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ARRI AMIRA (Premium)

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ARRI AMIRA (Premium)ARRI AMIRA (Premium)
(3 x ARRI AMIRA Premium License Camcorders, 200fps and 4K UHD) - DIT SERVICES AVAILABLE please enquire.
THE ARRI AMIRA IS DESIGNED AS AN ERGONOMIC AND SINGLE-USER OPERATOR SYSTEM CAMCORDER, INCORPORATING VARIOUS SHOULDER-MOUNTS AND TOP-MOUNTS TO FIT INDIVIDUAL SHOOTING CONFIGURATIONS.

DRAMA, DOCUMENTARY, COMMERCIAL ... PICK-UP and SHOOT ...

OUR THREE AMIRA'S ARE FULLY LOADED (via the Premium License Key)
which includes ProRes 422, 422HQ, 4444 - and the following frame-rates ...

HD (1920x1080) 200fps
2K (2048x1152) 200fps
3.2K (3200x1800) 60fps
4K UHD (3840x2160) 60fps


- PL Mount
- EF Mount available for Canon
- S35mm Alexa/Amira Sensor (16:9)
- EI 800 base sensitivity / 14+ stops Dynamic Range
- Frame-rates 0.75-200fps (progressive)
- REC 709 and Log C
- HD 1080i / 1080p
- 2K (2048x1152) - recording pixel count, 3.2K (3200x1800), 4K (3840x2160)
- ProRes 422Proxy, 422LT, 422, 422HQ, 4444 Rec709 & Log C
- Pre-loaded 3D LUTs for in-camera grading
- Import custom 3D LUTs for in-camera grading

- PLEASE SEE PL OR EF LENS OPTIONS via the LENSES TAB
PLEASE CALL FOR QUOTE
Includes: ARRI AMIRA Camera Set (with Premium License)
AMIRA MVF-1 Viewfinder
Top-Handles x 2
Bottom-Plates x 2 (Shoulder Mount)
Quick-Release Plate
SanDisk CFast 2.0 128GB cards x 5
Codex CFast 2.0 Card Reader
Camera Mic Sony / Panasonic
Transmitter Bracket
Rear V-Lock Battery Plate
Swit S-8160s (190Wh) Batteries x 8 / Swit 4-Bay Charger
Sachlter or O'Connor Head & Legs (100mm or 150mm)
ARRI ALEXA CINEMA CAMERA
ALEXA SPECIAL - BODY, MEDIA, POWER - $950 PER DAY (ex Insurance)

(3 x ALEXA's 120fps AVAILABLE) - DIT SERVICES AVAILABLE please enquire.
NICHE CAMERAS CAN OFFER THREE, ARRI ALEXA CAMERA PACKAGES, COMPLEMENTED BY A COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF ARRI ALEXA ACCESSORIES. OUR ALEXA KITS CAN BE FULLY CONFIGURED FOR ANY SHOOTING APPLICATION ...

FEATURE, TV DRAMA, COMMERCIAL.

In conjunction with Alexa, Arri also designed a new zoom lens range, configured for Alexa. Niche can supply seven of them (Imperial scale).
Arri Alura 15.5-45mm T2.8 / Arri Alura 30-80mm T2.8
Arri Alura 18-80mm T2.6 / Arri Alura 45-250mm T2.6 (x4)
Other lens options via the lenses tab.

SHOT ON ALEXA:
BIRDMAN, GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, LIFE OF PI, SKYFALL, ZERO DARK THIRTY, MALEFICENT, GAME OF THRONES, DOWNTON ABBEY.
NZ$ 950.00 p day, exclusive of 10% Insurance and 15% Gst
Includes: ARRI Alexa 16x9 Camera (with 120fps License)
ARRI SXS Recording Module
ALEXA EVF-1 Electronic Viewfinder
ARRI EVF Power Cables x 2
ARRI EVF Extension Bracket
ARRI BP-12 Bridge Plate
ARRI Levelling Block
ARRI Handle Extension Block
Wooden Camera 12" Slider-Plate
ARRI Shoulder Pad
SONY SXS Pro 64GB Cards x 5 (aok for 120fps recording)
Sonnet 'Thunder-Bolt' SXS Card Reader
SWIT S8160s (190wh) Batteries x 8, Swit 4-Bay Charger
24v Block Batteries available
RED DRAGON-X
(4 x EPIC DRAGON KITS AVAILABLE) - DIT SERVICES AVAILABLE please enquire

