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Old October 12th, 2008, 06:12 AM   #1
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Using (or wouldn't use) a Varizoom/SWIT?

Given the high price and scarcity of Marshall monitors in the UK, I'm currently considering this monitor to use with my XH-A1 and Letus Extreme.

- Swit 8" TFT Monitor YC/Comp Canon

My main concern is focusing and I'm aware this comes nothing near to HD quality, but that's simply not an option for me at the moment.

Should I go for this monitor, or would you recomment something else under the $1000/500 mark?
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Old October 12th, 2008, 07:34 AM   #2
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I'm no longer looking for an answer to that question, as I found a UK supplier who does a much better range of monitors (including Marshall and some decently priced used Panasonics) than most of the UK suppliers I usually deal with...

***On further inspection, it would actually be considerably cheaper just importing from the US (incl. VAT, import duty and shipping)***
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Last edited by Vinny Flood; October 12th, 2008 at 07:43 AM. Reason: Realised it wasn't the best recommendation after all!
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Old December 7th, 2008, 11:10 AM   #3
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Vinny, what supplier did you find? I am looking at a monitor for HDV focussing.
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