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    Furthur to my post above, we had two SI2Ks on a...

    Furthur to my post above, we had two SI2Ks on a pro-bono gig earlier this evening. The light was about a stop too low for the cine zooms we were using.

    The selected look in this clip was REC709...
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    Formatt Hitech had the generous good grace to...

    Formatt Hitech had the generous good grace to send me some cut 1mm thick samples of 1/8 contrast filter to experiment with on the SI2K as a behind the lens thing. There was no apparent reduction of...
  3. Being in a light aircraft on final and having...

    Being in a light aircraft on final and having something with the sharp corners and mass of a Red Epic come in through the front is not something I would relish.
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    P+S TECHNIK ARE HAVING A WINTER SALE.

    Am not sure if I should have put this here or in third party "for sale". For information of those who might be interested.


    http://www.pstechnik.de/shop/winter-sale/
  5. If you are just picking up and putting down a...

    If you are just picking up and putting down a Ronin, a shearer's back support might be an option. There are a few styles I understand. Here is one such.

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  6. Elizabeth. I commend your common sense as far as...

    Elizabeth. I commend your common sense as far as superglue is concerned. Let the experts fix it and better still replace the entire socket. Otherwise it may well only be a matter of when not if the...
  7. Elizabeth. Firstly, please ignore the...

    Elizabeth.


    Firstly, please ignore the following if it is something of which you are aware.

    Lemo plugs can be vexatiously fiddly things to work with. An elbowed Lemo can be even more so...
  8. [FS: GEAR] For what it is worth, here are a couple of looks...

    For what it is worth, here are a couple of looks at the optical viewfinder. There was to have been a PL-Mount 2K version but the SI2K hardware developments basically hit a wall once the RED had...
  9. Whilst this will be useless info for most folk, -...

    Whilst this will be useless info for most folk, - on a closer look at the Vinten Vision 22 I have apart presently, it appears that provision was made for a tubular pillar or a shouldered shaft...
  10. Some time back, when the intended modularity of...

    Some time back, when the intended modularity of the Epic platform was being discussed, I made one or two "said Hanrahan" predictions which have come to pass.

    One suggestion at the time and since...
  11. FOOTNOTE: Try as I might, I could not find a...

    FOOTNOTE:

    Try as I might, I could not find a still-image of the camera-recorder with the cable-support clearly visible. Everyone it seems likes the left side of the camera. This grab off the web...
  12. For their SI2K camera-recorder and PSCAM, P+S...

    For their SI2K camera-recorder and PSCAM, P+S Technik made a handy device for supporting and destraining cables to the camera body. It attaches to an ARRI-style rosette. The cables are held by a...
  13. Thread: Bad Cable!

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    Eric. Thank you for providing the factual...

    Eric.

    Thank you for providing the factual balance to my comment in your reply above.
  14. Thread: Bad Cable!

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    This may be regarded as bad practice so please,...

    This may be regarded as bad practice so please, anyone technical who can correct any misinformation I may innocently propagate, please do so.

    One of my personal preferences with plugs on cables is...
  15. Now for a bit of vexatious mischief. - Has anyone...

    Now for a bit of vexatious mischief. - Has anyone tried Silicon Imaging's DVR2/SI3D touch-screen or the P+S body "mouse" interfaces? It's rather unfortunate that real-world circumstance decreed going...
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    Until you can order and receive standardised...

    Until you can order and receive standardised rosette faces, maybe cut washers from leather or automotive inner tube and put these in between the mismatched rosettes in the meantime to get by. Don't...
  17. Perhaps I should point out that things cracked...

    Perhaps I should point out that things cracked off or broken, lots of worn-off edges and corners are a fair indicator of a history in harsh operating environments. There is also such a thing as fair...
  18. Here is an example of a broken-out tilt lever....

    Here is an example of a broken-out tilt lever. This was from an eBay auction.
  19. Clayton. I can't help you with O'Connor or...

    Clayton.


    I can't help you with O'Connor or Sachtler. The Sachtler head I had my hands on seemed robust and controllable enough. It cannot have been too bad because it earned its keep for the...
  20. I got invited to a Sony product night around...

    I got invited to a Sony product night around about 4BR (before Red). There the comment was made that the then F23 offering had better resolution than film. I stuck my bib in and suggested that people...
  21. I like the Vintens. If you are buying used, one...

    I like the Vintens. If you are buying used, one or two things to look out for if you are able inspect the head close and personal.


    The tilt lock lever on the left towards front is vulnerable to...
  22. Willem. This may be of interest in the...

    Willem.


    This may be of interest in the meantime before the Epic images come along. This was shot on a Sony PMW-EX1 with a HyperGen tubed monocular adapted to work with cameras with built-in...
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    Cautionary note. Do not use the same generator to...

    Cautionary note. Do not use the same generator to supply power to a HMI light as well as your camera. Electronic ballasts have got better over the years but the legend is that they are still not good...
  24. I am soon to examine this substitute mount that...

    I am soon to examine this substitute mount that Vance refers to above to combine with a BMPCC Speedbooster for the SI2K.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/DSLR-PL-Lens...item54133414ad


    It appears...
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    "Must-have" S.O.T.A. display tech to feather...

    "Must-have" S.O.T.A. display tech to feather duster in so short a time.
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