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Canon XF Series HD Camcorders
Canon XF305, XF205 and XF105 (with SDI), Canon XF300, XF200 and XF100 (without SDI).

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Old September 7th, 2012, 06:32 AM   #1
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Hours on the XF300

I was just wondering what these cameras are rated for. I looked at canon and I didn't expect they would give a hour rating. But what could one expect to get out of these cameras before something might need replacing. What is a typical life in hours. This is useful in determining how much you shoot vs.how much your getting paid. For example I shoot some corporate meetings and the camera could be on for over 4 hours. If I make $500 I could figure my camera replacement cost in the equation.
Also what might be the wear item with these cameras since there isn't a play head and tape mechanism that was typically the wear items in the tape based cameras.

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