Introducing 10-bit Workflow

After waiting several months for Apple & Phase One to fix several bugs on El Capitan, LSdigi now fully supports 10-bit worlflow on Mac Pro cylinder & Eizo Cg247 packages. The 10m cabling for satellite monitor has also been upgraded to support 10bit output. Capture one 9.0.3 has been installed on all systems to benefit from the new processing engine and ...

El Capitan & 10bit Display Support

Apple has recently launched a new OS - El Capitan (10.11.1). As expected, the initial release contained an enourmous amount of bugs and lacked support for PRO Photo & Video apps such as CaptureOne, which is why I always recommend to wait at least two months before updating on shoot computers. Usually, I never jump into testing new OS, however this ...

Capture One 8.2 Released, New Exciting Features!

Several days ago Phase One has announced the release of Capture One 8.2, the biggest and most exciting update yet. After a long wait the developers have introduced 3-way colour grading wheels, similar to that of grading systems in the film industry. It gives much more creative control over the look of the images, meaning Digital Operators can put together ...

TetherBoost Controller for Digital Backs Now Available

The recent line of Phase One Digital Backs (IQ & IQ2 series) has provided us with super fast USB3 connection, however that came with a drawback of shorter cable length and various power issues when using USB3 extenders. TetherTools has just released a new product to help secure a solid and stable connection called TetherBoost Core Controller by adding 5V ...

LSdigi Promo Stopmotion Featuring Inovativ Scout 37″ Equipment Cart

https://vimeo.com/117813247 We are proud to introduce the first PROMO Stop Motion featuring the new Inovativ Scout 37" Equipment Cart & Digital Capture Equipment setup by LSdigi. Dual Screen Cart set-up & remote monitor is also available, which will be featured in the next shoot! For more information and shoot packages, please get in touch with Laimonas on info@lsdigi.com / +447795065694.

The New Mac Pro PCIE SSD Benchmark

6-Core Mac Pro 2013/2014 PCIE SSD Benchmark A while ago I made a quick comparison between a standard internal HDD VS SSD inside a Macbook Pro. Using SATA III the SSD's can only perform up to 550mb/s however the new Mac Pro PCIE connection provides speed between 950mb/s - 1200mb mb/s which helps the running speed of OS, Software and ...

Inovativ Scout 37″ Now available to hire in London!

We are pleased to announce the new Inovativ Scout 37" Equipment Cart, which is now available to hire from LSdigi! We have managed to snap up the first cart in the UK from the London Distributor with additional attachment which allows an Eizo monitor attached to the cart or any other 5/8 Baby Pin system such as the Digi Plate. ...

The New Mac Pro with Airplane Carry-On Case

The New Mac Pro is now available to hire from LSdigi. 3.5 GHz 6 Core Xeon Processor, 32GB RAM, 512GB PCIE SSD, Dual D500 Video Cards complete with an Airplane Carry-on Peli Case. The kit includes: Mac Pro APC Backup Battery Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Lacie Rugged 256GB SSD Shoot Drive Lacie Rugged 1TB HDD USB3 Card Reader Thunderbolt Cable + Thunderbolt to FW800 More details can be ...

SSD vs HDD

A quick test to show the huge difference in performance in running SSD in comparison to HDD.

TEST: Capture One 6.4.5 vs 7.1.4 Processing Speed

I have decided to test out Capture One processing speeds and make a comparison between using C1 6.4.5 vs 7.1.4 Testing Machine: Machine Specs 100 RAW (5D MK II) Files - 28-30mb Process Recipe: 8 Bit TIFF - 100% Size (3744 x 5616 px) - No Compression Capture 6.4.5 - 07:15 Capture 7.1.4 (Hardware Acceleration - OpenCL - OFF) - 06:25 Capture 7.1.4 (Hardware Acceleration - OpenCL ...