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Old May 10th, 2009, 12:24 PM   #1
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Washed out HM100 LCD?

I have a new unit with me for a week and the first thing i noticed is the washed out LCD screen. At first i thought the low light is pretty poor but I realised it is a mistake as the LCD has to be at an angle for correct viewing. Anyone having the same issues?

I'm comparing it with my EX1 which has a better viewing angle. I must say JVC got the form factor RIGHT. Lightweight and nice for Asian hands. The detached XLR module us aksi reakky sweet for travelling.
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Old May 10th, 2009, 12:41 PM   #2
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yea ur right - its deffo a consumder grade LCD on this camera - looks like corners were cut whereever possible - i bet the sony XDCAM codec licence makes up at least 50% of the cost of this cam
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Old May 10th, 2009, 01:01 PM   #3
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I have a new unit with me for a week and the first thing i noticed is the washed out LCD screen. At first i thought the low light is pretty poor but I realised it is a mistake as the LCD has to be at an angle for correct viewing. Anyone having the same issues?

I'm comparing it with my EX1 which has a better viewing angle. I must say JVC got the form factor RIGHT. Lightweight and nice for Asian hands. The detached XLR module us aksi reakky sweet for travelling.

I notice the same issue while doing my first shoot last night.
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Old May 11th, 2009, 06:04 PM   #4
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