Video Equipment Rental
Video equipment is expensive. For many companies, buying a brand new HD video camera with the needed microphones and lighting equipment is not in the budget. The more economic solution: renting. We rent our HD & SD video equipment on a day-to-day basis. For pricing, call The Stewdio at 877-756-7848 or contact us on the form to the right.
Sony PMW-EX3 XD Camera
The PMW-EX3 compact camcorder with an interchangeable lens system incorporates three ½-inch type Exmor™ Full HD CMOS sensors, each with an effective pixel count of 1920 x 1080, delivering stunning-quality HD images in 1080P, 720P, and 1080i HD resolutions. Features: “Slow & Quick Motion”, aka “over-cranking” and “under-cranking”, selectable gamma curves, slow-shutter, interval recording and the Picture Profile™ feature. Offers a convenient remote-control and multi-camera operation capability, which allows use with high-end camera systems.
Sony HVR-Z1U HDV Camera
The HVR-Z1U features three developed Super HAD 1/3″ CCDs. The advanced CCD design allows more light to reach the pixel imager, reducing video noise and improving the signal-to-noise ratio. The HVR-Z1U records this exceptional imagery using the recently adopted HDV 1080i format onto a DVCAM™ mini cassette.
Sachtler Tripods – DVII
Our Sachtler tripods are an aluminum tripod system offering stable movements to deliver the best images possible. They consist of a fluid head, 2-stage aluminum tripod mid-level spreader and case. There are two tripods available at The Stewdio.
Arrilite Lighting Kit
The Arri Arrilite 1000W 4-Light Kit is designed for a wide range of film and photographic lighting applications. Each Arrilite 1000 provides beam angles of 65° in the flood position and 24° in the spot position. With a 1000W bulb, each fixture will throw a beam of 695 footcandles 4.3 ft (1.4m) in diameter, @ full spot, from a distance of 10 ft (3m). It will provide a beam of 145 footcandles 13 ft (4m) in diameter @ full flood, from the same distance.
This is a four-light, 4000 watt, 120 volt kit, and it includes barndoors, bulbs, scrims, light stands and a compact carrying case.
Chimera Video Softbox (2 with the Arrilite Kit)
The Video Pro Plus is designed for use with a hotlight but may be used with flash as well. With fabric intended for the heat of a continuous light, the Medium Video Pro Plus 1 with silver interior is ideal for work in small spaces when medium softening of the light is desired. There are two softboxes available at The Stewdio.
Sony Wireless Mics
Sony Camera Mountable Receiver (2 available)
The Sony URX-P1 is a portable, camera mountable UHF wireless microphone receiver designed for use with the Sony UWP series of wireless microphone transmitters. The receiver features space diversity reception where 2 dual receiver circuits and antenna compete for the strongest RF signal. The result is minimal drop out and interference.
Sony UTX-B2 Bodypack Transmitter
The Sony UTX-B2 is a wireless body-pack transmitter for the UWP series wireless microphone system. Users are able to choose from 5mW output, which is suitable for simultaneous multi-channel operation or 30mW output for long distance transmission. The transmitter features selectable RF-output level providing added signal strength at long range.
The Gitzo 3560 Six-Section Carbon Fiber Boompole is a lightweight boom microphone pole suitable to mount shotgun microphones, stereo microphones, etc. The GB3560 is designed for maximum comfort and reliable use on location or in studio, with a carbon fiber, 6x cross-layered tube providing maximum strength while remaining lightweight