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Old January 30th, 2007, 05:28 PM   #16
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Some third party controller might be able to emulate a slower zoom by pulsing the camera quickly.

Alternatively, do a zoom in post with your NLE. One way might be to slo-mo the segment, if you can accept any artifacts the process creates..
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Old January 31st, 2007, 08:07 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Micah Garner
...This is a live production that we have side screen projectors for, so theres no options for post.
post = not going to happen
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Old February 13th, 2007, 10:28 PM   #18
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This thread got me curious. I just tested a Varizoom on my GL2. 30 seconds, just like Don saw with the ZR-1000.

That's always been slow enough for me... BTW, the Varizoom with the zoom speed control knob is at least very easy to control even if it's not slow enough.
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Old February 14th, 2007, 01:40 AM   #19
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Michael you got me thinking.

It would be real neat if one could use a LANC to control another LANC! Soooo... if one could slow down a LANC with another LANC - see?

But I guess all of this must be a function of:

#1 - Slowest Canon motor speed and resistivity

#2 - LANCS only being an END-of line device and cannot TAKE instructions.


Anyway, it is obvious I aint no electrical engineer, just a dreamer!
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