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by Doughie
04 Apr 2013 17:02
Forum: Canon Hi-Definition camcorders
Topic: New Canon HF G30, XA20 and XA25 camcorders
Replies: 4
Views: 5917

Re: New Canon HF G30, XA20 and XA25 camcorders

aha! yes about time Canon updated that form-factor. Looks like an interesting machine for sure. Tough competition in this sector of the market, with the Sony offerings.
by Doughie
25 Mar 2013 19:59
Forum: Sony HDV - High-end / 3-sensor camcorders
Topic: Z5U MRC1 Audio
Replies: 8
Views: 5724

Re: Z5U MRC1 Audio

Hi Sean welcome! i totally understand you want to get the most out of the new MRC1 module for your Z5. I think that Adam on this board has personal experience of that module, so he may be able to help with that. Are the problems you are having ALWAYS happening after 12minutes? Is it exactly 12minute...
by Doughie
30 Jan 2013 17:36
Forum: Panasonic Hi-Definition camcorders
Topic: Hours on af101
Replies: 2
Views: 3207

Re: Hours on af101

in the old days the main point-of-failure with camcorders was the tape drive mechanism. That was really the only mechanical part of a camcorder (more or less). Cams like AF101 dont have tape-drive so dont worry too much about hours on the machine. General overall condition is probably the most impor...
by Doughie
30 Jan 2013 17:33
Forum: Shooting tips and accessories
Topic: Getting buried!
Replies: 4
Views: 4815

Re: Getting buried!

Hi Roscoe OK with budget of around 1100 quid, I would suggest considering these 2 HiDefinition Sony camcorders (one of which, the VG20, a friend of mine has got and shoots with professionally all the time) : Sony HDR-CX730E http://www.wexphotographic.com/buy-sony-hdrcx730e-black-high-definition-camc...
by Doughie
24 Jan 2013 20:42
Forum: Audio
Topic: Good headphones to monitor audio
Replies: 7
Views: 14170

Re: Good headphones to monitor audio

Doughie wrote: Also consider the Sony 7509 and the Sennheiser 280s that Adam recommended.
Seems like Sony discontinued the 7509 model, so yes i would say either the Sony 7506 or the Sennheiser HD280 Pro are the two best models at the US$100 price point.

by Doughie
18 Jan 2013 17:32
Forum: Audio
Topic: Good headphones to monitor audio
Replies: 7
Views: 14170

Re: Good headphones to monitor audio

I also have the Sony 7506 headphones. Had them for around 7 years. They are now a little beaten up but stil work great. they are fairly industry-standard, certainly when i bought them in 2005 they were globally very widely used. very lightweight and comfortable. You will here all kinds of things ! i...
by Doughie
09 Jan 2013 16:35
Forum: Sony AVCHD - Consumer / single-sensor camcorders
Topic: Sony HXR-MC2000 Hands-On Review
Replies: 57
Views: 99647

Re: Sony HXR-MC2000 Hands-On Review

but test with a good set of headphones based on ambient levels and go from there. that's the bottom line for me. Golden Rule of sound recording : Monitor your sound live during the event with headphones. It can help you avoid all sorts of problems and unexpected sound issues by alerting you to / hi...
by Doughie
07 Jan 2013 17:42
Forum: Sony AVCHD - Consumer / single-sensor camcorders
Topic: Sony HXR-MC2000 Hands-On Review
Replies: 57
Views: 99647

Re: Sony HXR-MC2000 Hands-On Review

I agree that sometimes the appearance of uploaded video can differ a little from the native file. Exposure and contrast can appear a little different, so sometimes if the delivery-mechanism of your rendered video is primarily upload to a video-sharing site like Youtube, you can render the video file...
by Doughie
29 Dec 2012 17:42
Forum: Sony AVCHD - Consumer / single-sensor camcorders
Topic: What is the best handycam?
Replies: 9
Views: 7136

Re: What is the best handycam?

Doughie, do you mean Tascam DR-05? Tamrac makes cases, I think (and Tamron makes lenses). Maybe it's different where you are. Yep that's it !! Tascam, not Tamrac! Probably not enough coffee that day. -- Tascam make sound recorders etc, Tamrac make stuff like camera bags etc, and Tamron make lenses....
by Doughie
26 Dec 2012 18:19
Forum: Industry news
Topic: Sony Exmor RS sensor
Replies: 0
Views: 3621

Sony Exmor RS sensor

interesting new sensor design. Seems the latest design to maximise lowlight shooting, and Sony have even developed an on-the-fly HDR movie mode, that i guess combines 2 different exposures for each frame fast enough (at 30fps etc) to generate higher Dynamic range (better highlights, better shadows) ...