“Visual Products has it all: a friendly and knowledgable staff, a beautiful facility, and an impressive array of gear. They always stand behind the equipment they sell, and their customer service is impeccable.” David Litz Director of Photography Magic Eight Ball Productions
Provides full-screen, High Definition color image on modern HD monitors-- eliminating the need for additional converter boxes/wires
Draws power from SR body eliminating the need
for extra battery and power cable
Low Power Consumption and can be turned off when
not in use
No brightness reduction in viewfinder
Covers Super16 frame without vignetting
This is an ingenious little video tap. The light meter in
your SR camera (which you most likely never use) is
already stealing some brightness from your viewfinder.
When you add any of the video taps currently available
for the SR, the image in your viewfinder gets even dimmer
and hard to see. This is not the case with the Visual Products SR Video Tap. By removing the meter and using
the light that was used for the meter, we are able to
add an affordable video assist to your SR while maintaining the brightness in the viewfinder.
During development of the Visual Products HD-SDI Hyper Tap, we did some side-by-side comparisons with (standard-definition) video assists-- even the high-end Arri IVS units on 16SR-3 cameras (which was the best available solution just a few years ago). The results of the tests were clear: these HD-SDI units far exceeded old cameras in sharpness, color rendition, contrast, low-light capability... EVERYTHING!
The units we have developed are small, lightweight and simple-- not to mention priced right. This "elegant solution" approach eliminated expensive frills like programmable generated frame lines and on-screen footage counters-- costly features not necessary to going back and seeing if that mic boom really did drop in the shot.
Check out this recent customer testimonial: "Just shot a day on the new SR3 and the tap is amazing. Rivals the taps I’ve used that Panavision has been developing for the Arri 16mm bodies. The Visual Products tap has just a bit of rolling shutter compared to the Panavision, but it’s so much smaller and more light weight it’s a worthwhile trade off."
The price quoted for the Visual Products Hyper Tap for SRI & SRII cameras is for installation of the tap into your camera in our shop. This is not a user-installable unit. If you have an SR camera with one of our older Standard Definition video taps installed, please contact us for upgrade pricing.
CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE FOOTAGE SHOT OFF OF AN HD MONITOR SHOWING THIS SR3 HD VIDEO ASSIST AT DIFFERENT FRAME RATES AND VIDEO SETTINGS
**PLEASE NOTE: When using the Teradek Bolt or other wireless video transmitters with the Visual Products HD Video Tap, make absolutely sure of proper voltage input and polarity to your video transmitter prior to connecting the SDI cable from the output of your Hyper-Tap II. If either the voltage or polarity to the Teradek Bolt transmitter (or other video transmitters) is incorrect, damage to the internal electronic components of the video tap can occur and will void repair cost coverage under the video tap's warranty.
Item Number: 829
Price: $2,850.00 Warranty: 6
months parts & labor
day money back
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