Gear Heads Now Offering Codex Systems

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Mon, 02/13/2012 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Gear Head  which claims to be Australia’s leading supplier of digital motion picture camera systems has made a major investment in digital recording and workflow systems from Codex Digital. Codex Onboard Recorders data packs and related technology are now available through Gear Head locations in Sydney and Melbourne. Codex recorders will be used to support Gear Head clients shooting with the Arri Alexa and other digital camera systems. Codex was the first manufacturer to be certified by Arri to support its ArriRaw format. “The Alexa camera is in high demand in our market for television commercials dramas features visual effects and other projects ” says Nigel Gorham Gear Head Victoria state manager and national marketing director. “We’ve had many inquiries regarding ArriRaw and uncompressed HD 444 acquisition with the Alexa.” Codex systems will allow the company to meet that market demand with a proven production solution.  “The Codex Onboard recording system is the choice for most theatrical release feature films TV series and high-end commercial productions worldwide ” says Gorham. “It leads the market due to its reliability and high usability factor on set.” Gorham adds that Codex offers excellent technical support. “They are constantly updating the software and offer a high level of support ” he says. “It’s a good compliment to the commitment we provide to our customers.” Gear Head has a history of introducing new film technology to the Australian market. It introduced Sony’s F35 F23 and F9000 cameras to Australia and expects soon to introduce the Sony F65. Codex Digital Gear Head