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Old August 12th, 2008, 03:12 PM   #16
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Any footage?
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Old August 13th, 2008, 01:34 AM   #17
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Sorry no, my friend have the footage.
As it was just a test and we never intend to use it I didn´t load it into my Mac
I´ll see if I can get hold of it in the next few days
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Old August 13th, 2008, 03:43 PM   #18
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We didnīt have the right cable to go to the monitor from the EX1 so I had to use the LCD screen.
http://www.buy.com/retail/product.as...45&dcaid=17902
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Old August 13th, 2008, 03:54 PM   #19
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Thanks for the link David, but we found the cable so everything is good to go
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Old February 19th, 2009, 10:00 PM   #20
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Steadicam pilot monitor problem

Anyone got a solution for this monitor to work with ex1. Steadicam pilot comes with a bnc adaptor to RCA (i tried it but no video to the monitor) what cable or adaptor should ibuy or any solution to this would deeply appreciated
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Old February 19th, 2009, 10:27 PM   #21
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Anyone got a solution for this monitor to work with ex1. Steadicam pilot comes with a bnc adaptor to RCA (i tried it but no video to the monitor) what cable or adaptor should ibuy or any solution to this would deeply appreciated
I bought this:
Sony Handycam Audio Video Cable - VMC15FS - Buy.com
and cut it down to a short adapter
http://www.dvinfo.net/conf/attachmen...deo-cable-.jpg
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Old November 10th, 2010, 03:56 PM   #22
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Please help.

I just got a Steadicam Pilot yesterday, I also have an EX1 and am having much difficulty balancing it. Any tips, pointers, pictures would be greatly appreciated.
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Old November 11th, 2010, 12:17 AM   #23
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I use a Manfrotto Rapid Connect Adapter which makes it much easer to move between sticks and steadicam.
Manfrotto 577 Rapid Connect Adapter with Sliding Mounting 577

I've flown 4 different Sony cameras on the Pilot (EX1, EX3, V1U, Z1U) and they all seemed slightly heavy on the lens end, so in order to get good dynamic balance, I had to move the tripod adapter 1 hole back in the Pilot's cheese plate. Here's how it looks with the EX3:
http://www.dvinfo.net/forum/attachme...-z1-ex3_1u.jpg
http://www.dvinfo.net/forum/attachme...ped-ex3_2s.jpg

By comparison, the HVX seems to work fine in the middle hole.
http://www.dvinfo.net/forum/attachme...r-p9030095.jpg

Hope this helps.
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Old November 13th, 2010, 05:12 AM   #24
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move the EX1 towards the back of the mounting plate and also to the left. That hand grip has some weight in it.

also rotate the hand grip around so its vertical which allows you to get to the CVBS output of the camera & you can also put large wireless receivers on top of it in that position with a bit of gaff holding them on.
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