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Old April 14th, 2007, 08:45 PM   #1
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Question about WD-h43

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Can someone measure (preferably with a digital caliper) the outer diameter of the WD-H43.

I plan to order and then mount (epoxy??) a filter adapter to the 'snout' of this pup. However, I won't have a H43 in my hands until the end of next week.............. don't want to wait to get the filter adapter ordered.

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Old April 22nd, 2007, 10:29 PM   #2
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John, were you able to find the answer to this? i'm looking for a mattebox/sunshade to fit the wide angle adaptor. thanks.
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Old April 22nd, 2007, 10:38 PM   #3
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John, were you able to find the answer to this? i'm looking for a mattebox/sunshade to fit the wide angle adaptor. thanks.
Hi Jaser

No. :-(

Unfortunately, the adapter was returned (by UPS) to Amazon because it was "undeliverable". Arghhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!! I don't have a clue why that happened. Really ticked me off actually. :(

In the mean time I've been spending all of my "free" time researching and ordering parts for my editing machine.............. so I haven't looked for a replacement. Will do that sometime this coming week.

The idea of a mattebox/sunshade sounds GREAT!!! I'd be very interested in any ideas you have. I've thought of building one myself. ???

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Old April 22nd, 2007, 10:39 PM   #4
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John, were you able to find the answer to this? i'm looking for a mattebox/sunshade to fit the wide angle adaptor. thanks.
I use the Cinetactics with mine, seems to fit well since its adjustable.

http://www.cinetactics.com/

Its cheap and very portable.
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Old April 22nd, 2007, 10:45 PM   #5
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steve, thanks! i've been looking all over google for these guys since i forgot the company name. so you currently use it w/ the WD-H43? how well does it fit? would love to see photos. =) thanks again!
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Old April 22nd, 2007, 10:52 PM   #6
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steve, thanks! i've been looking all over google for these guys since i forgot the company name. so you currently use it w/ the WD-H43? how well does it fit? would love to see photos. =) thanks again!
Hey,

Yeah it fits pretty good, the wide end of the WD-H43 is just enough to fit it snug. I will upload a few pics tomorrow of my setup.

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Old April 22nd, 2007, 11:11 PM   #7
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Hey,

Yeah it fits pretty good, the wide end of the WD-H43 is just enough to fit it snug. I will upload a few pics tomorrow of my setup.

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Steve

GREAT find!

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Old April 22nd, 2007, 11:31 PM   #8
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My Hv20 Pics

Here are my HV20 Pics.

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Old April 23rd, 2007, 06:17 AM   #9
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Have you looked into the Cavision LH77 hood? It might clamp onto the outer lens barrel.
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Old April 23rd, 2007, 08:02 AM   #10
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The OD on the WD-H43 is 2.9345". And yes, I'm serious. ;)
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thanks for the photos steve! looks good to me! is that the matteblox dv or HD? i assume no vignetting?

guy, thanks for the LH77 suggestion. i'm wondering also if it will be able to clamp onto the wide angle. there are photos here w/ it on a 55mm raynox wide angle:

http://www.pana3ccduser.com/showthread.php?p=86921

thanks for the dimensions tim. wondering what the front side is equivalent to in mm?....
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I believe that comes out to be 74.5mm. Might be a tad too small for the LH77 which I believe is designed to mount to a 77mm diameter lens. However, you might be able to snug it with some tape around the lens barrel.
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Old April 23rd, 2007, 10:39 AM   #13
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thanks for the photos steve! looks good to me! is that the matteblox dv or HD? i assume no vignetting?

Your assumption is correct... =) and it is the Mattebox DV version, I originally bought it for my VX2000, so I already had it, you might want to ask them if the HD version is better, because it wasnt offered when I bought mine.

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Old April 23rd, 2007, 12:12 PM   #14
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Here are my HV20 Pics.

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Steve - which audio adapter are you using? The "Rover" is just a housing correct?
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Old April 23rd, 2007, 02:09 PM   #15
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Steve - which audio adapter are you using? The "Rover" is just a housing correct?
Hi Peter,

The Rover that I have is called the Ultimate Rover... It has the Beachtek XLR Adapter built in the Post, I purchased it a few years back for use with my VX2000 and its been a godsend for me. I like the fact that its compact with out too much stuff to worry about, plus I use the post as a hand grip for stabilization. I think you can still find them at videosmith I think.

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