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Canon XH Series HDV Camcorders
Canon XH G1S / G1 (with SDI), Canon XH A1S / A1 (without SDI).

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Old November 30th, 2006, 11:30 AM   #16
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<snip> I had ordered some PanasonicMQ tapes but of course they have not arrived. Will using this canon tape just for the day then switching back to the Pani tapes hurt?<snip>
That's exactly what happened to me, my cam shipped MUCH quicker than I thought it would. I used the Canon tape and then switched to the Panas and I haven't had a problem yet. Your mileage may vary of course.
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Old November 30th, 2006, 11:40 AM   #17
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Old November 30th, 2006, 11:46 AM   #18
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From the description of the coating on the Canon tape, my guess is that it is a Panasonic tape in disguise.
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Old November 30th, 2006, 02:07 PM   #19
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Since the tape case looks like a Sony and not a Panasonic, I would guess it's a Sony.
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Old November 30th, 2006, 07:09 PM   #20
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It does look like a Sony case, you're right. But I thought I read something about a graphite coating someplace.
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