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Panasonic 8.4 HD Monitor

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#1 Rick Drapkin

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Posted 18 September 2008 - 06:00 PM

Hello all,

I was wondering if anyone has used or has the Panasonic 8.4 HD monitor. I just bought
one on ebay for $2400. Any thoughts? I haven't received it yet,but want to know what I got myself into.How bright is it? etc. thanks , Rick
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#2 Jamie Hammond

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Posted 19 September 2008 - 05:28 AM

Hi Rick,
I have both the 8.4" and the 17" Panasonic. I love both of them. They were specifically designed to compliment the varicam so are not 1080 monitors but the picures on them are superb. I will quiet happily light from one on the camera and leave video village with the 17. Saying that, it is rubbish for steadicam. It is nowhere near bright enough and can be reflection hell. I considered it for steadi use before buying but its just not up to it. Its a great cameramans monitor or for giving to a director who can actually hold things without dropping them, but thats about it.

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