Articles

To help you get familiar with the range of hire equipment we offer at Offshoot Rentals, we've created a series of articles we hope will reduce the time it takes for you to be productive with it.

How To Properly Set Up And Adjust An Easyrig

Master the Easyrig set up and learn how to adjust it correctly so you can shoot for longer and make the most of this awesome tool!

Jamie Harris

July 26, 2022

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7 min read

Why Doesn’t My Audio Sound Very Good? 5 Tips To Record Better Audio

We share five simple ways to record better audio that sounds professional, even on time-critical and small crew shoots.

Jamie Harris

July 20, 2022

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5 min read

How Long Does the EcoFlow Delta Power Station Last?

This article looks at the run times you can expect from an EcoFlo Delta Power Station when using it to power continuous lights and other products on set.

Jamie Harris

June 22, 2022

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2 min read

Arri Alexa 35 Sensor Modes

A comparison of the Arri Alexa 35 (aka Arri S35 4K) sensor modes - including image circles, codecs and maximum frame rates.

Ben Bateman

May 25, 2022

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4 min read

How To Use The Offshoot Website

Learn how to get an instant quote for production equipment and lock it in 24/7 through the Offshoot website. Plus some bonus time-saving features!

Ben Bateman

May 1, 2022

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10 min read

Recording Audio On The Alexa Mini LF

If you've not recorded audio in-camera with the Arri Alexa Mini LF, this article will help you avoid some gotchas that might not be obvious.

Jamie Harris

March 15, 2022

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4 min read

Ronford Baker Slider Setup Guide

Learn how to setup and use the Ronford Baker Slider with this detailed overview video and setup guide.

James Bentley

October 5, 2021

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5 min read

Which Camera Should I Use For A Music Video? A Beginner's Guide.

A beginner's guide to selecting the camera that’s going to suit your music video best. We focus on cameras that can be operated by a single person.

Jamie Harris

August 17, 2021

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11 min read

Choosing The Right Microphone For The Job

A look at different types of microphones and the applications for which they are best suited.

Jamie Harris

June 22, 2021

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10 min read

Canon C500 MKII High Speed Frame Rates

In this post we'll explain setting up and using high speed frame rates on the Canon C500 Mark II.

James Bentley

March 24, 2021

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3 min read

Arri Amira Sensor Modes

A comparison of the sensor modes available in the Arri Amira, including image circles, recording resolutions and maximum frame rates.

Ben Bateman

July 17, 2020

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2 min read

Arri Alexa Mini LF Recording Resolutions

A summary of the resolution and codec options available in the different sensor modes of the Arri Alexa Mini LF digital cinema camera.

Jamie Harris

July 15, 2020

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3 min read

Canon C500 MKII Recording Resolutions

A quick overview of the recording resolution options available in the Canon C500 MKII.

Jamie Harris

July 15, 2020

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3 min read

Arri Alexa Mini Sensor Modes

A comparison of the sensor mode options available in the Arri Alexa Mini camera, including image circles and maximum frame rates.

Ben Bateman

July 7, 2020

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3 min read

How to Reduce Interference On A Sennheiser Lav

Learn how to choose the cleanest frequencies to reduce the impact interference on your audio recordings.

Jamie Harris

July 4, 2020

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3 min read

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