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We caught up with ProPrompter makers of popular high quality teleprompters and software as they showcase the HDi Pro2 for the iPad and other tablets and smart phones.

Product Highlights

  • Mobile Teleprompter Kit
  • For Use with Handheld or ENG Cameras
  • Studio-Quality 60/40 Beam Splitter Glass
  • 16:9 Wide ABS Plastic Hood/Mirror Box
  • Fabric Anti-Reflection Hood
  • Attachment for 15mm Rod System
  • Camera Bar with Removable Pistol Grip
  • Vertical Adjustment Rails
  • Minimal Setup & Breakdown Time
  • Military-Grade Waterproof Rolling Case
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    find-price-button ProPrompter HDi Pro2 Teleprompter

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    If you're working with a client or talent that needs to pitch a script, or even if you're a sole blogger who needs to remember key points during your video presentation, nothing beats a legit teleprompter. By 'legit' I mean a camera's lens that sits directly behind an actual beam splitter. Throwing your smart phone to the side of the lens does not yield the same results when your talent's eyes are wandering off.

    An iPad sized prompter should cover most use cases, but because of the size, it may not always be practical for travel, working in the field, or when using small camera systems. For times when you want minimal, small, compact, and lightweight this Listec PW-04 Teleprompter is great for mobile screens and smaller camcorder systems (and perhaps #GH3, #BMPCC?).


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    Typically sold for $320 dollars, the Listec PW-04 is available today with an instant savings of -$120 (now just $199) complete with hard case and bluetooth remote. Check it out (click here).

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    find-price-button Listec PW-04 Teleprompter w/ Bluetooth Keyboard Remote Android iOS

    [ Prompter Software Tip: ] Of course the Listec will offer prompting software, and there are dozens available through the app stores, but EasyPrompter.com is another option as a web based version. Here' a bit more info, and you can check it out at EasyPrompter.com:

    EasyPrompter is a free web-based teleprompter solution that offers many of the benefits of expensive products. It's unique in that it's completely cloud-based, so even something like a Chromebook can be used as a teleprompter. It also offers a subscription PRO service ($9.99 / mo or $99 per year) which adds the ability to save an unlimited number of scripts along with settings.

    Some of the features available:
    Adjustable font size
    Variable speed
    Mirrored display capable through our exclusive font download
    Elapsed Time Display
    Supports keyboard and mouse controls (start/pause, ff/rew, etc) so you can control the prompter remotely
    Can run full screen with no distracting ads, banners or control graphics
    Control pad can be undocked for 2 screen operation - this way there is nothing but the text on the second monitor

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    For videos that engage an audience, it's extremely important for the host to maintain good eye contact. Trust me, if you guys ever need to have someone drop a few lines or read off a script, a Prompter is a true time saver. Time is money, especially when you're off at a rented location, you can't spend countless takes waiting for your host to nail a script. Not something you'd typically see, but that's all changing now. In the past, the problem was that these units used to run in the thousands and were quite bulky. iPads have helped shaped these things down to a much more manageable tool that we use both in the studio and out in the field.

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    The Pad Prompter is not only set at a decent price with a true glass beam splitter (good for maintaining sharpness), but is also the only one I know that can break down this small and mount a basic rail setup. The entire unit packs into a laptop sized bag and can be transported with the iPad inside. The Pad Prompter does not include any software, and we're using the ProPrompter. You can find this Pad Prompter - iPad Teleprompter over at the store (click here).

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    find-price-button iPad Teleprompter Portable Lightweight Beam Splitter Glass

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    Crazy little iPad Teleprompter (iPad not included) shows up online. From the specs, it sounds good and price is not bad when compared with other prompters. Prompters are normally very expensive alone, and to see that this one comes with industry standard 15mm rods and clamps included in the price makes it even more interesting. This should help with the positioning of the prompter to just about any camera or lens combination, and still provide a very strong support.

    iPad Teleprompter with 15mm Rods Rails

    States that it's less than 4 lbs, the 70/30 beam splitter is real glass (not acrylic), and appears to pack all the parts into itself down to about an inch thick. Sweet design and would be very interested if someone gets a video review on this soon.

    [Update] Video below, thanks Chris.

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    find-price-button iPad Teleprompter Glass BeamSplitter with 15mm Rods Clamps

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