Cinemartin has released a new upgrade for its 4K portable video recorder-monitor-computer, NEXT, bringing Windows 10 and support for ingesting video from GigaEthernet cameras, USB cameras as well as HDMI and SDI (6G-3G-HD) cameras.

The rcorder, described by the company as a “complete media station”,  can be used as a DIT, that can record up to 4K at 4:4:4 uncompressed video, along with lower resolutions 1080p, 720p and SD PAL or NSTC. It also now features support for GigaEthernet cameras and USB 1.0, 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 cameras (like the ones from Point Grey, Vision Research, etc.), with dual Ethernet ports and 4x USB ports allowing for multiple cameras. With SDI and HDMI in/outputs, supporting all the profesional cameras from major manufacturers including Sony, Panasonic, Canon, JVC, from SLR to mid-size and bigger configurations.

Featuring a 6.7″ high brightness HD touch screen (500 NIT, similar to the iPhone 6), a built-in computer running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, with intel 64 Bit Core processor’s, with 16 GB or 24 GB RAM and a integrated SSD of 500 GB or 1TB (up to 3 TB). It fully supports Adobe Premiere CC 2015 as well as After Effects CC 2015 as well as a lot of other apps; for streaming, share, upload and send, backup, etc. It’s fully portable, consuming only 29W (15W TDP), giving 3-5 hours of run life on a 12V std battery, or more in sleep mode.



NEXT 4K now comes with Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, featuring a lot of great new features including a new video media player, edge (new Chrome-like browser) and new abilities for sharing & sending recorded files by Wifi, Blutooth, USB, Ethernet, and more.

It comes with integrated storage from 500GB to 1TB but users can add any external drive via one of its usb 3.0 ports, with SSD.

With support for realtime Uncompressed, Motion-jpg or DPX at up to 12-bit video & audio capture, the recorder also comes with a background trascoder for almost all variants of ProRes and H.264, the new HEVC H.265 video codec and also features complete support for Adobe Premiere CC 2015, Adobe After Effects CC 2015 and other software and streaming software.

Marc Grial from Cinemartin support said:

“As of now, NEXT, is the world only capable & supporting True Uncompressed video recording device, same width as the Atomos Shogun or Convergent Design 7Q, but featuring a computer too, uncompressed recording, Masters also in Motion-Jpg and DPX up to 12Bit, 4:2:2 and 4:4:4, with deliveries available in Prores and HEVC H.265, being the world first supporting video input from almost any professional cameras & ports; SDI, HDMI, USB and now GigaEthernet too.”



Cinemartin’s Next 4K is available now in a number of different and custumisable builds, with prices starting at (EU) 2495€

For more info, check:

In-depth video by Alister Chapman (DP, Sony consultant & teacher):


Excerpts from Press Release

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