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Universal Tablet Mount from Matthews Studio Equipment

Universal Tablet Mount from Matthews Studio Equipment

Remember Tinker Toys when we were younger? I use to love building things out of Tinker Toys and Lego’s.  Truth be told, I still love creating things with Lego’s.  If you work in the TV and Film industry, you may never have grown out of building things.  Especially if you are a grip! Matthews Studio […]

Rose Brand Introduces Pallet Master Caster

Rose Brand Introduces Pallet Master Caster

Some times you really need to get you wagon’s rolling across the stage and make it look like they are just gliding across the stage. Keeping a wagon close to the ground and still easy to move on casters has been troublesome with traditional casters. In steps Rose Brand with their first commercially available caster […]

Matthews Studio Introduces New Grip Equipment – NAB2010

Matthews Studio Introduces New Grip Equipment – NAB2010

I stopped the Matthews Studio Equipment booth at NAB.  Matthews always has some new and neat grip equipment to solve any gaffers problems.  This year was no disappointment.  My favorite sales rep Pam Hoffman showed me around the booth and all the cool new stuff. The first one being the Hot Flags. Matthews has a […]

Review: Lex Products Slim Dimmer

Review: Lex Products Slim Dimmer

Back in October, I mentioned that Lex Products announced and released a new portable dimmer, the 1.8kw Slim Dimmer. I recently had a chance to do a review of the Slim Dimmer. But before I get into the meat of the review, lets take a look at some of the details and specifications of the […]

Review: Shurtape P-661 Glow Gaff Tape

Review: Shurtape P-661 Glow Gaff Tape

Not to long ago, I noticed an interesting tweet from @ProAdv or better known as Production Advantage, about Shurtapes latest product, P-661 Glowing Gaff Tape. Not long after my re-tweeting, I get an offer from ProAdv about doing a review of the Glowing Gaff Tape.  Production Advantage was kind enough to send me a 1″ […]

iSquint Holiday Gift Guide for the Theatre Geek

iSquint Holiday Gift Guide for the Theatre Geek

Can you feel that?  It’s the gift giving season! There are always great gift giving guides for loved ones, kids, add all kinds of other people in our lives.  But what about the techie in all of us? There are a bunch of cool tools and toys out there for the techie and designer in […]

LEX Products Releases Slim Dimmers

A couple of months ago we mentioned that Lex Products was developing a in-line dimmer called the Slim Dimmer.  From the looks of Lex Products latest Press Release, they have gotten the Slim Dimmer UL listed, set for mass production and release to the public. The Slim Dimmer is an 1800 Watt, 95 – 130VAC […]

MSEGrip – LCD VESA Monitor Mount

Matthews Studio Equipment out of Hollywood California recently announced a new addition to their grip equipment for mounting LCD monitors called the Monitor Mount (861862). The Monitor Mount utilizes the standard in mounting systems, the VESA system in both 100mm and 200mm.  The Monitor Mount can support up to 65lbs. (30Kg) monitors and can quickly […]