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  • ianrboulton
    Hi Bill Thanks for the informative reply, i have looked at your Nodal Ninja kit and had several recomendations for it, seems excellent I wonder if you would
    Message 1 of 44 , Nov 19, 2008
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      Hi Bill

      Thanks for the informative reply, i have looked at your Nodal Ninja
      kit and had several recomendations for it, seems excellent

      I wonder if you would contact me direct at ianrboulton@...

      Thanks
      Ian



      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Bill Bailey <bill@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Hi Ian,
      > I'm with Nodal Ninja and thought I would jump and offer my 2 cents
      worth.
      > Experiences of end users is invaluable in helping us to make wise
      decisions
      > and it's what drives public venues like this.
      >
      > Because of the current global economic crisis it may be worth doing
      a double
      > take on how much of your budget you want to allocate from the
      onset. The
      > same holds true for potential clients - everyone is tightening
      there belts a
      > little. You can have all the fancy equipment but won't do much for
      you if no
      > one is buying. Delving into an industry you know little about may
      seem
      > daunting from the onset and will take time to develop a productive
      workflow
      > and business plan.
      >
      > OK - time to toot our own horns here so excuse any bias.
      > Adobe used us in product development for their CS4 PS. Leica
      Geosystems uses
      > us in conjunction with their laser scanning equipment, Autodesk
      University
      > uses us in their teaching, Canon encourages us to join in their
      workshops
      > etc. etc.
      > Fanotec (makers of Nodal Ninja) continues to bring very functional
      full
      > featured product solutions to the end user at price points that
      will leave
      > cash in your wallet. Nodal Ninja is also an investment, we have
      seen time
      > and time again older heads selling used on eBay for more than the
      original
      > price. On the website we even offer buy back or trade in deals on
      all older
      > heads.
      > From the NN180 at US$179 to our NN5/RD12 at approx US$500 we offer
      over 11
      > different pano head configurations, and growing, so as to better
      suit end
      > user needs.
      > If Nikon D90 with the Nikkor 10.5mm lens is your pick then the $200
      NN3 MKII
      > can be used without limitation (full rotation all around and up and
      down).
      > Rail stops help to remember your position for easy remounting of
      your camera
      > in the same position.
      > Because of your high budget I would tend to think you'll be looking
      at some
      > nice camera bodies and glass to go with it - probably even a
      battery grip.
      > For this the NN5L (starting at $349) is a very wise choice. It will
      support
      > small to larger DSLR cameras like the Canon MKIII or Nikon D3's,
      and even
      > medium format cameras. It will also accommodate longer lenses like
      the
      > 70-200mm 2.8 VR Nikon lens (or Canon equivalent). From here the
      heads jump
      > up in increments, both in price and features, to our top of the
      line "NN5
      > with Advanced RD12 Rotator".
      > To date only a very small hand full of end users have had the
      opportunity to
      > use this advanced rotator which is designed differently and
      superior to the
      > Manfrotto 300N. These heads are capable of many years of heavy use
      and
      > thousands of panos. And while product is one thing support is
      everything. We
      > believe "we" can truly stake claim to being number one in customer
      support.
      > Just read some of our testimonials and speak with others - we
      literally
      > cannot keep up with them all.
      > http://nodalninja.com/testimonials.html
      >
      > That said - we are so confident you'll find Nodal Ninja an
      excellent product
      > we will offer "more" than a full 30 day money back guarantee. Buy
      and use
      > the product and use it lots, if it's not what you want simply
      return it
      > within 30 days, no questions asked and in addition to your full
      refund
      > (including shipping and handling) we will also pay your shipping
      costs to
      > send the item back. Not many other companies feel as confident
      about their
      > products.
      >
      > If this is of interest to you please touch bases with me. If not we
      still
      > wish you the very best with your new venture.
      >
      > Don't loose the passion as you climb the learning curve to
      understanding all
      > this stuff.
      > Keep it simple and keep it smart.
      >
      > Good luck,
      >
      > Bill
      >
      > [Nodal Ninja]
      >
      >
      >
      > ianrboulton wrote:
      > >
      > > OK here we go time to get your catalogues out and your price lists
      > > I have a budget of about £6,000 to purchase hardware, camera,
      lens,
      > > attachements and software for panaroma equipment
      > > Am I better to go for a simple easy camera, and a lens like an
      EGG360
      > > or a video camera or a prestige kit
      > > My priorities are a good quality, ease of use and simple editing,
      the
      > > ability to produce HD images and best quality for the money
      > > I know that is a tall order, but your input would be more than
      welcomed
      > >
      >
      > --
      > View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Budget-input-
      please-tp20470226p20574294.html
      > Sent from the PanoToolsNG mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
      >
    • ianrboulton
      Hi Bill Thanks for the informative reply, i have looked at your Nodal Ninja kit and had several recomendations for it, seems excellent I wonder if you would
      Message 44 of 44 , Nov 19, 2008
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        Hi Bill

        Thanks for the informative reply, i have looked at your Nodal Ninja
        kit and had several recomendations for it, seems excellent

        I wonder if you would contact me direct at ianrboulton@...

