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COVID 19

Niche Cameras is currently operating and open for business.
We have systems in place to comply with the government's Level 3 and Level 2 Covid 19 response guidelines.
During Level 2, we will continue to sanitize our equipment and equipment cases.
For clients visiting our (very clean) office, we have sanitizers, cleaning products and gloves available for your personal use.
Thanks, Julian.

Cameras

ARRI ALEXA MINI (4:3, ARRIRAW)
ARRI ALEXA MINI (4:3, ARRIRAW Internal Recording)

HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE, LOW NOISE, NATURAL SKIN TONES, TRUE COLOURS ..
COMPACT, LIGHTWEIGHT & SELF-CONTAINED
PL or EF Lens Mounts
35mm ARRI ALEV III Cmos Sensor
Rec-709, Custom Look or Log C
Import Custom 3D LUT
Peaking, Zebra, False Colour, Waveform
Built-in motorised ND filters 0.6, 1.2, 2.1

(ProRes Recording Formats):
S16 HD, HD, 2K Cine, 3.2K, 4K UHD, 4:3 2.8K, Open Gate,
1.3x, 2x Anamorphic

(ProRes Recording Codecs):
4444XQ, 4444, 422HQ, 422, 422LT, MXF/ARRIRAW

(Recording Frame Rates):
ProRes HD 0.75-200fps, ProRes S16 HD 0.75-200fps,
ProRes 2K 0.75-200fps, ProRes 3.2K 075-60fps,
ProRes UHD 075-60, MXF/ARRIRAW 16:9 2.8k 0.75-48fps

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL YOUR REQUIREMENTS,
Includes: 
ARRI Alexa Mini (4:3, ARRIRAW) Carbon Fibre Body
ARRI Alexa MVF-1 Viewfinder
ARRI Titanium PL/EF Mount
BEBOB v2 Power Box (V-Lock)
SWIT 8160 190Wh Batteries x 8, Charger
SANDISK 128GB CF-2 Cards x 5 / SANDISK 256GB available
ARRI Brackets/Mounts - various
ARRI Quick-Release / 12" Slider-Plate
ARRI Shoulder-Mount
ARRI AMIRA (PREMIUM)ARRI AMIRA (PREMIUM)
ARRI AMIRA (Premium License for 4K UHD, 200fps)
THREE AVAILABLE

THE ARRI AMIRA IS DESIGNED AS AN ERGONOMIC AND SINGLE-USER OPERATOR OR CREW SYSTEM CAMCORDER, INCORPORATING VARIOUS SHOULDER-MOUNTS AND TOP-MOUNTS TO FIT INDIVIDUAL SHOOTING OR CREW CONFIGURATIONS.

DOCUMENTARY, DRAMA, COMMERCIAL ...

- Our three ARRI Amira cameras are Premium License loaded -
Record these Codecs .. ProRes 422, 422HQ, 4444
Record these Frame Rates ..
HD (1920x1080) 200fps
2K (2048x1152) 200fps
3.2K (3200x1800) 60fps
4K UHD (3840x2160) 60fps

PL Mount
EF Mount available for Canon or Sigma (2 x Amira EF Mounts Available)
S35mm Alexa/Amira Sensor (16:9)
EI 800 base sensitivity / 14+ stops Dynamic Range
Frame-rates 0.75-200fps (progressive)
REC-709 and Log C
HD (1920x1080), 2K (2048x1152), 3.2K (3200x1800), 4K (3840x2160)
ProRes 422Proxy, 422LT, 422, 422HQ, 4444
Pre-loaded 3D LUTs for in-camera grading
Import custom 3D LUTs for in-camera grading

