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Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter

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Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter

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Product Highlights

  • Lightweight Prosumer Prompter
  • 12 ft Reading Range
  • Works with Most Cameras, Lenses, Tripods
  • Two-Sled Placeholder for iPad & iPad 2
  • 8 x 12", 70/30 Trapezoidal Glass
  • Works w/ Many Apps from Apple App Store
  • Weighs Approximately 6 lb
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You Pay: $449.00

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The Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter is a small and lightweight prosumer prompter with a 12 ft reading range. The prompter is based on Telmax's Galaxy Series Extreme teleprompter line. The outstanding differences are that instead of an LCD monitor, Pro iP Ex comes with a two-sled placeholder for an iPad and iPad 2. And instead of ZaPrompt software, Pro iP Ex works with any of the various prompter apps affordably available at the Apple app store.

A unique mount system that allows you to attach a tripod underneath the full length of the prompter assembly. As a result, the prompter can be tilted forward or back to match the weight of a camera. No counterweights will thus be necessary and your camera can be any size from the lightest to the heaviest, and it can be freely panned and tilted as if nothing is attached to it. The mount system affords an easy fit and simple setup on any tripod that can handle the weight of the prompter and camera. The total weight of the prompter, accessories, and available ipad is approximately 6 pounds.

The beamsplitter glass is designed in a trapezoidal shape to allow better viewing of scrolling text from an angle. The glass measures 8 x 12" and has a 70/30 transmission/reflection ratio. 70/30 is notably more effective than the usual 60/40. The back of the glass housing has a 4" circular cutout for a lens to fit into. Most lenses are size-compatible.

Setup is simple as the prompter has no monitor cables and sets up virtually without tools.

  • Small and lightweight prosumer prompter
  • Works with most cameras, lenses and tripods
  • 8 x 12", 70/30 trapezoidal-shaped beamsplitter glass allows better viewing from an angle
  • 12 ft reading range
  • Two-sled placeholder for an iPad and iPad 2
  • Weighs approximately 6 lb
Reading Range 12 ft (3.65 m)
Material High-strength, lightweight aluminum with black finish
Dimensions Beamsplitter glass: 8 x 12" (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
Weight With iPad: Approx. 6 lb (2.7 kg)
Without iPad: Approx. 5.3 lb (2.4 kg)
Note: iPad is not included, and must be purchased separately
Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter
  • iPad Placeholder
  • 8 x 12", 70/30 Beamsplitter Glass
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    TelmaxGalaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter
     
    4.2

    (based on 15 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (12)
    • Compact (7)
    • Improves performance (6)
    • Professional quality (6)
    • Highly compatible (5)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • In the studio (7)
      • Complex projects (3)
      • Independent films (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Professional artist (6), Business owner (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (12)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      No Competition

      This is the best you can buy for your money if you already have an iPad. We use this to shoot a weekly show and it meets the same need that any teleprompter should...Read complete review

      This is the best you can buy for your money if you already have an iPad. We use this to shoot a weekly show and it meets the same need that any teleprompter should (assuming you have an iPad). As mentioned in other reviews, even with moving the iPad tray, you still lose out on about an inch of the screen, but that is easy to work with as long as you keep it in mind. Do not try and use this outside with an iPad on a sunny day. We learned that the hard way. The iPad is simply not bright enough to be seen in the reflection of the glass.The build quality is great and will work with a wide variety of cameras.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Good But Modifications Needed

      I got this to use as a portable field teleprompter with an Ipad and ProPrompter software. the unit works as promoted with easy camera and Ipad attachment quick setup and easy balancing on a...Read complete review

      I got this to use as a portable field teleprompter with an Ipad and ProPrompter software. the unit works as promoted with easy camera and Ipad attachment quick setup and easy balancing on a tripod. As it comes it works out of the box but if you want to use it in the field I would suggest you buy a large suitcase to transport it because it comes completely assembled and is 21" x 8" x 10".

