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Aperture width on Varicam??


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#1 RichardBlank

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Posted 09 November 2005 - 06:41 AM

I need to know the exact aperture width on the Varicam.
I've looked in the maual but I can't find it...

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#2 Stephen Williams

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Posted 09 November 2005 - 07:44 AM

I need to know the exact aperture width on the Varicam.
I've looked in the maual but I can't find it...

Richard Blank


Hi,

I don't understand the question! Do you mean chip size?

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#3 RichardBlank

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Posted 09 November 2005 - 08:05 AM

Hi,

I don't understand the question! Do you mean chip size?

Stephen



Yes, I think it's the CCD's size. I need to know the aperture width to match Varicam footage with CG footage.
To get the right lenses in the 3d program i need to know the exact aperture width on the Varicam.


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#4 Stephen Williams

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Posted 09 November 2005 - 09:02 AM

Yes, I think it's the CCD's size. I need to know the aperture width to match Varicam footage with CG footage.
To get the right lenses in the 3d program i need to know the exact aperture width on the Varicam.
Richard



Hi,

I know a 4x3 2/3" sensor is 8.8mm wide and 6.6 high.
Try 11.73mm wide and 6.6 high, I told that to a 3D guy a couple of moths ago and he was happy!
Film a cube say 50 cm x 50 cm x50 cm. Measure the distances very accurately and note the focal length of lens. Then it should be fairly easy to make things fit! Hopefully there are no Zooms in the material you are trying to match!


Let me know,

Cheers,

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#5 RichardBlank

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Posted 10 November 2005 - 02:18 AM

Hi,

I know a 4x3 2/3" sensor is 8.8mm wide and 6.6 high.
Try 11.73mm wide and 6.6 high, I told that to a 3D guy a couple of moths ago and he was happy!
Film a cube say 50 cm x 50 cm x50 cm. Measure the distances very accurately and note the focal length of lens. Then it should be fairly easy to make things fit! Hopefully there are no Zooms in the material you are trying to match!
Let me know,

Cheers,

Stephen


Thank you Stephen! This helps me a lot!

Take Care
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