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Review: AJA RovoCam

If you have a unique shooting situation and you need a unique camera to fill that need, the RovoCam from AJA is worth a look.

Best Uses for the RovoCam

What are some of the best uses for this camera? If you're using it for security monitoring, you have the ability to pan and scan with 4K. So you can get still a crystal-clear 1080 image with the ability to move around on a region of interest and be able to zoom in. So if you've got a suspected criminal on camera, you can zoom in and see them nice and clearly with that higher-resolution image.

If you're using it in a House of Worship or in any kind of a live event production environment, you have the ability to use the pan and scan to get more camera angles for one position, but also you have the capability to send the feed out to an IMAG system using HDMI or SDI.

The RovoCam is not going to replace your DSLR or your 4K cinema camera, and it's not going to go on your drone because it's kind of heavy. But it can go in a security camera PTZ mount like a dome camera mount, so you can operate it that way. But the best thing about this is the fact that it's different, it's small, and you only have to have one cable to operate it. The modularity, the speed of set up, are all huge in my book. That's what really makes this camera stand out. If you have a unique shooting situation and you need a unique camera to fill that need, the RovoCam from AJA is worth a look.

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