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Bram Desmet

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December 15th 2008
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Closest value to flat volume?
by Carlos Robles 6 years ago
Does anyone know what the value closest to flat response is if using the audio outs from the FSI monitor I have it set to 20 right now. I have no other device to hook the output to to test this. Thank
Re: Closest value to flat volume?
by Mark Spano 6 years ago
Your question does not make sense unless there is context. The idea of 'volume' is merely a control to determine how loud something is. There's no such thing as 'flat' value to loudness of sound as it
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Bram Desmet liked this 5 years ago
How long do LCD monitors last?
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
How long do LCD monitors last I ask because I'd like to get a legit broadcast monitor for my home suite where I'll be learning DaVinci Resolve and doing some freelance work. I'm interested in getting
Re: How long do LCD monitors last?
by Bram Desmet 6 years ago
Most range from 30,000 hours to 60,000 hours. It depends largely on the backlight. In reality the technology will evolve to a point where you won't want to use it as your primary display well before j
Anyone evaluated the new FSI 32" CM320TD?
by Peter Corbett 6 years ago
I read through that huge thread about FSI and calibration with great interest. I don't have access to the sort of calibration services like Steve provides, but I am looking for a good studio monitor f
Re: Anyone evaluated the new FSI 32" CM320TD?
by Bram Desmet 6 years ago
Hey Peter, the first of these don't start shipping for another week or two so no one is going to have had much first hand experience with them just yet. We will be at SMPTE Sydney in a few weeks if yo
FSI - trustworthy or not? Maybe plasma better?
by Robert Ruffo 7 years ago
Hi all, I know this is a provocative heading. I mean no disrespect to anyone But... On the Lightspace forum Steve Shaw, who designed Lightspace CMS, says that "he has never seen Flanders monitor with
Re: FSI - trustworthy or not? Maybe plasma better? (Updated with Flanders measured CIE chart)
by Bram Desmet 7 years ago
The LM-2461W and CM-170 now feature 3D LUTs for color space management created within LightSpace. You can instantly switch between these (e.g. Rec709, EBU, etc.) and you can also load additional USER
News: C-Log & S-Log Monitoring Modes Added to FSI Monitors
by Cow News Droid 7 years ago
(Suwanee, Georgia--August 21, 2012) Flanders Scientific is pleased to bring you another great new feature: C-Log and S-Log monitoring modes. These new monitoring modes have been designed to make On Se
Re: News: C-Log & S-Log Monitoring Modes Added to FSI Monitors
by Jeff Regan 7 years ago
This is a great new feature. Now we can shoot in C-Log with our Canon C300 and show the director and clients what the final product will be closer to while on-set. I found C-Log "Full" to be fairly cl
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Bram Desmet liked this 7 years ago
Switching aspect ratio
by Ken Pugh 7 years ago
Feel foolish asking this.... but I'm using a Flanders for the first time..... my 1920x1080 footage is fine, but my 1440x1080 footage is squished. I'm used to seeing an aspect button to fix this - but
Re: Switching aspect ratio
by Ken Pugh 7 years ago
Thanks Bram - that's great information. I've resolved the issue now - it was the Blackmagic output. Although usually I would scale the HDV to fit in a 1920 raster in FCP, in this case the FCP timeline
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Bram Desmet liked this 7 years ago
Video Output broken (FCPX / OSX 10.8 / AJA Io XT)
by Erik Lindahl 7 years ago
I'm using FCPX 10.0.5 on a MacBook Pro 15" 2011 and I can't get the video output feature to work. - FCPX 10.0.5 - MacOSX 10.8.2 with all the latest updates - Tried both AJA IO XT software 10.3.3 and 1
Re: Video Output broken (FCPX / OSX 10.8 / AJA Io XT)
by Bram Desmet 7 years ago
Do you have the A V Output option checked in the Window Menu Bram Desmet FSI (Flanders Scientific, Inc.) www.FlandersScientific.com
Editing Monitor doubling as field monitor
by John Young 8 years ago
Does anyone have any experience using their editing monitor as a field monitor on set. I just upgraded my computer and now I am ready to upgrade to an IPS monitor to edit on. I would like to be able t
Re: Editing Monitor doubling as field monitor
by Bram Desmet 8 years ago
While HDMI can carry audio DVI does not so you will only be able to get the video to the monitor with the type of cable Juan linked above. FSI monitors can only pull LTC, VITC1, or VITC2 timecode from
Flanders Scientific Monitor and FCP7 issue: am I properly calibrated because brightness not matching
by Nick Natteau 8 years ago
