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What is the lightest ND filter?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by adanac, Jun 4, 2014.

  1. adanac

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    This thread started about about jello but one of our forum dum dums decided he wanted it to be about something else. So, this thread is now about the lightest ND filter.
     
  2. wkf94025

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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    Get an ND filter such as PolarPro. This topic is covered heavily on RCGroups.com.

    Kelly
     
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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    are you sure it's jello and not prop shadow? Post a video of it.

    Bmews
     
  4. adanac

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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    Kelly - great to know it's on RC Groups. Since I posted about it here let's discuss. Kindly explain the reason for an ND filter. Thank you!

     
  5. adanac

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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    I am sure it's jello.

     
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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    what's the lightest nd filter out there?
     
  7. adanac

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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    Wow..off topic already.



     
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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    Well how is that off topic. Someone reccomend a ND filter and even brand. I'm looking into their advice but want lighter.
     
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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    You win - I remember you from another thread - you're just going to tr--l it mercilessly till moderators have to intervene. This thread is now about which ND is the lightest.

     
  10. d4ddyo

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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    Oh great. Yeah. Got totally setup by the forum police. Good. Note my name and stfu
     
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    Re: Why do I have jello?

    The ND filter reduces the amount of light the sensor sees, slowing down the shutter rate. The H3-3D topic on rcgroups has pages and pages of discussion on filters, balancing them, and other anti-jello strategies.
     
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    Thread on the lightest filter.

    It's great something has been discussed on a different, unrelated forum. I have no complaints and may even check it out although we are in this forum now! :) In any case, this thread is no longer about jello but about what filter is the lightest.


     
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    Re: Thread on the lightest filter.

    I find the thread discipline / thread wandering a fascinating social phenomenon. On the rcgroups thread on the H3-3D, you will find a complex meld of ND filter / jello / gain settings / etc., that are all in fact highly relevant to the goal of rock solid high quality video.

    Regarding thread wandering, I wish Adam and the forum team could take a stronger hand at the helm (corralling similar posts, censoring profanity and personal attacks, etc.), but I recognize that's a full time job for at least one person if not more.

    Kelly
     
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    No need to be rude *******. Great... A sarcastic troll with special forum power. Get a life
     
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    Yeah. I don't have the patience for counter balance. But .2 is all good considering in using a gopro 3+

    The cutouts for the clear Lens protector no distortion ?
     
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    The lightest ND filter would be a lighting gel which will give you pretty mediocre results. The next lightest filter will still be pretty mediocre as it will most likely be made of cheap plastic. A more robust ND ideally with a glass lens will be noticeably better. And the counter balance is dead simple.
     
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