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    This may work? ...

    This may work?

    https://www.amazon.com/Alvins-Cables-Splitter-Protocol-Handles/dp/B07Z9WTDBL?language=en_US

    I have the now discontinued Manfrotto 521SB which you can run two controllers through....
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    Should have mentioned. When we have needed...

    Should have mentioned. When we have needed extremely long runs we have been using the Blackmagic Design Mini Converter Optical Fiber with LC optical fiber. For motor racing, these have proved...
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    For exactly what you want to do, baseball. I've...

    For exactly what you want to do, baseball. I've used the following and have done so for the last ten years or so. Also, used them on football. For shooting baseball and football and switching live on...
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    Way back when when I was training, film days, the...

    Way back when when I was training, film days, the old rule of thumb was if you had a lamp post on the left edge of your frame and you had to pan a full width, i.e get the lamp post to the right edge...
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    GH5 Yes, it's all a bit of a mess. I think it's...

    Yes, it's all a bit of a mess. I think it's called advancement. Having to multi-purpose delivery requirements, broadcast, web, optical media [yes still get demand for that] etc is all a bit of a...
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    GH5 HEVC H.265 will not be going very far in the...

    HEVC H.265 will not be going very far in the future with the likes of major content suppliers like NETFLIX, FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE, BBC, AMAZON, and HULU as they will be providng content in AV1. Youtube...
  7. No, I don't disassemble anything. I just manually...

    No, I don't disassemble anything. I just manually rotate the rings, inspect closely and brush their teeth.

    Chris Young
  8. A modification to Ned's idea could be to use a...

    A modification to Ned's idea could be to use a couple of these types of platforms. 1150mm long, 450mm wide and extend up to 900mm in height.

    In fact, at 450mm wide two of them would run close to...
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    No. But that looks like some setting enabled in...

    No. But that looks like some setting enabled in the AJD27 menu system that is allowing the VF info to be displayed on an external output I would imagine? Must be a menu setting to turn that off in...
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    Yes I use the UpDown Cross with both the Atomos...

    Yes I use the UpDown Cross with both the Atomos and the Nano if the job calls for the old faithful XDCam codec. Why I said 99.99% in my first comment is because I haven't actually tried in on the...
  11. We always use two risers or platforms, nearly...

    We always use two risers or platforms, nearly butted up to one another when we need risers. One to the front and one behind it. With about a 1-2" gap between them. Camera and tripod on the front one...
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    99.99% sure what you need is the new model...

    99.99% sure what you need is the new model "UpDownCross HD" converter from Blackmagic. It now uses the Teranex standard converter algorithms and does a mighty job. Very high quality at a small price....
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    EVA1: No problems mate. Good to swap points of view....

    No problems mate. Good to swap points of view. Understand your situation with Covid. It did none of us any favors. Here in Australia, we got off pretty lightly... so far! It's only just started to...
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    EVA1: Well I guess it appears to be a bit of a pain to...

    Well I guess it appears to be a bit of a pain to be a freelancer in France. It's never easy anywhere. Previously I was UK based but ended up coming to Aus for a visit after covering SE Asia for the...
  15. I've heard of this before. Have you tried a...

    I've heard of this before. Have you tried a remote zoom demand to see if the lens behaves the same way? If the zoom functions correctly with a remote servo controller then the most likely culprit is...
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    EVA1: I'm absolutely confounded by your argument unless...

    I'm absolutely confounded by your argument unless I've missed some glaring pot-holes in being a freelancer in France.

    Why on earth would you then not register a Micro-entrepreneur? As in France,...
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    EVA1: I've never really understood why there is so much...

    I've never really understood why there is so much angst over the resale value of cameras. I treat them exactly the same as my vehicles. Depreciate them by way of tax write-offs as they are an item of...
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    Using the chart of sensor dimension on this page:...

    Using the chart of sensor dimension on this page:
    http://photoseek.com/2013/compare-digital-camera-sensor-sizes-full-frame-35mm-aps-c-micro-four-thirds-1-inch-type/

    and the FOV calculator on this...
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    +1 on that. Chris Young

    +1 on that.

    Chris Young
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    An interesting little find this week.

    Today I picked up an HD lens to use with any 2/3" cam and with my FS7 using the MTF B4 to S16 adapter in Center Crop mode. I couldn't resist grabbing it because it was an absolute steal for what it...
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    That's bad news. At least they should have some...

    That's bad news. At least they should have some "crowbar" protection like an overvoltage Zener diode protection circuit. As you say bite the bullet and buy another brand with protection I guess.
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    Really? I think I would be modifying the unit and...

    Really? I think I would be modifying the unit and putting an in-line fuse into the plate. I've used this type of inline fuse holder. The ones that take an automotive Blade fuse. They are tough,...
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    I'm running a couple of Hawk Woods plates that I...

    I'm running a couple of Hawk Woods plates that I can move around from camera to camera. They have a number of options that might meet your needs. Have a look at the following but explore all their...
  24. Thread: NO Sony Fs7!!

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    FS7: Oh, I wouldn't say totally numbered just yet!...

    Oh, I wouldn't say totally numbered just yet! Still the same down here. HD with TV specs and B4 lenses. Yesterday two FS7s with 22 x lenses and MTF B4 to S16 adapters hooked up to 2 LiveU 300s...
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    Learn to use your hips correctly with a Steadicam...

    Learn to use your hips correctly with a Steadicam and you have a very fine degree of control over it. As you are about to move forward incline your hips forward and the camera will start to move away...
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