(Grenoble, France--August 6, 2014) Aaton-Digital will show the new 24 track Cantar-X3 recorder and new Aaton-Digital 5” Oled monitor at IBC 2014 on the Aaton-Digital /Transvideo stand 11.F31. Deliveries will begin for existing orders this fall. New orders will deliver Q1 in the new year.
The Aaton-Digital Cantar-X3 design team, many of whom were involved in the design of the Cantar –X1recorder and the legendary Aaton film cameras. Also present are some colleagues of the French DP association l’AFC, and the sound engineers association L’AFSI.
Also on show will be the new Aaton-Digital 5” Oled monitor which is multi purpose but can be used with the Cantar-X3 recorder as a video source monitor. It is the Aaton version of the new Transvideo StarliteHD monitor.
For the last ten years, the Aaton Cantar-X2 has been the ultimate benchmark for audio field recording.
The new Aaton-Digital Cantar-X3 recorder
Today, a totally new machine, the Aaton Cantar- X3 has been designed by the same team that created its predecessor. It combines the ergonomics of the X2 and its outstanding microphone preamplifiers which have been redesigned to improve filtering possibilities and reduce further the noise level, also new functionalities such as an optional Audinate's Dante IP networking, while additional features are accessed through an improved human interface with new display based menu control. Sister company Transvideo has designed the display.
Its avionics aluminium machined housing, water and dust-proof with a durable coating coming from military industry, together with an exceptionally long run time makes it the perfect portable tool for outside location work. Extended linear faders, smooth rotary knobs and silent switches are provided for a practical working environment.
External devices can be simultaneously linked to the Cantar X3 through widely used audio and computer connectors adding new capabilities for this machine to be scalable for the next twenty years.
Company CEO Jacques Delacoux will be present on the stand. Also there you will find Film and Digital Times editor Jon Fauer, along with representatives from Steadicam and Artemis with their respective rigs. Happy hour every day, except Sunday which is party day.
Established in Grenoble, France, since the early 70s, French Company Aaton made a name for itself with innovations which became widespread in the film industry: in camera time recording, Super 16, built-in video assist, film code readers and accurate data management for non linear editing systems.
Over the last 40 years, Aaton product design, insisting on putting ergonomics first, has given the filmmakers the tools they need to better serve their trade, create new aesthetics and adapt to a constantly evolving industry.
In June 2013, TRANSVIDEO, the French monitor manufacturer acquired AATON through its holding company ITHAKI,
AATON has become AATON-Digital.
While developing new products, AATON Digital provides service for existing products, including film cameras and audio recorders.