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tom lombard

XTR Plus regrets?

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I've been watching XTR Prods but finding them just out of my financial reach right now. However, I'm now looking at an XTR Plus that looks really nice and I might be able to swing the price. At this point, I don't know if it's the 60 or 75 fps version but am finding out. If I take advantage of this and grab the Plus, am I going to regret not holding out for a Prod? Thanks, Tom

 

This does have the Aaton mount rather than PL which I would have preferred.

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All of the Aaton's can run on 12v, so that's not an issue. My batteries are all 14v though.

 

Aaton made 4 generations of XTR. The "Plus" is gen 3, the "Prod" is gen 4 and the Prod + is just an update to the magazines and maybe software.

 

The XTR Prod has a few key features... These are the ones I can remember.

 

- A brighter 35mm style viewfinder

- Adjustable shutter angle

- 72fps(infinitely variable speed control from 6fps to 72)

- Timecode capable

- More efficient on battery usage

- Better video tap (in most cases)

- Removable 1.85:1 ground glass standard

- PL mount (super 16/standard 16) standard

- Tools in the handle grip

- Aaton glow

- Blacklit display

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