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Nang

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MustHD field monitors
« on: February 17, 2014, 01:47:00 AM »
Did a search but didn't find any threads on this product. Anyone here have experience with MustHD monitors? Not sure if this product is new or what not, but I couldn't find much video reviews out there other than the company's promos.

5" - http://www.musthd.com/products/5-inch-musthd-lcd-hdmi-field-monitor-with-focus-assist-marker-false-color-41.html
5.6" - http://www.musthd.com/products/56-inch-musthd-1280800-on-camera-field-monitor-with-hdmi-input-focus-assistance-exposure-76.html

These monitors have some nice features. I've been using my Samsung Note I for composing/focusing my projects, but it's becoming more and more annoying so I'm looking for a decent field monitor. Ideally I would like to get SmallHD, but it's just way too much.

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Re: MustHD field monitors
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2014, 06:36:04 AM »
I want to update on this. I have the 7" MustHD and it works with Magic Lantern. I was able to record MLV + audio fine on it, but all the ML globaldraw function disappears once you press record and then reappears once recording stops. Its Peak function is kind of lame, but better than nothing. Build quality is really good for the price point.

Also works flawlessly with Blackmagic Pocket Cam  8)

All in all, I'm definitely happy with it though I think I should have gotten the 5.6" model as the 7 is pretty big.
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Re: MustHD field monitors
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2014, 04:28:32 PM »
how about the sync'ing delay when you turn on..or pressing record
also is the framing good with 5d3? Does it keep full res while recording?
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Re: MustHD field monitors
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2014, 10:50:52 PM »
how about the sync'ing delay when you turn on..or pressing record
also is the framing good with 5d3? Does it keep full res while recording?
cheers

It takes a couple of seconds to turn on and sync'ing delay after you press record is about a 1 sec or 2 tops. It records full 1080 while recording -- there's even an option to shoot at 480p. If I have time this week, I'll make a short video of everything.
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Re: MustHD field monitors
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2014, 10:46:45 AM »
ok thx..video would be nice :)
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Re: MustHD field monitors
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2014, 01:32:14 AM »
It takes a couple of seconds to turn on and sync'ing delay after you press record is about a 1 sec or 2 tops. It records full 1080 while recording -- there's even an option to shoot at 480p. If I have time this week, I'll make a short video of everything.

Did I get this right, it takes 1 to 2 seconds after pressing record to get the sync? After that there's no delay?

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Re: MustHD field monitors
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2014, 05:23:41 PM »
I don't know of this helps, but I own the 5.6" version and really like it. I use it with the 5Dmkiii and latest nightly build and works great with the mirroring option. This means I get a clean output to the monitor while keeping the overlays in the camera's lcd, that way I can use if for accurate focus and framing.

Hope that helps!

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Re: MustHD field monitors
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2014, 09:40:00 PM »
Wanted to update on this. I returned my 7" last month (Sept 3rd) after it failed to display any signal. Don't know what happened, one minute it was working, then next minute... nothing but blue screen. I've only used it on 2 projects (music video with bmpc4k and fashion one with my 5d3).

I tried hooking it up to my 5D3, BMPCC and BMPC4k, but it failed to display anything. I tried setting the monitor to factory default, but to no avail. Even tried a 2nd HDMI wire for 5D3 and BMPC4k.

I didn't do anything out of the ordinary and always babied the monitor. MustHD was gracious enough to offer a refund, but the pain of shipping overseas -- it's been over a month now and according to USPS tracking, it's still shows as not delivered. USPS attempted a delivery on Sept 12, but wasn't deliverable. I contacted MustHD and gave them the tracking#. Still waiting on this.

On another note, I've since bought SmallHD DP4 and is extremely satisfied with it.
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Zoom: Meteor 5-1 17-69mm f/1.9, Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8, Tamron 24-70mm Di VC f/2.