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    Back in 1975 I was able to tape the whole side...

    Back in 1975 I was able to tape the whole side one of PF's "Wish you were here" off Radio Warsaw's fairly clean AM signal. The next week, the signal was crap, so one side was all I ended up with. ...
  2. Thread: FX6 tease

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    Other: I think it started with the Varicam that was...

    I think it started with the Varicam that was 800/5000 and, even in well crewed pro sets, many DP's ran it at 5,000 but then brought it down to 2,500-3,200. Which was better looking than 800 going up...
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    GH5 Their current AF system is better, due to, as...

    Their current AF system is better, due to, as mentioned above, full screen coverage.

    Of course, any technology improves over time.

    Now, Panasonic, on the other hand ...
  4. Thread: Quibi in Trouble

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    It's all going to get written off. It's one of...

    It's all going to get written off. It's one of those "our lawyers and accountants told us to say this". That's why Katzenberg struck out in his attempts to resell those rights and the already...
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    GH5 One man's opinion, obviously. ...

    One man's opinion, obviously.



    https://variety.com/2016/film/awards/arri-alexa-65-camera-hollywood-1201708452/
  6. Thread: Quibi in Trouble

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    https://media.thinknum.com/articles/Quibi-investor...

    https://media.thinknum.com/articles/Quibi-investors-katzenberg-whitman-slim-disney-google-goldman-sachs/

    I have a hunch that the studio investors put up an "investment in kind", where they...
  7. Many manuals are very poorly translated into...

    Many manuals are very poorly translated into English from their original Chinese or Japanese. One can even look at the eBay products and find a lot of odd syntax.

    But things could get much...
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    https://avatars.mds.yandex.net/get-zen_doc/1565406...

    https://avatars.mds.yandex.net/get-zen_doc/1565406/pub_5db69bf7c05c7100ad0eab24_5db69bfc7cccba00b09a7d2d/scale_2400

    The kindergarten nanny is giving out the fish oil (in liquid form) to kids. ...
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    GH5 I just read news about a new/old type of a lens...

    I just read news about a new/old type of a lens being worked on ... something that would make the larger format lenses more tolerable in terms of size and weight ... hmm, where the heck did I read...
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    GH5 It always starts at the high end and then...

    It always starts at the high end and then trickles down. Sensors for cinema vs. stills will have different resolutions, read outs, frame rate, etc. Full frame in cinema probably has a decade or so...
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    Klezmer, modern style. ...

    Klezmer, modern style.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leZOEtw3aMY


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFgAYAxUhLA


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1FeSVkGP78
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    GH5 MFT has a huge edge in reach for the action/BiF...

    MFT has a huge edge in reach for the action/BiF shooters. All Olympus and Panasonic would have needed was a sensor - even if Quad Bayer ... sorry, Quad Buyer - in the 40 MPX range. Sony had that...
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    GH5 BTW, price elasticity is the main reason for GH-4...

    BTW, price elasticity is the main reason for GH-4 and GH-5 being so popular to begin with. The two models offered a superior video value when FS-700 with the external Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q...
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    GH5 The market is quite elastic or Pocket 4K/6K...

    The market is quite elastic or Pocket 4K/6K wouldn't be leading the top of the sales charts upon their releases. Pocket 4K is now $1,300. Could GH-6 be sold at that price and be profitable? I...
  15. Thread: FX6 tease

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    Other: Plus, Sony must feel it has to respond to the...

    Plus, Sony must feel it has to respond to the recent deluge of the Canon models. I wouldn't be surprised if there were an FX-3 somewhere in development.*

    *I invented the model number but .... if...
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    GH5 In technical terms, they can make a C300MKIII...

    In technical terms, they can make a C300MKIII with an MFT sensor and sell it for $999. And some day they might. But, right now no one is disturbing the Sony-Nikon-Panasonic-Fuji-Olympus coalition. ...
  17. Thread: Ted Lasso

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    The other precedent was ESPN hiring a baseball...

    The other precedent was ESPN hiring a baseball announcer Dave O'Brien to cover the US team leading to the 2006 World Cup and then the WC itself. O'Brien was taught some cliches but had a very...
  18. Thread: Ted Lasso

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    It's sort of based on Bob Bradley - an ex...

    It's sort of based on Bob Bradley - an ex Chicago, New York, Chivas USA, USMNT, Egypt, Stabaek, Le Havre, Swansey City coach, currently with the LAFC - who was hired in 2016 to run a struggling EPL...
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    With these many models coming out, it could mean...

    With these many models coming out, it could mean the end of the cartel in its recent form.

    Olympus is out. Panasonic and Nikon are teetering near an end. Fuji is irrelevant in the big picture. ...
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    It also needs to be said that the modern...

    It also needs to be said that the modern (pre-Covid) theater chain business was inherently an unstable one, as it was created by a fiat from the US government. This ought not be confused with the...
  21. One can't buy Huawei in the US anyway. This...

    One can't buy Huawei in the US anyway.

    This site does like iPhone 12 over the Samsung.

    https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/buying-guides/best-camera-phone

    This one likes Huawei but the piece...
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    Bars and restaurants are also a turnover prone...

    Bars and restaurants are also a turnover prone business, working on very small margins. Most of those that went under in the last half a year probably had a high probability of going under anyway.
    ...
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    tl;dr.

    tl;dr.
  24. Are you saying there was something cheesy and...

    Are you saying there was something cheesy and grating about the US being ranked #5 in the world prior to the 2006 World Cup?
  25. Send it back (unless you desperately need it).

    Send it back (unless you desperately need it).
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