DCS 2023 NAB Internet Silent Auction Draft as As Sample Only

by | Apr 4, 2023 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Through the generosity of our supporters who are donating very valuable products, we will once again hold our DCS Internet Silent Auction to coincide with NAB. It is a great way for our supporters to make you aware of their new products while giving members a chance to get great deals, and at the same time help finance the Digital Cinema Society.

Here’s how it will work: All current DCS members are welcome to e-mail us bids on the products described on the following list, (plus any additions that may be donated.) Bidding will end promptly with the close of NAB 2023 at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Wednesday, April 19th, and the winners will be notified shortly thereafter. In most cases the companies making the donations have elected to ship the products directly, so they will be given the winners’ contact details and arrange delivery. As with our dues collection, payment for the silent auction prizes will be via Paypal or check in US funds sent to us prior to pickup or shipping. Buyers are responsible for the actual cost of shipping, if any, as well as all import/export taxes that may be due. If the bid price fails to reach the listed minimum, the item will be added to our next raffle of SWAG and given away at an appropriate DCS event. SO WHAT HAVE YOU GOT TO LOSE?

Silent Auction Items:

Last updated April 5, 2023 at 4:00PM

Item #1 — Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 is an advanced technology, handheld 6K digital film camera with 6144 x 3456 Super 35 high resolution HDR sensor, dual native ISO, EF lens mount and direct recording to USB-C disks! This powerful model adds an adjustable touchscreen, and a larger battery for longer run time. You can even add an optional OLED viewfinder!A license key for DaVinci Resolve Studio is included for versatile post-production control.

MSRP of $1,995.00.00 with a Minimum Bid of $


Item #2 — ZEISS Milvus 1.4/50 Lens in Choice of EF or F Mount

Zeiss 2096 557 milvus 1 4 50 ze lens 1441875153 1185204The ZEISS Milvus 1.4/50 is a versatile focal length that meets even the highest standards.  Pairing the normal focal length with a complex Distagon optical concept and fast f/1.4 maximum aperture provides a great combination of sharpness, clarity, and shooting flexibility. The optical design incorporates four anomalous partial dispersion elements and one aspherical element to reduce chromatic aberrations and distortions for notable clarity and sharpness throughout the aperture range. An enhanced ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating has also been applied to significantly reduce ghosting and lens flare for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in difficult lighting conditions.  The manual focus design is complemented by a rubberized focus ring for fine-tuned, precise control over your focus position. Additionally, Milvus-series lenses also feature an equally aesthetic and durable frosted, anodized metal lens-barrel surface along with a weather-sealed construction to protect against dust and moisture.

More info available at the Carl Zeiss website: https://www.zeiss.com/consumer-products/int/photography/milvus/milvus-1450.html
MSRP of $1,009.00 — with a Minimum Bid of $


Item #3 — 1 Year – Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps complimentary membership

Get 20+ Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, lnDesign, Acrobat Pro, and more with 100GB of cloud storage, Adobe Portfolio, Adobe Fonts, and access to the latest features and updates as soon as they’re released. See all the top new features here:  http://www.adobe.com/creativecloud.html

MSRP of $660.00, (or $52.99/mo) with a Minimum Bid of $




Item #4 — Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor

DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor is designed for professional editors who need to work faster and turn around work quickly. With dedicated buttons and a high quality jog shuttle knob, it’s much faster than a mouse! Simply plug DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor into any computer’s USB‑C connection or use Bluetooth BLE and you are ready to go.  For more information and a complete list of features visit: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve/techspecs/W-DRE-13

MSRP of $295.00 with a Minimum Bid of $

Item #5 — BB&S Compact Fresnel Bi-Color LED Light

The Compact Fresnel Light (CFL) is a new type of LED for studio, stage and remote lighting. With a 5.5” footprint, these versatile LED powerhouses draw just 40 Watts yet produce up to 2900-lumen output at 96 TLCI (Bicolor). (Tunable from 2700 to 5600 kelvin). The CFL has a smart ring-controlled focus system zooming from 12° to 52° degrees that is manually adjustable by turning the ring on the fixture.   It outputs a hard-shadow rendering beam that fades from 100% at center to 50% at the edges, so it is good for mixing and overlapping with other lights while eliminating blinding glare. Beamlight fixtures can be used with either an optional portable Bi-Color driver/dimmer which comes with a 4-Pin XLR dTap cable or with DMX512/RDM with the optional 4-Way Controller that can control two Bi-Color units.  The BB&S engineers designed the CFL to run silent due to an effective heat dissipation rear section that eliminates a cooling fan and thereby produces no audible noise on set (completely silent )  To find out more: https://www.bbslighting.com/collections/compact-beamlight/products/compact-fresnel-bi-color-led-light

