Z Systems is a Twin Cities based provider of solutions for the pro video community. By eliminating the technical headaches of video production, we fuel the creativity of editors, broadcasters, production artists, and field shooters. We are authorized resellers for the top brands such as Avid, Apple, Sony, Panasonic, Canon, AJA, Blackmagic Design, Digital Rapids, Telestream and many other manufacturers. We offer a full suite of video equipment rental, sales, design, consultation, installation, training, repair, and maintenance services to our customers.
G-Technology G-Drive is THE preferred drive for on-set data- we have plenty in stock. You have asked and we’ve responded. This is the preferred drive for data copies on-set because of G-Tech’s reputation for outstanding quality, reliability, and performance. They work great with all generations … Continue reading
As a video professional, you work your gear hard. Your old silver Mac Pro’s days are numbered. The hard drive is getting full. Some of the new codecs take too long to render. The lack of USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt is a real pain when … Continue reading
Last Friday I was shooting some interviews in 4K with our Sony a7Rii and ran into what is probably the number one issue people are having with this camera. Overheating. After about 20 minutes of continuous shooting the camera gave me a warning that it … Continue reading
Get an introduction to the advanced yet simple to use Tiger Series, a range of shared storage workflow solutions that enable end-to-end pipelines for content-centric production. Easily share storage, manage users and workspaces, and backup and archive your material. Tiger Shared storage lets you use … Continue reading
Optical fiber connection now optional Blackmagic Design has announced that it is lowering the price on its Blackmagic Studio Camera by making the camera’s optical fiber connection optional. This decision was based on customer feedback that said many were not using the optical fiber connection. … Continue reading
The Sony a7Rii has been out for a few weeks now and I’ve been curious about its potential to be used as a B-Cam with the Sony PXW-FS7 which has been a very popular camera in the last few months. In theory the cameras should … Continue reading