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Production Formats:
High Definition:
XDCam HD, XDCam EX, DVC Pro HD (tape and P2 versions), HDV,
Canon MPEG2

Standard Definition: XDCam, DVCam 4:3 / 16:9 wide screen,
Mini DV 4:3 / 16:9 wide screen, DVC Pro 25 and 50

High Definition Cameras: Sony PDW-F355 XDCam HD camcorder, Sony HVR-270S
HDV/DVCam/DV, three Panasonic HPX500 P2 DVC Pro HD camcorders

Digital Cinema Cameras: Sony PMW-F3 with prime and zoom PL lenses, Canon C300
cine camera system with , Canon 5D DSLR, Sound Devices PIX240 HD high resolution
digital video recorder, matte box system with filters, follow focus system, rail system
with shoulder mount

Standard Definition Cameras: Sony HVR-270S DVCam/DV camera, Panasonic HPX500
DVC Pro P2 camera

Broadcast Lenses:
High Definition
Canon Broadcast eHDxs Series Digital Drive 22X7.6 HD zoom lens with
2X extender, Canon Broadcast eHDxs Series Digital Drive 11X4.7 super wide angle HD
zoom lens with 2X extender

Standard Definition: Canon Broadcast Series 9X5.2 wide angle zoom lens with 2X
extender, Canon Broadcast Series 21X7.8 zoom lens with 2X extender, Canon
Broadcast 12x6.5 wide angle zoom with 2X extender, Century Precision Optics .8X
wide-angle adapter, Century Precision Optics ultra fisheye lens adaptor for dramatic
wide-angle effects, Canon rear lens controls for zoom and focus

Chrosziel Matte Boxes with two-stage filter tray (one fixed, one rotates), 16:9 or 4:3
format wide-angle or 4:3 format bellows sun shade, Chrosziel side wings and French
flag

4X4 Filters:  Schneider Filters - UV-410 (Haze 1), Soft-Centric 1, Classic Soft 1/8,
Classic Soft 1, Tiffen Filters - Black Pro Mist 1/4, Black Pro Mist 1, Pro Mist 2, Soft
Effects 3, Polarizer, Clear/Blue Grad 2, Neutral Density .6 Grad, 812 Warming






Camera Support Equipment: Sachtler 20P Video Head with HD carbon fiber Speed-
Lock tripod, Cartoni Delta fluid head with two-stage carbon fiber tripod, O’Connor
1030 fluid head with quick-action ENG news tripod, Vinten Vision 6 fluid head with
carbon fiber 2 stage tripod, O’Connor baby sticks, dolly wheels for tripods, Cine
Saddle,
Cinekinetics portable camera jib, CamMate Travel Series 25 foot camera jib,
Basson BSN 800 Steadicam
(see below)

Production Monitors: Panasonic BT-LH1710 HD-SDI 17" LCD, Panasonic LH900A HD-
SDI 8.4" LCD, Sony PVM-8045Q 8" high resolution monitor, Sony PVM-8044Q 8"  
monitor, 7” Panasonic LCD monitor, 7" Varizoom on-camera LCD monitor

Lighting Equipment: K5600 Joker 400 HMI kit with par and fresnel lenses, barn doors,
Chimera soft banks, 1X1 Bi-Color LED Panels with barn doors, Arri Fresnel 150s, 300s
and 650s, Arrilite 1000s, Kino Flo Diva Lite 200 and 400 instruments with
honeycombs, LTM Peppers, ETC Source Fours with various patterns, Lowel Omnis,
Totas, and DPs, Westcott and Chimera Soft Banks with honeycombs, battery powered
LED bi-color/dimmable on-camera light.

Grip Equipment: Matthews, Norms and American grip equipment - C Stands, grip
heads and arms, mafer, scissor, and gaffer clamps, scrims, flag and net kit, cokies,
Flexfill reflectors, umbrellas, expendables, gels - color, correction, diffusion, Magliner
production cart

Audio Equipment:
UHF Wireless Microphone Systems:
Six Lectrosonics UCR201/UM200 wireless UHF
diversity receiver systems with 256 selectable UHF frequencies, Two Lectrosonics
UH200D plug-on transmitter with phantom power, Tram TR-50, Countryman Isomax
EMW and Countryman B-6 lavaliere microphones

Microphones: 5 Sennheiser MKE-2 lavaliere microphones, Sennheiser ME-66 shotgun
microphone with blimp, Audio Technica 4071 and 4073 shotgun microphones with
Rycote Softie wind screens, PSC and LTM boom pole, Electro-Voice RE50 microphone,
Shure Beta 58 microphone, camera mounted Sony and Panasonic shotgun
microphones

Mixers and Distribution: Sony DMX-P01 portable 4 channel digital mixer, Shure FP33  
portable microphone mixer, Shure FP16A mic/line distribution amplifiers, multiple Sony
headphones

Audio Recording: Zoom H4N Digital Audio Recorder - WAV and MP3 Files






Communications: Lectrosonics UHF IFB transmitter with 5 receivers, JK Audio
ComPack portable universal telephone interface to connect audio in an out of analog
phone lines, PBX systems and cell phones. Telex IFB ear piece

Additional Production Equipment and Services

Portable 15" LCD Teleprompter: Portable LCD teleprompter will accommodate both
broadcast EFP cameras and mini DV cameras. Large 15" flat panel LCD screen rivals
studio systems for easy viewing. The prompter weighs only 13 pounds. The system
includes a Dell Inspiron 9200 17" widescreen laptop running Windows XP Pro with Flip-
Q Pro 2.2 and TeleScreen 32 Pro 5.0 prompting software capable of importing any
script file. The entire system packs for safe airline travel in an ATA approved case.

Steadicam Basson BSN 800: Camera stabilizing system for 'walk and talk' scenarios
and moving camera shots. Eliminates the need for a dolly while providing very smooth
moving camera shots. Holds cameras up to 22 pounds - fits most broadcast Betacam,
DVCam, DVC Pro, XDCam and 16mm film cameras. Small enough to fly to location
productions.

CamMate Portable Camera Jib: A portable, remotely controlled jib that provides fluid
camera movements. It can be assembled to reach as little as 8 feet to a maximum of
25 feet.  
Click here for more detailed information.

Cinekinetics Portable Camera Jib: Provides unique perspective views with dolly and
crane camera moves. Adds movement to an otherwise static shot creating visual
interest. Front operated jib that sets up in five minutes on a standard tripod and
provides a seven foot crane move. It is very portable and packs small enough to fly to
location productions.
Click here for more detailed information.

Painted Muslin Backdrops: Provides instant generic background for interviews or
product shots - 10X20 Gray, 10X20 Tan, 10X15 Venetian Rose, 10X20 Black

Portable Green Screen / Blue Screen Backdrops: Provides the ability to key
subjects over other backgrounds in post-production.

ATA Rated Flight Cases for all equipment for safe airline travel

New equipment added on a regular basis - please call for special requirements.
We can fulfill most any production equipment needs.
R & B Communications, Inc.
Cleveland, Ohio
440 946-9511
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Professional results are achieved with a combination of broadcast quality equipment
and years of experience and skill. R & B Communications employs those key elements
along with recognized broadcast standards when it comes to equipment and
production techniques to achieve the highest quality footage for use in editing and
post-production. We can fulfill most any equipment needs your production requires.

Production Equipment Rental - Don't see it in our catalog?
If your production requires any special equipment, R & B Communications can locate
anything you may need that is not in our catalog. We have accounts with other local
equipment vendors as well as suppliers throughout the United States. Let us know
what you need and we will source it for you and provide you a quote.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions