Cinedeck EXTREME is the world’s first and only camera-mountable recording, monitoring, and playback device. Cinedeck EXTREME captures to high-definition formats, including uncompressed high definition recording, Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, and CineForm.
What is it?
It is an extremely capable, upgradeable, highly rugged, portable, direct-to-disk, cinema-grade HD/2K video recorder designed and built by cinematographers for cinematographers.
It is compatible with HDMI/HD-SDI/LAN cameras and records to Uncompressed 4:4:4 or 4:2:2 HD, Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, and “Visually Perfect” CineForm™ Digital Intermediate files in MOV format via HDMI and single/dual link HD-SDI.
It has a built-in 7” high-res preview/focus/playback monitor and physical button interface for all commonly used functions. Record settings and playback transport are accessed via touch screen interface.
Monitor video realtime, both on and offboard while using the onscreen edge focus, clipping, waveform, scopes and histogram to seize perfect control of your recording. Monitor audio via onboard headphone jack while toggling between audio inputs or listen to a mix of all inputs while simultaneously viewing the on-screen recording level display.
Cinedeck EXTREME captures edit-ready Uncompressed 4:4:4 or 4:2:2 HD, Apple ProeRes, Avid DNxHD, and CineForm Digital Intermediates in MOV format via HD-SDI or HDMI. Records to standard removable laptop SSD for maximum compatibility/reliability and cost-effectiveness.
Play back your shots instantly via full-featured vtr-style transport controls onscreen. Realtime upconvert/downconvert between more than a dozen resolution/framerate combinations including SD.
Cinedeck Extreme Features:
Uncompressed 4:4:4 or 4:2:2 HD, Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, and “Visually Perfect” CineForm™ Digital Intermediate files
Built-in 7” high-res preview/focus/playback monitor
Onscreen edge focus, clipping, waveform, scopes and histogram
Records to standard removable laptop SSD
It levels the playing field...
It gives anyone with a HDMI/HD-SDI/LAN-capable camera access to onboard cinema-grade recording in the field or on set, at a price that nearly anyone can afford.
It’s actually portable....
It’s a focus monitor, recording deck and preview/playback monitor in one ultra-compact, lightweight package. You can take it literally anywhere you can take a camera.
It extends the life of legacy cameras....
It enables many legacy cameras with high quality sensors to bypass their lesser quality on board tape or media recorders (DV, HDV, DVCPRO-HD), effectively extending the life of a wide array of camera equipment.
It ensures the system is always up-to-date; adding new levels of flexibility, extensibility and providing future-proofing investment protection.
It’s massively compatible...
Cinedeck EXTREME uses standard removable 2.5" laptop form factor SSD recording media. The captured files are ready for editing immediately in Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer v5.0, and Adobe Premiere Pro. Time consuming ingest and transcoding has been eliminated.
It’s designed with travelling light in mind...
Cinedeck EXTREME weighs less than 4 pounds.