Padcaster's .45x wide angle lens dramatically increases the iPad's field of view. The 58mm rear thread means it attaches directly to the Padcaster lens bracket, and you can use additional 62 filters in front of the lens as well. Unscrew the front portion of the lens and it becomes a macro lens for close-up focus and a simple way to achieve a shallow depth of field.
Padcaster's XP38 LED is a variable brightness, daylight balanced light with a surprisingly strong throw. It accepts AA or Canon Lithium-ion batteries and has a swivel neck for easy positioning. The XP-38 comes with an included Cold Shoe Adapter for mounting to the Padcaster frame.
The K320 is compact in size and delivers a pure color beam of daylight balanced light. It has a variable brightness control and comes with two magnetic filters for diffusion and tungsten balance. The K320 comes with an included Cold Shoe Adapter for mounting to the Padcaster frame.
The K320's big brother, the K480 delivers a pure color beam of daylight balanced light. It has a variable brightness control and comes with two magnetic filters for diffusion and tungsten balance. The K480 comes with an included Cold Shoe Adapter for mounting to the Padcaster frame.
Padcaster's YT-1300 is a broadcast-quality condenser shotgun microphone. Adjust for both loud and soft sound sources with the three position level control with stops at -10dB, 0dB and +10dB of gain, and eliminate ‘rumble’ using the two step high pass filter with 80hz and flat positions. The YT-1300's integrated sturdy ‘shock mount’ with hot-shoe adapter and included windscreen are ideal for both indoor and outdoor conditions, either locked down on a tripod or hand-held on-the-fly. Requires a 9Volt battery (Not Included)
Rode Videomic Shotgun Microphone is a professional grade microphone designed for use in almost any situation. An integrated shock mounting system isolates the electronics and VideoMic capsule from the metal shoe, preventing any rumbles or vibrations from affecting the sound quality. The super cardoid polar pattern focusing on the subject in front of the camera. The microphone has a 80 Hz high pass filter to remove low end noise like traffic and air conditioning and a -10 and -20dB level attenuation is selectable from the battery department. Requires a 9Volt battery (Not Included)
The Padcaster Stick Mic is a live dynamic microphone providing a solid low-end and clear high-end frequency spectrum. Its cardioid patterns are ideal for eliminating unwanted feedback in live settings. The Padcaster Stick Mic comes with a rugged twelve-foot Female XLR to 3.5mm (mini) cable that secures to the Padcaster with an included velcro strap. Simply plug it into our dual mic-headphone jack to easily record and monitor your audio. The Padcaster Stick Mic also includes our Three Piece Clamp system so you can attach it to the side of your Padcaster when not in use.
The Padcaster Lav Mic is an omnidirectional lavalier microphone ideal for stage, lecture halls, conference rooms or any venue where an unobtrusive and lightweight mic is needed. Its omnidirectional pattern allows 360 degree pickup of sound with a flat frequency response and wide dynamic range. The detachable tie-clip attaches easily to a shirt or collar, and the included windscreen minimizes “voice popping”. Padcaster Lav's control tube can be pocketed or clipped to a belt. Padcaster Lav has a 22-foot cable for extra long reach to your subject and comes with one (1) AG10 battery included.
The RodeLink Filmmaker Kit from Rode is a wireless system for film and video production that features a transmitter, receiver, and an included lavalier microphone. The system utilizes a Series II 2.4 GHz 128-bit encrypted digital transmission signal that constantly monitors and hops between frequencies to select the strongest signal. The kit offers a high signal-to-noise ratio and provides a high-resolution 24-bit 44.1 kHz digital transmission of lossless audio at a range of up to 328 ft. Up to 8 systems can be used together simultaneously. The beltpack transmitter features a simple 3-stage gain adjustment and a mute lock function to prevent accidental muting. A locking 3.5mm input audio connector ensures body worn microphones remain secure. The camera mount receiver features a removable shoe mount enabling it to be used on camera or as a belt pack receiver. A mute override function gives complete control to the operator, while mute status, input level, and battery status for both the transmitter and receiver are displayed on the front of the unit. The receiver also utilizes the same locking 3.5mm connector as the transmitter to provide solid security. Both the beltpack transmitter and camera mount receiver can be powered by any USB power source using a standard micro-USB cable. The system offers eight discrete channels that can easily be set up in seconds with over 8000 different channel combinations available. Channel selection and pairing is achieved with a one-press operation and automatic scanning, which significantly reduces setup times when compared to traditional UHF setups.
