Lunchbox Instructions v1.0
Lunchbox: Direct to video, frame grabber for pencil testing.
Lunchbox: grabs a maximum of 512 frames at low resolution and 256 frames at high resolution.
CCD camera connected to frame grabber
Copy stand: holds camera and lights
Turn on power strip. Make sure lunchbox, camera, lights, monitor and VCR are on.
Remove lens cap. If you dont see live video press channel up and down on VCR until the input reads L-1.
Adjust zoom on camera to the correct field size for the largest possible animation.
Adjust iris for best contrast/brightness
Make sure lunchbox display reads 000 for first frame
Put first cell on peg bars on the copy stand
Shoot frame using the
Place next cell on stand
To see previous frame press:
To toggle quickly between previous frame and current frame press:
To preview in 24 frames per second press, or hold down three seconds to loop.
Recording To Tape:
Put tape in VCR
Put lens cap on camera so black appears on the monitor
Wait 5 seconds after the VCR starts recording to have 5 seconds of black before your animation.
button to replay animation.
Record your work five times for easy critiquing.
Check to see if lens cap is back on camera
Turn off power strip