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ikanVH8 8" Camera Monitor with Panasonic D54 Battery Plate
 
3.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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5.0

Awesome

By Rusty

from Dallas Fort Worth

About Me Business Owner

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Professional Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Complex Projects
    • Independent Films
    • In The Studio

    Comments about ikan VH8 8" Camera Monitor with Panasonic D54 Battery Plate:

    I cannot claim to have extensive experience with this type of product so I cannot compare this to others in the category. For my use, low budget golf interview and instruction video, this is a affordable, easy to use and a great addition to my studio. The peaking and false color screens make focus and exposure ease. The side panel is used for reminders. Having the false color code show up when using it for exposure is priceless.
    The touch buttons indicate their function on the screen when you pass your finger over them. You might not think this is of much value until you try to find the right button in the dark with old eyes.
    We have arranged several mounts that fit the wide range of our use. I appreciate the pass through HDMI for when we want the signal both for the camera operator and the production direction monitors. These are on all the cameras now and are under consideration for the bank of monitors at the production direction desk. Everything we use must go on the road 80% of the time. These are an incredible value.

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    4.0

    good value

    By David

    from Austin, TX

    About Me Pro Video

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about ikan VH8 8" Camera Monitor with Panasonic D54 Battery Plate:

        I use this hooked up to a camera on an Aviator Travel Jib. It's light weight which you need for the jib, The image quality is very good, I can focus with it, and it lets me frame and zoom with the camera....only negative is the battery plate is a bit hard to change batts...

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        1.0

        Not as promised

        By Disappointed buyer

        from Texas

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Large Viewing Area

        Cons

        • Small Viewing Area
        • Unreliable performance

        Best Uses

          Comments about ikan VH8 8" Camera Monitor with Panasonic D54 Battery Plate:

          This product, as well as the VH7 have HDMI and composite inputs, but only HDMI work. I did extensive testing through Ikan's tech support and they couldn't find the reason, but all point to the display itself. So if your planning to use the HDMI input, give it a shot, but if your in need of the composite input, stay away from any Ikan products.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

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