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    Talking about the Sound Devices PIX:
    What about the screen quality? Can it be used as a field monitor?
    I have used an Atomos Samurai once and the quality of the screen was really bad.
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    I would not use Pix240 screen for color or exposure judgement. only framing, and only if audio meters are not displayed as they overlay over top of frame. it is nice it has a screen, but it is not a useful monitor. no adjustments to the image except brightness. but considering everything else it does, eh, i'm not too upset.
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    I got one, it works great for offline format. Reads the epic's metadata and tc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arturo Sánchez View Post
    Talking about the Sound Devices PIX:
    What about the screen quality? Can it be used as a field monitor?
    I have used an Atomos Samurai once and the quality of the screen was really bad.
    No, off angle viewing is horrible. For framing, it is OK, but I still wouldn't Count on it.
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    I used the PIX on a low budget feature in Italy, and it essentially served as the director's monitor (we didn't have the budget or crew to manage a 17")...as a panel, it's far from the ideal (fairly washed out, no focus assist or exposure tools), but as a basic video tap / framing tool, it will suffice. One added bonus is the director/scriptie, etc can check playback without tying up the camera.
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    Evin - how good is the resolution of the PIX240 screen? Could it be used as a focus-puller's monitor?

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    Love it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Majtan View Post
    Evin - how good is the resolution of the PIX240 screen? Could it be used as a focus-puller's monitor?
    I'm not Evin, but IMHO it's not good enough for that, just OK for framing.
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