We’re filmmakers, so we naturally love having all the right tools on set. The Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie is another one to add to the collection. Allowing you to lock things down without tying a knot in paracord, the Fish Bone has a limitless amount of uses. And since it doesn’t use knots, whatever you rig can be easily undone.
Back in December 2012, Edelkrone unveiled their SliderPlus, a compact slider system. Now, they’re making it bigger with the SliderPlus XL. A foot longer than the original, the SliderPlus XL slides up to 3 feet with only half the amount of rail space. See this amazing product in action right here.
Need to clean your camera’s sensor? The LensPen allows you to detect dirt on your sensor and safely clean it. It includes a 6X optical viewing lens with LEDs so you won’t miss a spot. It works on all types of DSLRs.
It’s the Stealth Bomber of GoPro aircraft. The Lehmann LA100 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle can fly as high as 300 feet for up to 5 minutes. Designed specifically with the GoPro in mind, the aerial craft soars through the air on its own and then returns to your side, footage intact.
What have we been doing all weekend? Playing with Vine, a new app from the good people at Twitter. Like the Instagram of videos, Vine lets you record up to six seconds of video, which then loops (kinda like a GIF) when you post it. Sound is included and the app even lets you start and stop recording until you fill up all 6 seconds. Consider us hooked.
Plug in the DragonFly USB Digital Audio Converter into your computer’s USB port and it replaces your sound card with an audiophile-grade 24-bit ESS Sabre conversion chip, the same chip you’ll find in many Blu-ray players. Suddenly, the sound of your movies has greater detail and clarity. And it’s all in the size of a USB stick.
If GoPros seem to expensive, you might want to look out for the G90 Action Sports Camera Case when it hits stores. The G90 turns your smartphone into a rugged sports camera by the means of tough case. Additionally, the case turns your camera’s lens 90 degrees, allowing your phone to keep a lower profile. The G90 will be available for Samsung S4, iPhone 5, iPod Touch Gen. 5, and more this June.
Will 2013 be the year of the remote helicopter? The Aircam Super-8 is a multi-motor, mechanically stabilized drone that can lift nearly 9 pounds, which is about the weight of a Red Epic. The Aircam can fly for 10 minutes on a single charge and actually produces footage that quite stable even without post stabilization. See some footage from the rig right here.