Cinedeck teams with Sony to unleash rebate promotion for Sony XDCAM EX cameras


Last Updated: November 17, 2011 6:02 pm GMT
(New York--November 17, 2011) Cinedeck LLC, manufacturer of multi-format, recording, monitoring and playback systems that provide the fastest gateways to post production, has teamed up with Sony to launch a rebate promotion on Sony XDCAM EX and F3 cameras when purchased with a Cinedeck EX recorder.

Cinedeck EX is the first cinema-grade, camera-mountable, recording, monitoring and playback system. It enables filmmakers to take full advantage of the Sony F3 S-Log and Sony XDCAM EX picture quality and output performance, with 10-bit uncompressed 422 and 444 recording. All choices of Avid DNxHD, Apple ProRes and CineForm make Cinedeck EX the fastest mobile capture-to-post system. Dual Cinedeck EX systems were recently combined Sony F3 cameras, and played a pivotal role in the camera-to-post workflow, for VFX-laden horror feature film The Ghost Of Goodnight Lane, directed by Alin Bijan.

Sony is now offering rebates on all XDCAM EX and F3 camcorders, when purchased with a Cinedeck EX. The rebate amounts are:
  • PMW-EX1R--Get back $500
  • PMW-EX3--Get back $600
  • PMW-320 – all packages--Get back $600
  • PMW-350 – all packages--Get back $600
  • PMW-F3 K/L--Get back $900

The rebate scheme is ends on December 31st 2011. Further details and terms and conditions are available at

The launch of the Sony “Unleashed” rebate follows last week’s news about the release of Cinedeck EX v2.5. Available for immediate download, the new Cinedeck v2.5 software delivers a range of customer-requested features that support an even better operational experience for Cinedeck users. These include a new and enhanced playback engine, expanded timecode operations, upgraded audio metering displays, and a new Windows-based, desktop remote controller for multiple Cinedeck EX systems.

This is a US only promotion.

About Cinedeck LLC:
Founded by cinematographers, and headquartered in the heart of New York City, USA, Cinedeck manufactures innovative, touchscreen recording systems for use with all popular digital cinematography cameras. Along with on-set monitoring, playback and quality control capabilities, these recorders also unify camera-to-post workflows by offering the industry’s most comprehensive range of edit-ready output formats. Cinedeck EX, the industry’s first camera-mountable device, has proven essential to the workflow on hundreds of TV and cinema productions, and has won TV Technology’s “2010 STAR Award”, the “2010 Vidy Award,” and DV Magazine’s “Award of Excellence”. Continuing this pioneering spirit, Cinedeck LLC is also addressing the challenges of the mobile and outdoor broadcaster with Cinedeck RX, its new, rack-mounted, multi-format recorder, monitor and playback system. Cinedeck RX was awarded the prestigious “2011 Pick Hit Award at IBC 2011” from Broadcast Engineering Magazine. For more information, visit


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