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Old April 27th, 2011, 07:23 AM   #1
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Can Not Change Master Black

Not sure whet I am doing wrong but I bet it is simple. I can not change my Master Black off 0.

Using HG 2
Gamma is on
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Old April 27th, 2011, 11:26 AM   #2
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I know on my pdw-350 sometimes i had to spin the dial way more than i thought i would have to. I know it doesn't make sense but give it a try.
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Old April 27th, 2011, 01:17 PM   #3
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Thanks for the input Marshall I will give it a try.
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Old April 27th, 2011, 02:07 PM   #4
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You were spot on Marshall. It takes three full turns to go from 0 to -1.

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Old April 27th, 2011, 02:31 PM   #5
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That is the only setting that takes a while for this to kick in. I wonder if it's Sony's way of saying that they don't want us to change this!

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Old April 27th, 2011, 02:36 PM   #6
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Strange but that could be it. For the new scene file I sent you can change the Master Black now to -2.
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Old April 28th, 2011, 02:07 AM   #7
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be aware that the setting is effective also "between" 0 and "-1" - each single step of the rotary know lowers (or lifts) the black a bit. Its a matter of not showing values between thousands but -99 to +99...

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Old April 28th, 2011, 06:46 PM   #8
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No sure what you are saying. -2 seems very nice in most outside shooting light.
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Old April 29th, 2011, 01:32 AM   #9
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Hi Paul,

-2 is fine. I just wanted to claim that all "steps" BETWEEN single values (0, 1 etc.) already take effect.
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