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

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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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Justacean Hace 10 horas
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 Hace 10 horas
5:30 Mac users let us introduce ourselves....
Stephen Anthony
Stephen Anthony Hace 14 horas
Those cards look like tiny little packs of delicious cigarettes.
Mathaeuz Hace 17 horas
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 Hace un día
Well said! 14:15
Pat van Gemert
Pat van Gemert Hace un día
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 Hace un día
🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥
Hero Of AndromedaTV
Hero Of AndromedaTV Hace un día
This is impressive and sad at the same time, what a way to scam people with old hardware.
魏銘廷 Hace 2 días
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 Hace 2 días
Fuck RED! Fuckin greedy pcs of shit!
Franc Sanka
Franc Sanka Hace 2 días
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 Hace 2 días
The only overly expensive thing about the RED Mini Mag is the casing itself...literally.
Luis Diaz
Luis Diaz Hace 3 días
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 Hace 3 días
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 Hace 3 días
1:43 Step 2... *Step 4*
Patrick Harris
Patrick Harris Hace 3 días
Wow Linus - kudos for speaking your mind. Great video!
Rex Holes
Rex Holes Hace 4 días
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 Hace 4 días
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 Hace 4 días
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 Hace 5 días
Ari Alexa time
erik cyree
erik cyree Hace 5 días
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 Hace 5 días
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 Hace 6 días
Did I understand anything? No Did I enjoy the video? Hell yeah
Damian Chiliński
Damian Chiliński Hace 6 días
oh wow someone believed enterprise gear actually costs this much. How cute...
SkyDroneMedia Asitis
We knew this is 2013 when I opened a card on the Red Epic...
karehaqt Hace 7 días
So RED is basically run by greedy scumbags.
rob morgan
rob morgan Hace 7 días
This was awesome.
Heinrich Müller
Heinrich Müller Hace 8 días
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 Hace 8 días
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 Hace 5 días
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 Hace 8 días
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 Hace 8 días
Linus. You just killed them. Total smack down.
skydragon61969 Hace 8 días
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 Hace 9 días
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 Hace 9 días
1:40 where did step 3 go Linus?? 😂
Jj Lortez
Jj Lortez Hace 9 días
Sata? Not "S aa ta"
Viscous Shear
Viscous Shear Hace 9 días
SO red have found a way to throttle 3rd party suppliers kit. how very Apple of them.
Mathieu Lacasse
Mathieu Lacasse Hace 9 días
I have absolutely no idea what product that video was about but I still enjoyed it.
the8killed8one Hace 9 días
savage linus, best linus
Scott Tovey
Scott Tovey Hace 9 días
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 Hace 10 días
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
So essentially shove it to both companies and buy from the competitors 🤷🏻‍♂️
Ace0nPoint Hace 10 días
Just me or is Linus's eye drooping a little bit? =|
Bijbu Hace 10 días
I mean its not bad when you consider apple sell a stand for $999 XD
surferdjnj Hace 10 días
LTT, coming in hot!!!
peppermint gamer
peppermint gamer Hace 10 días
so basically both sides are wrong and this has been the truth for a good bit and everybody is just slow
Questionable Hace 10 días
NGL, I'm more distracted by the fact linus started to fling the parts around 😂😂
Ronald Dumb
Ronald Dumb Hace 11 días
Let's check Sony F65 and their cards! :)
Shivashkar Sukul
Shivashkar Sukul Hace 11 días
Step 1 Step 2 Step 4 Step 4 or 5, I don't know what step we're on
Sam Hace 12 días
Ting is a rip-off. I'm honestly surprised LTT promotes these thieves
asafox Hace 12 días
Red are such scammers! This is hilarious!
Foul Productions
Foul Productions Hace 12 días
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 Hace 12 días
Shopify Stores : “ we make the best margins ” Red : “ hold my mini mag ”
Steve Worrell
Steve Worrell Hace 12 días
Best Linus video in....well I think this is their best video.
solaufein Hace 12 días
Very good exposure of both parties.
TJ Suydam
TJ Suydam Hace 12 días
Red, for when you really wanna empty your wallet.
Indigo Montari
Indigo Montari Hace 12 días
Hmmm how much of your project footage was lost to get this vid made?
stazorm1 Hace 12 días
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 Hace 13 días
This was such a nice video. Thanks for making it!
Trumpet Dinopup
Trumpet Dinopup Hace 13 días
Reminds me of panasonics ridiculous priced p2 memory cards
Yurika Hace 13 días
It wouldn't be a LTT vid without Linus dropping or hitting something XD 12:03
Aaron Andrew
Aaron Andrew Hace 13 días
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 Hace 13 días
"Quality, from the United Kingdom!". Hahahahahahaha!
Jim Tomatore
Jim Tomatore Hace 13 días
Videos like this are why I love your channel.
Kakko Wojtylla
Kakko Wojtylla Hace 13 días
11:40 LOL
LiveBig7 Hace 13 días
RED should add some rgb lights from now on to justify the price of an ssd, ahahahahah😄😄
jaboody singh
jaboody singh Hace 13 días
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 Hace 13 días
"viral" says the guy who got 1.6m when referring to a 76k video
cypherusuh Hace 9 días
Depends on the sub, bro. 76k on <1k subs is viral, 1.6m on 8.9m sub isn't
PersonalPerson Hace 9 días
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 Hace 13 días
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 Hace 14 días
My saviour
11kele Hace 14 días
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 Hace 14 días
True or fake their propietary bs is too expensive but well... if apple can do it.....
Ryan McLaughlin
Ryan McLaughlin Hace 14 días
Wait, was step 3?
spikey 27
spikey 27 Hace 14 días
Dontcha just love it when liars get into a pissing contest and are caught "RED" handed.
SysGhost Hace 14 días
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
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 Hace 15 días
wouldn't have this problem if we just used claymation for everything.
Ferdinand Andre
Ferdinand Andre Hace 15 días
It's like printers user protesting why cartridges are overpriced.
Gaming Hawk
Gaming Hawk Hace 15 días
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 Hace 15 días
Gini Tech, successor to Initech
Jeremy Mobley
Jeremy Mobley Hace 15 días
Lotta respect to the way this video was framed. Good job.
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