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General Brand Engraved Combo Slate

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General Brand Engraved Combo Slate

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  • 12 x 9.25 x 0.2"

You Pay: $64.95

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The Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate is a premium quality engraved white acrylic clapper slate for dry erase. This model includes a dry erase marker.

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Package Weight 1.05 lb
General Brand Engraved Combo Slate
  • Dry Erase Marker
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    Alan Gordon EnterprisesEngraved Combo Slate
     
    4.7

    (based on 25 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (18)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Professional quality (22)
    • Easy to use (19)
    • Compact (10)
    • Lightweight (10)
    • Highly compatible (9)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Independent films (20)
    • In the studio (19)
    • Complex projects (10)
    • Home movies (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional artist (13), Business owner (7), Film student (7), Enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (18)

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    5.0

    Love it!

    By Sebasatthedisco

    from cali, Colombia, Valle del Cauca

    About Me Business Owner, Film Student, Professional Artist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Highly Compatible
    • Improves Performance
    • Lightweight
    • Professional Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Complex Projects
      • Home Movies
      • Independent Films
      • In The Studio

      Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

      This is the best invention I´ve done so far! thank you so much B&H!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      Solid Clapper

      By Dylan Sunshine Saliba

      from Colorado Springs, CO

      About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Performance
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

      • Lacks Functionality
      • Wish It Had Updated Field

      Best Uses

      • Complex Projects
      • Independent Films
      • In The Studio

      Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

      I needed to get a clapper for sync and this looks MUCH more professional than having your talent clap their hands in front of their face. Plus, we all know how "talent" like to have keep clapping. This just makes it easy and professional. I wish it had updated fields such as fps, CODEC, card (instead of "roll") and more detailed stereo sound info.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Works great with my ZoomH4

      By Freddy

      from Tacoma, WA

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Lightweight
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

          This engraved combo slate by Alan Gordon is a premium quality engraved white acrylic clapper slate for dry erase. Works just as good as the expensive one.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Good quality product

          By evp

          from Little Rock, AR

          About Me Videographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Improves Performance
          • Lightweight
          • Professional Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Independent Films
            • In The Studio

            Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

            Just got done using my new slate clapboard on a shoot and I'm very satisfied with it. The construction is quite good and it makes a loud clap aided by two magnets. I would highly recommend this clapper if you want one that is well-made and seems like it would last for years. The only problem I had was that the gal who was doing the clapping was short and had to hold the clapboard over her head at times so the camcorder could see it. I hardly feel this was the fault of the manufacturer. ;-) Great product.

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            • No

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            5.0

            sturdy and affordable

            By Robert M.

            from Roswell, NM

            About Me Business Owner, Freelance

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Highly Compatible
            • Improves Performance
            • Lightweight
            • Professional Quality
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Independent Films
              • In The Studio

              Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

              Got to use for the first time during the film shootout here in Roswell and after so many claps with 2nd ACs that don't respect other people's equipment its still going strong.

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              • No

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              5.0

              sturdy and affordable

              By Robert M.

              from Roswell, NM

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Easy To Use
              • Highly Compatible
              • Improves Performance
              • Lightweight
              • Professional Quality
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                  The hinge is solid and well built and the board itself is very well designed. Used for the first last during the scifi film shootout here in Roswell and after so many claps from newbie 2nd ACs that don't respect other people's equipment its still going strong.

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                  5.0

                  Fully satisfied so far

                  By Lusty Dolphins

                  from East coast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                        I've had this for a few weeks and 2 5 hours shoots so far. Works great. Sturdy wood and joints. Nice loud sound. Magnet to keep it from flapping. Whiteboard works nicely. No real complaints.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Standard Industry Kit

                        By Carl

                        from Savannah, GA

                        About Me Film Student

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Highly Compatible
                        • Professional Quality

                        Cons

                        • Will It Hold Up

                        Best Uses

                        • Grad Student Film
                        • Independent Films

                        Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                        Nothing fancy. No electronics. Does the job. Produces a nice loud clap. I prefer this to the new electronic versions.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Solid and Reliable

                        By CapnGeech

                        from Philadelphia, PA

                        About Me Hobbyist, Professional Artist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Highly Compatible
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Independent Films
                          • In The Studio

                          Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                          Bought this slate to use for a short film and is really pulling it's weight. Even used a thin LED to backlight it in dark locations. Acrylic is easy to wipe off as well.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Best Slate I've Used Yet

                          By Josh

                          from Richmond, VA

                          About Me Film Student

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Professional Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everything

                            Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                            I'm not an expert on slates by any means, but I do know what it should be able to do. The Alan Gordon slate is easily the best I've used so far. It's lightweight, durable, and really well-made. It came in it's own zipper carrying case with an Expo brand dry erase marker.

