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Old June 10th, 2007, 05:43 AM   #1
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I've never used a monitor for my documentaries, but I'm now shooting a fiction piece and the director wants to use one. I think its just to see whats going on during shooting.

How are monitors powered on an outside shoot? And whats the best cable to feed the pictures (for a Sony Z1)

(I guess if he just wants to follow the action an old tv or laptop could be used?)
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Old June 11th, 2007, 08:56 AM   #2
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To focus HD, you want at least an 800x480 resolution, component inputs, and you'll need a battery of some sort to power it in the field. The options out there tend to be a bit pricey or lacking in features in my opinion, however, there are a lot of brands out there to choose from. It's discussed a lot in here.
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