Sparky's TECH TIPS!

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Sparky's TECH TIPS!

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Well, time to get this ball rolling again.



Back by demand, and to help a new generation of vidiots and pinballers, Sparky'S Tech Tips! I will make videos on simple fixes, and projects on the go. All to help the casual pinball owner on fixing their own machines and helping keep it all alive.

If any have suggestions on videos you would like to see, let me know!

Keep on playing!

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Any recommendations for a good camcorder? I have Amazon Prime. Lol
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Honestly if you're just starting out I'd recommend a last-generation iPhone. Even my 7+ can record 4K60P HD in good light. Lots of different selfie-sticks have a 1/4" tripod mount on them. If you want to kick it up a notch, save your money for a decent microphone and a gimbal for stabilizing the camera when it's held in your hand.

I took this video at the OPGS in September if you want to see the kinds of results that you can get out of decent cellphone: https://youtu.be/k5yB14Mwlz0

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Hard to put a cellphone on a tripod. Lol

Camcorder ordered. No, it’s not a Betamax. Lol
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Sparky wrote:Hard to put a cellphone on a tripod. Lol

Camcorder ordered. No, it’s not a Betamax. Lol
I just told you. It goes in the selfie stick, which mounts to the tripod.

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Sparky wrote:
If any have suggestions on videos you would like to see, let me know!

Keep on playing!

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necro_nemesis wrote:
Sparky wrote:
If any have suggestions on videos you would like to see, let me know!

Keep on playing!

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Come drink beer, fix extra playfields (TAF F14)I don't have games for and fix pinball. Maybe reverse that order... :FP:
You are on, sir. Long overdue.
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