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Para Mount VESA for Production Monitors – Field Review

We first mentioned the Para Mount VESA from Rigidesigns back in January and since then the company was nice enough to send over a demo for testing. Has this device solved some of the pain points associated with monitor mounting? Let’s find out. One of my great joys of working in production is the never ending quest for optimization in the form of work process or of the tools we use. The Para Mount is a snazzy (when purchased in the color red) tool for optimizing video village, your post monitor setup or an on-set DIT setup. Yes, there are other monitor mounts on the market, but we’re just now getting to a place where transitioning a monitor from being stand mounted to placing a monitor low on a desk isn’t a hassle — the Para Mount helps with this transition. Para Mount VESA mounted on a 1703-P3X Monitor from SmallHD. Image Credit: CineD Para Mount VESA to optimize your monitor setup The $259.00 Para Mount is VESA 100×100 compatible and is available with an optional battery plate as well (more on that later). For my testing I used the mount alongside the 17″ SmallHD 1703-P3X monitor that weighs in at a little over 12 lbs depending on mounted accessories. On paper, the Para Mount is rated up-to 35lbs and you can feel that weight allowance in the build of this device — it’s aluminum and steel design seems impervious to the rough and tumble nature of working on-location. I...

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Published By: Cinema5D - Monday, 21 September

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