Equipment Hire

Vidpro provides the professional video production industry in Christchurch with many of the tools that are needed to produce top quality productions. If what you want is not displayed below, please phone or email us as we can usually provide you with a solution.

Please select the following hire options to view equipment details:



The PXW-X500 has three 2/3-inch type Full HD CCD sensors. You May shoot in a wide variety of HD and SD formats, including XAVC Intra frame and XAVC Long GOP, MPEG SStP 422 Lite (HDCAM SR), MPEG HD 422 and MPEG HD 420, as well as MPEG IMX and DVCAM. Options allow the camcorder to record directly in Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes, offering direct compatibility with NLEs. The camcorder also has a host of leading professional features, such as Slow & Quick Motion up to 120 fps for XAVC (as an option), wireless operation, picture cache recording, built-in GPS, Digital Extender, HyperGamma/UserGamma and many more. A wide range of connectors, including 3G/HD/SD-SDI, HDMI and USB, increase the flexibility further.  Download Brochure For More Information Here

 PXW X500

2/3" Digital CCD Full Broadcast Specification
Camera supplied with;
  • Fujinon HA13x4.5 BERM Lens
  • Batteries and charger
  • Tripod
  • Wet weather cover
  • 1x Sony Digital Lapel Microphone
  • 2.7" HD Colour Viewfinder

This camera may be connected to our DVW-250 Deck to enable On-Line Digital Betacam recording in parallel with off-line DVCam recording



2/3" Digital CCD - 4:3 / 16:9 Switchable
Camera supplied with;
  • Your choice of Lens (see Lens selection)
  • Batteries and charger
  • Tripod
  • Wet weather cover


Can Record HDV,DV CAM and DV images at 60i, 50i, 30, 25 or 24 frames per second




1/3" Digital HAD CCD - 4:3 / 16:9 Switchable
Camera supplied with;
  • Batteries (15 hrs) and charger
  • Tripod
  • Wet weather cover
  • 12x Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar Zoom Lens
  • Polarising Filter
  • Viewfinder shade for LCD
HD Monitoring and Recording  

A stunning 7.1” 1920 x 1200 320ppi IPS screen makes Shogun perfect as a director’s monitor. Shoot more accurate colors with class leading 3D LUTs, 2:1/1:1 zoom for critical focus, waveform, focal assist.
Record direct from the camera sensor to your choice of Apple ProRes, DNxHD/DNxHR  in 10-bit 422 quality onto affordable media options. Based on the camera’s output the Shogun can accept and record up to 4K 30p and HD 120p over HDMI or 12/6/3/1.5G SDI. Technical Information Brochure




HD and 4K Monitoring and Recording

Records to 2.5" SSD




Tripods & Mounts
(Note: Cameras are supplied with suitable standard tripod)

  • DV 8 / DV11

  • Video 25 II

  • Video 30
We also have: High Hats, Dumpy Legs, Camera Saddles, Jib Arms and Pipe Dollys


Our range of lenses includes:

  • Fujinon HA13x4.5 BERM Lens (HD)
  • Fujinon A15x8 BDEVM-28B
  • Aspheric Fujinon A14 x 8.5BERM-28
  • Fujinon A18 x 8.5BERM-28

  • Canon J18x9B4 KRS
  • Canon J8 x 6B4 IRS SX12 Wide Angle Lens
  • Wide angle adaptors

  • Wide angle adaptors


Our range of lenses includes:

Sennheiser 416
Shotgun Mic

Sony ECM 55 and ECM 77
Neck Mics

Various dynamic and Condensor
Hand Mics
We also have: Electrosonics and Audio Technica RF Mics, Shure Field Mixer, Mini Mixers, 8 & 16 Channel Mixers, BBE Audio Processor and Telephone Hybrids



  • DVW 250 Digital Beta
  • SVO 5800P SVHS Deck
  • DSR 45P DVCam Recorder
  • DSR 20P DVCam Recorder
  • DSR 1500 DVCam Recorder
  • HVR M15P HDV Recorder

  • Pioneer DVD/HDD Recorders
  • (Ideal for recording conferences)

  • Shogun HD & 4K SDI Redcorder (See above in Camera Monitoring for details)


  • AVID® Media Composer

  • Adobe® Premier Pro
For more information - see our Editing page


  • 800w Redhead
  • 2000w Blonde
  • 300w/650w Fresnel
  • Kino-Flo Diva-Lite 400 - Dimmable with Flozier etc
  • Dedo Light Kit
  • Lowell Tota Lights
  • Sungun Kit c/w Batteries
  • LED Toplights
  • Chimera for Redhead
  • 6'x6' Chimera frame with 4 diff, Blck/White, Green
  • 4'x4' Chimera frame with 4 diff, Black/White
  • LED Toplight for Large or small cameras
  • All hires of lights include Gels, Spun, Stand, Mains Lead
    and Sandbag if required
  • A range of reflectors are available

KinoFlo Diva 400

  • Autocue (prompter) - available as a stage or presidential prompter. 12v Optional
  • Microwave link - can be camera mounted
  • Vision Mixers - Component or composite. Call for details
  • Prime Image Frame Store
  • Monitors - 9" and 14"
  • Complete Flyaway Kit
  • Outside Broadcast Van - up to 4 cameras/VTs - downstream graphics/VTs