MSRP of  $695.00 with a  Minimum Bid of $



Item #6 — K-Tek Mighty Boom 9′, Graphite, 6 section with Internal Cable

KtekBoomPoleThe KP9CCR, Mighty Boom coiled cabled Boompole has a collapsed length of 31.5″ (80cm) and an extended length of 9′ (2.85m) and only weighs 2.1lbs (0.95g). This 6-section Boompole features a removable headpiece for cable reconfiguration without soldering.The top attachment is a 3/8″ – 16 Male thread. Included is a coiled cable with Mighty Boom Right Angle connector (KPCK9) and bottom Male 3-pin XLR side exit (KPCCR). Made in the USA.  K-Tek has designed poles that are more rigid and have a shorter collapsed length that is desired in today’s production environment. Mighty Boom?s maintain the original light weight of the tubes, yet the new design features added strength. Also, adding a sixth section and wider tubes increases the stiffness and optimizes handling balance. The result is quicker cuing and more user control of the microphone.

For more details visit the K-Tek website: https://ktekpro.com/product/kp9ccr-klassicpro-9-graphite-6-section-internal-coiled-cabled-side-exit-boompole/

MSRP of $760.00 with a  Minimum Bid of $

Item #7 — DoPchoice SNAPBAG for ASTERA 1 Titan Tube

DoPchoice SNAPBAG® especially created for single Titan tubes from Astera. Made to give filmmakers maximum control of their lighting, the benefits of these premiere softboxes include, intensified output, adjustable beam spread, simplified pack-up, and the easy track mounting system— together the SNAPBAG® and tube are extremely lightweight. For more details visit: https://www.dopchoice.com/product/sbaat41/

MSRP of $579.00 with a Minimum Bid of $






Item #8 — AJA U-TAP SDI for USB 3.0 Powered 3G-SDI Capture

The U-TAP 3G-SDI USB 3.0 (USB 3.2, Gen 1) capture devices brings professional connectivity and high quality video capture to your laptop or workstation. U-TAP SDI is bus powered with the ability to simply and easily bring in video across 3G-SDI for use within a wide range of software without any drivers to install, as it’s supported directly in macOS®, Windows® and Linux®. For more details visit:  https://www.aja.com/products/u-tap-sdi

MSRP of $439.00 with a Minimum Bid of $



Item #9 — Zacuto Director’s Rig for Mobile Phones

The Director Kit provides the tools you need to deliver the perfect shot with your mobile phone. Focus and frame your content in a completely immersive experience using the Smart Z-Finder. The Director’s Grip balances the rig for all day shooting and gives stability by adding a third point of contact to the rig. The Directors Grip allows you to get in places you can’t get with any other device. The Accessory Rail provides all the mounting points you need for ¼-20, ⅜-16, or cold shoe devices. For more details visit:

MSRP of $575.00 with a Minimum Bid of $


Item #10 — DMG DASH LED Pocket LED Kit with CRMX

DMG DASH is the smallest member of Rosco’s MIX® Family of LED lights. Its compact design provides filmmakers with high quality light output and precise color control from a durable, handheld light fixture. This versatile LED light features powerful output from its durable and weatherproof 5″ x 3.1″ x 1.1″ (12.8cm x 8cm x 2.8cm) aluminum alloy housing. The DMG DASH has the same six-chip MIX LED technology that’s inside all of Rosco’s MIX LED lights to provide a broad color spectrum and superior color mixing. DMG DASH can also create white light with high CRI and TLCI values (1700K – 10,000K), and over 130 True Rosco Color™ gel matches. Each DMG DASH Pocket LED Kit ships with a complete set of mounting and magnetized beam-shaping accessories – all inside a durable carrying case. For more details, please visit: https://us.rosco.com/en/product/dmg-dash-pocket-led-kit

MSRP of $399.00 with a Minimum Bid of $


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More Items may be added throughout the auction, and we will try to update as we are able, so check back often. We will do our best, but please know that this is no eBay. No offer of solicitation of any merchandise at any particular price is expressed or implied. Thanks for bidding!



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