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Old November 18th, 2008, 03:32 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Jeremy Nicholl View Post
Why the Manhattan monitor? I want to keep things a small as possible and have been looking at 7 inch models, whereas the Manhattan is 10.5 inches. But I know nothing about field monitors, so Iím curious why youíve gone for that model.
The Manhattan LCD 10.9" offers HDMI and component inputs. It does a good job with my Sony EX1, but even at 10.9", I don't think that its hugely better than the EX1's LCD in Expanded mode. The main freedom is that you don't have to keep your eyes within a few inches of the EX1. The EX1 has an excellent LCD that exceeds what is offered in the Manhattan model. I wonder what such technology would cost in a 10.9" size. Another crippling factor is that Sony does not output its Expanded mode to the component outputs, and these portable monitors don't have a zoom function. Ideally, I'd like to have a Picture-in-Picture the screen area used for 2x or 4c zoom, with the full scene in a corner. You could move the zoomed area around with the remote control.

If you don't really need mobility and battery power, I'd suggest one of those 15" 720P LCD TVs with component inputs. Also, a good improvement for on-camera LCDs is the HoodPro viewfinder magnifying shade that converts your LCD to a viewfinder-like device. Excellent.
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Old November 21st, 2008, 10:34 AM   #17
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This may be a bit OT, but whats the word on adapting my old manual Nikon lenses to the Canon ?
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Old November 21st, 2008, 10:13 PM   #18
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Chris Barcellos, I think your question will get a better response at this thread:
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Old November 22nd, 2008, 05:39 AM   #19
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Please don't think me a curmudgeon, but I'm not getting the point here. Is this an exercise in possibility or will this rig be used for serious shooting?? If the latter, what will be the advantage of this sort of rig over an EX1 or 3 with an adaptor and some good glass?? I have to say, it does look like an interesting concept.

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Old November 22nd, 2008, 08:47 AM   #20
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It's a smaller, ligher rig with better low light capability than my EX3 or EX1 with a 35mm adaptor. That's the advatange.

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Old December 14th, 2008, 03:55 PM   #21
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Manhattan LCD manual?

Originally Posted by M. Paul El-Darwish View Post

As a side note:
Everyone that's got an Manhattan LCD 10.9 there's good news! A user manual is in the works and should be ready for distribution in about 10 days.
Those of you that have figured out the hidden menus using the remote, ought to share their findings here! If you do, I'll pop you a little thank you via PP ;)
Hi M. Paul,

Any chance that manual is available yet? I've got the monitor.


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