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL YOUR REQUIREMENTS,
Includes: 
ARRI AMIRA Camera Set (with Premium License)
ARRI AMIRA MVF-1 Viewfinder
ARRI Top-Handles x 2
ARRI Bottom-Plates x 2 (Shoulder Mount)
ARRI QRP-1 Quick-Release Plate
SANDISK C-Fast 2.0 128GB cards x 5
CODEX C-Fast 2.0 Card Reader
SONY or PANASONIC Camera Mic
LANE Accessory Side-Plate for (Transmitter, Locket Boxes)
ARRI/IDX Rear V-Lock Battery Plate
SWIT S-8160s (190Wh) Batteries x 8 / Swit 4-Bay Charger
SACHLTER or O'CONNOR Head & Legs Set (100mm or 150mm)
SONY FX9
SONY PXW FX9 (6K FULL FRAME)
FOUR AVAILABLE

6K Full-Frame Exmor R CMOS Sensor
15 Stops Dynamic Range
Dual native base ISO of 800/4000
S-Cinetone Colour-Science
Our cameras are now loaded with v2.0 firmware.

FF 6K - 30fps
FFCrop 5K - 60fps
S35 4K - 60fps
FF 2K - 150fps
S35 2K - 120fps

4096x2160, 3840x2160, 1920x1080 50, 1920x1080 35
XAVC-I, XAVC-L, MPEG HD422

The FX9 features a 15-stop dynamic range and records 10-bit 4:2:2 to dual XQD media card slots that support simultaneous and relay recording, as well as multiple backup recording modes that utilise proxy files.
The camera can record 6K (4096 x 2160) down to HD (1920 x 1080 35) internally at selectable frame rates from 1 fps up to 150fps in XAVC-I, XAVC-Long, and MPEG HD formats.

In addition, the camera features a dual native base ISO of 800/4000. Its 7-stop electronic variable HD filter can perform in auto or manual mode, smoothly adjusting from 1/4 to 1/128 density. The camera's default S-Cinetone offers the same colour-science as the Sony Venice camera.

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL YOUR REQUIREMENTS,
PANASONIC VARICAM LT
PRIMED FOR DRAMA. OUR LT's ARE PIMPED WITH FULL ARRI CINE-PRO SETS AND REAR V-LOCK D-BOX BACKS.

THREE AVAILABLE
The Varicam LT features dual native ISO settings of both 800 and 5000, allowing the ability to shoot clean in extremely low-light situations.

Shot on Varicam (native 4K)...
OZARK (S1-2), 13 REASONS WHY, BETTER CALL SAUL, FILTHY RICH, BELL BIRD, THE OA, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

Dual Native 800 and 5000 ISO (The fastest cinema camera available today).
Native 4K (4096x2160) or UHD (3840x2160) up to 60fps.
2K (2048x1080) and HD(1920x1080) up to 240fps.
AVC Intra 4K and Apple ProRes codecs.
Dynamic 14+ Stop latitude, V-Log Gamma.
V-Gamut, BT2020 Colourspace.
In Camera colour grading.
Detachable monitor control panel.
Built-in ND filter wheel. CLEAR, 0.6, 1.2, 1.8
PL/EF mount.
Proxy recording.
RAW output.
PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL YOUR REQUIREMENTS,
Includes: PANASONIC VariCam LT Body
PANASONIC VariCam LT EVF
ARRICine-Pro Set (Top plates, Bottom Shoulder-Mount Plates, EVF Brackets)
LANE Accessory Side-Plate for (Transmitter, Locket Boxes)
PANASONIC P2 Express 256GB Cards
PANASONIC Express P2 Card Reader
WOODEN CAMERA Rear V-Lock D-Power Plate
ARRI QRP-1 Quick-release Tripod Plate
ARRI ALEXA CLASSIC
ALEXA CLASSIC (2K, 120fps) SPECIAL RATE ..
(Includes Body, Media, Power) $500 Per Day
ARRI ALEXA CLASSIC CAMERA PACKAGE, COMPLEMENTED BY A COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF ARRI ALEXA ACCESSORIES.

