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#1 Hunter Hampton

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Posted 16 April 2009 - 10:37 PM

I may be shooting with anamorphics soon and Im looking for a monitor that can de-squeeze the image for viewing on set. Anyone know of some affordable ways to go about this?

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#2 Saul Rodgar

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 11:42 AM

I may be shooting with anamorphics soon and Im looking for a monitor that can de-squeeze the image for viewing on set. Anyone know of some affordable ways to go about this?

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Well, it depends what squeeze ratio you are talking about. John Brawley used this system to unsqueeze the image he shot on a SI2k and a Panasonic front-of-lens 1.33x anamorphic adapter: "It's only a 1.3x so plug in 16x9 monitor. Force menu to display 16x9 AS WELL."

Here is the link with pictures:

http://www.cinematog...showtopic=37223
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#3 Bruce Taylor

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 04:52 PM

Hey Hunter,

I switch my monitor to 16x9 and the image is unsqueezed close enough to have a pretty good idea of what's going on.

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#4 Hunter Hampton

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 11:56 PM

Thanks for the tips guys!
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#5 Nick G Smith

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 05:53 AM

Transvideo Rainbow 2 and Cinemonitor 3 have an Anamorphic setting. I use them when I don't have a de-squeezer in the viewfinder/Video assist path. You can also use with Full and Underscan modes.

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#6 Tom McDonald

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 05:23 PM

I may be shooting with anamorphics soon and Im looking for a monitor that can de-squeeze the image for viewing on set. Anyone know of some affordable ways to go about this?
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Go here and search for: "Transvideo Story" for a great pdf download on video tap screens:
http://www.fdtimes.com/articles.html

and here for the products:
http://www.transvide...l.com/index.htm

Email transvideo above telling what your equipment is and ask what options they have.
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