The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (4.16.20)
Headlining our Deals of the Week, the $999 Pilotfly H2 handheld gimbal is a whopping 55% off right now.
This week in filmmaking deals: Save $100 on the GoPro HERO8 Black, as well as $70 off of the Zoom H6 Handy Recorder. If you're already in the market for some mobile filmmaking gear, you can save $20 on a Digital Creator Set from Moment. Also, you can save $550 on the Pilotfly H2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer, which usually retails for $999. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the Canon XC15 Professional Camcorder that will save you $200.
Action cameras have become a staple of everyday image capture, so if you're in the market to buy one, you might want to take advantage of this sale on the GoPro HERO8 Black, which features 4K at 60 fps, 8x Slo-Mo, HyperSmooth 2.0, TimeWarp 2.0, and so much more. These things usually retail for almost $400, but you can get one now for $299.
Got a DSLR or mirrorless camera you need to stabilize? Then you might want to take a look at the Pilotfly H2 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer, which features a 4.9lb. payload capacity, 32bit technology with Triple-MCUs, 2 integrated IMU sensors, 3 integrated 1/4" screw holes, unlimited YAW, and 26-hour battery life. This gimbal usually sells for $999, but you can get it now for just $449.
Moment is known for its wide selection of smartphone filmmaking gear, including its high-quality mobile lenses. If you want to give your device a cinematic makeover, you might want to consider the company's Digital Creator Set. It includes a phone case (which is used to mount the lenses), your choice of a Fisheye 14mm, Wide 18mm, Tele 58mm, Macro 10x, or Anamorphic lens, a Manfrotto Mini Tripod, a GripTight Phone Mount, and a Wavo Mobile Mic. It's on sale right now for $219.
When it comes to affordable digital field recorders, you can't get much better than Zoom. The company's H6 Handy Recorder, which features 4 interchangeable input capsules (X/Y, MS, Shotgun, and a Dual XLR/TRS combo), 6-track simultaneous recording, 4 mic/lin inputs, phantom power for all inputs, graphical VU meters, and much more, is on sale right now for $330, which is $70 off of retail.
If you're a fan of camcorders, the Canon XC15 is a pro-level shooter that features 4K UHD recording, a 12.0 Megapixel 1" CMOS image sensor, 12 stops of dynamic range, video and photo functionality, and a 10x wide-angle optical zoom lens with a focal range of 24.1–241mm for photos and 27.3–273mm for movies. You can get it on sale right now through Adorama for $1999.