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eduserrano
04-15-2008, 04:55 PM
One must love twitter for covering shows. This one is from Mike Seymour.
The panel is Tangent Waves, a very cool addition to a Apple Color station.

http://www.tangentdevices.co.uk/products_wave.asp

http://www.tangentdevices.co.uk/documents/Tangent%20Wave.pdf

Cheers,

Eduardo Serrano.

Luis Caffesse
04-15-2008, 06:25 PM
Well that's getting closer to what I've been hoping to see.
What we really need is to get some more competition in that market - as of now it's really only Tangent and JL cooper that are making "affordable" surfaces for Color.

And that's if you stretch the definition of affordable.
:)

adkimery
04-15-2008, 06:53 PM
Nice. I saw this announced the other day, but no price point. Unfortunately I've read that Color currently can only interact w/ethernet-based control panels, but hopefully USB (which is what the Wave uses) will be added in an update.

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Luis Caffesse
04-15-2008, 07:13 PM
Nice. I saw this announced the other day, but no price point. Unfortunately I've read that Color currently can only interact w/ethernet-based control panels, but hopefully USB (which is what the Wave uses) will be added in an update.

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DOH!
Well, who would this be aimed at then?
I don't know of many low budget coloring suites.

adkimery
04-15-2008, 07:50 PM
DOH!
Well, who would this be aimed at then?
I don't know of many low budget coloring suites.
My thoughts too. I'm hoping Tangent knows something we don't know about a soon-to-be-released Color update.

Here is a link on Tangent's site showing where one can demo their panels and there are a few Waves on there, but none of them are being demo'd w/Color.
http://www.tangentdevices.co.uk/news.asp


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Luis Caffesse
04-15-2008, 10:08 PM
Here is a link on Tangent's site showing where one can demo their panels and there are a few Waves on there, but none of them are being demo'd w/Color.
http://www.tangentdevices.co.uk/news.asp


-A

Looks like its mainly being used on Scratch.
Makes sense I suppose - a lot of RED users have been using Scratch for their post.

But that's a far cry from the affordability of Color.

Shawn Philip Nelson
04-16-2008, 12:54 AM
is this some where demoing on the nab trade show floor?

eduserrano
04-16-2008, 02:34 AM
Yeah... it does list OSX as a compatible plataform, and FCP. But you're right, the only option is ethernet based ones. Hopefully apple will update Color for it. Motion can work with MIDI keyboards, i don't know how tangent is talking to the OS but i guess this must be it.

The least expensive one that i know of, apart from this new panel, is the one from JL Cooper at 7.000 bucks. That's still a lot cheaper than the tangent's classic ones. There's a nice review at http://www.fini.tv/articles/eclipse_review_1.html by Patrick Inhofer. He has a nice blog for all things Color at http://www.fini.tv/blog/finishing_line.php

Could someone at NAB ask about Color compatibility?

adkimery
04-16-2008, 08:40 AM
is this some where demoing on the nab trade show floor?

If you follow my link a couple of posts up it lists a number of booths where you can demo it.


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Luis Caffesse
04-16-2008, 09:17 AM
Could someone at NAB ask about Color compatibility?

I'll second that.
I'd love to hear from someone who is there 'in the trenches'

Shawn Philip Nelson
04-16-2008, 10:02 AM
If you follow my link a couple of posts up it lists a number of booths where you can demo it.


-A

Can't you just tell me? I went to the link, there's no mention of booths at NAB. So, I clicked on Partners and there's a ton of them, but no mention of who is at nab with a demo

Luis Caffesse
04-16-2008, 10:43 AM
http://www.tangentdevices.co.uk/news.asp

They're all listed right there - with booth numbers listed under "location"

EDITED TO ADD:
Here you go....

http://www.pitchproductions.com/pics/wave.jpg

eduserrano
04-16-2008, 01:33 PM
Adam Wilt has wrote on PVC that it costs only 1k, and it was supposed to be a field panel for high-end suites.

Come on Apple, give us the possibility :)

Shawn Philip Nelson
04-18-2008, 12:39 AM
http://www.tangentdevices.co.uk/news.asp

They're all listed right there - with booth numbers listed under "location"

EDITED TO ADD:
Here you go....



Thanks Louis! I appreciated that. On the floor I was able to bring this up on my iPhone and find my way to one of these booths.

avocade
05-31-2008, 02:54 AM
Ask Apple to include support for this cool new control surface in the next revision of Color:

http://bugreporter.apple.com

marlontorres
06-07-2008, 09:39 PM
what's wrong with the good ol' keyboard and mouse?

mcgeedigital
06-08-2008, 10:22 AM
what's wrong with the good ol' keyboard and mouse?


If you've ever used a decent control surface while CC, you'd know.

you can SIMULTANEOUSLY bring down the blacks while keeping the overall brightness the same with a different wheel.

It rocks.