Calibration DVDs

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  1. andy_brehm

    andy_brehm Stunt Coordinator

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    I was advised to purchase a calibratoin DVD like Avia or Video Essentials so I looked them up on the web. I saw somewhere that Video Essentials is no longer in production, but you can still buy it at amazon.com, but while I was there I saw a Digital Video Essentials which is for pre orders. Should I wait for this, or go ahead and get video essentials eventhough it is a earlier print?
     
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    brentl Cinematographer

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    Jut wait for the new video essentials. Avia is a very userfriendly choice, if you can rent it go ahead.
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  3. andy_brehm

    andy_brehm Stunt Coordinator

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    The only thing that concerns me is the amount of content on the DVD. VE and AVIA are both around $40, and this new disc is going for $18 at amazon. Any ideas for the price difference?
     
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    Matt Parsons Stunt Coordinator

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    Andy,
    Double check me because I'm not positive but I think I remember reading that the new VE digital works in addition to the regular VE, that it's not a replacement for the original.
    Again, I'm not 100% sure but check it out.
    For what it's worth I have VE and other than the difficult menus it does a great job, definitely worth $18 IMO. [​IMG]
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  5. PaulKH

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    Andy, rent VE at Blockbuster for $4.
     
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    If you're waiting on DVE.. you're gonna hafta wait until sometime in 1st Q of '02 according to a news release on thedigitalbits.
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