Red's Overpriced "Mini Mag" Cards - The Real Story

  • Опубліковано 17 лип 2019
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    Red Digital Cinema has come under fire recently over allegations that their Mini-Mag storage cards are just cheap commodity SSDs in a fancy enclosure. As it turns out, there's some truth to these assertions, but the situation is not quite as simple as it's made out to be. Let's unwrap it.
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  • Duncantalksalotmore
    Duncantalksalotmore 29 хвилин тому

    Jinni: Red’s bad!
    Red: No u
    Linus: I’m about to end these men’s whole careers.

  • Justacean
    Justacean 5 годин тому

    Everyone who isn't a rancid RED fanboy knows they're a garbage company. Jarred Land is just following the river of bullshit pioneered by Jim.

  • World runs with tech
    World runs with tech 6 годин тому

    5:30 Mac users let us introduce ourselves....

  • Stephen Anthony
    Stephen Anthony 9 годин тому

    Those cards look like tiny little packs of delicious cigarettes.

  • Mathaeuz
    Mathaeuz 12 годин тому

    11:40 that short background laugh from someone in the crew and Linus containing his own laugh afterwards. G O L D

  • Junaid Qadir
    Junaid Qadir 20 годин тому

    Well said! 14:15

  • Pat van Gemert
    Pat van Gemert День тому

    Is Linus really arguing people should not be surprised they were being 'scammed' by Red for their ridiculous markups, and this makes it all 'ok'?

  • Brett Augustine
    Brett Augustine День тому

    🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥

  • Hero Of AndromedaTV
    Hero Of AndromedaTV День тому

    This is impressive and sad at the same time, what a way to scam people with old hardware.

  • 魏銘廷
    魏銘廷 День тому

    On a positive side, using custom connector can make both on the camera and on the SSD more resistent to wear.

  • Zaur Kerimov
    Zaur Kerimov 2 дні тому

    Fuck RED! Fuckin greedy pcs of shit!

  • Franc Sanka
    Franc Sanka 2 дні тому

    Thanks to Jinni Tech for the great original video (with no commercial at all), forcing you to finally do that video (filled with commercial) about this Red BS with their mini mag cards. And as you so often say in this video "Whatever".

  • Glen M Lj
    Glen M Lj 2 дні тому

    The only overly expensive thing about the RED Mini Mag is the casing itself...literally.

  • Luis Diaz
    Luis Diaz 2 дні тому

    Absolutely hilarious, I'm a Blackmagic shooter sense their early days and I even wrote my Msc. thesis on this matter, how Red was able over charge for their products and how with out any fight from customers, they made millions on up-selling cheap and available technology, I compared Red to the business model of Blackmagic Design " developing high end products at cheaper prices" and how that would change the marker forever. 5 year later Red is caught cheating and black magic Releases a 6k camera capable of raw recording and it cost 2.5k. #mindblown #imtheoracle

  • Chad wran
    Chad wran 3 дні тому +3

    i love his physical violence as an expression of hate towards items on his video. slapping an ssd, throwing it on the table...... so funny

  • Sinan Akkoyun
    Sinan Akkoyun 3 дні тому +1

    1:43 Step 2... *Step 4*

  • Patrick Harris
    Patrick Harris 3 дні тому +3

    Wow Linus - kudos for speaking your mind. Great video!

  • Rex Holes
    Rex Holes 4 дні тому

    This is absolute garbage, it's just an ssd with an interface thrown onto it, this is nothing more than DRM so they can charge an arm and a leg

  • Sergio Cavalieri
    Sergio Cavalieri 4 дні тому

    Why is Linus defending Red ? For selling cheap stuff at 42 times the price ???? Does he get free media from Red ??? Probably Wright ..... 😉

  • rashid Williams
    rashid Williams 4 дні тому

    Had to stop watching as it just felt like excuses for RED. Hopefully, it became or balanced but I can’t believe anyone would cover for RED on this. Oh btw this is not a bot. May check back later to see how it finishes up but literally couldn’t watch any more. Best bit was when you said you called RED on it years ago but then you seemed to be ok with the price they charge?

  • The Prophecy Cat
    The Prophecy Cat 5 днів тому +1

    Ari Alexa time

  • erik cyree
    erik cyree 5 днів тому

    what im getting from this is that Red is scamming their customers and Linus is okay with it. what a douche

  • Jaap van der Velde
    Jaap van der Velde 5 днів тому

    Surely someone watching this now has both the idea and the opportunity to go and create a RAID-mag for the REDs?

