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Phantom Flex 4k outshines Red Dragon in South Africa

Phantom Flex 4k vs Red Dragon

Recently, we shot a commercial, whereby our Phantom Flex 4K was put to the test against the infamous Red Dragon. What else can we say other than that our Phantom outshined the Dragon in every aspect. The Phantom Flex 4k not only shoots up to 1000fps at 4K, but shoots standard 24fps as well. The convenience of having one camera that can instantly switch from normal to highspeed framerates on the fly is one of the many reasons clients choose highspeedworx’s camera and service. We guarantee the best value for your production and are proud to be able to own such a magnificent piece of kit. We love highspeed, let us share our passion with you !


Highspeedworx and Vision Research offer Phantom Flex 4K Technical Workshop

Want to know everything there is to know about high speed cinematography? Are you interested in learning the technical aspects of the Phantom Flex 4K? Do you want to be one of the lucky few to be able to work with this magnificent camera? Then you are in the right place.

Vision Research is collaborating with Highspeedworx to organise a Phantom Flex 4K Technical Workshop on 24 and 25 November 2014. Limited seats are available, so please make sure to call us as soon as possible. Seats are allocated on a first come, first serve basis.


HighSpeedWorx Phantom Workshop

Highspeedworx tests Phantom Flex 4k with Hydraflex underwater capabilities

Highspeedworx is currently testing the capability of going underwater with the Phantom Flex 4K, which would promise spectacular footage from the world below. Falk Eggert, an experienced underwater cameraman, has tried the Hydraflex housing for this purpose and hopes to be able to promote this service to Highspeedworx in the near future.

Check out the pictures below and stay tuned for more information!

Migrate Film Company, uses our great Camera!

image002Its very difficult to be the first and best in an industry, where technology is constantly evolving and the goalposts keep shifting. But offering the cutting edge is what separates the wheat from the chaff and staying ahead of the pack is ultimately what makes one production house outshine the others. Migrate Film Company, run by Libbi Ball seized the opportunity to be the first production in South Africa to use the Phantom Flex 4K.
On a set with over a hundred extras and crew, the Phantom Flex 4K was used to realize a demanding story board, which took six days to shoot. Recording in 4K resolution at various frame rates, the camera was used to create that special look, running alongside Arri Alexa XTs.

 “It was a demanding day, with 4 location changes and little time in between shots.” Falk Eggert from Highspeedworx commented. He went on to say that; ” The amount of Data generated on a busy shooting day is huge, especially in 4K RAW resolution. Our workflow and depth in equipment ensures that the production doesn’t grind to a halt, while Data is being transferred.”

Producing a commercial for Land Rover, of this magnitude is a daunting feat. On a busy day, using several cameras, as well as a helicopter camera unit there is a lot to think about. Libbi Ball from Migrate Film Company added that; “We were happy with the way that Highspeedworx, ran the Phantom Flex4K.”

Highspeedworx receives BlueShape Batteries

Highspeedworx received the new BlueShape BV270HD V-Lock Batteries to add to its complete Phantom Flex 4K Kit.

This big size battery pack is with no doubt the largest V-Mount battery available today on the market, designed for high-end applications and capable of operating continuously in discharge at 12A (approx. 175W).

  • Nominal Voltage: 14.8V
  • Voltage range: 10.8V ~ 16.8V
  • Nominal Capacity: 18.0Ah, 266Wh
  • Max. discharge current: 12A
  • GRANITE construction, robust, shockproof and IP54 certified
  • 2 Auxiliary D-Taps (nominal 14.8V) provide max 5A with independent overload protection
  • Size: 171 x 95 x 69mm (6.73″ x 3.74″ x 2.71″)
  • Weight: 1.62Kg (3.57lbs)
  • NEW: enhanced contact protection for safer air transport

Check out BlueShape’s Website for more information.