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#1 Laurent Andrieux

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Posted 29 November 2008 - 09:29 PM

Hi everyone,

Our french website for cinematographers, http://afcinema.com (some pages are in English), informs us that Rosco manufactures a new type of dichroïc gels for light sources.

Here's the link to the Spec Sheet : http://www.rosco.com.../dichrofilm.asp

There is no mention of the price, nor of the filters absorption.

Nevertheless, if I'm not mistaking, dichroïc filters absorb much less than usual gels.

Has anybody tried those ? Metered the absorption of the ones that were used ?

Thanks for your replies !
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#2 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 10:30 PM

It'll come in handy for narrow units like source4's, small fresnels and the like. Kinda wish they came in larger sizes as well for bigger units. But still, very cool!
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#3 Derek Leffew

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Posted 16 January 2009 - 10:48 PM

It'll come in handy for narrow units like source4's, small fresnels and the like. Kinda wish they came in larger sizes as well for bigger units. But still, very cool!

I really don't think they'll catch on for film work, as they're hideously expensive, nearly as much as standard glass dichroic filters.
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#4 Laurent Andrieux

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Posted 17 January 2009 - 08:38 AM

You have a price list ?
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#5 Dan Salzmann

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 01:22 PM

Most likely rather fragile and likely to get lost and/or mixed up with standard gels.
Perhaps they could have a place in TV and blue screen studios.
My experience with glass dichroic filters on tungsten lights was that they sometimes showed odd colur spikes as well as getting real hot.
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