Video equipment rentals are the heart of our business. Over the last 30+ years, Magnetic Image Video has established ourselves as an international provider of production equipment, with the San Francisco Bay Area being our home base.
Providing the latest equipment, Magnetic Image Video has the resources and expertise to meet any production need. From a simple green screen rental to a multi-camera flypack, no rental is too big or too small.
Please take a moment to browse through our different rental categories. Our wide inventory of gear is always expanding, so give us a call if there is something you do not see listed.
Magnetic Image Video’s choices of cameras, recording formats, etc. have all been based on performance and ease of operation. We carry all types of cameras ranging from HD Broadcast to DSLRs with a full line of camera accessories.
Our staff can custom tailor any camera package, designed to meet your individual production needs. Our cameras can also be rented a la carte. Feel free to give us a call if there is something you do not see listed below.
Sony HSC-100R HD TRIAX Camera
2/3" Power HAD FX CCD, 16-Bit A/D Conversion and DSP LSI, Switchable 16:9/4:3 HD/SD
* The HSC-100R has greatly been improved from its predecessor, the Sony HXC-100K, and will match perfectly. *
Panasonic HDX900 DVCProHD Camcorder
2/3" 3-CCD 16:9 1080i/720p DVCPRO HD®Camcorder with CineGammaTM Software & IEEE 1394 Interface
Sony PXW-FS7 XDCAM Super 35 Camera System (E-Mount)
Super 35mm Exmor CMOS Sensor
Canon EOS C300 Cinema EOS Camcorder (EF Mount)
Super 35mm CMOS Sensor, XF Codec - 4:2:2 50 Mb/s MPEG-2,1920 x 1080i 60 & True 24p Recording, EF Lens Mount
Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM EX HD Camcorder
(3) 1/2" Exmor CMOS Sensors, 1080p, Interchangeable Lens, HD-SDI Output, Records onto SxS Cards
Panasonic AG-AC160 AVCHD Camcorder
1/3" 2.2-megapixel 3-MOS imager, AVCCAM Hand-held Camcorder w/ HD-SDI output
Canon EOS 7D
18MP APS-C CMOS Sensor, Full HD 1080/30p, 24P, 25P and 720/60p, 50P Formats, ISO Range (100-6400), 8fps Burst Mode
GoPro HD HERO 4 Black Edition
Lenses & Accessories
Magnetic Image Video has invested years developing our inventory, knowledge, and expertise providing Fujinon, Canon, Nikon & Zeiss lenses. From big telephoto lenses to PL mount lenses, we have a wide selection.
With a full line of accessories including Chroisziel matte boxes, Tiffen filters, remote focus/zooms, and more, Magnetic Image Video offers the right equipment to get the best looking picture possible.
Fujinon HA 13x4.5mm Super Wide Angle Zoom w/ 2x Extender
Fujinon 5.5x8.5mm Wide Angle Zoom w/ 2x Extender
Fujinon HA 18x7.6mm BERM w/ 2x Extender
Fujinon 15x8mm w/ 2x Extender
Fujinon HA 42x9.7mm BERD w/ 2x Extender & H&V Stabilizer
Canon 33x11mm w/ 2x Extender
Fujinon 24x11.5mm w/ 2x Extender
Canon 70x9.5mm w/ 2x Extender
Fujinon 66x9.5mm w/ 2x Extender
Fujinon 55x9.5mm w/ 2x Extender
Fujinon S 19x6.5mm BRM-38 Zoom Lens
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Zoom Lens
Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L USM Zoom Lens
Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS II USM Zoom Lens
HD recording, format choices, file management, and editorial workflow are some of the most important aspects of a production. With that in mind, we offer many different solutions to keep projects and budgets under control.
Looking to playback an old tape format? Over the years, Magnetic Image Video has gained access to many different types of VTRs, from 3/4” to BetaSP.
Panasonic AJ-HD1400 DVCProHD VTR
Sony DSR-45 DVCam VTR
Panasonic DMR-E55 DVD Recorder
Sound Devices PIX 240 Video Recorder
AJA Ki-Pro ProRes File Recorder
Monitors & Processing
Magnetic Image Video carries a wide variety of monitors, from 5” HD LCD monitors to 50” Plasmas along with a long list of processing units.