                            Unlike other, cheaper slates I've used, the clapper itself is made of very lightweight wood that gives it a really clean snap.

                            It's nothing fancy, but it does simplicity well. I'd recommend this to anyone.

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                            4.0

                            Wipes clean

                            By Brice in Alaska

                            from Anchorage, Ak

                            About Me Business Owner, Camera Assistant, Filmmaker, Professional Artist

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Lightweight
                            • Professional Quality

                            Cons

                            • Pricey / Poor Value

                            Best Uses

                            • Complex Projects
                            • Independent Films
                            • In The Studio

                            Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                            It's a slate. It clacks and wipes clean. Nothing more to say. A little pricey, but worth the money.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            It's FANTASTIC!

                            By Minlovski

                            from Vancouver, BC

                            About Me Professional Artist

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Highly Compatible
                            • Professional Quality

                            Cons

                            • Pricey / Poor Value

                            Best Uses

                            • Complex Projects
                            • Home Movies
                            • Independent Films
                            • In The Studio

                            Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                            I haven't bought enough clappers to compare this one to its competitors but it is made with high quality material and is exactly what I needed it to be. And it comes with a pen.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great Slate

                            By The Dingo

                            from Toronto, Canada

                            About Me Filmmaker

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Lightweight
                            • Professional Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Independent Films
                              • In The Studio

                              Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                              Well made slate that comes with a handy storage bag.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Slate Board

                              By Shellie

                              from Dallas

                              About Me Hobbyist

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Improves Performance
                              • Professional Quality

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Independent Films
                                • In The Studio

                                Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                                The slate board is perfect. It has a substantial feel and it will last a lot longer being engraved. Including a marker and a storage bag was a nice touch too. The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because the travel bag zipper keeps getting stuck (it is cheaply made) and I feel like the price is on the high end for a very nice peice of plastic.

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                                • Yes

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                                4.0

                                Excellent for the price

                                By Foster's Digital Imagery LLC

                                from Columbia South Carolina

                                About Me Business Owner, Film Student, Professional Artist

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact Design
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Lightweight
                                • Professional Quality

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Home Movies
                                  • Independent Films
                                  • In The Studio

                                  Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                                  Sturdy and great for the price!

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                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Well designed, high quality product

                                  By GE

                                  from Minneapolis, MN

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Professional Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Independent Films
                                    • In The Studio

                                    Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                                    This has been in heavy use for the past week on an indy film project. Clapper makes a nice clean 'crack' sound. Built in magnet keeps clapper boards together nicely. Supplied dry erase marker works perfectly and erases completely. Carrying pouch is really a nice feature to keep the marker around when not in use. One item, the board is very shiny and if you hold it at a wrong angle the reflection can make the writing unreadable. This would be a problem with any whiteboard-based system, however.

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                                    5.0

                                    Great piece of equipment!

                                    By Mevin

                                    from chandler. AZ

                                    About Me Business Owner

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Professional Quality

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Complex Projects
                                      • In The Studio

                                      Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                                      I used this in taping commercial and documentary footage.

                                      It does the job and is well made. Back side works fairly well as a white balance card.

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                                      5.0

                                      Good price and great look

                                      By Peska

                                      from New York

                                      About Me Professional Artist

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Professional Quality

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Independent Films

                                        Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                                        The price is good, the size is great. Better than this, only an electronic slate.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Slate works great!

                                        By Barnes

                                        from Texas

                                        About Me Film Student, Hobbyist, Professional Artist

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Professional Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Complex Projects
                                          • Home Movies
                                          • Independent Films
                                          • In The Studio

                                          Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                                          After reading many reviews about other slates, I hesitated about this one also. However, the slate remains solid. I have no problems with erasing what I wrote. It is sturdy, thick and it has a good claping sound. (no pun intended) lol.

                                          It's going to be with me for a looooong time. It seems pricey, but it's going to last.

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                                          5.0

                                          good value for the money

                                          By slick

                                          from Florida

                                          About Me Film Student, Hobbyist

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Compact Design
                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Professional Quality

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Home Movies
                                            • Independent Films
                                            • In The Studio

                                            Comments about Alan Gordon Enterprises Engraved Combo Slate:

                                            It works well. Comes with a holding bad and pen too.

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                                            • No

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