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Old May 13th, 2009, 12:52 PM   #1
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35mm lens adpators for 2/3" cameras w/o flip image


More and more 2/3" cameras (HDW-900R, HDX-500, PDW-800,...) now come with a built-in digital image flip feature which I assume should make 35mm lens adaptor rigs simpler, lighter and less expensive. Is anyone offering 35mm lens adaptors with B4 mounts (for 2/3" camera) and without a bulky optical image flip module?


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Old May 13th, 2009, 08:11 PM   #2
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Dont forget the JVC GY-HD200U/250

They both have image flip also.
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Old May 16th, 2009, 10:16 AM   #3
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Letus and Cinevate have developed b4 relays for 2/3 chip cameras. I read somewhere in this forum or the other that they might work for adapters without the integrated flip.

Also, brevis is a modular adapter, so I think you can use the relay straight to the brevis without the flip module.

Subject to the maufacturer's confirmation, or from someone's experience I think you may be able to use letus or cinevate relay's on the g35, the sgpro or redrock sans flip.

Hope that helps.


P.S. I too use the jvchd200 + adapter w/o flip as mentioned by Cameron but these are 1/3 inch sensor cams.
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Old May 24th, 2009, 08:03 AM   #4
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That's correct. The Brevis can be used in non-flip mode on these cameras. For most, our 72mm spacer is required between the unit and our 72mm non-flip achromat.

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Old June 28th, 2009, 08:19 AM   #5
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This is a straight set up with Varicam and Brevis with my relay
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