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Over the years we've sold and supported a number of product ranges which are no longer in production, or where distribution has changed, or the original company is no longer around.

However, we may still be able to offer limited support for some of these. Enquiries welcome.
This includes driver disks, system rebuilds, cables, etc.

The list includes:-

DPS Perception Video Recorder - PVR
  • Avid Xpress Pro & Mojo
  • Antex Studiocard
  • DPS Personal Animation Recorder (PAR)
  • DPS Perception Video Recorder (PVR)
  • DPS/Leitch Velocity
  • DPS/Leitch/Harris VelocityQ  (Quattrus)
  • Incriber CG & TitleMotion
  • InSync Speed Razor
  • Matrox RT2000 & RT2500
  • Newtek Lightwave 3D
  • Matrox Digisuite LE/DTV/LX & MAX
  • Serious Magic
  • Wacom
  • Xentrik - ViXen Pro
  • ZEN - Smooth Talker & AMIGA software

Matrox Digisuite LE DTV LX

What we're about . . .      ZEN is not a traditional Audio-Visual dealer who started selling computers, nor is it a computer shop that also sells video products. You won't get any salesmen giving you the "hard-sell" when you call, just straightforward advice and information - which for some callers is the knowledge that they don't need to buy whatever it is they thought they needed! Above all you'll be dealing with someone with a wide range of experience and knowledge of both PCs and video production. We're not the biggest, nor necessarily the cheapest, but we are one of the longest established computer/video specialists in the UK.

Company history . . .      ZEN was started in the 1980s by Martin Kay, then working for ITV at Granada's Manchester studios, who built his first 6502-based computer in 1979 from an Ohio Scientific kit, bought in the USA whilst working as a Sound Recordist on a film shoot for World In Action. With the advent of the Amiga, which could be gen-locked to a video source, Martin started writing a variety of video-related software. This included subtitling & tele-prompting, ident clocks, scoring software for sports & gameshows, and specialist software to mimic other computer displays for use in TV film dramas like Cracker, Prime Suspect and A Touch of Frost. Martin left Granada in 1993 to concentrate on his computer-video activities with ZEN, following a natural path into non-linear editing systems, for many years the main business activity, although he still maintains an active interest in video production.

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