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

Share
HTML-code
  • Published: 17 July 2019
  • Receive an additional $25 credit for Ting today when you sign up at https://linus.ting.com/

    Buy CORSAIR's Hydro X on Amazon: https://geni.us/lhcpj
    Buy CORSAIR's Hydro X on Corsair: https://geni.us/vJpa

    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.

    Buy Cameras:
    On Amazon: https://lmg.gg/amazondigitalcamera
    On Newegg: https://lmg.gg/neweggdigitalcamera

    Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/1083493-reds-overpriced-mini-mag-cards-the-real-story/

    Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors
    Get Private Internet Access today at http://geni.us/7lLuafK
    Displate metal posters: https://lmg.gg/displateltt

    Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.LTTStore.com/
    Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips
    Our Test Benches on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/shop/linustechtips
    Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS

    Twitter - https://twitter.com/linustech
    Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/linustech
    Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/linustech

    Intro Screen Music Credit:
    Title: Laszlo - Supernova
    Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY
    iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712
    Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic

    Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana - Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana
  • Science and Technology Science and Technology

Comments • 7 356

  • Hyde Luo
    Hyde Luo  18 hours back

    3:18 "given what i know about social media marketing" reminds me of what I am doing and turn off youtube

    • Call of depression Intimate warfare

      How did they not think people would open them up

      • GusMortis
        GusMortis  4 days back

        Whenever a company says they do something to protect me from a situation that is entirely avoidable on my end, I know I'm over paying for said product.

        • BTheEPIC
          BTheEPIC  4 days back

          I love how he is giving a tutorial of how to take it apart like we own one 😂

          • Julian Gigola
            Julian Gigola  5 days back

            FACTS.

            • Alex LeBrun
              Alex LeBrun  6 days back

              Savage 👌🏻

              • Jonny Ogg
                Jonny Ogg  7 days back

                Yes foul play because gigabyte or Asus aren't pretending that they developed the GPU themselves like red is

                • Jonny Ogg
                  Jonny Ogg  7 days back

                  When you say extra bits in the firmware, you really mean to say software that specifically slows down the write speeds if they put in a non red SSD.

                  • Kent Heckel
                    Kent Heckel  7 days back

                    This was very fun to watch as it was borderline in a different language. Nice

                    • Breeze Smith
                      Breeze Smith  7 days back

                      "Basic ass SSD's" ROTFLMAO!!

                      • DieJagdente
                        DieJagdente  1 weeks back

                        In conclusion: JinniTech is a scummy ass person who rips apart an company just to profit on his own. And red is an ass camera company.

                        • Avsfreak24
                          Avsfreak24  1 weeks back

                          Im boggled as to why LMG still supports Red

                          • TexasGTO
                            TexasGTO  1 weeks back

                            They didn't think people would take them apart? Really?

                            • Chi
                              Chi  1 weeks back

                              This video is half-assed and Jinni has since then added a lot more to the story. I wonder how much Red is paying you to keep quiet.

                              • Winslow Wong
                                Winslow Wong  1 weeks back

                                Linus, Bruce Lee's the SSD Interface Adapter, off! !!!...Wwwwwwwwwaterrrrrrrrrr...!!! LMAO!!! 🤣🤣🤣

                                • MaxUgly
                                  MaxUgly  1 weeks back

                                  Who is this? Linus Rossmann?

                                  • 3V0
                                    3V0  1 weeks back

                                    ohhh that sass at the end. yesssssss

                                    • 3V0
                                      3V0  1 weeks back

                                      this is why i wouldnt get the red. i had already seen the sides of both companies, and i realized that its not really that good. it just records 4k. i can get a canon or a nikon for a better price at 1080p or even 1440p. ill take less resolution over price for poor performance any day.

                                      • CHIMICHUNGUS
                                        CHIMICHUNGUS  1 weeks back

                                        I click because thumbnail trigger old smoking habit ty linus first cigarettes in 10 years u ruin my lif!

                                        • aeron baldovino
                                          aeron baldovino  1 weeks back

                                          they are so dumb and suck money to customers like shitty apple keeps sucking up more profits

                                          • Michael Inocente
                                            Michael Inocente  1 weeks back

                                            Why are you so mean?

                                            • manniefaces
                                              manniefaces  2 weeks back

                                              People are stupid the end.

