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Old October 7th, 2005, 07:49 PM   #16
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which codec needs to be installed???
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Old October 7th, 2005, 10:48 PM   #17
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i wish there were lens covers for both ends of the letus35 when shipped
I strongly concur. Even putting it in my lens box isn't enough to make me sure my letus35 isn't getting scratched.


Also, on my website, check out "Common Sense And You". It was shot completely with the Letus35.
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Old October 8th, 2005, 12:12 AM   #18
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bitjazz.com has a free codec READER, get and install
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Old October 8th, 2005, 09:44 AM   #19
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it doesnt work obin
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Old October 8th, 2005, 03:37 PM   #20
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Can't get it to go either, even after the installation of the reader.
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Old October 8th, 2005, 05:41 PM   #21
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what happens after you install the codec, can you see anything? did you restart your computer after you installed the codec?
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Old October 8th, 2005, 05:55 PM   #22
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Doesn't work for me either -

After installing the codec and rebooting, the following occurs:

When I play in windows media, it loads up but just doesn't play (You hit play and nothing happens)

Same thing in VideoLan. Open it up, no video window appears.

When I play it in Quicktime Player, I get the error that Quicktime is missing software required to display the movie.
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Old October 8th, 2005, 07:35 PM   #23
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Obin, before installing on my Mac it just showed the Quicktime progress bar and a prompt that Quicktime may be missing software. After installing the reader, re-starting, I now get a black window along with the progress bar and no such prompt but I still get no picture or sound.
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Old October 9th, 2005, 03:04 AM   #24
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Wouldn't a frame from footage (or a few) be more than self explanatory for all? (preferably of a resolution chart)
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Old October 9th, 2005, 03:28 AM   #25
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ok... so i promised unfiltered footage. well, i was able to go out today and use the new letus35 that quyen shipped to me on friday. no magic bullet this time, i just picked some random clips.

this is using a tokina 28-105mm 1:3.5-4.8 zoom lens.

i spent a good amount of the prior evening cleaning the dv lens, letus35 lens, and fd lens, and wouldn't you know it, by the time i get shooting this footage (about 5 hours into the shoot), there's dirt on the lens.

here it is (quicktime 6+, 12mb):
http://www.infinite-studios.com/movies/letusclip.mov

enjoy.
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Old October 9th, 2005, 03:47 AM   #26
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A.J., that lower right quadrant is very mucky indeed. What "element" do you think it is on? Hmmm... G
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Old October 9th, 2005, 10:52 AM   #27
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Also, on my website, check out "Common Sense And You". It was shot completely with the Letus35.
FUNNY! How'd you do the girl getting hit by the car? That was awesome!
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Old October 12th, 2005, 08:43 AM   #28
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ok... so i promised unfiltered footage. well, i was able to go out today and use the new letus35 that quyen shipped to me on friday. no magic bullet this time, i just picked some random clips.

this is using a tokina 28-105mm 1:3.5-4.8 zoom lens.

i spent a good amount of the prior evening cleaning the dv lens, letus35 lens, and fd lens, and wouldn't you know it, by the time i get shooting this footage (about 5 hours into the shoot), there's dirt on the lens.

here it is (quicktime 6+, 12mb):
http://www.infinite-studios.com/movies/letusclip.mov

enjoy.
I find the dirt on this adapter to be totally unacceptable. Do all models suffer from this problem? I would buy one of these if it wasn't for the dirt and debris I'm constantly seeing in the images. Is this simply user error?
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Old October 12th, 2005, 09:37 AM   #29
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Just a note about this thread, a trolling post and some responses to it have been pulled. Thanks,
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Old October 12th, 2005, 10:05 AM   #30
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I find the dirt on this adapter to be totally unacceptable. Do all models suffer from this problem? I would buy one of these if it wasn't for the dirt and debris I'm constantly seeing in the images. Is this simply user error?
i have to clear something up about this.

- the first letus35 that i bought did have one spec of dirt inside, between the square lens (is that the achromat?) and the outside lens.

- the 2 newer letus35's i purchased afterward did not have dirt on the inside.

- the latest footage (using one of the 2 new adapters) has dirt on the outside tokina lens due to a waterfall scene i shot prior. this is my bad. user error indeed. i have footage prior to the waterfall shot that does not have any dirt on it.

so basically, there was dirt inside 1 of the 3 letus adapters i bought.
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