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#1 Kyme Hallion

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Posted 28 August 2005 - 10:42 AM

Does anyone know of steadicam Provid modified monitor, would like to add an LCD 16/9 Rainbow, Has anyone come up with modified mounting hardware ?
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#2 Brandon Sumner

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 01:39 PM

Does anyone know of steadicam Provid modified monitor, would like to add an LCD 16/9 Rainbow, Has anyone come up with modified mounting hardware ?



This topic was posted 3 years ago but to users that have this issue there are a couple of solutions. I own a provid sled and I love the high contrast crt green screen that was part of the original design of the Provid model. But for HD jobs or when working with a lot of the lens adapters which invert the image I bought a 1.5" monitor bracket that has adjustable Rods. This allowed me to keep the crt for use on sunny days and with film video taps, but have the flexibility to maintain Dynamic Balance with the rig.


Another operator in Canada named Jeff cools actually rewired the sled removed the built in crt and repaced it with the same mounting hardware with a 16x9 Marshall HD monitor.


One way or another I would suggest keeping the original CRT and buying a monitor bracket (Sachtler Artemis has a good one) unless you work only in HD all the time!

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#3 Brian Dzyak

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 09:16 PM

Does anyone know of steadicam Provid modified monitor, would like to add an LCD 16/9 Rainbow, Has anyone come up with modified mounting hardware ?



This topic was posted 3 years ago but to users that have this issue there are a couple of solutions. I own a provid sled and I love the high contrast crt green screen that was part of the original design of the Provid model. But for HD jobs or when working with a lot of the lens adapters which invert the image I bought a 1.5" monitor bracket that has adjustable Rods. This allowed me to keep the crt for use on sunny days and with film video taps, but have the flexibility to maintain Dynamic Balance with the rig.


Another operator in Canada named Jeff cools actually rewired the sled removed the built in crt and repaced it with the same mounting hardware with a 16x9 Marshall HD monitor.


One way or another I would suggest keeping the original CRT and buying a monitor bracket (Sachtler Artemis has a good one) unless you work only in HD all the time!

Brandon


Brandon,

Could you post a couple of photos so we can see how you mounted the brackets? Thanks!


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#4 Jordan Hristov

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Posted 04 June 2008 - 11:26 AM

A couple of pics would be cool.

Thanks.
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