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Old January 31st, 2008, 11:04 PM   #1
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Please help me keep my sanity.

I dont know what im doing wrong. The manual is read, i watched the video 3times already. its been almost 6hrs now. The merlin is not balanced. I balance it on my computer table and i move to another room while flying and it starts tilting lens up.


I have followed the cookbook down to the very 13.5" exactly, changed bottom weights couple times rotated the z axil over and trimmed and still nothing.

What im i doing wrong? When i watch the dvd video, i dont see the camera tilting abit side or up/down. its perfectly balanced. whats up? whats going on? is this just a myth?
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Old February 3rd, 2008, 04:33 PM   #2
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If it is only tilting up, then you need to use the "fore-aft" trim roller in the left side of the stage to change the tilt-trim. Notice the direction of the arros to show you which way to turn it.

Does that help?

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