How To: Convert a car LCD screen into a portable video monitor

Convert a car LCD screen into a portable video monitor

How to Convert a car LCD screen into a portable video monitor

When you're shooting a film, being able to see what you're shooting well and adjust on the fly is crucial. With the tiny screen on most cheap cameras, this is kind of a crapshoot. This video will show you a cheap way to solve this problem: converting a car $50 car LCD screen into a portable video monitor that you can attach to your camera and run off of batteries on set. The screen is probably bigger and nicer than the one on your camera, and will improve the quality and productivity of your shoots.

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What's the battery life on it? I have a 9v lcd and I know when I hook up 9v batteries to it it doesn't run much more than 10 minutes (if that). Even with 3 batteries hook parallel. Thanks

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