News: Band Pro To Showcase FF Primes, VR, and Custom Dollies at NAB 2016
(Burbank, CA--March 23, 2016) Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. will be featuring new lens, camera support, and Virtual Reality technology at this year’s NAB show. Band Pro will be in Booth #C10408, directly adjacent to the Sony booth in the central hall. Band Pro will showcase the new Raptor FF prime lens family from IB/E Optics; consisting of 3 focal lengths: 100mm, 150mm, and 180mm.
The lenses feature full frame (24mm x 36mm) coverage, 1:1 magnification, consistent T2.9 T-stop, as well as robust and durable cine mechanics. Based in Germany, IB/E is a globally respected optics manufacturer known for cutting edge expanders, adapters, and lenses, including the new Arri 65 lenses.
Also from IB/E, Band Pro will have the new S35xFF Expander in both 6K and 8K configurations.
Designed to provide full frame coverage using your current 35mm lenses, the IB/E Expander series makes your existing glass ready now for full frame cinematography.
New from lens manufacturer CW Sonderoptic, Band Pro will also feature the latest addition to the Leica Summicron-C family, the 40mm Summicron-C. This highly anticipated focal length will be in the booth and available for testing.
Radiant Images will be in the Band Pro booth showing off the new Dark Corner Virtual Reality rig. Featuring 4 Sony A7S MKII full frame sensor cameras, the Dark Corner rig is the perfect virtual reality capture device for low light environments. Also on hand will be the new Pufferfish interactive VR dome / monitor. Don’t miss this opportunity to test drive the latest VR technology.
Dark Corner VR Rig
Band Pro will also be featuring cutting edge dollies by Italian manufacturer Cinetech. Cinetech has designed a family of high tech dollies that provide unsurpassed versatility, and unlike most in the market, can be owned.
Capinera Dolly by Cinetech
Remote camera control Semote will be live in Band Pro’s shooting gallery, showcasing their newly expanded functionality for Amira and Alexa Mini cameras.
Be sure to stop by and check out the new BVMX300 30-inch 4K Oled master monitor from Sony, the flagship model in their professional monitor lineup. Colorist Bobby Maruvada will be in the booth and will giving Filmlight Daylight demos throughout the show.
President and CEO, Amnon Band remarked: “Band Pro was built on pioneering the newest technology. We don’t wait for our industry to take the next step. We help it get there. Full frame cameras are coming and the tools of the trade are changing. Stop by and see us at NAB. You’ll be amazed at what we have to show you.”
Band Pro will again co-host the annual ICG party on Monday April 18th from 5:00 – 6:00 PM in Band Pro’s booth #C10408 (adjacent to the ICG booth in the Central Hall). Local 600 members are encouraged to attend.
About Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc.
For over 30 years, Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. has specialized in products and solutions for professional cinematographers. From their offices in Burbank, Atlanta, New York City, Munich, and Tel Aviv, Band Pro offers the highest level of knowledge and expertise along with the finest equipment and accessories available.