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Old January 10th, 2006, 08:28 PM   #1
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Merlin settings thread-for your camera

DVx100a(custom)

-9hr battery
-1 tape
-x6 wide angle(century optics)
-lcd open

forward weight= 1mid, 1 finish
lower weight= 4mid, 1 finish
arc size= Max
mounting hole= G
stage position= -2.10(on the trimline side)
"Z" = all the way to the top

post up your settings
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Old January 10th, 2006, 09:00 PM   #2
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I just put duct tape all around the camera and the stabilizer rod parts so it doesn't move and then I have someone wheelchair me around. Very smooth.
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Old January 10th, 2006, 09:56 PM   #3
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I just put duct tape all around the camera and the stabilizer rod parts so it doesn't move and then I have someone wheelchair me around. Very smooth.
You need to pay salary for someone to push you

Why not get that money and put in your own pocket ;-)
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Old January 10th, 2006, 10:59 PM   #4
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But the guy I pay can push me REALLY FAST!! I like it.
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Old January 11th, 2006, 02:11 AM   #5
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Be sure to post your settings to the online cookbook too!

http://www.merlincookbook.com

There is a link at the bottom to alow you to submit your own settings.

Looking at your settings Saturnin, I'd say that your camera is a little more inert compared to the settings in the cookbook - though your rig will also be heavier. Is this the case? Maybe a little description of the "custom"ness of yoru settings :-)

Ronald, Isn't riding with a rig fun!

What parts did you need to duck tape?


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Old January 11th, 2006, 10:38 AM   #6
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Wheelchair--c'mon now, this is the 21st century...!

http://www.ulik.com/handsfree/
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Old January 11th, 2006, 01:56 PM   #7
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Charles.. Agreed.
The Handsfree leaves a Rickshaw in the dust - at least for "fun" value :)

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Old January 11th, 2006, 06:49 PM   #8
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also, to everyone with a merlin. Make sure when u go back to using yoru cam open up the LCD window, otherwise u'll be wondering why the friggin' thing isnt ballanced after u spent all this time tinkering with it. LOL, guess what i did...re balanced it with the lcd closed, thinking to myslef, WTF this was great just yesterday..haahah ..all these meds i'm taking..makin' me loopy
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