      I modified the unit by changing the two screws that attach the prompter glass housing to the bar that holds the camera and Ipad plate. I used two 1/7/8X1/4-20X9/16"PRJ ST GIBRALTAR SURE GRIP KNOBS that I purchased on line. Then added a 7/16 wrench to remove the ipad plate that attaches to the bar that holds the camera. When I find the right size knobs for the Ipad plate I will change those screws out too.

      With that the unit becomes portable in the same promter case as the Barber Tech EZP Prompter Stealth Prompting System. The case is basically a 18 in. x 6 in. x 13 in. Aluminum Case. The unit is heavy! The part that holds the camera, prompter and Ipad is a solid piece of metal 4"s square so this unit will not be useful for hand held work.

      The 70/30 glass works well. I have the EZP Prompter Stealth prompter and I like this unit better for tripod work because all the weight of the prompter is not on the lens of the camera like on the stealth and camera sits mush closer to the glass meaning you pick up less refection in to glass.

      Finally I feel that closer attention to detail and some modifications to the mounting system, like mounting nuts that are part of the prompter box, would make this a great product.

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      5.0

      Exelent Prompter

      By Jairo

      from Aruba

      Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

      Exelent Promter and easy to use...

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      5.0

      A Thing of Beauty

      By Rob

      from Baltimore, MD

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Complex Projects
        • In The Studio

        Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

        Perfect price, perfect product. It's portable and easy to set up. I even use it for outdoor shoots as a sunshade! Can't say enough that will adequately explain how awesome this is.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Product is as Advertised

        By NSU Public Affairs

        from Ft. Lauderdale, Fl

        About Me Public Affairsmedia Rel, Public Relations

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Improves Performance
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Nocase To Transport Item
        • No Case To Transport Item

        Best Uses

        • Complex Projects
        • Independent Films

        Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

        Having used a similar telepromter before, I was familiar with how this one should work. The access to secure the locking nuts to the camera and the tripod isn't the best, which is what kept this from being a 5-star rating. That, and the fact it doesn't come in a travel case to protect the parts, especially the mirror. That's a huge problem - given this is a PORTABLE teleprompter, they don't provide a safe way for it to be portable from location to location.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Good value for the money.

        By Mr Charles

        from Baltimore, MD

        About Me Professional Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Highly Compatible

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • In The Studio

          Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

          This is pretty easy to set up and use. They say it has a 12 ft reading range, but I think 10 ft is a little more accurate. Would love a larger screen size, but your talking twice the money for anything larger.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Good But Modifications Needed

          By Video Jim

          from Long Island New York

          About Me Business Owner, Professional Videographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Heavy
          • Limited Compatibility

          Best Uses

          • After Mod Good For Field
          • In The Studio

          Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

          I got this to use as a portable field teleprompter with an Ipad and ProPrompter software. the unit works as promoted with easy camera and Ipad attachment quick setup and easy balancing on a tripod. As it comes it works out of the box but if you want to use it in the field I would suggest you buy a large suitcase to transport it because it comes completely assembled and is 21" x 8" x 10".

          I modified the unit by changing the two screws that attach the prompter glass housing to the bar that holds the camera and Ipad plate. I used two 1/7/8X1/4-20X9/16"PRJ ST GIBRALTAR SURE GRIP KNOBS that I purchased on line. Then added a 7/16 wrench to remove the ipad plate that attaches to the bar that holds the camera. When I find the right size knobs for the Ipad plate I will change those screws out too.

          With that the unit becomes portable in the same promter case as the Barber Tech EZP Prompter Stealth Prompting System. The case is basically a 18 in. x 6 in. x 13 in. Aluminum Case. The unit is heavy! The part that holds the camera, prompter and Ipad is a solid piece of metal 4"s square so this unit will not be useful for hand held work.

          The 70/30 glass works well. I have the EZP Prompter Stealth prompter and I like this unit better for tripod work because all the weight of the prompter is not on the lens of the camera like on the stealth and camera sits mush closer to the glass meaning you pick up less refection in to glass.

