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Old January 31st, 2018, 07:51 PM   #1
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Solving my Small HD Dp4 monitor hood issue

Well, I have two Small HD Dp4s and tried to use their velcro hood but it doesn't keep the shape, it also would sag etc, driving me nuts. I think the new Small HD monitors have hard hoods that attach to the outside. But after contacting BH and Small HD, I was stuck.

So I put my two minds together and found these moldable plastic sheets on Amazon. Found here, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L0U7JCQ/dvinfo09-20

They are really easy to heat and mold. So I came up with what's in the picture. The plastic is pretty lightweight.

I'm sure other can find uses for these plastic sheets, so I hope my idea helps others. I still need to clean it up a bit, and I may do another one with some modifications, but I'm pleased with how it came out.
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Old February 6th, 2018, 01:23 PM   #2
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Re: Solving my Small HD Dp4 monitor hood issue

What holds the hood onto the monitor?

Do you have a link for purchasing the plastic you used?

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Old February 6th, 2018, 01:48 PM   #3
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Re: Solving my Small HD Dp4 monitor hood issue

Hey Greg,

I cut thin strips of velcro to hold it around the monitor. The other thing I did was bend the material to squeeze the monitor, let the material cool and it actually hugs the monitor. Hope that helps.
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Old February 6th, 2018, 01:53 PM   #4
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What holds the hood onto the monitor?

Do you have a link for purchasing the plastic you used?

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https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...20/dvinfo09-20
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Old February 9th, 2018, 08:53 PM   #5
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Thanks. I'll order some of that and see what I can come up with.

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