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#1 Michael Alba SOC

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 08:15 PM

hi everyone!

i was wondering if anybody had info about running a two monitor setup on a pro rig for live tv . one program monitor and one camera monitor, now i know there is only one input at the top of the sled, maybe there is a way to mod a port on the junction box to send another feed down below.

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#2 Martin Stacey

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Posted 23 July 2008 - 05:57 AM

An option which I have found works quite well is to have an RF transmitter setup sending a Program feed back to a reciever mounted on your sled which feeds your second monitor. Is a way of getting around rewiring your sled if you absolutley must have a return feed viewable on your rig. Also handy when mounting a monitor for talent etc.

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#3 Chris Callarman

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 02:05 PM

I installed BNC connectors up on the stage and down near my monitor with a thin coax that I ran down my post in my Master Elite. I connect the top BNC to the prompter out feed on the camera and have the truck feed program to that. Then I mount a small 2nd monitor (above or below my main monitor) and connect to the other end of the new feed. I also made an adapter to power the 2nd monitor off my sled. Works great. Marty's Idea works well too, I just don't like to keep my Modulus cooking for hours on end so I finally put in the wire.

Good luck!
Chris

Edited by Chris Callarman, 24 July 2008 - 02:05 PM.

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#4 JobScholtze

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 03:14 PM

That only works when you are using triax setups. Not when using rf camera's, so thats why i use martin's way for many year now. Works great. A small casio with tuner i picked up from ebay for about 30 bucks. Just started with my second one, as my first one didnt had much picture left after so much use of it.
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