Welcome to Z Systems

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Z Systems is a Twin Cities based provider for solutions to the video production and post production community. We sell and rent video equipment, software and computer systems- We are authorized resellers for the top brands such as Avid, Apple, Sony, Panasonic, Canon, AJA, Blackmagic Design, Digital Rapids, Telestream and many other pro video manufacturers. Z Systems is an end-to-end solution for your creative suite, providing a full offering of sales, rental, design, consultation, installation, training, repair, and maintenance services to our customers.

Slow Motion Video with the Sony PXW-FS7


This past weekend I got together with Mark L, one of our account execs., and shot this slow motion video using one of our rental Sony PXW-FS7 cameras and a Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q external recorder.  We encountered some challenges with lighting and exposing the … Continue reading

Z Systems: Your Sony PXW-FS7 Headquarters

Sony PXW-FS7

PXW-FS7 XDCAM camera has an ergonomic grip design for easy handling and operability, making it ideal for one-man operation in situations where the extraordinary flexibility of its α Mount lens system and compatible interchangeable lenses can be used to maximum advantage. The PXW-FS7 features a … Continue reading

Zeiss is Nice!

Zeiss Otus 55

This past week, we had the pleasure of having Zeiss stop by to give us a full rundown on several of their lens series. We were absolutely floored with what was available, and we think you will be too.   Otus Series – The best … Continue reading