THE RED DRAGON IS A POWERFUL DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERA SYSTEM INCORPORATING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE 19-Megapixel, HIGH RESOLUTION SENSOR (CAPTURING UP TO 6K VIDEO AND STILL IMAGES)
SPECIFICATIONS -
SENSOR:
RED DRAGON 19-Megapixel Sensor (over 9 times more resolution, than standard HD)
Max image Area (6144h x 3160v)
S/n Ratio: 80 dB

ACQUISITION FORMATS:
6K RAW (2:1, 2.4:1)
5K RAW (Full Frame, 2:1, 2.4:1 & Anamorphic 2:1)
4.5K RAW (16:9, HD, 2:1 & Anamorphic 2:1)
4K RAW (as above)
3K RAW (as above)
2K RAW (as above)

FRAME RATES:
23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 47.96, 48, 50, 59.94 - all resolutions

HIGH-SPEED FRAME RATES:
100fps at 6K
120fps at 5K
150fps at 4K
200fps at 3K
300fps at 2K

SHOT ON RED:
THE MARTIAN, ROOM, THE HOBBIT, BETTER CALL SAUL, HOUSE OF CARDS, HOMELAND, NASHVILLE, TRUE BLOOD, SONIC HIGHWAYS
PLEASE CALL FOR A QUOTE
Includes: 
PL mount (or Canon EF mount)
RED Plus+1 Module
RED 5" Touchscreen
RED OLED EVF, with adjustable EVF bracket
REDmote, Charger
Niche Shoulder-Pad with Vocas or O'Connor grips
RED Top Handle
RED SSD Media & REDstation

All and any RED accessory - we have it.
CANON C300 MK2CANON C300 MK2
THE EOS C300 MK2 DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERA IS AN EVOLUTIONARY 2ND GENERATION CINEMA EOS 4K CAMERA SYSTEM WITH A WIDE RANGE OF NEW AND IMPROVED FEATURES, INCLUDING 4K/2K/HD INTERNAL RECORDING WITH A NEW 10-BIT CANON LOG-2 GAMMA.

2 x C300MK2 - PL Available
2 x C300MK2 - EF Available

PL LENSES - via the lenses tab
EF LENSES - try our ZEISS ZF2 EF primes set; package price available.
CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS:
- Canon 8.85 MegaPixel Super 35mm CMOS Sensor
- Dual DiGIC DV5 Image Processors (10-bIt)
- Internal HD, 2K, 4K Recording - 60/50i, 24P, 25P
- Canon XF AVC H.264 Codec
- Rotating 4" LCD Monitor (Monitor Control Station)
- Hi-Res OLED EVF (Viewfinder)
- 3G SDI Outputs x 2
- Audio XLR Outputs x 2
- TC I/O. Genlock In & Sync Out
- Canon 10-bit Log 2 Gamma
PLEASE CALL FOR QUOTE (Basic or Full Production kits available)
Includes: 
Canon C300 MK2 Body (EF or PL)
SanDisk C-Fast 128GB cards x 2 (extras available)
Codex C-Fast card-reader (USB-3)
Arri Cine-Plate, Arri Top-Plate, Arri Top-Handle, Arri Adjustable Shoulder-Pad
Arri Slider Plate 12"
Arri BP-8 Bridge-Plate, 15-19mm Rods
Wooden Cam D-Box V-Lock battery plate; Lemo's x 2, D-Tap x 2, Fischer x 2 '12v - 24v')
(or Wooden Camera 'adjustable' V-Lock battery plate; D-Tap x 2)
Global Media V-Lock Batteries x 6, Charger
PANASONIC  HPX3000PANASONIC  HPX3000
(NICHE CAN SUPPLY 4 x HPX3000 CAMCORDER KITS - THE ULTIMATE FOR MULTI-CAMERA TELEVISION)

DIT SERVICES AVAILABLE (FOR P2) please enquire.

