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Old November 10th, 2007, 02:25 PM   #1
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XH A1 SD mode..really bad?

Just shot some short clips in SD mode today and to me they are really bad
compared to HD. Shot in 60i and 30f, neither looked good. This is the first
time I have used SD. Am I just so used to the sharp pictures in HD mode
that I was expecting too much in SD? Is this something that everyone gets
with the XH A1? There were jaggies everywhere. I was shooting in A mode.
I am hoping that I don't have the camera set up properly. Thanks.

Charles Dodd

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Old November 10th, 2007, 03:13 PM   #2
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Hi Charles,

This is a very frequently asked question. Please use *existing*
discussions instead of posting new threads covering old ground.
A simple search on SD in this forum reveals all of the following
discussion threads, which are already in progress:


Hope this helps,

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