  • Siddharth Purswani
    Siddharth Purswani 6 днів тому +1

    Did I understand anything? No
    Did I enjoy the video? Hell yeah

  • Damian Chiliński
    Damian Chiliński 6 днів тому +1

    oh wow someone believed enterprise gear actually costs this much. How cute...

  • SkyDroneMedia Asitis
    SkyDroneMedia Asitis 6 днів тому +1

    We knew this is 2013 when I opened a card on the Red Epic...

  • karehaqt
    karehaqt 6 днів тому

    So RED is basically run by greedy scumbags.

  • rob morgan
    rob morgan 7 днів тому

    This was awesome.

  • Heinrich Müller
    Heinrich Müller 7 днів тому

    Redundant recording to two seperate cards at once should have been the standard in all professional cameras ten years ago. But somehow, it is still not even the norm in 2019...

  • Gianni Grosso
    Gianni Grosso 8 днів тому +5

    wait, so, the whole time it's just been an ssd inside a case, and nobody bothered to open one up and look until now?

    • Ctuchik
      Ctuchik 5 днів тому +2

      Lots of people opened it up and complained about it. But as Linus says, it just didn't blow up until another scam competitor tried to cash in on it..

  • user540000
    user540000 8 днів тому

    These are commercial products. Commercial products having always done things like this to make extra profit where they can. Its not like the price of their cards was a secret, you knew the price of their cards before you bought the camera and factored that into your decision.

  • UnitD77
    UnitD77 8 днів тому

    Linus. You just killed them. Total smack down.

  • skydragon61969
    skydragon61969 8 днів тому +4

    i dont think ive ever seen linus so savage b4..he was clearly quite annoyed.. i found it quite amusing tho.. 😏

  • Hyro Proto
    Hyro Proto 9 днів тому

    why is anyone surprised? When Audio companies keep selling $1000 per meter cable wires & freaking USB cables & $200 electromagnetic stabilizer stones

  • yaseen reza
    yaseen reza 9 днів тому

    1:40 where did step 3 go Linus?? 😂

  • Jj Lortez
    Jj Lortez 9 днів тому

    Sata? Not "S aa ta"

  • Viscous Shear
    Viscous Shear 9 днів тому

    SO red have found a way to throttle 3rd party suppliers kit. how very Apple of them.

  • Mathieu Lacasse
    Mathieu Lacasse 9 днів тому

    I have absolutely no idea what product that video was about but I still enjoyed it.

  • the8killed8one
    the8killed8one 9 днів тому

    savage linus, best linus

  • Scott Tovey
    Scott Tovey 9 днів тому

    When it comes down to being technical, misleading the customer by exaggerating a claim is in fact bait and switch false advertising.
    Until we the people stop accepting such clear and obvious deceptions, these bait and switch scenarios will continue to happen.
    This is the fault of the political system of extremes. Rather than passing legislation that protects people from false claims, the extremist on the right declare: "there's to many regulations." while the extremists on the left declare business to be evil incarnate.
    The truth is, neither the left nor the right is willing to pass reasonable regulations that both protect consumers while not putting companies out of business. Eliminating misleading advertisement will not put companies out of business, it will only serve to make business more ethical, and that won't hurt anyone.

  • Nathan Holloman
    Nathan Holloman 9 днів тому +1

    Scratches at a level 6
    With deeper groves at level 7
    (Idk if people would get I was making that joke because he took it apart Like JerryRigEverything)

  • First Name Second Name
    First Name Second Name 10 днів тому

    So essentially shove it to both companies and buy from the competitors 🤷🏻‍♂️

  • Ace0nPoint
    Ace0nPoint 10 днів тому

    Just me or is Linus's eye drooping a little bit? =|

  • Bijbu
    Bijbu 10 днів тому

    I mean its not bad when you consider apple sell a stand for $999 XD

  • surferdjnj
    surferdjnj 10 днів тому

    LTT, coming in hot!!!

