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    I went to share this Tchaikovsky song I love and...

    I went to share this Tchaikovsky song I love and realized it was actually Mozart. Apparently my old brain has gotten confused over the years.
    Alas, here it is....turkish march. I used to think it...
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    Bright cheap Astra alternatives?

    Hi all. I'm looking for some LED lights that have comparable output to my Astra 6X but cost less and are flicker free.
    I have a slow motion video booth and was planning on using my Dracast lights...
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    HMC 150 adjusting spotlight mode?

    I'm still using some HMC150s for low end dance recital events.

    In the old DVX days we set the cameras on Spotlight mode and it worked fine keeping the dancers from being over exposed with the...
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    I once knew of a guy that was skilled and I was...

    I once knew of a guy that was skilled and I was going to visit him about some ideas but he is old and in bad health now. You are right. Surely there is some smart, capable guy around here. Just...
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    Sorry to hear about all that. Frustrating for...

    Sorry to hear about all that. Frustrating for sure.
    I don't think that is normal for Adorama though, as I've bought a lot from them through the years. I buy more from b&h but I've still spent as...
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    Thanks again Morgan and great points. You are...

    Thanks again Morgan and great points.

    You are correct. I've been trying to accomplish various things and largely looking at each as it's own specific individual solution/sytem rather than have a...
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    Thank you for more great input. Yes. I have a...

    Thank you for more great input. Yes. I have a remote controlled camera that I use atop a tall stand/etc. The two things about that system that I don't like so much:

    1. these are usually fast...
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    Thank you Dan. Yeah Run&Gun, it looks like...

    Thank you Dan.

    Yeah Run&Gun, it looks like they have a patent on it and I suppose in the meantime they want to get as much $$ as they can. I think it's a great product but it seems really high...
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    Thanks. Yeah renting would be the way to go. No...

    Thanks. Yeah renting would be the way to go. No rental houses around here though. May be a possibility to have one of those rental places that ship one and you ship it back afterward.
    No way I'm...
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    Thank you. I agree the Spider Pod looks like a...

    Thank you. I agree the Spider Pod looks like a great solution. But for my limited use, $2900 is a hard swallow. I was hoping my plaform and tall tripod idea might also work by separating the use...
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    Thank you Morgan. I had some concerns about that...

    Thank you Morgan. I had some concerns about that bolt holding the jib as well but I don't know any way around that. Do most jibs attach with a single bolt?
    Prolylte looks substantial.
    Yes I agree...
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    Good idea! Thank you. One monitor just uses a...

    Good idea! Thank you.
    One monitor just uses a straight standard AC 3 prong cord like computers and many devices use with no adpater but...
    the other monitor uses an adapter cord that says...
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    powering 24" LCD TV via V-mount battery?

    I'm trying to determine a way to power my 24" LCD TV or 22" monitor via V-mount battery (not both from same battery). I've been looking at some V-mount to AC adapters. If the TV is rated at 40...
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    Thanks again Paul. A camera riser may be a good...

    Thanks again Paul. A camera riser may be a good solution.
    I'll have to look into those to try to determine if they are strong enough for a jib to go on in a vehicle.
    The jib operator would be...
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    Solution for elevated shooting?

    Been wanting an alternative to a 4'X4' platform riser to stand on to get above the crowd.

    What do you think about this ?

    46"X20"32" (LXDXH) work platform to stand on...
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    Yes sir and thank you. The jib sits down flat on...

    Yes sir and thank you. The jib sits down flat on the tripod and is secured with the bolt.
    Yes. We discussed the idea of vehicle mounting previously and someone suggested the box idea which will...
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    Here is the mounting base of the jib 135675 ...

    Here is the mounting base of the jib
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    Here is a closer view of the jib base
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    Here is the Manfrotto 528XB tripod I usually use the jib on
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    So the idea is to make a wood...
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    Thank you nothing. Good point. Have any...

    Thank you nothing. Good point. Have any recommendations?
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    Hi Hat for vehicle mounted jib?

    I'm looking for a hi hat to mount to a wooden platform that will be attached to a vehicle for jib shots with small cameras.
    Any thoughts on this one?
    Alan Gordon Enterprises 1004-HIHAT-100 Hi-Hat ...
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    Good questions Greg. Thanks. I have 500w omni,...

    Good questions Greg. Thanks.
    I have 500w omni, 500w rifa, 250w pro, and 750w tota Lowel tungsten lights.

    I plan on shooting 240 and 480fps and will experiment at different shutter speeds
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    Thanks Mitch. I won't bother with the tungsten...

    Thanks Mitch. I won't bother with the tungsten lights then. I didn't know that
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    Thanks everyone. So it looks like I will be...

    Thanks everyone.
    So it looks like I will be doing this shoot in a couple weeks. I will be able to test maybe a couple hours the day of.

    Normally on this type shoot I would light the subjects...
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    I was a little bit skeptical of the Rock N Roller...

    I was a little bit skeptical of the Rock N Roller R12 but I got one (with no flat tires) and sure enough, I love it. Mine came with a damaged box and missing parts but they quickly sent me more...
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    Thanks.
    Yeah I realize it is hit or miss on different TVs so I'm trying to do it so it works on as many as I can.
    The flash drive I tested came FAT32 and I copied an .mp4 (h.264) 300MB file size at...
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