your camera’s Ptap outlet via an adapter cord.


8.5” Panasonic BT-LH900 HD LCD Monitor with Waveform

The Panasonic BT-LH900 Multi-Format Color Production Monitor greatly simplifies HD and SD monitoring on location or on a sound stage.  It’s a slim 2.5-inch profile, light 4.4 lbs. and energy efficient by consuming less power that a conventional CRT HD monitor. In addition, DC operation makes it ideal for outdoor applications.
This fantastic monitor is equipped with two SDI inputs automatically detecting HD or SD, one component input (Y/Pb/Pr or RGBS), and one composite input. The new Video/Cine Gamma Conversion Table and built-in waveform monitor function support HD production when using the popular Panasonic VariCam HD Cinema Camera. It easily mounts atop the VariCam and other cameras as well. Also convenient is the separate control panel that can be mounted on the top, side, or bottom of the monitor. Designed for side-by-side rack mounting (optional) and equipped with both DC input and Anton Bauer Gold Mount, the BT-LH900A brings the same high level of performance and convenience to OB vans and studio/control rooms.
 It provides for high-brightness, high-contrast viewing up to a 170-degree viewing angle, both horizontally and vertically, that minimizes color variation and ensures sharp images.

9” Panasonic BT-LH910 HD-SDI/HDMI on board monitor with waveform

This high-performance; portable 9-inch LCD monitor with its new IPS LCD panel boasts best-in-class 1280 x 768 WXGA pixel resolution. Perfect for field and studio applications; the LH910 can be utilized on-camera as an electronic viewfinder; on location; in mobile vehicles or for live settings. With 176 degree vertical and horizontal viewing angles; the widest offered by any LCD display; the LH910 delivers exceptional imagery and superb color accuracy; and professional interfaces including HDMI and 3G-SDI.

17” Panasonic BT-LH1700 HD LCD Monitor

The BT-LH1700W 17" widescreen production-quality monitor features two auto-switching SDI / HD-SDI inputs, waveform monitoring, and freeze frame/split screen functions. Desk stand is included.

Sony 17” PVM-1741 OLED Professional Display Monitor

Schumacher Camera has also added to our monitor line up the Sony 17” PVM-1741 1920 x 1080 OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) panel. It provides our most discerning customers with accurate color reproduction, stunning blacks, and excellent picture quality.

Insignia 22inch HDMI Monitor

Insignia 22” HDMI Monitor

This 22" LED-LCD HD monitor is the perfect affordable companion when it comes to monitoring your HDSLR production.  It produces a vivid picture, supports high-definition images up to 1080p and features a 60Hz screen refresh rate to reduce blur during fast-action scenes.  In addition, it also supports standard definition signals.

AJA HD10MD3 Downconverter

The HD10MD3 is a miniature digital downconverter for converting HD-SDI video to standard definition SDI and analog component/composite video. The HD10MD3 uses a full 10-bit data path and multi-point interpolation to produce broadcast quality downconverted video. In addition, the HD10MD3 converts either 1080p24 or 1080p24sf to 59.94 Hz output video using the standard 3:2 pulldown technique. The output can be formatted for either 4:3 or 16:9 standard definition monitors. Four-channel input embedded HD-SDI audio is passed to the SDI output.


Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ Recorder
Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ Recorder

Convergent Design's Odyssey7Q+ is a monitor/recorder that features a 7.7", 1280 x 800, OLED, touchscreen display with a 3400:1 contrast ratio, true blacks, and professional monitoring features such as waveform, histogram, vectorscope, anamorphic de-squeeze, and 3D LUT support. On its own the Odyssey7Q+ can record up to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) in the compressed Apple ProRes 422 HQ format or up to 2K/1080p using the uncompressed DPX file format via SDI or HDMI. Additionally, it supports several RAW recording options for ARRI, Canon and Sony. It records onto 2.5” SSD cards.


AJA's Ki Pro Mini was designed as a miniature field recorder for creating "ready- to-edit" professional digital video. Ki Pro Mini supports an Apple "file-based" workflow by recording standard Apple ProRes 422 QuickTime files on industry standard Compact Flash (CF) media.* When removed, Compact Flash cards function as standard HFS drives when connected to a Mac computer via any standard off-the-shelf Compact Flash reader. 

*Please note that when purchasing CF cards AJA highly recommends the following cards to accommodate the high bit rates when recording:

Recorder Features:

Sound Devices PIX 240 Recorder
Sound Devices PIX 240 Recorder

Sound Devices PIX 240 video recorders add Quicktime recording using Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD to any HDMI or HD-SDI equipped high-definition video camera. The portable PIX 240 records Quicktime files to CompactFlash cards or removable 2.5-inch solid-state hard drives. In addition, with deep expertise in production audio and hard drive-based audio recorders, Sound Devices built the PIX recorders with the highest audio performance. The audio circuitry on the PIX 240 is based on Sound Devices award-winning 7-Series Digital Audio Recorders. The low-noise (-128 dBu equivalent input noise), high-bandwidth inputs are mic/line switchable and include limiters, high-pass filters, and 48V phantom power. The audio source is menu-selected between embedded HDMI audio, embedded HD-SDI audio or balanced audio connected to PIX.

Recorder Features:


HDMI Splitter
HDMI Splitter box
This HDMI Splitter box is the perfect solution for splitting your HDMI signal coming from an HDSLR camera such as the Canon EOS 7D. From one box you can setup two monitors with the same video feed and you can even feed three monitors when two boxes are daisy chained together.  It’s small and compact which is perfect for using this on a portable camera rig and can be powered either from an AC adapter or by four AA alkaline batteries.

HDMI to SDI Converter by Blackmagic Design
HDMI to HD-SDI Blackmagic Design Converter Box
This HDMI to HD-SDI converter box is ideal for converting from HDMI devices to two separate HD-SDI video monitors. The unit can be powered off of AC power as well as run off Panasonic CGA D54 batteries.

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