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Air ClimberTM, Cross Dovetail Plate LB2 Location Baby Bracket at Cine Gear Expo booth #B119 Posted: 11/06/2022
Air ClimberTM, Cross Dovetail Plate and amp; LB2 Location Baby Bracket at Cine Gear Expo booth #B119

Matthews Studio Equipment returns to Cine Gear Expo to introduce new mounting solutions to aid common on-set grip issues—Air ClimberTM, Cross Dovetail and LB2 Location Baby Bracket.



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Matthews Intros Better Tripod 3iSpreader Worldwide Premiere at CineGear Expo booth B119 Posted: 03/06/2022
Matthews Intros Better Tripod 3iSpreader Worldwide Premiere at CineGear Expo booth B119

Matthews, known for grip and lighting support presents the first better spreader in 40 years. The new 3iSpreader has a leg up on the old spreaders made for Ronford-Baker and OConnor tubular metal tripods. Conceived by working camera professionals, the 3i system offers a safer, smoother, better-balanced and ultra-durable solution. 



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Matthews Intros Air Climber at BSC Expo Posted: 08/04/2022
Matthews Intros Air Climber and trade; at BSC Expo

Matthews Studio Equipment, known for standard-setting grip gear for location and studio work, introduces the first off-the-shelf, modular grip and lighting stand that reaches 25 feet/7.62 meters. Air Climber uses pneumatics to be safely raised and lowered via a regulator switch and air compressor.



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New Matthews 5 Pocket C-Stand Posted: 23/12/2021
New Matthews 5 and rdquo; Pocket C-Stand and trade;

Sliding Leg C-Stand with Grip heads and Arm

Matthews C-stands have been a mainstay on sets for over 50 years. Now there’s one that literally fits in your pocket. Matthews 5” Pocket C-Stand™ offers familiar features in a super-compact form, including a rugged steel build with a double riser, sliding leg and 2 fully functional aluminum grip heads with 3/16 holes.


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Matthews BM1 Bulb Mount and trade; for Aputure and Astera LED Bulbs Posted: 10/12/2021
Matthews and rsquo; BM1 Bulb Mount and trade; for Aputure and Astera LED Bulbs

Matthews Studio Equipment introduces an easy, grip-compatible solution to hold the industry’s professional medium-sized dimmable LED bulbs by Aputure and Astera. The BM1 Bulb Mount™ offers a quick, versatile and inexpensive answer for mounting these battery-powered bulbs to various types of grip equipment and ¼-20 hardware.

Designed for any E26/E27 medium bulb, the Mount offers a standard lamp socket thread (1.25” OD) to accept an LED bulb. At the other end a standard ¼”-20 female threaded insert is ready to accept a Micro Grip Pin, Scissor Clamp, Micro Grip Rod and more.

With a low-profile matte black surface, the BM1 Bulb Mount is made of lightweight yet sturdy molded nylon. It measures 2.6”/66mm long and weighs just 0.8-oz/22g.

Matthews BM1 Bulb Mount is available through the company’s worldwide dealer network. For more information visit https://bit.ly/MSE_BM1 or www.msegrip.com




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Matthews Claw expands Rigging Options for Astera and amp; T12 Tube Lights Posted: 23/09/2021
Matthews Claw expands Rigging Options for Astera and T12 Tube Lights

Matthews announces the answer for safely mounting Astera Hyperion, Titan and Helios as well as T12 tube lights to standard grip equipment. The Claw is a new generation clamp, designed to solve real on-set issues, by Sci-Tech Award-winning Key Grip Richard Mall with gaffer Jeremy Launais and crafted by the team at MSE headquarters in Burbank, California.

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Matthews Offers Gobo Plate trade; XL Mounting Adapter Posted: 01/05/2021
Matthews and rsquo; Offers Gobo Plate and trade; XL Mounting Adapter

Due to the popularity of the Gobo Plate line of versatile mounting plates, Matthews introduces the new Gobo Plate™ XL, a beefy problem-solver offering endless robust rigging options.  

Like its smartly-designed sister products, this mounting essential is made to support an array of gear, from camera rigs, set pieces, lighting and grip modifiers to building materials like lumber and pipe. Built to receive 4.5” Grip heads, the XL is the big brother of the family—designed to couple heavier duty gear found on the rigging side of production that requires versatile support options and above all, safety. It easily bolts to standard cheese plates, hood mounts and hostess trays, etc. or may be nailed or screwed to lumber, set walls and overhead beams.



