17-Inch LED High Brightness HD-SDI Prompter Monitor Used for Last-Minute Video Shoot
LAS VEGAS, MAY 12, 2014 — CueScript, a provider of creative prompting solutions with feature-rich designs for all broadcast production needs, offered well-established media production freelancer Brian Lynn the opportunity to beta test its CSM17 17” LED High Brightness HD-SDI Prompter Monitor during the 2014 NAB Show. Under a tight deadline to shoot a high-level, commercial market infomercial for Core Brands, Lynn entrusted broadcast industry leader and CueScript President Michael Accardi to provide him with a top-notch teleprompter that would get the job done.
Just twenty-four hours before the shoot, the script was not ready, leaving the actress without enough time to memorize her lines and forcing Lynn to opt out of his original game plan to use a handheld Steadicam camera. Lynn quickly realized that in order to successfully pull off this project, he would need a teleprompter on set so that the talent could read her lines, leading him to also need a camera mounted on a tripod. The search was on.
“Michael Accardi and CueScript, as a company, absolutely stepped up to the plate,” Lynn says. “After the last-minute discovery, I panicked and immediately started scouring the NAB show floor for a quick and effective solution that would not max out my production budget. I will forever be indebted to Michael. As he was listening to my dilemma, he was offering me a solution, allowing me to pick out a teleprompter to borrow for virtually no fee! Right in the middle of the show, he was willing to establish that relationship, to go that extra mile, and that’s essential.”
The CSM17 17” LED High Brightness HD-SDI Prompter Monitor features low energy consumption and a low power start up, two of the top requirements in today’s diverse range of production environments. Its three-mode adjustable power input includes low (26 watts), medium (30 watts) and high (38 watts). It also features an integrated mounting system, low profile design and an increased viewing angle (170 x 16) for easier screen readability.
“The glass was totally pristine, which was great, as the monitor was visually very easy to read, a must for our talent, who did not have time to memorize the script beforehand,” Lynn says. “At the end of the day, the CSM17 helped us to get the job done in a high stress situation. Our client was thrilled with the end result, as were we.”
The CSM17 also offers customers built-in LED cue lights, which come standard with the CSM17, a feature more often found as an add-on option in this product category. Furthermore, CueScript offers LED adjustable brightness and 180-degree viewing, providing the tools and applications necessary for a variety of productions from an evening newscast to a light entertainment program. A highly compatible teleprompter, the CSM17 meets the following requirements: CE, TUV, FCC, C-Tick, PSE, RoHs.
Launched in 2014 by industry veterans Michael Accardi, Peter Carey and Brian Larter, CueScript provides creative teleprompting hardware and software solutions, with innovative feature-rich designs for all broadcast production needs. The company’s top priority is to provide exceptional experiences to customers and users with its products and services, all of which are based on the vast industry experience of its founders and its close relationships with distributors, vendors and OEM partners. Backed by the company’s unique approach to prompting, CueScript’s top priority is to meet and exceed the expectations of its customers and users from the beginning, as they work together to build successful longstanding relationships.