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  1. #1 Which Monitor for Komodo Control 
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    It seems there are a few options but Iím wondering which monitor gets the consensus for use with Komodo. I ordered mine with the SmallHD OLED kit, but is this the best option given itís relatively poor brightness? In the end there is a trade off between brightness and battery life. Iím wondering what the top picks are here.
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    I have had great success using the Portkeys 5 inch. It is like 2200 nits...which is incredible and only costs 500 bucks. I am not sure why I would need a touch screen monitor, since there is already a touch screen monitor on the top of the camera....which is about an inch below your shooting monitor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scot Yount View Post
    I have had great success using the Portkeys 5 inch. It is like 2200 nits...which is incredible and only costs 500 bucks. I am not sure why I would need a touch screen monitor, since there is already a touch screen monitor on the top fo the camera....which is about an inch below your shooting monitor.
    Yesterday was the first time using the Komodo for a professional shoot and I now see why having control on the monitor is needed. The onboard touch screen footprint is too small. The red control on the Ipad can be very slow and drudging. (I think it was due to the channel selection but I had no chance to experiment as we know how it is on set....) I am now shopping for RED control approved monitor...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamil Stubbs View Post
    Yesterday was the first time using the Komodo for a professional shoot and I now see why having control on the monitor is needed. The onboard touch screen footprint is too small. The red control on the Ipad can be very slow and drudging. (I think it was due to the channel selection but I had no chance to experiment as we know how it is on set....) I am now shopping for RED control approved monitor...
    I have been using the thing on "professional shoots" since July and really have not had a problem. I will say the brightness of the Portkeys outside is just crazy good.
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    I have a SmallHD Cine7 with the Komodo control kit for sale...
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    I have a SmallHD Cine7 with the Komodo control kit for sale...
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