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Matthews Gobo Plate Baby Pin Posted: 17/03/2021
Matthews Gobo Plate and trade; Baby Pin

MSE does it again with another smart mounting solution to add to their Gobo Plate™ line—this time using Matthews must-have grip essential, the 5/8” Baby Pin. Like their other Gobo Plates, the Gobo Plate Baby Pin is a US-made, rock-solid machined hardware solution. Designed to save time and energy when mounting 2.5” grip heads to an endless variety of equipment and set architecture, this professional answer has an MSRP under $40.

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Matthews Gobo Plate Media Mount Posted: 07/12/2020
Matthews and rsquo; Gobo Plate and trade; Media Mount

Matthews Studio Equipment expands the Gobo Plate™ line by bringing the industry another smartly conceived, ruggedly fabricated, affordable on-set grip tool that’s easy for anyone to use. Whether working on stage or location, monitors are found in every corner of today’s sets allowing all departments to remain dialed into the day’s work. The Gobo Plate Media Mount https://bit.ly/YouTube_GoboMediaMount offers greater versatility, mobility, safety and adaptability than a traditional VESA mount alone while solving other practical onset concerns—all for under $100.

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40 x 40 Floppy Mathshield Posted: 27/10/2020
40 x 40 Floppy Mathshield

Due to the popularity of Matthews practically-sized 40”x40” Flags

and Floppies, the company adds the new Matthshield Floppy to the lineup. The quick

set-up clear Floppy facilitates protection for crew, actors and gear. Like the

rest of the 40”x40” line, it is portable enough to travel in a hatchback car

Tags: MSE | floppy | frames | matthshield | crew | affects | matthews | 40 x 40 | talent | gear
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New 40 x 40 Matthshield Floppies Protect Crew, Talent and Gear Posted: 14/10/2020
New 40 and rdquo;x40 and rdquo; Matthshield Floppies Protect Crew, Talent and amp; Gear

Due to the popularity of Matthews practically-sized 40”x40” Flags and Floppies, the company adds the new Matthshield Floppy to the lineup. The quick set-up clear Floppy facilitates protection for crew, actors and gear. Like the rest of the 40”x40” line, it is portable enough to travel in a hatchback car and compact enough to work in tight locations.

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Kino Flo Plays With Fire Posted: 07/06/2018
Kino Flo Plays With Fire

Kino Flo brings Frankenstein to life! The company's new TrueMatch® Firmware 3.0 introduces eight new lighting effects (FX) modes, including a version of Lightning called "Frankenstein".

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CONTROL UPGRADE BRINGS IMPROVED WORKFLOW TO CRYSTAL VISIONS CHROMA KEYER Posted: 24/10/2017
CONTROL UPGRADE BRINGS IMPROVED WORKFLOW TO CRYSTAL VISIONS CHROMA KEYER

Crystal Vision has further improved the operation of its Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer in a live situation following significant changes to the VisionPanel universal control panel. VisionPanel is designed to operate up to 16 Crystal Vision Indigo or Vision frames, with its physical controls making it well suited to those products that need regular adjustment, such as Safire 3. As broadcasters search for increased efficiency, the VisionPanel enhancements all result in faster and easier operation, with various improvements made to the 3U Ethernet control panel's touch screen, knobs and hard buttons following consultation with expert users who operate chroma keyers on a daily basis.

Tags: crystal vision | Safire 3 | chroma keyer | visionpanel | indigo | frames
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Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles Posted: 27/02/2017
Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles
Pixit Media, the leader in storage solutions built specifically for media workflows, today announced that Oscar-, Emmy-, and British Academy Film Award-winning creative studio Framestore has deployed Pixit Media's PixStor software-defined scale-out storage solution at its Los Angeles, London, and New York sites as central production storage for the advertising part of its business. The deployment gives Framestore guaranteed performance and consistency across all three sites, a cost-effective and simplified approach to disaster recovery and business continuity, and a modular infrastructure that is easy to manage and expand to support multiple workflows.
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Digital Sputnik lights up the sky at Cine Gear 2014 Posted: 29/05/2014
Digital Sputnik lights up the sky at Cine Gear 2014

Digital Sputnik will light up the sky at Cine Gear Expo in Los Angeles with their drone mountable DS LED Light Heli System. In a co-operation with Intuitive Aerial, using their Black Armored Drone, the DS LED Light System offers unparalleled output and flexibility in aerial lighting.  Now a small drone is able to carry a lightweight LED light, output equivalent of 1.5kW HMI. This breakthrough creates a new world of possibilities in creative, mobile and flexible lighting for film and television. The system is controllable over WiFi using an iOS app.

Tags: Digital Sputnik | Kaur Kallas | LED light | drone | Cine Gear | Intuitive Aerial | heli system | aerial lighting | black armoured drone | creative lighting | Mrsik Frames | Kaspar Kallas | innovation | movie lights | broadcast lights | Estonia
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