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for those of us filming with DSLR's...
show user profile  Bolteon
https://www.okii.net/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=FF-001

http://5dmark2.wordpress.com/usb-ff-controller/

http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/11/okii-usb-follow-focus-knob-makes-remote-focusing-your-canon-dslr/



seems like a great piece of kit on the cheap (compared to other solutions)... thoughts?


i put in an order for mine a few minutes ago. looking forward to getting this and a larger external monitor.





-Marko Mandaric



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2/12/2011 3:04:22 AM (last edit: 2/12/2011 3:05:07 AM)
show user profile  Bobbyboy
That looks like a pretty awesome idea, bit on the expensive side, but cool none the less. Wouldn't the noise from the AF motor be recorded?

Still, it isn't going to help you if you mount manual focus lenses, like for example the carl ziess cp .2 lenses designed for video that were just announced in a range of dslr mounts.


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v322/bob9909/xmassig.jpg


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2/12/2011 4:01:00 AM (last edit: 2/12/2011 4:01:00 AM)
show user profile  soontekk
saw it a while back and i am really thrilled!
i will be the first in line to hear your thoughts bolts.
if it can do a really slow focus pull i'll be ordering one as well but from the looks of it in the vid below it seems to very chunky.. (medium step size so maybe it has a finer step size as well?)
http://vimeo.com/19200970

melting ur brainz!
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2/12/2011 4:30:04 AM (last edit: 2/12/2011 4:35:21 AM)
show user profile  horizon
Woot, cool stuff, expensive though.

A related albeit a bit noobish question, can you control the EOS cameras via USB with a computer and some softer?
And which software if yes?
And which cameras (if not all EOS)?


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2/12/2011 11:38:00 AM (last edit: 2/12/2011 11:38:00 AM)
show user profile  Bobbyboy
Yea you can teather and control these cameras from a computer, not too sure about how the focusing works, but I guess you can control that too


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v322/bob9909/xmassig.jpg


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2/12/2011 11:45:42 AM (last edit: 2/12/2011 11:45:42 AM)
show user profile  soontekk
Indeed, i run the eos utility to remotely control my cam and really see what is going on.
It will also allow timelapse shooting and full control over all the bells and whistles.
There is also dragon stop motion to do even more (kb tested this and got some nice results)

EOS utility

melting ur brainz!
/ FOS4 / FO2 / Blurb / Twitter / Facebook / Vimeo /


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2/12/2011 1:16:24 PM (last edit: 2/12/2011 1:16:24 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
yeah, i'm looking forward to it... ships on the 21st or so.

-Marko Mandaric



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2/14/2011 1:55:14 AM (last edit: 2/14/2011 1:55:14 AM)
show user profile  joelr
hey Bolteon,


you have any updates on the gizmo?
me and a bunch of guys in a photography forum im a member on are waiting to hear from you on this piece of kit.

it sure looks interesting and has a lot of potential for slr video shooters out there....

Joel



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2/27/2011 7:55:51 PM (last edit: 2/27/2011 7:55:51 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
picking it up tomorrow... soon to be a review.

-Marko Mandaric



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2/28/2011 11:38:03 AM (last edit: 2/28/2011 11:38:03 AM)
show user profile  reeves1984
looks interesant

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2/28/2011 5:33:51 PM (last edit: 2/28/2011 5:33:51 PM)
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