Native 10-bit 1920x1080 4:2:2 progressive scan HD camcorder
2.2 million pixel, 3-CCD Block
24p, 25p, 30p, 50i, 60i frame rates
Film-Rec Cine Gamma Mode (provides 11-stop dynamic range)
CAC Function (Chromatic Aberration Control Lens Function)
Built in Downconvertor
Adjustable Shutter Angles
The favorite for many DOP's, the Panasonic HPX3000 is the industry's first NATIVE-1080P (2K) one-piece camcorder that captures 'master quality' 10-bit video, providing substantially increased information for flexible and controlled grading. Record to solid-state P2 cards, via the new AVC-Intra codec to capture true-native 1920x1080, 4:2:2 colour sampled images. The HPX3000 also offers the Panasonic exclusive, cine-gamma setting 'Film Rec' that realises 11-stops of dynamic range. Projects destined for overseas sales that are shot via the HPX3000 comfortably exceed the international HD recording standards as the HPX3000 records native at 100mbps. Combined cinema features, 10-bit processing power and 100mb native recording make this camcorder the leading EPF choice for New Zealand television drama production, including two of the largest series produced by South Pacific Pictures, Nothing Trivial series 1-2 and Go Girls series 1-4.

(Niche can offer the following HD lenses to compliment the HPX3000)
CANON 21x7.5B KLL Cine Lens MK3 (feet scale)
CANON 11x4.7B KLL Cine Lens MK3 (feet scale)
FUJINON 22x7.8BERM-M58 (CAC)
FUJINON 18x7.6BERM-M58 (CAC)
FUJINON 13x4.5BERM-M58 (CAC)

P2 downloads & HPX3000 manual, via LINKS page
Basic package starts at NZ $650.00 per day,
exclusive of 10% insurance & 15% gst
Includes: (Basic Package)
Panasonic HPX3000 Camcorder
Panasonic HVF21G Veiwfinder
Panasonic MC900G Stereo Camera Mic / Fluffy
Panasonic 32gig P2 Cards x 4
Canon Cine Style 21x & 4.7x lenses / Fujinon 22x, 18x, 4.5x CAC lenses
Sachlter Video 20 Tripod / Base-Plate
Sony BPL-95 Batteries x 6 / Charger / AC
Rain Cover / Manual / Roadcase
CANON C300 PLCANON C300 PL
DIT SERVICES AVAILABLE (FOR C300) Please enquire:
LENS TAB - for PL lens options:

COMBINE THE CANON EOS SUPER 35mm CMOS SENSOR, REVOLUTIONARY CANON DIGIC IMAGE PROCESSING AT 50Mbps 4:2:2 (1920x1080) - WITH YOUR CHOICE OF PL LENS, FOR OUTSTANDING CINEMA QUALITY MOVIE CAPTURE.

- Super35 CMOS Sensor
- PL Lens Mount
- 4" Clear View High-Res 1.23Mp LCD Monitor
- Canon XF Codec 4:2:2 - 50Mbps
- Dual CF card slot
- Built-in ND Filter 1/64, 1/16, 1/4
- Full HD 1080/25p and 720/60p formats
- Built-in HDR and Multiple Exposure Modes
- Extended ISO range (up to 16000)
- Canon Log Gamma
- DIGIC DV 111 Image Processor
- Dual XLR Audio Inputs
NZ$ 450.00 per day, exclusive of 10% insurance & 15% gst
Includes: Canon C300 PL Body
C300 Top-plate (for accessory mounting) includes 'Shoe Handle Mount'
Arri Base-Plate 15mm / Stainless 15mm Rods
Sachlter 018/020 Head and Legs
5 x Canon BP-955 Batteries / Charger
4 x SanDisk (Extreme PRO) 64GB CF cards
CF Card Reader
Cables - various

EXTRAS (additional extras at no charge)
IDX V-Mount plate (includes 2 x D-Tap's) for V-Lock Batts (mount to 15 or 19mm rods)
6 x Global Media Li95 Batteries / Charger
Arri BP Dovetail and Rods for 19mm setup
Shoulder pad
Vocas or O'Connor Handle-Bars
SONY PMW-F3
The PMW-F3 camcorder offers a 'CineAlta Super-35 CMOS sensor' and is designed for a range of digital production applications seeking the creative flexibility offered by a large frame sensor.



