Equipment Resources

Cameras

  • 1) Sony High Definition:
  • HDCAM: HDW F900/3, HDW F900R, HDW 750P and HDW 730S High Definition units, with down-convertor cards (12 units)
  • HDCAM SR: Sony F23 with SRW 1 / SRPC 1
  • XDCAM HD: PDW F800, PDW 700, EX1, EX3, PDW 530P
  • HDV: HVR S270 and HVR Z7P with interchangeable lenses (using Fujinon ACM 17 adaptor)
  • HDV: HDR FX1E, FX7E, HVR Z1 and HC9E with underwater housing
  • 2) Panasonic DVC Pro HD:
  • Panasonic AJ-HDC27 Varicam
  • HVX 200 / HVX 202 P2 PAL and NTSC
  • 3) Sony DVCAM/DV:
  • Sony DSR 500WSP, DSR 570WSP, DSR 450WSP
  • Canon XL1E, XL1S, XM1, Canon XL1H (and Canon 3x wide angle for XL1)
  • Sony PD 170 PAL and NTSC
  • 4) Betacam SP (now pretty much extinct!):
  • Sony D55P / BVV5P, Sony BVW 400AP PAL & NTSC
  • 5) Digital Betacam:
  • Sony DVW 700WSP/790WSP/DVW 970P
  • 6) RED cameras:
  • RED cameras with Zeiss lenses, Viper, Si2K and Weisscam also available! Please inquire for more details

VTR’s

  • HDCAM: J-H1, J-H3, HDW S280 and HDW M2000 Cine Alta recorders: play and record PAL, NTSC and 24 fps, in interlaced and progressive modes.
  • Digital Betacam: Sony DVW A500P / 500P, J3 / 901, J3 / 902, J30, DVW M2000P
  • DVCAM / DV: Sony DSR 11 – PAL / NTSC recording, Sony DSR 45P / 1800P / 80P
  • Umatic SP: High Band VO 9800 / 9850P
  • Betacam SP: Sony PVW 2600P, 2800P, BVW 60P / 65P / 75P
  • IMX: Play back NTSC & PAL in Beta SP, Digi Beta, Beta SX and IMX formats!
  • DVC Pro: Panasonic AJ-D 455 / 450 / 650 edit recorders and AJ-D92 DVC Pro 50 NTSC recorder
  • DVC Pro HD: Panasonic AJ-HD1400 DVC Pro HD Recorder
  • HDV: HVR 1500 (with HD SDI up-conversion), HVR M15P and HVR M10U
  • HDCAM SR : SRW 5000, 5500 and 5800 with option cards

Lenses

  • Canon HJ14 X 4.3 IRSE and IASE super wide angle lenses
  • Canon HJ11 X 4.7B IRSE, J11 X 4.5 WRS, J11 IRSE, J9 X 5.2 WRS, YJ12 X 6.5 wide angle lenses
  • Fujinon HA13 X 4.5 BERM wide angle lenses
  • Canon HJ22e X 7.6B IASE and IRSE, HJ21 X 7.8, Fujinon HA22 and the new HA23. Also, Canon HJ17.
  • Canon HJ40 X 14 B IASD with supporter (the longest portable lens in its class)
  • Canon MS210D, SS41 and MS15 zoom and focus remote control units

Tripods

  • Vinten 22SD and Vision 10/12, Sachtler Video 18 and 20
  • Manfrotto 510 tripods, dollies and spreaders, Miller DS10 and DS60 heavy-duty HD tripods

Accessories

  • Tascam DAP1 portable DAT recorders, Time Code DAT Tascam DA 60
  • Shure FP 42, M367, Sound Devices 302 and SQN 2S (four channel) and 4S field audio mixers
  • Sennheiser MKH 416 P48 and 415T shotgun mics, with Rycotes, Softies and boom rods
  • Sony 9″ battery-operated monitors, 14″ BVM HD NTSC and PAL monitors, SDI monitors
  • Marshall HD-SDI monitors of 8.6″ and 21″
  • PAG C6 lighting kits, Rosco Litepad options, Frezzi and Sachtler mini lights
  • Sony BVM D9H5 HD monitors with HD-SDI cards
  • Sony MXP 290, Mackie Onyz 1650 Firewire and Yamaha audio mixers
  • Sony switchers: DFS 500/700 and Grass Valley GVG 110CV
  • Sony edit controllers: BVE 2000, RM 450, PVE 500
  • Shure and Sennheiser ew100 G2 and ew500 G2 Series lapel and handheld UHF cordless microphones (24 frequencies)
  • Infrared night-vision camera & button-concealed cordless audio-video Spycams
  • Sony Flycam/Cigarcam with digital recorders, and 8 miniature cameras – Sony XC 999P & Elmo, with 8 different lenses from 3 to 24 mm.
  • 800 Tiffen and Formatt filters (4X4, 4X5.6 and 6X6) and Chrosziel, Formatt, Vocas and Genus matte boxes
  • Portakit Lowell like kit with 2 lighting heads, stands and umbrellas (1 KV each).
  • Shadowcaster lighting kit – 3 lighting heads with stands – 100 to 500W.
  • Babies  1KV and Solar 2 KV lights, with stands and barndoors
  • Rosco lighting filters/gels/lighting pads
  • Sachtler Reporter lights of 30W, 100W, 300W and 600W
  • P+S Technic Mukasey Bags, for steady shots from a car or on the ground
  • Carl Zeiss/Arri Digi Prime lenses. Ultra Prime PL mount set: 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 40, 50, 65, 85, 100, 135mm

Other Services

Qualified HD camera crews, DOP’s, soundpersons, runners, fixers, production persons, lighting persons and the like
Location services across South Asia: we arrange the full gamut in terms of locations, permissions, access, etc.
Apple G5 non-linear video editing, with qualified editors, on FCP HD with Decklink HD Extreme 3 cards
Roaming cell phones and connections
Satellite phones, on Inmarsat Mini M terminals
Tapestock – all formats available in stock 24 hours a day/365 days a year
Solar battery charger and UPS set, for use out-of-doors, to provide up to 100W of power
Crew transport right across the country: cars, sedans, buses, vans, plane charters, etc.
Helicopter hire services, with qualified Swiss and Indian pilots, for filming anywhere in India
Special ‘choppercam’ camera with 3, 6, 8, 12 and 24 mm lenses
Coming soon: Bell 407 helicopter with Tyler mount, with Sony F23 and SRW 1/SRPC 1 HDCAM SR kit
Used and new broadcast equipment sale and purchase services
Engineering department, with full repair services and spare parts, for broadcast gear. Replacements too, so your shoot can continue!
Stock footage library, with 4000 hours of Digi Beta footage and 750, 000 stills shot on 35 mm
Field production generator power, from 2 to 500 KVA
Our digital imaging lab provides high resolution drum-scan quality 4000 dpi scanning, on Nikon
Coolscans, with Digital Ice technology, to ‘remove’ scratches and fungus from older slides
Broadband bandwidth on demand, and VSAT’s for sending footage and content
Transfers/duplication from all video formats
Non-linear editing, based around dual-processor Apple G5 Powermacs running FCP HD
Mac Titanium Powerbook, Mac Book and IBM laptops, for use during your shoots with wireless internet, or for non-linear editing

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