$500 PER DAY (ex 10% Insurance and 15% Gst)
Includes: 
ARRI ALEXA CLASSIC 2K, 16x9 Camera (with 120fps License)
ARRI SXS Recording Module
ALEXA EVF-1 Electronic Viewfinder (ARRI's best EVF)
ARRI EVF Power Cables x 2
ARRI EVF Extension Bracket
ARRI BP-12 Bridge Plate
ARRI Levelling Block
ARRI Handle Extension Block
Lane Accessory Side-Plate for (Transmitter, Locket Boxes)
Wooden Camera 12" Slider-Plate
ARRI Shoulder Pad
SONY SXS Pro 64GB Cards x 5 (Aok for 120fps recording)
SONY SXS Pro 128GB Cards (available)
Sonnet 'Thunder-Bolt' SXS Card Reader
SWIT S8160s (190wh) Batteries x 8, Swit 4-Bay Charger
24v Block Batteries available
CANON C300 MK2CANON C300 MK2
CANON 4K/2K/HD INTERNAL RECORDING WITH 10-BIT CANON LOG-2 GAMMA
1 x C300MK2 PL Available
2 x C300MK2 EF Available

PL LENSES - via the lenses tab
EF LENSES - Canon and Sigma Art available via the Lenses tab


SPECIFICATIONS:
Canon 8.85 MegaPixel Super 35mm CMOS Sensor
Dual DiGIC DV5 Image Processors (10-bIt)
Internal HD, 2K, 4K Recording - 60/50i, 24P, 25P
Canon XF AVC H.264 Codec
Rotating 4" LCD Monitor (Monitor Control Station)
Hi-Res OLED EVF (Viewfinder)
3G SDI Outputs x 2
Audio XLR Outputs x 2
TC I/O. Genlock In & Sync Out
Canon 10-bit Log 2 Gamma
FROM $350 PER DAY (ex 10% Insurance and 15% Gst)
Includes: 
CANON C300 MK2 Body (EF or PL)
SANDISK C-Fast 128GB cards x 3 (extras available)
CODEX C-Fast card-reader (USB-3)
ARRI Cine-Plate, Arri Top-Plate, Arri Top-Handle, Arri Adjustable Shoulder-Pad
WOODEN CAMERA Slider Plate 12"
ARRI BP-8 Bridge-Plate, 15-19mm Rods
WOODEN CAMERA D-Box V-Lock battery plate; Lemo's x 2, D-Tap x 2, Fischer x 2 '12v - 24v')
(or Wooden Camera 'adjustable' V-Lock battery plate; D-Tap x 2)
GLOBAL MEDIA V-Lock Batteries x 6, Charger
CANON C300MK1 PLCANON C300MK1 PL
THE ORIGINAL DISRUPTER IN PL.
PL Lens Options via the Lenses tab ..
Super35 CMOS Sensor
PL Lens Mount
4" Clear View High-Res 1.23Mp LCD Monitor
Canon XF Codec 4:2:2 - 50Mbps
Dual CF card slot
Built-in ND Filter 1/64, 1/16, 1/4
Full HD 1080/25p and 720/60p formats
Built-in HDR and Multiple Exposure Modes
Extended ISO range (up to 16000)
Canon Log Gamma
DIGIC DV 111 Image Processor
Dual XLR Audio Inputs
FROM $300.00 PER DAY (ex 10% Insurance and 15% Gst)
Includes: CANON C300MK1 PL Body
C300 Top-plate (for accessory mounting) includes 'Shoe Handle Mount'
ARRI Base-Plate 15mm / Stainless 15mm Rods
SACHLTER 018/020 Head and Legs
CANON BP-975 Batteries x 3 / Charger
SANDISK (Extreme PRO) 64GB CF cards x 4
CF Card Reader
Cables - various

EXTRAS (additional extras at no charge)
IDX V-Mount plate (includes 2 x D-Tap's) for V-Lock Batts (mount to 15 or 19mm rods)
GLOBAL MEDIA Li95 Batteries x 6 / Charger
ARRI BP Dovetail and Rods for 19mm setup
Shoulder pad

PANASONIC  HPX3000PANASONIC  HPX3000
NATIVE 1080P, 10-BIT, FILM-REC, CAC, SOLID-STATE RECORDING ..