                                              • RNorthex
                                                RNorthex  2 weeks back

                                                Ah yes, the ol' swisseroo

                                                • Lucas Colonna
                                                  Lucas Colonna  2 weeks back

                                                  Companies that spent more money in marketing than engineering are just a giant scam that deserve to be boycott

                                                  • Flight Simmer
                                                    Flight Simmer  2 weeks back

                                                    RED is apples camera division

                                                    • Smashpop
                                                      Smashpop  2 weeks back

                                                      I used to shoot with RED. For seven years I gave them by blood and trust. Now the only thing I'm happy about is CF still shoots on the shit

                                                      • Finlx Productions
                                                        Finlx Productions  2 weeks back

                                                        Looks like a pack of dunhills

                                                        • liam morales
                                                          liam morales  2 weeks back

                                                          LINUS CAN YOU PLEASE BREAK DOWN THE PC:MAGIC USB being a bootable usb every boomer is SUPPER convinced that it will make all computers work like MAGIC.
                                                          It is called “pc magic” sold in USA and everyone’s raving over this bootable windows on a usb

                                                          • Johnathan Krausrig
                                                            Johnathan Krausrig  2 weeks back

                                                            Shit.incs like RED can only exist as long as you are supid enough to allow them to. The whole rage should be pointet to the buyer of the original Memory Cards

                                                            • Public Domain Movies
                                                              Public Domain Movies  2 weeks back

                                                              11:36

                                                              • Titan's Guild Dre
                                                                Titan's Guild Dre  2 weeks back

                                                                Why dont you just take an adapter and attach a 4tb ssd to it? Theoretically that would work?

                                                                • Sean Yu
                                                                  Sean Yu  3 weeks back

                                                                  Linus should just use Arri Alexa instead

                                                                  • R H
                                                                    R H  3 weeks back

                                                                    @5:30 what? That's how sd cards and micro sd cards work... They'll list it was 32gb but it'll have 28gb free ect...

                                                                    • Brendan M
                                                                      Brendan M  3 weeks back

                                                                      3:19, and that is how you identify spam comments

                                                                      • Nathan Miller Video
                                                                        Nathan Miller Video  4 weeks back

                                                                        I can't think of a cinema grade camera I've ever used that you can just simply delete one clip off the card. You gotta format the entire thing. This is the case for all Blackmagic Camera's, RED, and ARRI. Can't say anything about Panovision since I've never used one.

                                                                        • King Artheus
                                                                          King Artheus  4 weeks back

                                                                          Next video. "building a red mag using wish.com products!"

                                                                          • PolGZ
                                                                            PolGZ  4 weeks back

                                                                            This video is like actual public consumer service. Thank you, Linux!

                                                                            • zsin128!
                                                                              zsin128!  4 weeks back

                                                                              This memeory costs more than my laptop + camcorder + sd card

                                                                              • gabe day
                                                                                gabe day  4 weeks back

                                                                                Lmao dorky nigga went off on em, I had no idea wtf he was saying.

                                                                                • darkinertia2
                                                                                  darkinertia2  4 weeks back

                                                                                  jesus im hoping yvonne didnt let linus hold their babies over concrete floor lol its surprising how much he could drop in a monologue segment

                                                                                  • Stephen Gregson
                                                                                    Stephen Gregson  4 weeks back

                                                                                    The video thumbnail looks like Linus was about to announce that he has become a cigarette smoker.

                                                                                    • TimeToPlaySomeGames 101

                                                                                      YOUR ON A ADD FOR PULSEWAY A ADD FOR YOUTUBE

                                                                                      • Adam Zawadzki
                                                                                        Adam Zawadzki  4 weeks back

                                                                                        come on Linus you got the money to buy the cards so why you complaining for? you got $10,000 computers more then one and complaining about the memory cards come on man. The red camera stuff does cost a lot of money so if you got that type of cash to spend on the camera like that you should have no problem with buying the memory cards, if you are complaining about the price buy a cheaper camera lol

                                                                                        • Zekester 2016
                                                                                          Zekester 2016  4 weeks back

                                                                                          The only reason there's a write-speed difference is probably something intentionally implemented by Red. Not the other guy's fault, really...

                                                                                          • HappyQuails
                                                                                            HappyQuails  1 months back

                                                                                            Would you leave a graphic containing text on long enough for us to read it? 2 seconds of display repeatedly doesn't cover it.

                                                                                            • O Kourtakos
                                                                                              O Kourtakos  1 months back

                                                                                              Thats a new one...
                                                                                              LTT with two sponsors per video

                                                                                              • George Jibuti
                                                                                                George Jibuti  1 months back

                                                                                                Am I only one who noticed jump from "step2" to "step4"? https://youtu.be/nqJXu4K1igg?t=96 BTW, I watched this video several times

                                                                                                • Drazen Graves
                                                                                                  Drazen Graves  1 months back

                                                                                                  I just got a Linus pulseway ad on a Linus video....