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On Sep 23, 11:15, David Tosh wrote:
} Subject: Re: switchers
> We use the Dynatech Alphie (formerly Alpha 501). I works really well
> and I like the chroma keyer better than the Ultimatte 4 or 5 (plus its
That's quite an endorsement for the chroma keyer. I wonder if it
would beat the Ultimatte 6 or 7? Does it deal with shadows as well as
an Ultimatte, in general?
> If I were building a new bay right now, I would also look at GVG's
> 1000 and even the 1200.
We are looking at the following small switchers for our new telecine
So far, I do like the Alfie the best, but it may not be financially
feasible, and is perhaps more switcher than we need... I am not a
great fan of the menu structure; I do like very much the idea of
having timelines available in telecine.
I like the Vistek, very friendly to operate. I like the Thomson too,
but wonder about support...they are going to open a west coast service
office soon though, I hear. The BTS looks difficult, but I think it
has timelines... The GVG I don't know enough about yet, but I
generally haven't liked the feel of driving the 100 over the
years...cheap parts, jumpy wipes, etc.
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