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Old May 7th, 2006, 09:35 AM   #1
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check out this crazy camera on ebay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=7616183740
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Old May 7th, 2006, 09:47 AM   #2
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thats badass
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Old May 7th, 2006, 04:09 PM   #3
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And people have actually bid on it! I wonder if they took the bidder seriously or if they know it's just a mock up....But, I agree,

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Old May 7th, 2006, 04:22 PM   #4
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Oh it'll find plenty of bids even though it's a mock-up. Lots of folks collect that stuff. Reminds me a little of the trade show mock-ups, the "balsa cams." They're pretty expensive to make. I heard a story about Canon losing an XL1 mock-up to theft at a trade show back in 1997. Imagine the surprise of the guy who stole it when he couldn't figure out how to turn it on! They're actually quite life-like. Fooled the thief anyway.
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Old May 8th, 2006, 07:40 AM   #5
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That person has mad skills for being able to make it look so accurate.
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Old May 26th, 2006, 08:26 PM   #6
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With the amount of time it must have taken this person to make this camera they could have gotten a job and actually made enough money to buy a real one.
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Old May 26th, 2006, 08:43 PM   #7
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I really liked the part, "It might actually work, I haven't had the time to make a tape...".
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Old May 27th, 2006, 12:23 AM   #8
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Recording format

He probably can't make a tape because it probably uses memory cards ;-)
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Old May 27th, 2006, 11:46 AM   #9
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That is really cool. Wish the picture was bigger though.
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Old June 9th, 2006, 12:09 PM   #10
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The basic rule of commerce is: everything is for sale for the right price. So why not make crazy things and sell them? As long as there is a buyer (it already has 13 bids as of June 9 @ 2PM Eastern)... business is booming!

Besides, it'll look good in some videographers's shop window...
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Old June 20th, 2006, 09:09 PM   #11
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Here are the pictures of the camera on ebay. After 90 days, the auction is deleted, so I figured it would be a good idea to save the pictures for those "old thread readers".

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Old June 24th, 2006, 01:14 AM   #12
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looks like Barry Green (author of DVX book) is winning....$46
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Old August 3rd, 2006, 05:34 PM   #13
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And best of all, it has only eight minutes fewer storage capacity than a real Panasonic HVX!
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