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#1 Buster Arrieta

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 06:26 PM

To: Mr. Peter Abraham

Look at this...

http://www.vertical-...om/08tally.html
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#2 Mikko Wilson

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 06:41 PM

Neat, someone who knows how to connect battery to bulb. :o

However, really.
This is a usefull quick fix and I'm sure works well, however if you shine a little too much light on your photocell you will blow the LED. (is it recording now?)
The use of photocells to relay tally is not at all a new idea, for example many Teleprompters use a similar circuit to turn on the prompter's own tally lamp from the camera without hardwiring.

To do this properly you need a little bit of a circuit to drive the LED from the Photocall correctly. - I suspect that Peter's tally lights use this circuit.
Depending on the circuit used you can even have it adjustable for sensetivity too (Peter, are yours adjustable? - Future option maybe?)

On a side note, Peters lights are of very high quality and I'm sure that you can't beat them for durabilty either. :-)


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#3 Buster Arrieta

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 07:01 PM

[quote name='Mikko Wilson' date='Dec 15 2004, 03:41 PM']
Neat, someone who knows how to connect battery to bulb. :o

See it... with a 9V Snap Connector, the map is very clear!!

http://www.vertical-...om/08tally.html
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#4 thomas-english

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 07:26 PM

http://homebuiltstabilizers.com/

http://www.liquidlat...forum=3&topic=3

http://www.organized..._ring/build.php

lifes a
http://www.showdogsu...vet/vpbxm1.html


and then you
http://www.vintageco.../coffinkit.html

still can t be bothered to make my own tally light though.... anyway the wires would pull, i would order the wrong leds and it would nt work...... so in the mean time... Peter has seen more of these broken, means if i buy one off him and it will be strong!

Howard, on your new hummingbird / mk-v / knightrider-superslick monitor, there are a load of tally lights accross the top. How does one feed a signal into this creature? if you dont have the new jbox with lights ablaze.
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#5 RobinThwaites

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Posted 16 December 2004 - 05:30 AM

Thomas

I worry about you!

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#6 Mitch Gross

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Posted 16 December 2004 - 12:33 PM

Thomas officially needs to go on a date, get drunk and get some therapy (not necessarilly in that order) before it's too late and he begins hunting humans.
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Posted 16 December 2004 - 04:07 PM

yup... i need a holiday...... englands starting to get a little cold / miserable / xmass

... or i will hunt some humans..

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#8 Buster Arrieta

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Posted 16 December 2004 - 10:02 PM

[quote name='thomas-english' date='Dec 15 2004, 04:26 PM']

http://www.liquidlat...forum=3&topic=3

http://www.organized..._ring/build.php

lifes a
http://www.showdogsu...vet/vpbxm1.html
and then you
http://www.vintageco.../coffinkit.html

......Hey! tommy, are you smoking marihuana?
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#9 PeterAbraham

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Posted 20 December 2004 - 09:52 PM

Mr. Peter Abraham here.

I never said I invented this idea. In fact, on many occasions I've mentioned where I was told about this. Additionally, many years ago, Jerry Holway wrote out a detailed description of a Tally Light in a matchbox.

Better, neater, smaller than the one in the link provided.

I still have about 40 of my Zalex Tally Lights left for sale, and am very pleased that you felt so moved as to mention me and my fine product in this posting. Thank you so much !!!!!!

Best wishes, and any emails concerning my Zalex Tally Light may be sent to :

visualist@frontiernet.net

Happy New Year

Peter
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#10 Buster Arrieta

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Posted 20 December 2004 - 10:58 PM

Mr. Peter

I`m waiting for the Tally`s pictures...
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#11 PeterAbraham

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Posted 31 December 2004 - 03:57 PM

Here you go. Take a look at the photo at this link.

http://www.photo.net...hoto_id=2998191

Best
Peter Abraham

Steadicam Operateur.
Steadicam Instructeur.
Zalex Tally Light Createur.
Raconteur.
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