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Old September 14th, 2001, 03:53 PM   #1
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Have now seen an XL1 in person!

Hi all!

Well I have started my work experiance at this post production house, and despite having DigitalBetaCAM decks there costing thousands they still use a XL1 to get data off a miniDV.

I was able to pick it up and look at it in person. It is MUCH bigger than I expected. I am now keener than ever to purchase one.

I cant wait!

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Old September 18th, 2001, 01:48 AM   #2
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Careful!

Careful, Mark...

...buy an XL-1 and you'll be hooked for life! Then next will come the relentless pursuit of accessories and gizmos!

But it's worth it.
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Old September 18th, 2001, 12:40 PM   #3
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Hi there!

Yeah I saw the quality of a MiniDV shot on an XL1 and it was GREAT! I was looking at the video signal on one of thoes Sony pro monitors that are at the Post Production house that I work at.

Yeah I would be hooked.

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Old September 21st, 2001, 05:00 PM   #4
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The XL1s has not hit New Zealand yet... I will hopefully be able to buy it from a supplier rather than a shop and get around another markup.

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