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Adorama To Showcase Broadcast, Video Gear Including Aries Blackbird Quadcopter

April 1st, 2015 Posted in News Roundup By SVG Staff

Photography, video, imaging, and electronics retailer Adorama (Booth C1321) will exhibit its lineup of high-end broadcast equipment, including a brand-new quadcopter.

Aries Blackbird X10 quadcopter

Aries Blackbird X10 quadcopter

Launched in December, the Aries Blackbird X10 professional, remotely controlled aerial quadcopter captures first-person video from up to 1,500 feet. With its on-board camera, the Blackbird X10 can shoot up to 1080p/30-fps Full HD video, as well as 16-megapixel still images in ultra-high resolution, with a flight time of up to 25 minutes per charge.

The high-tech chopper features integrated flight and camera control, six-axis gyro stability, GPS accuracy, advanced intelligent flight-control systems, weather-protected construction, and a wide, stable landing base. Featuring simple, flexible operating controls coupled with stable, reliable performance, it is available now exclusively in the Adorama store or online at Adorama.com.

Also on display at the Adorama booth will be cameras from AJA, Arri, Canon, Panasonic, RED, and Sony; lenses from Canon, Fuji, Panasonic, Schneider, Sony, and Zeiss; video accessories, such as matteboxes and rigs, from Alphatron, Bright Tangerine, Chrozsiel, Ikan, Shape, and Wooden Camera; tripods from Alan Gordon, Matthews, Pro-Am, O’Connor and Sachtler; monitors from Atomos, Convergent Design, Ikan, RED, Sony, and TV Logic; and lighting from Arri, Cineo, Hive, Ikan, Litepanels, Matthews, Rotolight, and Lylight.

Company production experts will be onsite, providing information on the latest acquisition technology and accessories available to rent and through the rent-to-buy program; Adorama Trade reps will be available for visitors looking to trade in equipment for cash or new gear.

Visitors to the Adorama booth can enter the company’s NAB 2015 Great Giveaway Sweepstakes by having their badges scanned and receiving a raffle ticket at the Adorama booth, good for all three nights of the sweepstakes. They must be present at the booth to win. Drawings will be held at 5 p.m., awarding the following prizes:
Monday: Sony Alpha a7S mirrorless digital camera (a $2,498 value)
Tuesday: DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ V3.0 Quadcopter (a $1,099 value)
Wednesday: Sony PXW-X70 Handheld Camcorder (a $2,299 value)