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#1 robert weldoff

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Posted 28 January 2011 - 03:43 AM

hello all


i would like to know if having a single channel FF is good enough or must u have at least 2 channels?

i mean how often would you need 2 channels (is it a must or a nice to have)

when i was an assitant (8yrs) i never pulled iris on steadicam, but thats me i dont know if u guys have to do it all the time

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#2 Alec Jarnagin SOC

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Posted 28 January 2011 - 07:40 AM

Robert,

With HD taking over, I'd say the iris option is no longer an option but a must have. On our show, the DP always has iris motors hooked up to ALL cameras and controls them from video village.
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#3 Will Eichler

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Posted 28 January 2011 - 09:05 AM

Rob,

Alec provides great advice. Get two.

Alec,

Say hi to Mr. Insley for me, please!

Will


Robert,

With HD taking over, I'd say the iris option is no longer an option but a must have. On our show, the DP always has iris motors hooked up to ALL cameras and controls them from video village.


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