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Or at least that's what I thought before I was handed the V-Screen.


It is made by Aputure no that's not a misspellingwhich makes all manner of inexpensive video equipment for the videographer or hobbyist on a shoestring budget. I'll be honest, before having any experience with a company like this, I would have given them a wide berth. Most inexpensive companies have gotten a reputation for cranking out cheap knockoffs that do not stand up to any sort of scrutiny, but Aputure seems to have broken the mold. First, let's Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor at build quality. Like most people, Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor had always associated off brand Chinese companies with cheap, substandard products.

This time I think they proved me wrong. The V-Screen, while very basic is actually quite solid. I don't feel like it's going to fall apart in my hands every time I pick it up, and it's not so delicate that a short drop will completely ruin it. That being said, it IS made almost entirely of plastic and it's certainly not weather-sealed or Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor to stand up to the elements so your budget version of Apocalypse Now will require a different screen.

The screen is also very light, so it won't throw off the balance of Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor camera when you are hand holding it. It is also quite thin so it's not going to be too bulky. Next, we'll look at what the Aputure V-Screen gives you in terms of features. The screen is very bright and although it doesn't support full HD resolution, there is still enough resolution to be able to monitor focus and lighting. Color seems accurate, but it's not a super-high quality monitor, so if you have to have a perfect representation of what you're filming, this may not be exactly what you're looking for.

The screen also has a built in speaker and headphone input so you can easily monitor and play Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor your videos recorded sound. In addition to this, the screen has the option for 3 different inputs, HDMI, yPbPr and AV which allow for plenty of flexibility depending on your needs.


Depending on the aspect ratio of your camera, you also have the option to change the screens viewing ratio from full screen to 4: In addition to this, through it's menu options you have the opportunity to adjust color balance, flip the image Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor and horizontally, adjust Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor and contrast and shoot in grayscale. The V-Screen includes a host of on-screen scopes and meters - features usually only found in full sized editing monitors. In addition to histogram, peak focus, and false color display, the V-Screen 3 has a full time VU Meter to monitor incoming audio. A external monitor may not be an essential tool but it is valuable addition for any filmmaker.

It allows you to check your shots more accurately, monitor the scene as opposed to a small 3" screen on your camera. Having a larger screen to view your scene makes things a lot easier and for your Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor as well. When I first took the VS-3 out of the box, I was shocked at how light the screen is. It weighs roughly 13 ounces. That's less than 1lb.

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Controls on the front of the Aputure VS-3 are straightforward. The "Shortcut" menu is very handy. It basically allows you to assign commonly used functions to the directional pad at the bottom of the screen. If you don't want to scroll through the menus, you can simply assign peaking or histogram display or whatever you use the most to one of the 4 arrows on the directional pad. Also at the bottom is a headphone jack. This port lets you connect the USB cable to allow you to update the screen with any firmware updates that Aputure may release. Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor

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At the time of my review, it came with v1. I checked Aputure's website and there was a new firmware update. Upgrading the firmware was painless and quick. Simply download the latest firmware, load it onto a Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor, connect the thumbdrive to the USB cable and attach the USB cable to the monitor. On the back of the panel you'll find support for both HDMI in and pass through as well as component video on the left side. The battery plate in the center of the Aputure VS-3 is designed to work with Sony NP-F type batteries or you can use the included power adapter to easily power Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor monitor on the right side.

A speaker is also above the DC power input.

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But of course, it's always best to always have a spare just in case. If you're not using the monitor and have the Aputure V-Screen VS-3 Monitor NP-F battery still inserted into the back of the monitor, it will still drain your battery. Even though it is not on, the power button is lit up red and is still using the batteries power. Aputure V-Screen VS-3 is a professional 7.

VS Panel, ” IPS screen. Resolution, 1,* display, supports up to 1,*1, input. Brightness, cd/.

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Aputure V-Screen VS-3 is a professional 7. VS-3 uses unique camera mode to resolve problems such as deformation or. interruption while taking video with.

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