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IkonoskopThis past summer, Swedish camera manufacturer Ikonoskop announced that it would be temporarily halting production of its super16 RAW digital cinema camera, the A-Cam DII. Despite the fact that filmmakers around the world praised the A-Cam DII for its simplistic functionality and stellar image quality, the company stopped production due to a “strained financial situation” that was likely caused by high manufacturing costs and stagnant sales. However, Ikonoskop announced yesterday that the company is under new ownership and that they’re in the process of renewing their ecosystem. What could this mean for fans of the A-Cam DII? Read on for the details: More »

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Ikonoskop A-Cam SideBack in April it was reported that things weren’t looking good for French camera maker Aaton, but just a week later that situation looked to be resolved, with the company finding a partner to continue operations. Thanks to Jon Fauer, we now know that partner is Transvideo, and the two companies will remain separate but work together on certain projects down the road. Now, another camera maker, this time Ikonoskop of Sweden, appears to be in trouble. More »

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This is an interesting item – Ikonoskop, the folks behind the A-Cam dII (a raw shooting HD camera previously covered) recently announced a black and white version – the A-Cam dII Panchromatic.  By using a monochrome sensor, it aims to give folks looking for great black and white footage a new option with “an amazing range of gradations”.  Want to see some sample footage?  Check this out: More »

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I haven’t stopped by camera startup ikonoskop’s booth for more than a few seconds yet, because of their history of announcing a camera and not shipping it for years. But their new dII is apparently shipping in limited quantities now, and so I’ll definitely take a longer look — I will say that the images on their monitors looked great. The guys at NextWaveDV stopped by their booth to get the lowdown on the RAW-shooting (Cinema DNG), diminutive A-cam dII: More »