Sony LMD2450WHD 24" HD LCD
(Inputs: DVI / SDI / Component / Composite / Y/C)
Panasonic BT-LH1700W 17" HD LCD
(Inputs: (2x) SDI w/ Switched Out / YPbPr / RGB / Y/C / Composite)
Panasonic BT-LH900 8.3" HD LCD
(Inputs: (2x) SDI w/ Switched Out / YPbPr / RGB / Composite)
Panasonic BT-LH80WP 7.9" HD LCD
(Inputs: SDI / YPbPr / Composite)
SmallHD AC7-SDI 6.95" HD LCD
(Inputs: HDMI / SDI w/ Loop-through / Component / Composite)
SmallHD DP7-PRO OLED 7.7" HD LCD
(Inputs: HDMI / SDI / Component / Composite)
Sony HDVFC730W 6.3" HD Color LCD Viewfinder
Panasonic BT-LH8-WP 7.9" HD LCD
Sony DXF-51 5" SD Studio Viewfinder
Dell 2407WFPb 24" LCD Widescreen Monitor
Panasonic 50" HD Plasma Monitor
(Inputs: (2x) HDMI / Component / Composite / RF)
Epson EX7235 PRO HD WXGA 3 LCD Projector (3,000 Lumens)
(Inputs: HDMI / VGA / S-Video / Composite)
NEC VT-440 LCD Projector (1,100 Lumens)
(Inputs: VGA / S-Video / Composite)
Folsom Image Pro HD Scan Converter
AJA FS-1 HD Frame Sync
Leitch DPS-475 Digital Processing Sync TBC
AJA HD10A Analog HD to HD/SDI Converter
AJA HD10MD3 HS/SDI Down Converter
AJA HD/SDI to DVI-D Converter
AJA HD5DA 1x4 HD/SDI DA
Blackmagic HDMI-SDI Mini converter
Blackmagic HDLink HD/SDI to DVI-D Converter
Just because audio is not in our name doesn’t mean we don’t know what to do with it. With a wide inventory of top named brands and products, we have the right gear needed to add superior quality audio to your video project. If you don’t see a piece of gear you are looking for listed, give us a call.
Sound Devices 302 Stereo Field Mixer
Shure FP-33 Stereo Field Mixer
Mackie 1604 VLZ 16 Channel Mixer
Mackie 1402 VLZ 14 Channel Mixer
Schoeps MK-41 Shotgun Mic w/ Power Supply
Neumann KMR-81 Shotgun Mic w/ Power Supply
TRAM Lavalier/Lapel Mic
Shure Beta 58A Hand Mic
Electro-Voice RE-50 Hand Mic
Lectrosonics UDR200B Wireless Stick Mic
Lectrosonics 200 Diversity Wireless Mic System
Lectrosonics 100 Series Wireless Mic System
Clear-Com UPX-10 Wireless Cue/IFB System
Telex Hard-Wired IFB Kit
Telex Hard-Wired IFB
Shure UA845 UHF Antenna Distribution Kit
Telex BTR-800 Wireless PL System
Clear-Com TW-12B System Interface
RTS PS-31 PL Power Supply
Telex PS-15 PL Power Supply
RTS PS-8 PL Power Supply
David Clark Noise Canceling Headsets
RTS BP-325 Belt Pack
2-Way Powered PA Speakers
Marantz PMD660 Solid State Audio Recorder
Motorola Walkie-Talkie Kit
Lighting & Grip
Lighting and shadows are many times the visual influences that set apart the professionals and others. We take pride in understanding these differences. Thus, we do everything possible to support those efforts and help supply our clients with the right knowledge and equipment necessary. We carry many different brands of lighting and grip gear. If you don’t see a piece of gear you are looking for listed, give us a call.
ARRI "Softbank One" Tungsten Kit
- Kit Includes: (1x) 1K w/ Chimera (2x) 650w (1x) 300w (4x) Stands
(1x) Jelly Roll (1x) Set of Scrims (1x) Bag of C-47s (1x) Egg Crate
ARRI "DV Custom 5 Light" Tungsten Kit
- Kit Includes: (1x) 650 w/ Chimera (2x) 300w (2x) 150w (5x) Stands
(1x) Jelly Roll (1x) Set of Scrims (1x) Bag of C-47s (1x) Egg Crate
*Custom ARRI Light Kits Can Be Assembled Upon Request*
Lowel Rifa Kit
- Kit Includes: (1x) L55 Softbox (1x) Stand
ARRI 1K Open Face Light
ARRI 650w Fresnel Tungsten Light
ARRI 300w Fresnel Tungsten Light
ARRI 150w Fresnel Tungsten Light
- 4ft - 4 Bank
- Diva Lite 400
Mottled Gray 9' x 12'
Green/Blue 8' x8'
Green 12' x 12'
Black 15' x 21'
Matthews 18"x24" Flag Kit
Matthews 24"x36" Flag Kit
Frezzi Sun Gun
w/ 50w Bulb or LED Bulb
Matthews C-Stand w/ Knuckle & Gobo Arm
Matthews 15lbs Sandbag