Matte Box


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Matte Box

 

a device attached to a movie camera consisting of a light shade and filter holder.

The matte box protects the lens from extraneous light and makes it possible to mount several filters and optical attachments in front of the lens.

REFERENCES

Gordiichuk, I. B. Sovetskaia kinos”emochnaia apparatura. Moscow, 1966.
Tolchan, Ia. M. Kinos”emochnaia apparatura. Moscow, 1968.
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RC-1 Rain Cover (KT PL-VA-801-1): designed for full-sized shoulder mount camcorders or an HDSL in video set-up with full video rig, external video viewfinder, shotgun mic and matte box attached.
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