        Thanks
        Ian



        --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Bill Bailey <bill@...> wrote:
        >
        >
        > Hi Ian,
        > I'm with Nodal Ninja and thought I would jump and offer my 2 cents
        worth.
        > Experiences of end users is invaluable in helping us to make wise
        decisions
        > and it's what drives public venues like this.
        >
        > Because of the current global economic crisis it may be worth doing
        a double
        > take on how much of your budget you want to allocate from the
        onset. The
        > same holds true for potential clients - everyone is tightening
        there belts a
        > little. You can have all the fancy equipment but won't do much for
        you if no
        > one is buying. Delving into an industry you know little about may
        seem
        > daunting from the onset and will take time to develop a productive
        workflow
        > and business plan.
        >
        > OK - time to toot our own horns here so excuse any bias.
        > Adobe used us in product development for their CS4 PS. Leica
        Geosystems uses
        > us in conjunction with their laser scanning equipment, Autodesk
        University
        > uses us in their teaching, Canon encourages us to join in their
        workshops
        > etc. etc.
        > Fanotec (makers of Nodal Ninja) continues to bring very functional
        full
        > featured product solutions to the end user at price points that
        will leave
        > cash in your wallet. Nodal Ninja is also an investment, we have
        seen time
        > and time again older heads selling used on eBay for more than the
        original
        > price. On the website we even offer buy back or trade in deals on
        all older
        > heads.
        > From the NN180 at US$179 to our NN5/RD12 at approx US$500 we offer
        over 11
        > different pano head configurations, and growing, so as to better
        suit end
        > user needs.
        > If Nikon D90 with the Nikkor 10.5mm lens is your pick then the $200
        NN3 MKII
        > can be used without limitation (full rotation all around and up and
        down).
        > Rail stops help to remember your position for easy remounting of
        your camera
        > in the same position.
        > Because of your high budget I would tend to think you'll be looking
        at some
        > nice camera bodies and glass to go with it - probably even a
        battery grip.
        > For this the NN5L (starting at $349) is a very wise choice. It will
        support
        > small to larger DSLR cameras like the Canon MKIII or Nikon D3's,
        and even
        > medium format cameras. It will also accommodate longer lenses like
        the
        > 70-200mm 2.8 VR Nikon lens (or Canon equivalent). From here the
        heads jump
        > up in increments, both in price and features, to our top of the
        line "NN5
        > with Advanced RD12 Rotator".
        > To date only a very small hand full of end users have had the
        opportunity to
        > use this advanced rotator which is designed differently and
        superior to the
        > Manfrotto 300N. These heads are capable of many years of heavy use
        and
        > thousands of panos. And while product is one thing support is
        everything. We
        > believe "we" can truly stake claim to being number one in customer
        support.
        > Just read some of our testimonials and speak with others - we
        literally
        > cannot keep up with them all.
        > http://nodalninja.com/testimonials.html
        >
        > That said - we are so confident you'll find Nodal Ninja an
        excellent product
        > we will offer "more" than a full 30 day money back guarantee. Buy
        and use
        > the product and use it lots, if it's not what you want simply
        return it
        > within 30 days, no questions asked and in addition to your full
        refund
        > (including shipping and handling) we will also pay your shipping
        costs to
        > send the item back. Not many other companies feel as confident
        about their
        > products.
        >
        > If this is of interest to you please touch bases with me. If not we
        still
        > wish you the very best with your new venture.
        >
        > Don't loose the passion as you climb the learning curve to
        understanding all
        > this stuff.
        > Keep it simple and keep it smart.
        >
        > Good luck,
        >
        > Bill
        >
        > [Nodal Ninja]
        >
        >
        >
        > ianrboulton wrote:
        > >
        > > OK here we go time to get your catalogues out and your price lists
        > > I have a budget of about £6,000 to purchase hardware, camera,
        lens,
        > > attachements and software for panaroma equipment
        > > Am I better to go for a simple easy camera, and a lens like an
        EGG360
        > > or a video camera or a prestige kit
        > > My priorities are a good quality, ease of use and simple editing,
        the
        > > ability to produce HD images and best quality for the money
        > > I know that is a tall order, but your input would be more than
        welcomed
        > >
        >
        > --
        > View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Budget-input-
        please-tp20470226p20574294.html
        > Sent from the PanoToolsNG mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
        >
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