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Old October 8th, 2005, 06:26 PM   #91
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Stephen Pipe,
Is it possible for you to give me a ring or for me to ring you? I would really like to meet up with you, us being so close.

If you could email me your number that would be great.

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Old October 13th, 2005, 12:33 AM   #92
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Awesome Wayne,
Two question though, since you are in England and I am sure most of your customers will be from the U.S, how can those of us in the U.S get an adapter that is compatable with the American power supply. I know Europe uses 240volts but I am not sure.
As for me, I will not wanna use any battery cuz I need the rotor running at all times and at the same speed during the shoot.

Also, the pictures you posted, is that how the commercial product will look like?

Footage please, thanks.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 02:17 AM   #93
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Hi Eniola,
Regarding the power supply, the input is 12v DC, so all you need is an AC to DC adapter should you want to run from mains.

The last 2 pictures i post of the unit give a good idea of what the final unit will look like, the placement of some things will be slightly different, and also it will have a small on/off switch on the side also.

Sorry I have not posted any footage, but I ordered a new drill press, so was waiting for this to arrive before continuing. The Drill arrived yesterday, so good news is I will have footage uploaded over this weekend. I live in a beautiful seaside town here, so lots of things to shoot.

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Old October 14th, 2005, 08:10 AM   #94
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Hey Wayne,

The device looks great and I do believe the glass is really going to help against any colour abberation that is seen through the plastic GG. After looking at the picture of the unit, I suppose there is not way of getting around it looking like the Micro35, project boxes etc. Are you concerned about Micro35 saying yours look too much like theirs? I know you have alot of different features, like variable speed, glass GG, different motor etc - ? Great job Wayne.
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Old October 14th, 2005, 08:53 AM   #95
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Mandy,
Good point and its something i have thought about, but to be honest, take any black box and put an SLR lens on it and it looks like the micro35.

The internals of the SG35 will be different from the micro35, i have deisgned and built the spinning glass mechanism myself, and choose optics that i feel are best from my own experiementation.

I do not beleive there are any problems.

Im off to shoot the outside footage over side weekend, im very excited. Will post up the video on Sunday.

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Old October 14th, 2005, 11:54 AM   #96
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After looking at the picture of the unit, I suppose there is not way of getting around it looking like the Micro35, project boxes etc. Are you concerned about Micro35 saying yours look too much like theirs?
Well first, the M2 folks can't really say anything, because their unit itself is a rip-off from the P+S Mini35, and looks basically the same as their early series. Second, if there's anybody in the homebuilt business who can say anything at all, is Agus(sp). He started the whole homebuilt wave.
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Old October 14th, 2005, 12:05 PM   #97
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Very true,
I talk to Agus over msn on a daily basic. I offered to send him a unit for no charge, but he just wanted the glass and mechanism, so im sending him that to say thank you.

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Old October 14th, 2005, 03:23 PM   #98
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Very nice Wayne, a good heart will get you more places than anything else. Yes, I think we owe a great deal of thanks to Agus, but also to P+S for the idea!
And of course, the guru himself, Bob Hart...

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Old October 15th, 2005, 10:05 AM   #99
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Very nice Wayne, a good heart will get you more places than anything else.
I wish I could say I agree but I've seen the schmoozers and suckups get a lot further in the world than the good-hearted, LOL

Still, us friendly ones gotta help each other out. God knows the conniving bast*rds won't! :)

Nice job; Keep it up, Wayne
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Old October 15th, 2005, 11:45 AM   #100
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Ideal world Bill, ideal world! Isn't the sky rose-coloured in yours?
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Old October 18th, 2005, 01:55 PM   #101
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Hehe

Not rose coloured but I do look for the silver lining!
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Old October 18th, 2005, 02:31 PM   #102
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Hello guys,
I have arranged with a Mr Anthony Bert to meet and shoot some footage with his FX-1 this Sunday. This will be the first SG35 unit sold, and if all is well, I'll post up the footage and shots of the FX-1 on the unit and will be ready to start taking orders.

The SG35 now comes with achromatic lens and 15mm support rods for an introductory price of 160.

Ill post the footage Sunday night.

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Old October 18th, 2005, 04:38 PM   #103
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Cool. Did you set a webiste up already?
Any chances of testing it with the JVC HD100?
How about some pictures of the whole rig, with rods etc?
Do you have an email address? I would like to shoot you an email.
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Old October 18th, 2005, 05:11 PM   #104
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Michael,
I believe its against the forum rules to post email addresses, but click on my user name and send me an email via the link.

The website is being worked on now. Are there any HD100 users out there in my area? If there are please give me a shout.

I am meeting with Anthony Bert this Sunday, we are connecting the SG35 up with his Sony FX-1 HD cam. Ill post footage and pics up on Sunday night.

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Old October 22nd, 2005, 04:00 AM   #105
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Wayne,
I know that you are extremely busy just like everyone on this site but is the test ready yet and when will you start accepting payment?
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