  • peppermint gamer
    peppermint gamer 10 днів тому

    so basically both sides are wrong and this has been the truth for a good bit and everybody is just slow

  • Questionable
    Questionable 10 днів тому +1

    NGL, I'm more distracted by the fact linus started to fling the parts around 😂😂

  • Ronald Dumb
    Ronald Dumb 11 днів тому

    Let's check Sony F65 and their cards! :)

  • Shivashkar Sukul
    Shivashkar Sukul 11 днів тому

    Step 1
    Step 2
    Step 4
    Step 4 or 5, I don't know what step we're on

  • Sam
    Sam 11 днів тому +1

    Ting is a rip-off. I'm honestly surprised LTT promotes these thieves

  • asafox
    asafox 11 днів тому +1

    Red are such scammers!
    This is hilarious!

  • Foul Productions
    Foul Productions 11 днів тому

    This would have made me sick if I owned a Red. But when I do I will be well informed. Thank you

  • Mister W
    Mister W 12 днів тому

    Shopify Stores : “ we make the best margins ”
    Red : “ hold my mini mag ”

  • Steve Worrell
    Steve Worrell 12 днів тому

    Best Linus video in....well I think this is their best video.

  • solaufein
    solaufein 12 днів тому

    Very good exposure of both parties.

  • TJ Suydam
    TJ Suydam 12 днів тому

    Red, for when you really wanna empty your wallet.

  • Indigo Montari
    Indigo Montari 12 днів тому +1

    Hmmm how much of your project footage was lost to get this vid made?

  • stazorm1
    stazorm1 12 днів тому

    This is why I've never even looked at a red product.
    How did everyone not see this before?!?
    Genuinely confused🙍‍♂️🤷‍♂️

  • Morgan Aensland
    Morgan Aensland 12 днів тому

    This was such a nice video. Thanks for making it!

  • Trumpet Dinopup
    Trumpet Dinopup 12 днів тому

    Reminds me of panasonics ridiculous priced p2 memory cards

  • Yurika
    Yurika 12 днів тому

    It wouldn't be a LTT vid without Linus dropping or hitting something XD 12:03

  • Aaron Andrew
    Aaron Andrew 13 днів тому

    wow, Linus. Well handled. If I spent approximately 20+ thousand dollars on my business's Camera to find out it's all a BS markup. You, my friend, are a god at keeping your cool on camera.

  • Lord Zordid
    Lord Zordid 13 днів тому

    "Quality, from the United Kingdom!". Hahahahahahaha!

  • Jim Tomatore
    Jim Tomatore 13 днів тому

    Videos like this are why I love your channel.

  • Kakko Wojtylla
    Kakko Wojtylla 13 днів тому

    11:40 LOL

  • LiveBig7
    LiveBig7 13 днів тому

    RED should add some rgb lights from now on to justify the price of an ssd, ahahahahah😄😄

  • jaboody singh
    jaboody singh 13 днів тому

    I know you guys make crazy money but why the hell would you spend 10s of thousands of dollars to film stationary videos..... smh

  • Arial CCAA
    Arial CCAA 13 днів тому +7

    "viral" says the guy who got 1.6m when referring to a 76k video

    • cypherusuh
      cypherusuh 9 днів тому

      Depends on the sub, bro. 76k on

    • PersonalPerson
      PersonalPerson 9 днів тому +1

      that's still viral. we're kinda desensitized to popularity but a mob of 76k people could easily destroy a power plant. it seems small in numbers, but the weight of their emotions is really, really powerful.

  • Iskander K
    Iskander K 13 днів тому +17

    wow, this channel is really great. i mean, to maintain objectivity with such a subscriber count and revenue is really impressive. keep it up!!!

  • kucki tea
    kucki tea 13 днів тому

    My saviour

  • 11kele
    11kele 14 днів тому

    Linus does not need tools to pry open any hardware. With a couple of ooopses and hand gestures he will disassemble anything during the clip...

  • EuroFlight 38
    EuroFlight 38 14 днів тому

    True or fake their propietary bs is too expensive but well... if apple can do it.....

  • Ryan McLaughlin
    Ryan McLaughlin 14 днів тому

    Wait, was step 3?

  • spikey 27
    spikey 27 14 днів тому

    Dontcha just love it when liars get into a pissing contest and are caught "RED" handed.

  • SysGhost
    SysGhost 14 днів тому

    The old FAT file systems are horrible in more than one way when it comes to flash media.
    Leave old obsolete file systems where they belong: In the past... On the spinning rust... which it was ultimately designed for.
    Personally, I don't understand why the industry has held onto it for so long. Especially when there's far FAR FAAAR better file systems that are free to use both for commercial as well as personal use.
    I guess it's that M-(dollar sign) company that refuses to update and adapt.

