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Old January 6th, 2010, 01:29 PM   #1
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On-camera monitors for HMC-150

As I use my HMC-150, I am quickly agreeing with other people that the LCD screen is not very good.

Can anyone recommend some good affordable on-camera monitors for the HMC-150?

This one did not look bad:

ProAm 7" On-Camera / Crane LCD Monitor Kit|Camera Cranes / Jibs|BC Media, Inc.

Any advice would be appreciated. I am looking to spend maybe 500 bucks tops!

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Simon
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Old January 9th, 2010, 02:44 AM   #2
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My own experience with low buck monitors has not been good. Have had two fall apart on me (one while shooting an assignment) before I learned my lesson.
You may quickly find that the monitor you have a link to is not as good as the built-in LCD.

Really, you should look at the new Marshall 7" with HDMI input. Yeah its twice your budget, but really represents a much better value in the long run.
Believe me, having a cheap monitor fail while on the job ain't much fun. Save and invest in something more substantial....like the Marshall. You will be glad you did.
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Old January 9th, 2010, 07:52 AM   #3
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Yeah, that is what I thought.

I like the smallhd dp1 but that is 990 bucks for the bundle.

Maybe I will just save my money and wait for a better one like the dp1.

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