BMPCC Micro HDMI cable does not fit

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jeffreyyim

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BMPCC Micro HDMI cable does not fit

PostThu Sep 12, 2013 3:42 pm

I got several Micro HDMI cable, they all work with the GoPro Hero 3 but will not work with the BMPCC as the Micro HDMI port in the BMCC is too shallow.

Where to find the right type of Micro HDMI cable.
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Re: BMPCC Micro HDMI cable does not fit

PostFri Sep 13, 2013 1:14 am

Good question.
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Re: BMPCC Micro HDMI cable does not fit

PostFri Sep 13, 2013 1:59 am

With my review camera, I used a Radio Shack HDMI to MicroHDMI adapter. It really didn't perform well because the micro HDMI port on the camera was, as you observed, too shallow. I was using the HDMI to feed my Zacuto EVF attached on a rail. So by wedging the viewfinder against the cable, I was able to maintain positive contact. I thought at first the problem was due to the stress caused by cable connector+adapter. As I am hearing other reports of shallow miroHDMI port, I believe this is the case. Unfortunately the demo camera had to go back to BMD so I can't test cables again until whenever I get my own camera.

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Re: BMPCC Micro HDMI cable does not fit

PostFri Sep 13, 2013 2:14 am

I got two cables from TAI Audio, they work fine with the BMPCC, wich has a "short" connection, but the cables made contact with both camera and my Zacuto EVF.
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Re: BMPCC Micro HDMI cable does not fit

PostFri Sep 13, 2013 2:30 am

Good to know. Thanks
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Re: BMPCC Micro HDMI cable does not fit

PostFri Sep 13, 2013 3:53 pm

I sanded down the micro HDMI and now it works with my smallHD DP4. But sometimes bad contact occur.

May be BMD should have included a micro HDMI cable with the camera.

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