  • Black Sky Entertainment
    Black Sky Entertainment 14 днів тому

    So ....when Jim Jannards Oakley’s were made out of “Unubtanium” .....not much different than his Red marketing. Still love their cameras.

  • User Name
    User Name 14 днів тому

    wouldn't have this problem if we just used claymation for everything.

  • Ferdinand Andre
    Ferdinand Andre 14 днів тому +2

    It's like printers user protesting why cartridges are overpriced.

  • Gaming Hawk
    Gaming Hawk 14 днів тому

    haha when the ad before the video is about Linus advertising about honey. You know you got it made when are on the ads before your videos.

  • NPC 99845
    NPC 99845 15 днів тому

    Gini Tech, successor to Initech

  • Jeremy Mobley
    Jeremy Mobley 15 днів тому +2

    Lotta respect to the way this video was framed. Good job.

  • Lego Mini Movie Productions
    Lego Mini Movie Productions 15 днів тому +30

    Next Week: Red cameras are actually Iphones with fance housing and adapters XD

  • joebob2311
    joebob2311 15 днів тому

    Linus you fiend why are you using WiFi on the computer on the left. Even worse why is it not full strength. This is not the Linus we know. Linus would use ethernet.

  • VIRAL_DNA / DNA64 Productions
    VIRAL_DNA / DNA64 Productions 15 днів тому

    RED Mini-Mags are a waste of money, but who cares when you're printing your own money?
    Anyways, dirty lying bastards won't get my money :P

  • V R
    V R 15 днів тому +23

    I love when Linus rips into these rediculous companies and their crazy stupid prices then goes back and buy said stuff

    • cypherusuh
      cypherusuh 9 днів тому +5

      He's not the kind of guy who boycott something when he doesn't like it. He did the review professionally and left the conclusion to the viewer. The old standard of journalism

  • y1521t21b5
    y1521t21b5 15 днів тому +1

    11:40 That laugh in the background was such great punctuation ;-)

  • Free Speech
    Free Speech 15 днів тому +1

    once west dependent on china , china will overprice everything.... you all become china's biatch.

  • Jessica T
    Jessica T 15 днів тому

    DAMN that shade Linus threw at Red at the end was FIERCE! I'm sure they're going to need some Aloevera at the end for those sick burns!

  • Robert P
    Robert P 15 днів тому

    That "thanks" at the end was intense.

  • unfa
    unfa 15 днів тому

    Now I *really* want to see the answer from *Corridor*

  • unfa
    unfa 15 днів тому +1

    Wow, that data recovery must be really expansive for Red, if you judge it by the profit margin on the product...

  • Crazy
    Crazy 15 днів тому

    Not going to lie, the way you guys advertise your sponsors is a bit of a relief. Linus gives a mild sigh before naming them.

  • Lars Andersen
    Lars Andersen 16 днів тому

    Red fits perfectly in TrumpAmerica (c)

  • BEN kara Mohammed Reda
    BEN kara Mohammed Reda 16 днів тому

    i got this urge to type

  • Justice Warrior
    Justice Warrior 16 днів тому +5

    It's basically a Red Apple..
    I know good joke..

    • Erotikstudio Winkler GmbH
      Erotikstudio Winkler GmbH 14 днів тому +2

      Everything around the RED Camera System is insanely overpriced.
      The want 2350$ for a 960GB MiniMag.
      Literally a off the shelf SSD wrapped in fancy red aluminum for over 2000 Dollars.
      This Company is literally the Apple of Camera Manufacurers.
      But hey they make an 8K Camera aimed at the professionals who have the 100K in their pocket that you would need for a full System soo..

  • Open Mind
    Open Mind 16 днів тому

    Like Apple is worse with their $1000 Stand

  • Henry Atkinson
    Henry Atkinson 16 днів тому +1

    Vex IQ cubes? Didnt see these when I first watched it.

  • Pavlos Constantinou
    Pavlos Constantinou 16 днів тому

    I would really feel pissed off too...

  • Tricus
    Tricus 16 днів тому

    Is that a Supernova remix running in the background?

  • Tricus
    Tricus 16 днів тому

    1:08 Eccentric advertisement.