I'm working in Final Cut Pro 7 in a 1080p24 Apple Pro Pres project. My Flanders Scientific monitor, although set to factory default, is showing a noticeably darker picture than what I'm seeing on my A
Re: Flanders Scientific Monitor and FCP7 issue: am I properly calibrated because brightness not matching
by Bram Desmet 8 years ago
Two things: 1. Turn the brightness knob on the monitor clockwise and see if as you increase the brightness the pluge bar shows up. If it is not there at all (which turning the brightness up would reve
News: FSI Introduces Custom Monitor Scaling Mode for Codex ARRIRAW Onboard Recorders
by Cow News Droid 8 years ago
(Suwanee, Georgia--November 2, 2011) Flanders Scientific is pleased to announce that firmware version 9.43 is now shipping on all new FSI monitors and is available for download to all existing custome
Re: News: FSI Introduces Custom Monitor Scaling Mode for Codex ARRIRAW Onboard Recorders
by Bram Desmet 8 years ago
Sample of feature in action now available here: http: youtu.be JABnF7Pv_Qo hd=1 Bram Desmet FSI (Flanders Scientific, Inc.) www.FlandersScientific.com
HD Color correction monitor
by Chris Pepperman 8 years ago
Looking for advice. I am looking to purchase a color correction QC monitor with spending a fortune. Can anyone suggest models 24inch would be perfect! Chris Pep
Re: HD Color correction monitor
by Bram Desmet 8 years ago
The LM-1760W and LM-2461W do share virtually identical feature sets as they use the same core processing chip. However, there are some significant differences worth noting: 1. The LM-1760W is only 136
Another "External Monitor Out of Sync" Question
by Greg Newman 8 years ago
This nagging Frame Offset issue.... My system: FCP 7 MacPro 2x2.66Ghz Quad Core 6GB RAM AJA Kona LH running video out to a Flanders HD monitor, using 1080p 23.98 8bit setting. Audio runs out through K
Re: Another "External Monitor Out of Sync" Question
by Bram Desmet 8 years ago
Hi Greg, please note that one playback offset value will not work for all formats. The video processing delay of most LCD monitors that sync to the native vertical frame rate of the source is a functi
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Dual Link Conundrum
by Richard Wirth 9 years ago
I'm posting this both on Sony and Avid's forum as the problem lies somewhere between the two. We captured a tape from our Sony 5500 into our Avid Nitris DX in RGB 4:4:4 1:1 via dual link. That part we
Re: Dual Link Conundrum
by Bram Desmet 9 years ago
Keep in mind that Payload ID is not generated passed read by some I O and converter interfaces. If any equipment along the line is not passing Payload ID you may require manual settings so that all th
AC power cable extension
by Robbie Carman 9 years ago
Silly question but one that I want to make sure I get right. In a new suite I have a need (for cable management purposes) to run ac to the 2460 in that suite longer than the supplied cable. What is th
Re: AC power cable extension
by walter biscardi 9 years ago
Here's a link at Monoprice.com for power cables. These guys always have great prices. http: www.monoprice.com products subdepartment.asp c_id=102&cp_id=10228 Walter Biscardi, Jr. Editor, Colorist, Dir
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Bram Desmet liked this 9 years ago
OT-FSI monitor "System Status" option locked out
by Scott Davis 9 years ago
We just got and FSI monitor and I want to turn off the audio volume on the monitor. System Status is locked out. I can't find or recall how I unlock this. I have one of the ethernet looking dohicky th
Re: OT-FSI monitor "System Status" option locked out
by Bram Desmet 9 years ago
If your monitor was purchased after June of 2009 (or you have updated to any firmware version 9.06 or later if purchased before June of 09) You can also press down on the volume knob to instantly mute
Looking for a HD Studio Monitor under US$3K
by Peter Corbett 9 years ago
I know this subject has been done to death, but the goal posts keep moving, and I'd like to get some newer information about what's out there. I've narrowed some choices down to the Panasonic 1710, Th
Re: Looking for a HD Studio Monitor under US$3K
by Bram Desmet 9 years ago
Hi Peter, if you do go with FSI and it is going into an edit suite save the $200 and get the LM-1760W. The LM-1770W has some big advantages for field use (weight, power consumption, 12VDC instead of 2
HDCP-Canon 5D
by Bram Desmet 10 years ago
Can anyone one confirm if the Canon 5D Mark II HDMI output requires a display to be HDCP compliant or not for 1080, instead of just 480, output I've asked Canon technical support and their answer was
Re: HDCP-Canon 5D
by Bram Desmet 10 years ago
In the interest of maybe providing useful information to others that may come across problems with displays that don't work in 1080 with the Canon 5D Mark II, here is the issue: -Has nothing to do wit
Panasonic BT-LH2550 or FSI LM-2450W?
