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#1 seth christian

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Posted 07 May 2007 - 03:29 PM

I'm getting a color video tap on my Bolex EBM and dont really know what
kind of little monitor to use for this. Spending enough with the camera tap,
so not looking to spend a lot with the monitor unless its really vital to take
advantage of the whole purpose.

Experiences using certain brands and sizes?

recommendations?

Edited by seth christian, 07 May 2007 - 03:31 PM.

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#2 adam berk

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Posted 07 May 2007 - 11:43 PM

I'm getting a color video tap on my Bolex EBM and dont really know what
kind of little monitor to use for this. Spending enough with the camera tap,
so not looking to spend a lot with the monitor unless its really vital to take
advantage of the whole purpose.

Experiences using certain brands and sizes?

recommendations?


I assume you're doing the videotap that takes over the viewfinder. Is this correct?
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#3 seth christian

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Posted 09 May 2007 - 12:56 AM

I assume you're doing the videotap that takes over the viewfinder. Is this correct?



right you are!
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Posted 09 May 2007 - 01:16 AM

I assume you're doing the videotap that takes over the viewfinder. Is this correct?



yes.

what about:

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem
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#5 seth christian

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Posted 10 May 2007 - 01:43 AM

still waiting for opinions on what video monitor for my 16mm camera (not a super).

just getting a video tap and could use some examples or experiences
with monitors out there.

thnks yall :)
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#6 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 21 May 2007 - 07:56 AM

Personally, I'd take a CRT over a LCD monitor anyday. Also, I'd suggest getting it from a real company, like BHphoto up in New York as opposed to ebay. Like the camera itself, the monitor is an investment, and you'll want to get as high a quality as you can. Look for a CRT with at least 525 horizontal scan lines. I recommend either a Sony or a JVC. The smaller sonys, like the 9" can also be battery powered, and you also have to make sure that the monitor you go with has the proper input for the output on the video tap. For professional video this is normally a BNC cable.
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#7 seth christian

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 11:36 AM

I'm wanting a little monitor I can hook on the back or below my camera.

any good experiences with what model???
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#8 Brad Grimmett

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 01:31 PM

Transvideo makes nice monitors. I know a lot of people that own them and love them. Remember to get something sunlight viewable since you won't have an eyepiece to look in if you have problems seeing the monitor.
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#9 seth christian

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Posted 03 June 2007 - 01:29 AM

thanks man! those look outstanding!

any other companies that offer sunproof monitors like that that is not overseas?
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