The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (3.12.20)
Headlining our Deals of the Week, Sennheiser bundles its ew 112 P G4 lav set with the popular Zoom H4n recorder to save you almost $150.
This week in filmmaking deals: Lots of savings to be found on mobile filmmaking gear, including a $50 discount on the GoPro HERO8 Black, $10 discount on a Joby Telepod Mobile, and a $33 discount on the RØDE VideoMicro Compact Microphone. Also, if you're looking for some high-quality sound gear, this bundle from Sennheiser will set you up with an ew 112 P G4 lav set and a Zoom H4n recorder for $600. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the Core SWX Hypercore NEO 9 Mini batteries, which will get you a 2-pack, with charger, for $499.
Now might be a great time to get your hands on a GoPro HERO8 Black, since the action cam company is selling them for $50-off retail right now. The HERO8 Black features 4K60 and 1080p240 recording, TimeWarp 2.0, HyperSmooth 2.0 + Boost, and 1080p live streaming. This little guy usually retails for $400, but you can get it now for $350.
If you're looking to hook yourself up with a pro-level audio recording setup, you might want to take a look at this bundle from Sennheiser, which includes its ew 112 P G4 Camera Lavalier Set and a Zoom H4n Recorder. For $600, you can have lav recording and handheld/external recording needs covered by some of the best tools on the market.
Getting into a little mobile filmmaking? Well, you're going to need a tripod that can keep your smartphone steady. The Joby TelePod Mobile might be right up your alley since it works as a monopod, elevated stand or tripod, and selfie stick. Furthermore, it can handle the weight of pretty much every smartphone on the market, and also supports small 360 cameras. Get it now for just $50.
RØDE is known for its affordable pro-quality audio recording tools, so if you're a vlogger with a tight budget, the VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone is a great option. This thing is tiny and fits right on top of your camera. Plus, it runs on camera plug-in power, so no need to worry about batteries. This thing usually retails for $89, but you can get it now for just $56.
Core's NEO line of battery packs is about as top-of-the-line as you can get. The Hypercore NEO 9 Mini is a 98wh, 14v Lithium-Ion battery pack that features a rubberized, non-slip housing, RFID, backlit LCD, and 3.6-hour runtime. Adorama is running a special on these guys that lets you get a 2-pack of them for just $499, which is 33% off retail.