Padcaster's three-piece clamp system let's you attach almost any accessory, almost anywhere on the Padcaster. Consisting of a Mini Clamp, Cold Shoe Stud and Cold Shoe adapter, the clamp can be adjusted to a number of fine-tune positions. Once in place, the clamp stays strong and secure.
Apogee JAM is a premium digital converter and preamp for use with almost any dynamic microphone. Apogee JAM features an input gain control wheel that is conveniently located on the side of the unit for easy thumb access and allows you to dial in the level of your microphone without requiring additional software. The JAM includes a cable that connects directly to the iPad's lightning port, and its Female 1/4" jack can be easily adapted to 3.5mm (mini) or XLR with a simple adapter (not included)
Padcaster's dual microphone/headphone cable is a simple, professional way to connect your microphone to the iPad. One end is a MALE TRRS (Tip, Ring, Ring, Sleeve) and connects to the iPad's headphone/mic port. The other end splits into a 3.5mm (mini) stereo heaphone jack and a 3.5mm (mini) microphone input so you can record and monitor your sound at the same time.
The stereo 1/4" to 3.5mm (mini) adapter converts the small mini plug of the YT-1300 or Rode microphone into the 1/4" plug required to connect to the Apogee JAM
A sturdy pistol grip and telescoping mini tripod, the versatile V-Pod is great for hand-held filming and on-the-spot interviews.
The VT-16 is a lightweight, heavy-duty aluminum tripod with a 65mm ball head and leveling ball indicator for easy adjustments in any shooting environment. The VT-16 has a solid metal fluid head and a removable quick-release plate with an adjustable locking pin for two points of contact. This gives Padcaster two points of contact with he tripod and a secure, professional fit. The VT-16 also comes with a water resistant carry case with an adjustable shoulder strap.
The Padcaster 5'x7' popup green screen is a small, easy to use accessory for shooting simple headshot interviews or small objects. This background sets-up and folds easily and comes in its own storage bag.
The two-sided feature gives you the flexibility to take one choose either a green or blue background, giving you two different "looks" to choose from.
The Mini Teleprompter sets up in minutes and is perfect for student interviews, morning announcements, on-location news, video bloggers and more. The Mini Teleprompter uses same quality 70/30R beam splitter glass found in high end teleprompters at a fraction of the cost and works with any smartphone and any number of free teleprompter apps. Comes with an adapter ring to easily mount on the Padcaster's 72mm lens bracket.
The Padcaster Backpack is a perfect fit for all of your mobile media gear! Made from rugged waterproof nylon, the Padcaster Backpack is a fully padded camera bag with five velcro dividers to secure your accessories and a removable zipper pouch for additional internal storage. An adjustable strap and hideaway pouch allow you to attach any small tripod to the pack and carry your entire kit in one bag. Each Padcaster Backpack also comes with a removable, elastic rain cover to protect your equipment in any weather.
Compact and extremely strong, the adjustable mini-clamp secures your favorite accessories and won't let go.
With a hand-tightening male 1/4-20 thread, count on our cold shoe adapter to attach a number of accessories securely to the Padcaster's frame.
Made for fine adjustments. The steel cold shoe stud has a 1/4-20 thread, two movable collars and a male cold shoe foot.
Pop your GoPro in this tripod adapter and attach it to the Padcaster frame. Add accessories and you're got a full function GoPro Cage system.