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    • Hey Mattias. What were your impressions on the RP compared to the eos R? (video and photo) Since it now has 24fps in hd, I'm interested on it as a A cam for stills and video. No log is what is kind of holding me down. The price is tempting though. Cheers
    • I mean if you have a suggestion for a recorder that is easy to use, cheap(ish) and can take XLR and AES(from XLR) then that would be a useful thing to buy as well. Rack mount or portable could both work. But since the video recording would handle audio as well coming through HDMI from the video mixer it would be used at the sound mixer for those times we don't do video.
    • Hey @mercer This might seem like a sledgehammer to crack a nut but bear with me. This is the Acsoon CIneEye HDMI that enables you to transmit the HDMI camera output to your Android or iOS device over wifi up to a range of about 100 metres. For just over £200, it does seem slightly overkill to spend that amount when you are only going to be transmitting about 2% of that range and a cynical view would be that used in the way I've got it here makes it is a very, very expensive virtual HDMI cable . And you'd probably be right in that cynicism or perhaps wrong depending on how you work. Starting with the practicals, here is how I have it mounted to the cage. Initially I was finding it slightly awkward to find a good position to mount it because its tripod mount is on the base so I used the cheap mini ball mount to effectively change it to a 90 degree angle. One happy accident of this is that having the adjustable ball head means that when it comes to changing batteries, the ball head can be loosened and the CineEye can be swung away. The phone is mounted with a SmallRig monitor mount and a cheap adjustable phone holder. This combination means that it can be oriented in every direction so you can have standard rear facing, tilted side view or of course front facing. The mount also means that you can just fold it flat when in front facing mode to make it compact to go in a bag. So once its mounted, what can you do with it ? In short, a lot. It offers a range of selectable monitoring options including  Grey Scale Monochrome Focus Peaking Zebras Safe Mark Center Mark Histogram LUT loading And of course a false colour mode There are also options to punch in and also some anamorphic de-squeeze mode but I haven't tested those. The big question of course with these wireless solutions is latency and the figures quoted by Acsoon are 140ms for iOS and 200ms for Android and whilst I've only tested it on Android and wouldn't really challenge their figure. In practical terms, I'm OK with that sort of latency that I'm getting with it in use and bear in mind that my Samsung phone (and possibly yours) needs a build of their app that uses software decoding so is likely a worst case scenario. I haven't used this combo in a heavily saturated WiFi area (though to be fair, the amount of different routers in my house probably does replicate a small town  ) so I can't give any idea about performance impact but the CineEye does actually seek out the clearest WiFi channel to use when it boots up so at least there is some method to try and counteract it and the channel can also be set manually. What else can it do that a monitor can't to justify getting one? Well for one thing, as its wireless you can just unclip the phone and go and monitor from anywhere around the set which is a boon for anyone working on their own who is positioning lights or altering a mic boom etc to not have to go back to the camera to confirm the changes. The signal can also be shared by up to four different devices so if you are working in a larger crew then they can have their own feed or you can have it on a bigger tablet on a stand etc Another aspect that can also be beneficial using phones to monitor on is that a lot of them have very high brightness levels. The overall form factor is also helped by how much slimmer a phone is compared to a monitor. As both the phone and CineEye have internal power (the CineEye run time is about 4 1/2 hours) then there is an additional big saving in not having to use additional power. Does all this mean that its better than a dedicated wired monitor ? On a technical level in terms of resolution and latency then thats a firm No. However, its certainly more flexible and far less hassle to power and depending on how you work that might make it more appropriate. More product info here https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1485196-REG/accsoon_cineeye_wifi_full_hd_5g.html
    • Hello,  I am looking worldwide for a Moller Bolex 16/32 1.5x. I know I am not the only one looking for it.  But I just try my best to find it. So if you are considering selling yours I am more than happy to buy it.  Best wishes,  Joe
    • I can't speak to the CZ lenses, but the general principle is that a lens sharpens up when you stop down the first 2-3 stops, which is one of the reasons to get the fastest lenses you can.  Even the five-figure lenses in the cine lens thread still have minor CA and fringing when wide open..   Interesting....  8K is pretty high resolution to claim.
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