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Tried out a new BNC cable from Amazon today.

November 16, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

I was in a rush and needed a new cable quick. I did a quick hunt around Amazon since I have Prime shipping. Found these flexible cables by WORKHORSE GEAR of Santa Monica CA. I wanted something not too terribly long that would work with my on camera monitor. I use a VideoDevices Pix-E5 and sometimes an Odyssey 7Q with various cameras. These pics show the PIXE5 on a Sony FS700 just for example. (Yes I know it doesnt record the 4K RAW but it can get a good 12 bit 422HQ signal from SDI for the 1080 options)

So, back to the cables. I ordered 2 to try them out, both the 24" BNC. One with two straight BNC and the other with a straight and an angle BNC. The 2nd works great with the PIXE series as you can see in these photos. I would recommend the double straight for a Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q and 7Q+ monitor depending on what camera you use it on. 

The cables are very well made and come with a one year warranty. So far I have not had any issues with them after about 2 weeks of having them and 3 shoots. Just thought I would share my experience so far. If you would like to pick some up follow my links to Amazon below.

 

WORKHORSE GEAR 24" BNC Straight to Straight Ultrathin Flexible Cable SDI

WORKHORSE GEAR 24" BNC Straight to 90 Right Angle Ultrathin Flexible Cable SDI

 

Also try this longer 36" version with 2 right angles

WORKHORSE GEAR 36" BNC Right to Right Angle Ultrathin Flexible Cable SDI

 

 

 


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