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#1 JobScholtze

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Posted 21 September 2004 - 03:06 AM

This last Friday my LCD was blown up. No backup yet. Holy S*(*)
This week i had a new job coming so really need a monitor for my gold. David from glidecam was very fast and send over a new one ( Better model ) and i received it yesterday ( Monday ).

So, ready to work again and many thanks for the support.

Job "now looking for a backup LCD " Scholtze
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#2 LeighWanstead

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Posted 21 September 2004 - 02:17 PM

I think it is good to get some backup component especially LCD is not so expensive nowsdays.

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#3 markdeblok

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 02:07 PM

Job,

get yourself a panasonic 7 inch, will give you 16:9, try to buy in the US; cheaper!

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#4 LeighWanstead

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 04:33 PM

I agreed with Mark, panasonic 7 inch one is really good, lots of people give credit to that one.

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#5 Ari Gertler

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 07:13 PM

I own a Panasonic 7" , I now need to have it wired and have a good method of mounting it to my rig. I have contacted one company about the wiring, and having a Anton Bauer battery mount placed on it. I will not say the name of the company but I have contacted them three times over the past few months and after talking to one person, they say that they will have to get back to me but never have.
Soooooo, Can anyone please point me in a direction to have the following three things done to my 7" LCD.
1-Cable that can accept video from the XCS digital level. (with or without power).
2-Cable or back battery mount power supply.
3-Mounting to XCS dual rod monitor post, Or a new 1 1/2" monitor bracket.

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

Thank You,
Ari Gertler
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#6 Frederic Chamberland

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 08:41 PM

Hi Ari,

The only thing I can help you with is the Anton Bauer adapter (QR7-LCD) .
Read this PDF attached, it is about this adapter from Anton Bauer made specificly for the Panasonic 7". I own one with this adapter and it works great.

Good luck with the XCS cable adapters.

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#7 Rich Cottrell

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Posted 22 September 2004 - 11:02 PM

Ari,
I would steer you away from AB's adapter for that monitor. I bought one [and still have it too] but i feel there is too much flex from it.

I am still toying with my own design for a mount/ batter bracket for that monitor. Something my machinist can make for me which will allow me to not only mount it solidly to my sled but to be able to add a Dionic to the back for more mass. And the ability to pan and tilt the monitor with out effecting its center of gravity too much.

Maybe if there are enough of us out there looking for a solid solution for the Panasonic 7inch, one of the manufactures will make something cool for us?

Count me in for an order of one unit.
rich
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