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#1 Dave Thompson

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 01:51 PM

Demoed this on the movie I just finished. Liked it enough to purchase one. Contact David Hable @ Cramped Attic (604)254-8619. Specify which ant. you want. I went with a BNC. Channels 14-69.
10-36VDC. PRO cable compatible. What else can I say, same size as the Modulus and a nice replacement or backup without the headache. David is a nice guy and will listen to complaints or compliments(i.e. suggestions on how to make it better).

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#2 Charles Papert

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 02:36 PM

Nice David. If you have the opportunity to do a "shoot-out" with it against a Modulus somehow (both units on the same moving source, feeding two monitors) and report back the results, that would be great.
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#3 RonBaldwin


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Posted 21 October 2007 - 02:47 PM

how much?
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#4 Mike McGowan SOC

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 03:51 PM

how much and does the pro cable do both video and power or just power?

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#5 Dave Thompson

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 08:28 PM

$2000.00 and it is the same cable as the PRO, video and power all in one.

We did a side by side with the Modulus and it was equal.

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#6 Denny Kortze

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Posted 29 October 2007 - 07:30 PM

I just purchased one of these transmitters. I am currently doing an arricam job that had a canatrans on it. When we swapped it out, the cramped attic transmitter was as good or better than the canatrans. I will be using it every day in New York City until the movie wraps in December, I will post more info after I have used it for a few weeks. The stock antenna (non bnc connector) is very small and nice, the unit itself is quite small, much smaller than the canatrans. Great product so far.

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#7 Frederic Chamberland

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Posted 29 October 2007 - 08:29 PM

Got one this week. Will try it out next week and post my review.

One good thing for modulus owners : you can use your modulus cables with it, it has the same pin configuration on the hirose connector. Also sends audio. So to complete Dave's post: the sender has the Hirose connector found on Modulus and David Hable can offer the PRO cable that sends video and power thru the same cable.

Model is VAT-25.

Specs (from manual)
RF power output : +20dBm +/- 2 dBm
Spurious signals: >40 dBc
Phase noise: -75 dBc/Hz at 500 KHz offset
DC in: 10/36 VDC
Reverse polarity protected
Channel 14/69 UHF
Video in: 75 ohm Composite NTSC 1 Vp-p
Current dram : <350mA
Frequency stability: +/- 20 PPM
Audio in: Line level 200 to 250 mV RMS
Operating temp: -20/+85 Celcius
Weight is 130 g
Aluminum housing
dimensions: 7.8 X 5 X 2.5 cm

2 year warranty on parts . The up and down arrows selects channel and locks the channel if you press both buttons for 3 seconds. On/off switch at the bottom.

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