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15Feb Dirt Cheap Monitor Project – Video build

Youtube member MAREKDT sent me a video of his take on the Dirt Cheap monitor project. I like the fact that he saved the little threaded bracket, I got a little to carried away with the dermal when I built mine and there wasn’t much left of the holes. The black electrical tape is also […]

24Feb Adding headphone monitoring to the Dirt Cheap $28 monitor project

So if you gave the Dirt Cheap Monitor project a try awhile back, this might be just what you needed. Freyguyproductions wrote in asking “What would you suggest for stronger audio sources?” The first thing that came to mind was a hearing aid amplifier. So I started rummaging around the net and found something even better. The FiiO […]

03Feb Attaching your monitor battery to your rig.

I will start out by taking a moment to credit my girl friend who actually gave me this idea. Thanks Dani! I was looking for a cheap and easy way to mount batteries, remotes, and other random stuff to my camera rig. When Dani walk over and says “Velcro”. She then explained to me that […]

01Feb More on the Dirt Cheap monitor

I’ve been getting a lot of request to see this little monitor up close. I didn’t have a chance after putting this together to film the monitor in use. So hopefully this short video address most of your questions. I will note that it’s hard to properly expose a video monitor, so the color ends […]

30Jan Dirt Cheep Monitor project!

Update: Want to see a video of this build with updated parts list and the word cheap spelled correctly? Here it is. I don’t normally put together how to guides, but this one seems very handy and well worth a little bit of work. If you can’t afford to pay $200 for a Lilliput HDMI monitor, […]