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Old September 29th, 2008, 08:00 AM   #46
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Andrew, I am pleased with the small HD monitor.

It is the perfect size for an external monitor and it is lightweight.

After a lot of adjustments, the image is quite nice and I think it will be plenty of resolution for focus.

The monitor does have a limited viewing angle, so that must always be in mind while adjusting the position.

For $450, I don't know if I could do any better in the marketplace.

HD is expensive and a lot better at the same time!
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Old September 29th, 2008, 08:43 AM   #47
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caution on the AB bricks ... most bricks fully charged are actually more than 12v ... unless the monitor is rated for a range up to, say 15v, a fully charged brick could cause troubles or failures.
thanks Michael I think ill wait to see what others do in this situation.
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Old September 30th, 2008, 12:50 AM   #48
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Model# for the board in the manhattanlcd.com is MST KM9E19ATVL
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Old September 30th, 2008, 07:29 AM   #49
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Andrew, I am pleased with the small HD monitor.
but where did you get it? - I can't seem to raise any info on the SmallHD site, the purchase link doesn't work nor does the email??
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Old September 30th, 2008, 08:29 AM   #50
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Paul,

Small HD had a few prototypes that they were selling at $450. I bought one and returned it because they were still bare aluminum and not anodized. Nothing else wrong with the panel, in fact for the price. It's a steal.

Email Dale Backus at Small HD, he may still have a few left.

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Old September 30th, 2008, 09:06 AM   #51
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Yes, I don't know what is going on with their site.

I first noticed a monitor on Ebay a few months ago.

At that time their site was working and I also called Dale.

The phone number is on the website.

And yes, I purchased the prototype version of the monitor.
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Old October 1st, 2008, 02:24 PM   #52
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You could always go DIY if you have the time...
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Old October 3rd, 2008, 08:07 PM   #53
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Still haven't heard reports about outdoor visibility. Anybody with a manhattan or smallhd monitor got anything to say about using them outside with horribly bright sun?

thanks!
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Old October 3rd, 2008, 09:06 PM   #54
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Still haven't heard reports about outdoor visibility. Anybody with a manhattan or smallhd monitor got anything to say about using them outside with horribly bright sun?
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I haven't had a chance to experiment with the ManhattanLCD outdoors. Probably this Sunday.
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Old October 3rd, 2008, 09:51 PM   #55
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The contrast ratio on both my 7.2" & 10.9" are about the same as the little flip-out on my HV20. The MLCD screens have a NICE anti reflective coating which cuts glare a lot. However, I always use and recommend that operators attach sun-shades to their monitors outdoors in all but shades scenarios. Ideally, a really deep hood that goes all around the screen is best. No pros would try to judge the screen without a hood as screen contrast will NOT help you improve an image degraded from a high degree of ambient illumination

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Still haven't heard reports about outdoor visibility. Anybody with a manhattan or smallhd monitor got anything to say about using them outside with horribly bright sun?

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Old October 4th, 2008, 11:12 AM   #56
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Hi,
Just a quick addition to gint's comments on the Manhattan LCD, as mine has just arrived. I'm pretty blown away actually having just messed around indoors pulling focus on my canon XH A1. It's very easy to check critical focus especially as the A1's magnify function shows up via component on the Manhattan LCD. Even without using this function focus is no longer an issue for me; well at least until I get me that sgpro that is!
The casing is tough as they come, considering it's ABS plastic and man is it light, really light!
I will get back with more when I've used it outdoors, as I known others are curious about sunlight on the screen.
Any questions feel free to ask.
Oh just for the record delivery was prompt and well packaged. No complaints about Manhattan LCD as a company.
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Old October 6th, 2008, 08:13 AM   #57
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I'm interested, but would like to know more before I lay down some cash. What documentation comes with the Manhattan kit??? Can it be downloaded??? I haven't been able to find on the website.

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Old October 6th, 2008, 09:59 AM   #58
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I'm interested, but would like to know more before I lay down some cash. What documentation comes with the Manhattan kit??? Can it be downloaded??? I haven't been able to find on the website.
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ManhattanLCD tells me that they're working on a manual. None was provided with mine, but they told me the model number of the LCD controller board was MST KM9E19ATVL . I Googled for an on-line manual, but all I could find were Chinese language sites.
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Old October 12th, 2008, 10:13 PM   #59
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MLCD working on documentation? I'd better call them to be sure they get it right.
Thanks for the heads up.
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Old October 15th, 2008, 03:18 PM   #60
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