Super 35mm CMOS image sensor / 4:2:2
PL Mount
50i, 25P, 50P, 60i, 30P, 24P (CineAlta)
Slow shutter
Overcrank & undercrank (1-60fps 720P / 1-30fps 1080P)
Audio XLR's x 2 input (16 bit, 48kHz uncompressed)
Timecode, Genlock
Built-in ND's
LCD screen consisting of 1920x480 pixels (thumbnail clip display)
NZ$ 400.00 per day, exclusive of 10% insurance & 15% gst
Includes: (Basic Package)
Sony PMW-F3 body
S Log Key
Sony SXS 32GB cards x 3
Stereo camera Mic
Batteries x 3 / Charger
Camera manual
Zacuto Universal Base-Plate with 15mm Rods
Berkey Accessory Plate
Sachlter Video 18/20 Tripod

SONY PDW700
NATIVE 8-BIT 1920 x 1080 4:2:2 progressive scan HD camcorder
25p, 30p, 50i, 60i frame rates
6 x TV and Cine Gamma options
Standard Definition Firmware installed. (Shoot SD or HD on Niche PDW700's)
ALAC Function (Chromatic Aberration Control)
The Sony PDW700 is a popular choice for NZ and international television production, offering the convenience of instantly archived material recorded in camera to XDCam disc. Downloading and backing up is not required when shooting XD. XDCam has become the NZ television format of choice, shooting major reality TV series such as The Apprentice and Top Model. The Niche PDW700's can shoot a number of different formats such as HD422 / SD IMX50 & SD DVCam (SD firmware installed). The PDW700 is generally considered to be the TV work-horse camcorder, producing stunning 50Mb/s HD images.

XDCam 422 Downloads & PDW700 Manual via LINKS page
Basic package starts at NZ $525.00 per day,
exclusive of 10% insurance & 15% gst
Includes: Basic Package Includes:
Sony PDW700 Camcorder
Sony HDVF-20A Viewfinder
Panasonic MC900G Stereo Camera Mic
Fujinon HA22x7.8BERM or Fujinon HA18x7.6BERM Std Lens
Sachlter Video 20 Tripod / Base Plate
Sony BPL-95 Batteries x 6 / Charger / AC
Rain Cover / Manual / Roadcase
Sony PC330
The PC330 is a single 1/3 inch 3.3-Megapixel CCD camcorder that produces 3,048K effective pixels for stills, and 2,077K effective pixels for video. The lens is a 'Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens. The T lens reduces flare and lens glare. It's small and compact size make this the perfect SD choice for 'video diary' & 'incognito' shooting.

Nightshot Function
Progressive Function
4:3 / 16:9 switchable
3D touchscreen menu system
Flip out hybrid LCD screen
Firewire out, USB, RCA x 3 out, S-Video in/out, DC
NZ$ 85.00 per day, exclusive of 10% insurance & 15% gst
Includes: Sony PC330 Camcorder
4 x Sony Batteries
Wide-angle Adaptor
Camera Light 10w
DV cable, RCA cable, S-Video cable, Power lead
Charger / AC
Raincover
Manual
- PC330 travels in a Pelican case -

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Niche Cameras

Welcome to Niche Cameras online.

We are a PROFESSIONAL HD CAMERA HIRE COMPANY, located in central Auckland, New Zealand.

Niche can offer a large selection of HD broadcast and S35 cinema camera options, complemented by an extensive catalogue of ancillary equipment. We can supply multiple cameras of the same model or format. Full drama production packages or individual items are available at extremely competitive rates. We offer rates on 1/2 day, day, week and long term hire periods.

With our extensive NZ contacts and industry knowledge, we can source crew and assist in the planning and facilitation of your domestic or international shooting requirements.

Niche has supplied television and digital cinema camera equipment to the New Zealand & international, film & television industry for over 16 years.

Please call, email or book equipment online. Open seven days.

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CONTACT DETAILS

+64 9 378 1449

+64 274 961 925

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Click here to find us57P LIVINGSTONE STREET,
GREY LYNN
PO BOX 46 309,
HERNE BAY,
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
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