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

  • katma 17 Tem 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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  • Hagge Bänke
    Hagge Bänke 7 saatler önce +1

    Then all of their products are probably overpriced and shitty.

  • Marshal Arnold
    Marshal Arnold 10 saatler önce +1

    Seems like both companies are guilty of unfair and dishonest marketing and in Reds case, litterally gouging consumers for a fancy red case.

  • Duncantalksalotmore
    Duncantalksalotmore 13 saatler önce +1

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

  • Justacean
    Justacean 18 saatler önce +1

    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 18 saatler önce +1

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

  • Stephen Anthony
    Stephen Anthony 22 saatler önce +1

    Those cards look like tiny little packs of delicious cigarettes.

  • Mathaeuz
    Mathaeuz Gün önce +1

    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 Gün önce +1

    Well said! 14:15

  • Pat van Gemert
    Pat van Gemert Gün önce +1

    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 Gün önce +1

    🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥

  • Hero Of AndromedaTV
    Hero Of AndromedaTV 2 gün önce +1

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

  • 魏銘廷
    魏銘廷 2 gün önce +1

    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 gün önce

    Fuck RED! Fuckin greedy pcs of shit!

  • Franc Sanka
    Franc Sanka 2 gün önce

    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 gün önce

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

  • Luis Diaz
    Luis Diaz 3 gün önce

    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 gün önce +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 gün önce +1

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

  • Patrick Harris
    Patrick Harris 3 gün önce +3

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

  • Rex Holes
    Rex Holes 4 gün önce

    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 gün önce

    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 5 gün önce

    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 gün önce +1

    Ari Alexa time

  • erik cyree
    erik cyree 6 gün önce

    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 6 gün önce

    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 gün önce +1

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

  • Damian Chiliński
    Damian Chiliński 7 gün önce +1

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

  • SkyDroneMedia Asitis
    SkyDroneMedia Asitis 7 gün önce +1

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

  • karehaqt
    karehaqt 7 gün önce

    So RED is basically run by greedy scumbags.

  • rob morgan
    rob morgan 7 gün önce

    This was awesome.

  • Heinrich Müller
    Heinrich Müller 8 gün önce

    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 gün önce +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 gün önce +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 gün önce

    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 9 gün önce

    Linus. You just killed them. Total smack down.

  • skydragon61969
    skydragon61969 9 gün önce +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 gün önce

    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 gün önce

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

  • Jj Lortez
    Jj Lortez 9 gün önce

    Sata? Not "S aa ta"

  • Viscous Shear
    Viscous Shear 9 gün önce

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

  • Mathieu Lacasse
    Mathieu Lacasse 10 gün önce

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

  • the8killed8one
    the8killed8one 10 gün önce

    savage linus, best linus

  • Scott Tovey
    Scott Tovey 10 gün önce

    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 10 gün önce +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 gün önce

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

  • Ace0nPoint
    Ace0nPoint 10 gün önce

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

  • Bijbu
    Bijbu 10 gün önce

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

  • surferdjnj
    surferdjnj 10 gün önce

    LTT, coming in hot!!!

  • peppermint gamer
    peppermint gamer 10 gün önce

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

  • Questionable
    Questionable 11 gün önce +1

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

  • Ronald Dumb
    Ronald Dumb 11 gün önce

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

  • Shivashkar Sukul
    Shivashkar Sukul 11 gün önce

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

  • Sam
    Sam 12 gün önce +1

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

  • asafox
    asafox 12 gün önce +1

    Red are such scammers!
    This is hilarious!

  • Foul Productions
    Foul Productions 12 gün önce

    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 gün önce

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

  • Steve Worrell
    Steve Worrell 12 gün önce

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

  • solaufein
    solaufein 12 gün önce

    Very good exposure of both parties.

  • TJ Suydam
    TJ Suydam 12 gün önce

    Red, for when you really wanna empty your wallet.

  • Indigo Montari
    Indigo Montari 13 gün önce +1

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

  • stazorm1
    stazorm1 13 gün önce

    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 13 gün önce

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

  • Trumpet Dinopup
    Trumpet Dinopup 13 gün önce

    Reminds me of panasonics ridiculous priced p2 memory cards

  • Yurika
    Yurika 13 gün önce

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

  • Aaron Andrew
    Aaron Andrew 13 gün önce

    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 gün önce

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

  • Jim Tomatore
    Jim Tomatore 13 gün önce

    Videos like this are why I love your channel.

  • Kakko Wojtylla
    Kakko Wojtylla 13 gün önce

    11:40 LOL

  • LiveBig7
    LiveBig7 14 gün önce

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

  • jaboody singh
    jaboody singh 14 gün önce

    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 14 gün önce +7

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

    • cypherusuh
      cypherusuh 10 gün önce

      Depends on the sub, bro. 76k on

    • PersonalPerson
      PersonalPerson 10 gün önce +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 14 gün önce +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 14 gün önce

    My saviour

  • 11kele
    11kele 14 gün önce

    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 gün önce

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

  • Ryan McLaughlin
    Ryan McLaughlin 15 gün önce

    Wait, was step 3?