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Old 08-08-2018, 09:08 PM   #31
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PS. 19" is very small for editing. 24" would be the minimum to edit comfortably.
Why is that?
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It's my onion only. But 19 is very cramped.
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It's my onion only. But 19 is very cramped.
I will consider this.
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Old 08-08-2018, 09:18 PM   #34
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I have a high-end gaming PC so when I started filmmaking, everything was already set for me.
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Old 08-08-2018, 09:25 PM   #35
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I will consider this.
Does it matter if I buy a tv or monitor? Is one cheaper or better than the other?
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Old 08-09-2018, 05:04 PM   #36
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I will be shooting full 1080i HD resolution.
You're really shooting Interlaced?

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Because 720 is not full HD, and you are shooting full HD. So you need to see the res you shoot.
This is not accurate. I often edit 4k/5k on a 1080p monitor. You'll require the good stuff when you're finishing/grading higher end deliverables.

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PS. 19" is very small for editing. 24" would be the minimum to edit comfortably.
I find a single 24" cramped. I personally prefer a 3 monitor setup.

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If I use a 720p monitor to edit, the full 1080i HD will show on the rendered disc as full HD, right? So the problem would just be in the editing? I wont see it as full HD while editing, but the final product would be full HD, right?
That's usually the case, yes.

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Does it matter if I buy a tv or monitor? Is one cheaper or better than the other?
For video editing, in theory it'll be fine, but the resolution is so low, you'll need to make sure that your system and software will accept it. Some software requires resolutions higher than that.

I connect to a large TV as a directors monitor and output an image to that when a director wants to sit in and plonk themselves on the couch. Other times, we connect to the projector. The issue with those is reading text puts a lot of strain on your eyes. When editing, you want less fatigue on your body parts not more so you'll be at your peak state for longer.

If you're looking at editing long term it might cause damage to your eyes if you're trying to read on that monitor. You'll need to determine whether the long term health of your eyes is worth the additional cost.
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This is not accurate. I often edit 4k/5k on a 1080p monitor. You'll require the good stuff when you're finishing/grading higher end deliverables.
True I almost wrote color grading but most people do it themselves these days so figured he should have the right display.
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Old 08-10-2018, 05:58 AM   #38
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I found a monitor: How do you guys feel about a 1920 x 1200 monitor? Contrast Ratio: 1,000:1
Screen Size: 24" Brightness: 250 cd/m2
Response Time: 5ms
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Which is better for video editing? 1920x1080 or 1920x1200?? What difference would I see in these?
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One is HD, one is HD but taller giving you more vertical space. Up to you!
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figured he should have the right display.
Getting everything right in editing is important. There's very few areas that aren't important, all the way from the appropriate CPU for the software used down to your desk and chair setup.

Unfortunately it always comes down to their budget.

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Which is better for video editing? 1920x1080 or 1920x1200?? What difference would I see in these?
It's a personal preference. I use one on my personal rig. I like working on 16:10 monitor for my main monitor.

When you edit, you always want more monitor real estate.
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Getting everything right in editing is important. There's very few areas that aren't important, all the way from the appropriate CPU for the software used down to your desk and chair setup.

Unfortunately it always comes down to their budget.



It's a personal preference. I use one on my personal rig. I like working on 16:10 monitor for my main monitor.

When you edit, you always want more monitor real estate.
So 1920x1080 and 1920x1200 looks the exact same, 1200 is just a little more detailed/pixels?
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No it is taller. If you are watching an HD movie it would fill the screen with and HD res monitor, but with the 1200, you have more vertical space. So you could fill the screen with the movie and have menus below, etc.
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No it is taller. If you are watching an HD movie it would fill the screen with and HD res monitor, but with the 1200, you have more vertical space. So you could fill the screen with the movie and have menus below, etc.
Which would you buy if you didn't already have a monitor?
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I am not an editor so do not appreciate the real estate as much as others. Some people edit on 32".
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