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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  • Step three: ............

    donald12998donald129984 saatler önce
  • For the price of the cameras, they couldn't license exFAT? Or even NTFS and license a driver from Paragon for Mac/Linux?

    John BelliJohn Belli5 saatler önce
  • awesome video. Linus is back at it. lost interest in the channel for a while from stale jokes and just boring scripts.

    H4ck1ngDailyH4ck1ngDaily6 saatler önce
  • You're candor on this one is outstanding.

    Nick CandrevaNick Candreva7 saatler önce
  • What's in a can of Del Monte Green Beans?

    SpλSpλ18 saatler önce
  • Lintus the OG

    LarryLarry20 saatler önce
  • Then all of their products are probably overpriced and shitty.

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

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

    DuncantalksalotmoreDuncantalksalotmoreGün önce
  • 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.

    JustaceanJustacean2 gün önce
  • 5:30 Mac users let us introduce ourselves....

    World runs with techWorld runs with tech2 gün önce
  • Those cards look like tiny little packs of delicious cigarettes.

    Stephen AnthonyStephen Anthony2 gün önce
  • 11:40 that short background laugh from someone in the crew and Linus containing his own laugh afterwards. G O L D

    MathaeuzMathaeuz2 gün önce
  • Well said! 14:15

    Junaid QadirJunaid Qadir2 gün önce
  • 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'?

    Pat van GemertPat van Gemert2 gün önce
  • 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥

    Brett AugustineBrett Augustine2 gün önce
  • This is impressive and sad at the same time, what a way to scam people with old hardware.

    Hero Of AndromedaTVHero Of AndromedaTV3 gün önce
  • On a positive side, using custom connector can make both on the camera and on the SSD more resistent to wear.

    魏銘廷魏銘廷3 gün önce
  • Fuck RED! Fuckin greedy pcs of shit!

    Zaur KerimovZaur Kerimov3 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".

    Franc SankaFranc Sanka4 gün önce
    • it sound like linus is upset someone else was able to push through the punch before he was.. JinniMag just exposed the scandal and it blew up

      bmar201989bmar2019895 saatler önce
  • The only overly expensive thing about the RED Mini Mag is the casing itself...literally.

    Glen M LjGlen M Lj4 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

    Luis DiazLuis Diaz4 gün önce
  • 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

    Chad wranChad wran4 gün önce
  • 1:43 Step 2... *Step 4*

    Sinan AkkoyunSinan Akkoyun5 gün önce
  • Wow Linus - kudos for speaking your mind. Great video!

    Patrick HarrisPatrick Harris5 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

    Rex HolesRex Holes5 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 ..... 😉

    Sergio CavalieriSergio Cavalieri6 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?

    rashid Williamsrashid Williams6 gün önce
  • Ari Alexa time

    The Prophecy CatThe Prophecy Cat7 gün önce
  • what im getting from this is that Red is scamming their customers and Linus is okay with it. what a douche

    erik cyreeerik cyree7 gün önce
  • Surely someone watching this now has both the idea and the opportunity to go and create a RAID-mag for the REDs?

    Jaap van der VeldeJaap van der Velde7 gün önce
  • Did I understand anything? No Did I enjoy the video? Hell yeah

    Siddharth PurswaniSiddharth Purswani8 gün önce
  • oh wow someone believed enterprise gear actually costs this much. How cute...

    Damian ChilińskiDamian Chiliński8 gün önce
  • We knew this is 2013 when I opened a card on the Red Epic...

    SkyDroneMedia AsitisSkyDroneMedia Asitis8 gün önce
  • So RED is basically run by greedy scumbags.

    karehaqtkarehaqt8 gün önce
  • This was awesome.

    rob morganrob morgan9 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...

    Heinrich MüllerHeinrich Müller9 gün önce
  • 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?

    Gianni GrossoGianni Grosso9 gün önce
    • 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..

      CtuchikCtuchik6 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.

    user540000user54000010 gün önce
  • Linus. You just killed them. Total smack down.

    UnitD77UnitD7710 gün önce
  • i dont think ive ever seen linus so savage b4..he was clearly quite annoyed.. i found it quite amusing tho.. 😏

    skydragon61969skydragon6196910 gün önce
  • why is anyone surprised? When Audio companies keep selling $1000 per meter cable wires & freaking USB cables & $200 electromagnetic stabilizer stones

    Hyro ProtoHyro Proto10 gün önce
  • 1:40 where did step 3 go Linus?? 😂

    yaseen rezayaseen reza11 gün önce
  • Sata? Not "S aa ta"

    Jj LortezJj Lortez11 gün önce
  • SO red have found a way to throttle 3rd party suppliers kit. how very Apple of them.

    Viscous ShearViscous Shear11 gün önce
  • I have absolutely no idea what product that video was about but I still enjoyed it.

    Mathieu LacasseMathieu Lacasse11 gün önce
  • savage linus, best linus

    the8killed8onethe8killed8one11 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.

    Scott ToveyScott Tovey11 gün önce
  • 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)

    Nathan HollomanNathan Holloman11 gün önce
    • สุภาพร พันธ์พงษ์สุภาพร พันธ์พงษ์10 gün önce
  • So essentially shove it to both companies and buy from the competitors 🤷🏻‍♂️

    First Name Second NameFirst Name Second Name11 gün önce
  • Just me or is Linus's eye drooping a little bit? =|

    Ace0nPointAce0nPoint11 gün önce
  • I mean its not bad when you consider apple sell a stand for $999 XD

    BijbuBijbu12 gün önce
  • LTT, coming in hot!!!

    surferdjnjsurferdjnj12 gün önce
  • so basically both sides are wrong and this has been the truth for a good bit and everybody is just slow

    peppermint gamerpeppermint gamer12 gün önce
  • NGL, I'm more distracted by the fact linus started to fling the parts around 😂😂

    QuestionableQuestionable12 gün önce
  • Let's check Sony F65 and their cards! :)

    Ronald DumbRonald Dumb12 gün önce
  • Step 1 Step 2 Step 4 Step 4 or 5, I don't know what step we're on

    Shivashkar SukulShivashkar Sukul13 gün önce
  • Ting is a rip-off. I'm honestly surprised LTT promotes these thieves

    SamSam13 gün önce
  • Red are such scammers! This is hilarious!

    asafoxasafox13 gün önce
  • This would have made me sick if I owned a Red. But when I do I will be well informed. Thank you

    Foul ProductionsFoul Productions13 gün önce
  • Shopify Stores : “ we make the best margins ” Red : “ hold my mini mag ”

    Mister WMister W13 gün önce
  • Best Linus video in....well I think this is their best video.

    Steve WorrellSteve Worrell13 gün önce
  • Very good exposure of both parties.

    solaufeinsolaufein14 gün önce
  • Red, for when you really wanna empty your wallet.

    TJ SuydamTJ Suydam14 gün önce
  • Hmmm how much of your project footage was lost to get this vid made?

    Indigo MontariIndigo Montari14 gün önce
  • This is why I've never even looked at a red product. How did everyone not see this before?!? Genuinely confused🙍‍♂️🤷‍♂️

    stazorm1stazorm114 gün önce
  • This was such a nice video. Thanks for making it!

    Morgan AenslandMorgan Aensland14 gün önce
  • Reminds me of panasonics ridiculous priced p2 memory cards

    Trumpet DinopupTrumpet Dinopup14 gün önce
  • It wouldn't be a LTT vid without Linus dropping or hitting something XD 12:03

    YurikaYurika14 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.

    Aaron AndrewAaron Andrew14 gün önce
Red's Overpriced "Mini Mag" Cards - The Real Story