Monthly Archives: July 2012

Newest Products: 20th – 31st July

Our Newest Products


Black Magic Cinema Camera Lens – Canon Lens

BlackMagic Cinema Camera LensThe EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM features a new optical design that includes three aspherical lens elements, one Super UD lens element and two UD lens elements to minimise the incidence of various forms of aberration that can occur when zooming and at the image periphery at the wide end. UD lenses also contribute to the elimination of colour blurring around the subject for high image resolution and contrast. Lens coatings have been optimised to ensure outstanding colour balance while also minimising the incidence of ghosting commonly associated with digital photography.

RRP: $2899.00          PAY: $2785.00 Continue reading

New Video on Black Magic Cinema Camera!

Doddle’s choice for NAB 2012 Best of Show, the Cinema Camera from Blackmagic Design breaks new ground for affordable high end video. Blackmagic’s Simon Westland takes you through all the amazing features in this featured clip.


PC Release 7.0.2 Now Available for MXO2 Family, Mojito MAX and CompressHD

PC release 7.0.2 for MXO2 Family, Mojito MAX and CompressHD is now available for you to download.

Matrox Mtx.utils 7.0.2 provides the following new features on the PC for MXO2 Family and Mojito MAX:
• Matrox MAX H.264 capture now lets you simultaneously capture to Matrox .mp4 and Matrox MPEG-2 I-frame .avi files.
• Enhanced audio support for Matrox MAX H.264 capture, allowing you to capture up to four stereo or eight mono audio channels for Matrox .mp4 captures.
• WYSIWYG support for eyeon Fusion 6.3.
• Support for Livestream Procaster 20.3.7.
• Fixes and stability improvements.

Matrox Mtx.utils 7.0.2 provides the following new features on the PC for CompressHD:
• Fixes and stability improvements

Click here to download Matrox release 7.0.2

Blackmagic Design Releases Support for new Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Blackmagic Design Releases Support for new Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion™

Fremont, CA – July 25, 2012 – Blackmagic Design today released a series of new software updates for its products that adds full support for Apple’s new Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system. These software updates include support for Apple’s new Gatekeeper anti malware security protection for all products, including DaVinci Resolve 9, Desktop Video products including DeckLink, Intensity, UltraStudio, H.264 Pro Recorder and Media Express, ATEM Switchers, UltraScope, Mini, Heavy Duty and Battery Converters, Videohub Routers, SmartView Monitors, HyperDeck Studio and Shuttle Disk Recorders, HDLink and Video Recorder.

Gatekeeper is a new security feature which protects your computer from downloading and installing malicious software. Blackmagic Design is one of the first companies to support this new security standard from the first day Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is available to customers. As an Apple Identified developer, when Gatekeeper is set to the default option, our customers will continue to be able to download software, easily maintaining full security protection.

“Being an Apple Identified Developer has enabled Blackmagic Design to take full advantage of the many exciting new features in Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, such as Gatekeeper, right from the very first day of its release,” said Grant Petty, CEO, Blackmagic Design. ”Our customers can be assured that they will continue to be able to easily download our software and enjoy performance improvements when they upgrade to Mac OS X 10.8 and Blackmagic Design products.”

These new software updates support all of Blackmagic Design’s products.

Availability and Price
The software updates are available now free of charge for all DeckLink, Intensity, UltraStudio, H.264 Pro Recorder, UltraScope, ATEM Switchers, Mini Converter, Heavy Duty Mini Converter, Battery Converter, Videohub and Universal Videohub routers, SmartView, HyperDeck, HDLink and Video Recorder customers from the Blackmagic Design web support page at

About Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and film restoration software for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability, while the company’s DaVinci Emmy™ award winning color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including stereoscopic 3D and 4K workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore, and Australia. For more information, please check

About New Magic Australia Pty Ltd (Australian and New Zealand Blackmagic Design master distributor)
New Magic Australia Pty Ltd is a recognised leader in the distribution and marketing of multimedia hardware and software, representing a carefully selected range of innovative, leading manufacturers and catering for both the professional and consumer markets. New Magic Australia established in 1993 is the Australian distributor of Blackmagic Design, Convergent Design, NewTek LightWave 3D, Hauppauge Computer Works Inc, Rotolight, Cubix, Matrox Video Products and Sony Creative Software products.

Live Chat now at New Media!

Live Chat has just been implemented at New Media Sales!

Star Develop’s Live Help software allows customers on the site to freely chat with one of the New Media team whenever they please between regular business hours. There’s no longer a need for calling us if you just have a quick question you would like to have answered. Simply click on the chat box down the bottom right-hand-side of the window and one of us will be with you straight away to answer any of your queries.

Looking forward to chatting with you!

Multiviewers Simplify Control Room Monitoring

Individual monitors have been swiftly replaced by a better technology

ALEXANDRIA, VA.—A multiviewer is a device that puts multiple images on a single display, and it is one of the hottest product categories in the industry today. That’s a little amusing, consider that the exact opposite of multiviewers was the trendy product about 15 years ago.

For a couple of years back then, monitor walls were the trendy high-tech product. These stacked several monitors and spread a single image over all of them—exactly the opposite of what a multiviewer does today. Continue reading