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#1 daniel hanit

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Posted 19 May 2015 - 05:21 AM

Transvideo Rainbow 7" vs Boland new 7" vs SmallHD...
Hi all, has anyone tried all 3 high brightness monitors and can say which is the best in his opinion?
I'm looking to replace my Marshall 6.5" monitor and would love some advice...
Thanks!
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#2 Peder Torp Mathisen

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Posted 19 May 2015 - 12:00 PM

Hi Daniel!

 

I haven't tried the monitors you mention, but I'm very happy with my BON.  It's the BEM-072h highbright with 1100 nits.

http://www.bon.co.kr/eng/products/models.html?model=bem072h 

 

 

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#3 daniel hanit

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Posted 19 May 2015 - 12:13 PM

Thanks for your help Peder!
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#4 Dustin Heindl

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Posted 20 May 2015 - 01:37 AM

I have the Cinemonitor hd and I don't even own a hood the thing is so bright (at "user 100%") setting. It's got an amazing level and I upgraded to inertia compensation horizon, which isn't really needed.

There is even a 6" version that they came out with that comes with a brighter screen and the upgraded horizon stock... Couldn't imagine even brighter.

 

However, I used the Transvideo Rainbow when I had to send mine in and I couldn't see anything ... LIKE ANYTHING it was terrible. Had some cool features, but you could really only use it as a AC monitor with a nice hood.


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#5 daniel hanit

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Posted 20 May 2015 - 01:59 AM

Thanks for your input Dustin!
Im looking for a lighter monitor than the Cinemonitor, even though I'm aware that that is a great piece of equipment.
It's disappointing to hear that the Rainbow is not viewable in sun light situations, guess it's the Boland or SmallHD now...(-;
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#6 Ben Rowsell

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Posted 20 May 2015 - 04:40 AM

"Transvideo Rainbow when I had to send mine in and I couldn't see anything ... LIKE ANYTHING it was terrible."

 

I have the RainbowHD SBL (High Bright), and haven't had to use a shade with it yet, excellent viewing in all conditions. You'd probably use the high bright mode outdoors, thats what its for. Can't comment on the Boland but I would choose the Transvideo over the SmallHD hands down. (using as an AC monitor).

 

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#7 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 20 May 2015 - 01:59 PM

Transvideo for build quality, functions, including level, and customer support.
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#8 Evrim KAYA

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Posted 20 May 2015 - 03:56 PM

just bought a rainbow HD 7" SBL. very happy with it. no problems of daylight viewability at all. and awesome build quality. also transvieo's customer support is one of the best in the industry.


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#9 daniel hanit

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 01:51 AM

Thanks for you help guys!
Evrim, how does the level of the Rainbow compares with other levels?
Also, does the screen have a lot of reflections in daylight viewing?
Cheers!
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#10 G. Grammatikos

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 02:36 AM

Go transvideo for one more reason . latency <1 frame
Smallhd ~4frames boland ?
No reflections in sunlight have in your mind that I don't need hood in sunny Greece .
Buy also a yoke !
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#11 daniel hanit

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 04:44 AM

Thanks G.G.!
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#12 Guillaume Quilichini

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 04:51 AM

Transvideo all the way !

Incredible built quality, incredible support.

Don't want to worry on set ? go for Transvideo.


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#13 Frederic Chamberland

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 05:46 AM

I sold my smallhd , cinetronic v1 & 2 and bought a Super Bright Rainbow HD : best move .
Solid , bright , simple and works . And service is stellar .
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#14 daniel hanit

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 07:23 AM

Hi Frederic,
What are your thoughts of the digital level of the Rainbow?
Thanks for helping!
Daniel
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#15 Evrim KAYA

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 02:24 PM

digital level on transvideo rainbow HD is very well programmed an it works as it should. i heard very bad feedback from smallHD users about their level although i never saw myself. when i mailed small HD about a possible upgrade they said "There is not a firmware upgrade coming to address the horizon indicator.  "


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