by dave matti 10 years ago
Hi group, I am in a bit of a trouble here, because the time has finally come for me to upgrade my monitor to HD (in my market HD has not been a big issue until now, so today I still use a good old Son
Re: Panasonic BT-LH2550 or FSI LM-2450W?
by Bram Desmet 10 years ago
Hi Dave, The Panasonic does NOT have a 10 bit lcd panel. It simply uses 10 bit processing, same as our LM-2450W. We do have both 8 bit (2450W) and 10 bit (2470W) lcd panel units and both use 10 bit vi
HD resolutions... Correct forum?
by Jason Brown 10 years ago
Hey Guys, I have a generic resolution question and not sure if this is the best place for it. I've been editing in HDV 1440x1080 1.33 PAR @ 60i for a long time now...I don't get too fancy with frame r
Re: HD resolutions...
by Bram Desmet 10 years ago
Yep, absolutely correct. Add to that the fact that BluRay 1080p format support is limited to 24p on most (if not all-I believe a limit of the BluRay encoding spec, might have been updated at some poin
Audio Sync Issue with Aja Kona LHi
by Shawn Gaiero 10 years ago
Hey all, I have recently installed an Aja Kona LHi card and added an FSI Monitor to my edit system. I am working with XDCAM EX 1080p 23.98fps footage and notice that the Audio is out of sync during pl
Re: Audio Sync Issue with Aja Kona LHi
by Bram Desmet 10 years ago
Not necessarily, but it is an option. There are limits to using the audio out from the monitor: 1. It adds an unbalanced line-out on a mini-phono connector in your audio chain and this is a significan
Broadcast Monitor for under $3000?
by Kent Beeson 10 years ago
Is there a 1920x1080p i broadcast DVD color correcting quality monitor out there for under $3000, 17" to 24" that you would recommend Can you still get a true readout from a PANNY 17" 1280x768 monitor
Re: Broadcast Monitor for under $3000?
by Bram Desmet 10 years ago
Yes, but the LM-1770W, like all FSI monitors, is equipped with a DVI-I input. A simple HDMI to DVI cable would work in this scenario. You could also use component (HD SD), which would be my choice in
Studio Monitor Recomendations
by Steve Hirsch 10 years ago
I am replacing my old SD preview monitor and looking for some advise. Right now, the set up is I have a Sony 40" HD LCD for the client monitor. Which is fine. And I have a old Sony 14" SD monitor as m
Re: Studio Monitor Recomendations
by Bram Desmet 10 years ago
Hi Steve, Just FYI, the sale on the LM-2130W is over. The last 5 available at the sale price were sold earlier today. While we will continue to offer support and have full access to spare parts for th
field monitor
by Ed Kukla 11 years ago
I've been getting the Panasonic 8" HD monitor as part of a rental package. Now it's time to buy. But that Panny is EXPENSIVE! I've seen the under $1000 solutions and so far they all look terrible, esp
Re: 17" monitor lacks pixel-for-pixel: no big deal or dealbreaker?
by Bram Desmet 11 years ago
It was suggested to me that I clarify that the FSI LM-1760W does have a 1:1 pixel mapping mode you can easily toggle in and out of with a single button for any format, including 1080 and 2K. As with t
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