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Lee Tamer May 7th, 2011 08:31 AM

Playback monitor?
 
I see on professional sets that a director watches the scene through a playback monitor. is there any equivalent that DSLR videographers could use? I was thinking of using an older HDTV i have would that work?

Garrett Low May 8th, 2011 07:35 PM

Re: Playback monitor?
 
A number of newer production monitor s have HDMI inputs so all you need is the proper cabling (usually HDMI Mini - HDMI) to connect the monitor. You can use a HDTV but it will not be as accurate for framing and color. Also, if the monitor has a DVI input you can use a HDMI to DVI cable or adapter. DVI is basically the video portion of the signal coming from and HDMI.

-Garrett

Lee Tamer May 9th, 2011 02:13 PM

Re: Playback monitor?
 
I never knew the industry term was production monitor. Thankyou for the advice


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