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Old June 17th, 2007, 08:06 AM   #1
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How to mount 24"lcd for field use

Hey guys, I have a 24" lcd that ways probably about 15lbs. I want to use it as a field monitor for my A1. I'm trying to figure out the best way to support it. I was thinking of using a light stand and mounting some type of articulating arm to it but am unsure of how to attach it to the light stand. Anybody know of a special lcd arm that mounts to lighstands/tripods or a specific "lightstand-like" lcd stand? or just have any better ideas?
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Old June 17th, 2007, 08:11 AM   #2
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These guys have a lot of interesting mounts for LCD's and other stuff: http://www.e-mount.com/
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Old June 19th, 2007, 02:15 AM   #3
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good link boyd. But it looked like the piece i would need is $65 just for the mount. ouch!
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Old June 19th, 2007, 10:00 AM   #4
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I use a 24" DELL HD Monitor in a custom Aluminum case to be able to flip the monitor for using the M2 adapter. Here is the pic. (It's not a close up sorry)

http://web.mac.com/daveandkim1/iWeb/...7-filtered.png

http://web.mac.com/daveandkim1/iWeb/...6-filtered.jpg

I would try a DIY approach!!
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Old June 19th, 2007, 11:29 AM   #5
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hey dave, that looks interesting. Can it somehow be mounted at eye level like on a tripod or something.
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Old June 19th, 2007, 05:10 PM   #6
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Cal,

I have not tried that. I think the weight is to much. I had it built to a 45 degree angle so I could set it anywhere. Mostly I use a table on set.
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Old June 20th, 2007, 04:50 AM   #7
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These guys sell what you are after - But they're not cheap

www.vfgadgets.com/
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Old June 20th, 2007, 02:00 PM   #8
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lol that is definitely exactly what im after.... and very expensive : (
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Old June 20th, 2007, 02:16 PM   #9
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This one is priced a little better:

http://www.filmtools.com/lcdvemobrfib.html

I think I may end up going this route unless someone finds something less expensive.
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Old July 17th, 2007, 12:37 AM   #10
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How about this:

http://www.acekaraoke.com/acesonic-l...tor-stand.html
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Old August 3rd, 2007, 11:46 PM   #11
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Go for the Delvcam monitor stand. I have it with my Dell 24" and with the shooting we do a real stand was necessary. And at 80 bucks it's a no-brainer.

Go to markertek.com and search for delv-lcd1
I'm not on a computer right now but otherwise I'd link it.
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Old August 26th, 2007, 12:08 AM   #12
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I saw that but it said "up to 20" lcd" so i didn't think it would work. But you use it with your 24" eh? no problems?
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