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  1. Wayne. One item on your wishlist could be...

    Wayne. One item on your wishlist could be fulfilled, not for this NAB but for the next. Can't disclose as market viability is yet to be determined, however it could give the current gen of 4.6K...
  2. Furthur footnote. Some autofocus stills lenses...

    Furthur footnote. Some autofocus stills lenses require generous clearances between their moving parts in order that the internal movements are friction-free and can be shifted by small micromotors....
  3. Footnote. The Sony EX1 and EX3 lenses require a...

    Footnote. The Sony EX1 and EX3 lenses require a special relay lens that compensates for a corner softness these lenses introduce when in close-up focus through the relay lens. I vaguely recall one of...
  4. Tsai. Maybe try Wayne Kinney at Shoot35. He...

    Tsai.


    Maybe try Wayne Kinney at Shoot35. He may well have some new-old-stock adaptors and the different grade groundglasses I think he called Rotorazors.

    I guess you may be aware of the...
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    I first ran into the magic of motion pictures at...

    I first ran into the magic of motion pictures at the old Roleystone Drive-in, the first in this state but the second to actually open. If you can picture "Toto" in "Cinema Paradiso", well in Western...
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    The auld catchcry of "what goes in Adobe stays in...

    The auld catchcry of "what goes in Adobe stays in Adobe" again?? One hopes this is an exception rather than a rule of user experience. Certainly no one goes out of their way to set loose a product...
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    Making the screws captive on the mounts for the...

    Making the screws captive on the mounts for the Epic/Scarlet/Dragon camera platform would be relatively easy for a machinist but would compromise the strength of the machine screws used to fasten the...
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    I am rather selfish. I resent being "run" or...

    I am rather selfish. I resent being "run" or "managed" AKA "cashcowed".

    I can have a certain sympathy for the cinemas which have been cornered into digital exhibition by the distributors and more...
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    Sticky: David. I ran into a DVD copy of a film...

    David. I ran into a DVD copy of a film "Northfork" and I observe your name is on it as DoP. Are there any reflections you might like to make about this project and whether the makers might have...
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    This hails from the early 1950's. We were a bit...

    This hails from the early 1950's. We were a bit like the Mortons and McCoys in those days. My mother went crook on my father because he gave up on two-horse ploughing and bought this crawler tractor...
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    Les. Thank you for your kindly thoughts. ...

    Les. Thank you for your kindly thoughts.


    The light and generator are probably only suitable for low-budget projects or non-film events where the folk are prepared to eat the lesser reliability...
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    Final installment. The lamp went out on some...

    Final installment. The lamp went out on some useful work without catastrophe. A implied non-disclosure obligation means that details of an independent project being shot here cannot be cast around...
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    A bit of deja-vu here. What kicked off the...

    A bit of deja-vu here.


    What kicked off the development of the SI2K and likely the original RED, was an initial notion floated on dvinfo.net, to gutz out a 16mm Krasnogorsk K3 motion picture...
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    TRANSPORT BOXES FOR 12K LAMPS.

    Here's a bit of a favour request.




    Does anyone have details of, or an image example of a transport box for the Desisti or similar sized 12K HMI lamps.


    Much of the future life of this...
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    It lives. A local friend checks the lamp with his...

    It lives. A local friend checks the lamp with his colour temp meter.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHX--MVnykk
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    THE 12K HMI LAMP SAGA. CONT'D. There was...

    THE 12K HMI LAMP SAGA. CONT'D.




    There was an apparently insoluble problem encountered and one knew not which way to turn. It looked like being expensive. However the guru of all things...
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    The reflector did not look quite right. The four...

    The reflector did not look quite right. The four tiny screws which hold it to the frame are 3mm. One screw on being unfastened turned and turned and turned and turned but come out it wouldn't. The...
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    Thanks for the preview grabs. - It was Ricey's...

    Thanks for the preview grabs. - It was Ricey's Elemac. I was the old guy who was playing guard ant at the van until stuff was brought in. You got that lighting pretty right. It was searingly bright...
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    QUOTE: "Redrockmicro M3 35mm adapter onto a...

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    "Redrockmicro M3 35mm adapter onto a Canon XC10".

    From memory, each "alternative groundglass adapter" as I defined them, and the "genuine" Mini35-400/Pro35 had an individual signature...
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    35mm groundglass adaptors? When needs then musted...

    35mm groundglass adaptors? When needs then musted until something better came along. However there was some good work done on them. The indie features, "Merantau", "Dear Wendy" and "Monsters" were...
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    MEETING WITH THE DRAGON

    Hopefully nobody gets their knickers in a twist by thinking I am being in any way disrespectful. I am a SI2K owner-operator so mischief on a RED forum may well be part of the DNA.

    A few days back...
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    I am reasonably sure, the Roleystone Community...

    I am reasonably sure, the Roleystone Community College would not refuse a RED camera. I understand they went the Blackmagic route with the entry-level 4K cinema camera.
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    THE CONTINUING 12K HMI LAMP SAGA

    The latest in the adventure. There was a dead shutoff switch. The switches in the back of the lamphouse are momentary triggers. One is normally open and connects when operated and signals the ballast...
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    If end float on the motor/worm gear shaft is an...

    If end float on the motor/worm gear shaft is an issue, mayb try a small "E" clip dressed down to the correct thickness on wet and dry paper or a knife stone and pop that onto the shaft in the gap....
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    A moment of levity from SI2K owner-operator...

    A moment of levity from SI2K owner-operator anarchist who frequents this forum.

    A Maccas special meal-deal on the Raven to entice the SI2K holdouts. ( Dialect translation from strine to mair-can....
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