Native 10-bit 1920x1080 4:2:2 progressive scan HD camcorder
2.2 million pixel, 3-CCD Block
24p, 25p, 30p, 50i, 60i frame rates
Film-Rec Cine Gamma Mode (provides 11-stop dynamic range)
CAC Function (Chromatic Aberration Control Lens Function)
Built in Downconvertor
Adjustable Shutter Angles

Once the favourite for many DOP's, the Panasonic HPX3000 was the industry's first NATIVE-1080P (2K) one-piece camcorder. Capturing 'master quality' 10-bit video, providing substantially increased information for flexible and controlled grading. Record to solid-state P2 cards, via the AVC-Intra codec to capture true-native 1920x1080, 4:2:2 colour sampled images. The HPX3000 also offers the Panasonic exclusive, Cine-Gamma setting 'Film Rec' that realises 11-stops of dynamic range.
Combined cinema features, 10-bit processing power and 100MB Native Recording made this camcorder the leading EPF choice for New Zealand Television drama production for many years. Still great, still working.

(Niche can offer the following HD lenses to compliment the HPX3000)
CANON 21x7.5B KLL Cine Lens MK3 (feet scale)
CANON 11x4.7B KLL Cine Lens MK3 (feet scale)
FUJINON 22x7.8BERM-M58 (CAC)
FUJINON 18x7.6BERM-M58 (CAC)
FUJINON 13x4.5BERM-M58 (CAC)

(THIS EQUIPMENT IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR SALE).
FROM $300 PER DAY (ex 10% Insurance and 15% Gst)
Includes: 
(Basic Package)
Panasonic HPX3000 Camcorder
Panasonic HVF21G Veiwfinder
Panasonic MC900G Stereo Camera Mic / Fluffy
Panasonic 32GB P2 Cards x 4
Canon Cine Style 21x & 4.7x lenses / Fujinon 22x, 18x, 4.5x CAC lenses
150mm or 100mm Head and Legs Set
Global Media Li160 Batteries x 6 / Charger / AC
Rain Cover / Manual / Road Case
Sony PC330
The PC330 is a single 1/3 inch 3.3-Megapixel CCD camcorder that produces 3,048K effective pixels for stills, and 2,077K effective pixels for video. The lens is a 'Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens. The T lens reduces flare and lens glare. It's small and compact size make this the perfect SD choice for 'video diary' & 'incognito' shooting.

Nightshot Function
Progressive Function
4:3 / 16:9 switchable
3D touchscreen menu system
Flip out hybrid LCD screen
Firewire out, USB, RCA x 3 out, S-Video in/out, DC
NZ$ 85.00 per day, exclusive of 10% insurance & 15% gst
Includes: Sony PC330 Camcorder
4 x Sony Batteries
Wide-angle Adaptor
Camera Light 10w
DV cable, RCA cable, S-Video cable, Power lead
Charger / AC
Raincover
Manual
- PC330 travels in a Pelican case -

New Gear

Niche Cameras

Welcome to Niche Cameras online.

We are a Camera Hire Company, located in Grey Lynn, central Auckland, New Zealand.

Niche can offer a large selection of 6K, Native 4K, UHD Cinema and HD broadcast camera options, complemented by an extensive catalogue of ancillary equipment. We can supply multiple cameras of the same model or format. Full drama production packages or individual items are available at extremely competitive rates. We offer rates on 1/2 day, day, week and long term hire periods.

We also offer stand-alone battery or power kits for international customers.

With our extensive NZ contacts and industry knowledge, we can source camera department crew, DIT crew and assist in planning and facilitation of your domestic or international shooting requirements.

Niche Cameras has supplied camera equipment to the New Zealand and international production industry for over 20 years.

Please call, email or book equipment online. Open seven days.

Enquiry / Contact

CONTACT DETAILS

+64 9 378 1449

+64 274 961 925

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Click here to find us57P LIVINGSTONE STREET,
GREY LYNN
PO BOX 46 309,
HERNE BAY,
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

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