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Old June 12th, 2007, 09:33 PM   #1
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HD monitor using Macintosh laptop?

Does anyone know of any software that enables you to monitor in HD the output from an HD camera (using firewire), that runs on a mac? I'm not looking to record onto the laptop, I just need a way to check focus/composition.

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Old June 12th, 2007, 09:54 PM   #2
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HD Monitor Pro is software for the HVX200. It recognizes the Canon XH-A1 but doesn't work with the A1.

http://www.hdmonitorpro.com/HD%20Mon...0Pro/Home.html

Also Monitor Magic:

http://www.bigmugsoftware.com/monitor/

Aren't some people just using Final Cut Pro on a laptop?
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Old June 13th, 2007, 12:01 AM   #3
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Thanks so much James, Monitor Magic was exactly what I was looking for, at a price that I can afford.
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