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  • Eric Weissman

    August 21, 2011 at 7:02 pm

    Greetings, can the team suggest a decent monitor/display for fcp HD video editing, some word processing and photoshop. I don’ play video games. I was looking at the apple cinema display since i use a MbPro 2.66, core i7 8gig ram. I was wondering if you knew of or could recommend any decent 27 inch monitors under 1000.00? I use a LAcie 324 at home and need more architecture for a doc i am editing at school. Unfortunately I am hemmed in by a very limited budget. I work in very verité cinema, no special effects.

    many thanks

    Eric

  • Bob Zelin

    August 22, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    1) then why not post in the FCP forum
    2) what the hell is Verite Cinema
    3) start playing video games – what kind of kid are you ?
    4) this is the monitor you want –
    https://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=735812&CatId=4420

    $159 – and yes, it’s a 1080p 24″ LCD monitor. Is that cheap enough for you ? (because you have under $1000 available).

    and if you INSIST on a 27″ for Verite Cinema
    https://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5766663&CatId=3774
    $329 – just for you.

    my advice to you is to start playing video games, and learn some special effects.

    Bob Zelin

  • Eric Weissman

    August 22, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    thank you

  • Ron Lindeboom

    August 22, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    You have just been “Zelinized,” Eric. It is considered a badge of honor by many in the COW — though it is feared by others.

    Here is a thread where some of our members discuss the process.

    ;o)

    Welcome to Creative COW.

    Best regards,

    Ronald Lindeboom
    CEO, Creative COW LLC
    Publisher, Creative COW Magazine

    Creativity is a process wherein the student and the teacher are located in the same individual.

    “Incompetence has never prevented me from plunging in with enthusiasm.” – Woody Allen

  • Eric Weissman

    August 24, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    I am 5o years old… been around academics, technocrats, artists, writers, and even worked as a fishing guide from Mexico to Alaska,,, Zelenized or Hyderized, it’s all good… doesn’t change my fiscal constraints… I will work in the lab in my department on the two 30 inch cinema displays, and tough it out on my home kit — my mbp with a lacie 324, and an HP zx24 something something… ( until i can afford the real toys)… love the COW.. i recommend to ALL my students and colleagues.

    best
    e

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