          Finally I feel that closer attention to detail and some modifications to the mounting system, like mounting nuts that are part of the prompter box, would make this a great product.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Share this review

           
          5.0

          excellent

          By romiami

          from Miami FL

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

              very nice electronic

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              I Love It!

              By Alan Horvath

              from New Jersey

              About Me YouTuber

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Highly Compatible
              • Professional Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • In The Studio
                • Video Production

                Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                Everything about this teleprompter unit works beautifully! It's easy to put together ... easy to mount on a tripod ... it's well made; of very good quality ... and it's easy to attach your camera to. Best of all, my iPad reads beautifully!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Solid Build

                By Mike

                from Charlotte, NC

                About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • In The Studio

                  Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                  Works well with iPad 2. I use it with a C100, the mirror slides up and down to match the height of the lens. Haven't traveled with it yet though, but imagine it'll take up a good amount of space as it doesn't break down quickly. If you've got the storage for it, just leave it built. Best option I've found though at this price point.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Great with some caveats

                  By RCP

                  from Richmond, VA

                  About Me Director Producer, Pro Director Dp

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Compact Design
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                      If you have an original iPad or iPad 2, this is great. The tray doesn't work as well with other models though. Also: the velcro that holds the glass to the prompter was faulty on mine--the side that adheres to the plastic enclosure. It came right off, luckily not when the glass could have been damaged. I contacted Telmax and they overnighted replacement velcro, as this is a known issue. B&H should know about it too though!Highly recommend the ProPrompter app to go with this--mirrors the script on iPhone for playback control.

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                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Gets the job done

                      By ND video

                      from Bismarck, ND

                      About Me Professional Artist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                      • Limited Compatibility

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                      This teleprompter was a great solution for us. It's relatively easy to use, surprisingly compact, yet large enough to get the job done. I use it with the iCue app on my iPhone ($). I mistakenly purchased a wireless remote, but have found the iCue Remote app (free) to work very well, making a wireless remote unnecessary. One drawback is that the prompter isn't large enough for my JVC GY-HM750 (the lens is too long that the camera doesn't fit on the prompter), so I have to use my smaller Canon 60D for recording. Overall, I'm happy with the purchase.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      No Competition

                      By Chris Evans

                      from Kansas City

                      About Me professional

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                      • Lacks Functionality

                      Best Uses

                      • In The Studio

                      Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                      This is the best you can buy for your money if you already have an iPad. We use this to shoot a weekly show and it meets the same need that any teleprompter should (assuming you have an iPad). As mentioned in other reviews, even with moving the iPad tray, you still lose out on about an inch of the screen, but that is easy to work with as long as you keep it in mind. Do not try and use this outside with an iPad on a sunny day. We learned that the hard way. The iPad is simply not bright enough to be seen in the reflection of the glass.The build quality is great and will work with a wide variety of cameras.

                      Share this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Perfect iPad Teleprompter

                      By RG

                      from Charleston, WV

                      About Me Professional Artist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                          Lightweight, efficient and ease of use. I'm very pleased with this iPad teleprompter.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great little Teleprompter

                          By Danny

                          from Boring, OR

                          About Me Business Owner

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                              This is a great little Telepromptet. It is well built and easy to set up. When I called the manufacture I got a real person on the phone.

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                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              2.0

                              Doesn't line up well

                              By Rachel

                              from New York, NY

                              About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                                    First, I had to buy a hex key set to adjust the tray that holds the iPad. Even when it is placed in the most optimal position on the track, you still loose about 1 inch of screen space on the iPad. If you could adjust the angle of the mirror that would help, but unfortunately you can't.

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                                    • No

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    This made a world of difference!

                                    By Jack of Simi Valley

                                    from Simi Valley CA

                                    About Me Business Owner

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Improves Performance

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Independent Films

                                      Comments about Telmax Galaxy Series Pro iP Ex iPad Teleprompter:

                                      We shoot training videos for the company and this has made a world of difference in our shooting success. Before we had to have the folks memorize their lines and then shoot numerous takes to try and get it right. With this, we've done some sequences on the first take. Easy to use, it's definitely made a difference.

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                                      • No

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