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Neewer NW759 Camera Field Monitor Kit Hands On

Posted in I’d Rather Watch Paint Dry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 15, 2019 by getbent57

Have had the Neewer NW759 field monitor kit for about a week but haven’t had the time to try it out.  Took a look at all the parts in the box when it showed up at the door.  On my day off finely got to try it.  The first thing I did was charge up the battery.  The kit came with a small USB charger.  Which as a nice LCD screen on it showing the battery charge level.  The case it comes with it is very nice as well.  It will keep the monitor save.  But don’t think it will hold all the other stuff you need to use it.  Sure some of it will fit fine.  Not a big deal since I wouldn’t be doing much traveling with it.

Very easy to setup.  Just have to set the camera to use HDMI out put and the screen takes over.  It didn’t fill the screen all the way at first.  Made some adjustments on the monitor and within the camera it’s self.  Then it did.  All my video projects going forward I will be using this monitor.  Will be back with another update in a few months time to see how I like using it.  You can see that kit I bought  > here. [Update, sold out at the typing of this post, July 15, 2019]

Neewer NW759 Camera Field Monitor Kit

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 8, 2019 by getbent57

It only took a few days for the Neewer NW759 field monitor kit to come in the mail.  Should say FedEx, maybe that’s way it got here so fast.  Haven’t tried it out let.  But did take a look at what it all comes with, the monitor, the cables, hot shoe mount, battery and charger as well as a nice case.  The reason I bought this was to help out my video making.  The screen on my camera is a bit small.  When I try to focus on something it looks fine on the screen.  But when it I put the video on my computer to edit I wasn’t really in good focus.  The monitor has a focus assist button.  It highlights in red what part of the object is most in focus.  Will be back with another update when I try it out.  Oh you can see that kit I bought  > here.

Neewer NW759 Camera Field Monitor Kit

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 29, 2019 by getbent57

Back in May (2019) made a post talking about camera monitors or field monitors.  These a little monitors that can sit on top of your DSLR to makes it easier to see what you are taking pictures or video of.  In that post talked about the Neewer NW759.  Looked into at the time and it seemed like the best choose of me.  It is designed for beginners and the price was right.  Have a birthday coming up.  So I ordered one.  Bought a kit version it comes with the monitor (of course), the cables, hot shoe mount, battery and charger as well as a nice case to store it in.  You can see what it looks like > here.  Should have in my hands some time this week.  This will help me out a lot when making videos for the YouTube channel I’d Rather Watch Paint Dry.

DSLR On Camera Monitor

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 8, 2019 by getbent57

Neewer_NW759Have been making videos for the YouTube channel I’d Rather Watch Paint Dry for months now.  I use the Canon EOS Rebel T5i.  Am very happy with the camera and it works awesome. The problem I have is the screen on the back.  It is nice and clear.  However when I try to focus it seems prefect in the camera.  But when I put the video on to my computer it not so great.   So got thinking about getting an external monitor.  Some call them on camera monitors or field monitors.  Started looking into them and was shocked my the prices.  Got thinking there has to be budget/beginner ones.  Looked into that and there.  Came across one that looks like it will fit my needs.  It is the Neewer NW759.  It can sit on top of the camera and the screen is seven inches.  It has a very cool feature I need.  It is focus assist.  You push a button and the screen turns grey and red.  The redder the line that is what is more in focus.  The only draw back it doesn’t come with batteries (depending on what version you buy) .  But they are easy to get off Amazon.  The best thing is the prices.  Starting a $150 to $190.00 from Amazon.ca.  You can see the options > here.  Might get the one with a case and battery back.  Have birthday coming up.  This might be my gift to myself.