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Old May 16th, 2008, 01:46 PM   #1
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Source for Sony Premium tapes in the UK

can someone tell me what the cheapest source for Sony Premium dv tapes is? The cheapest I've found so far is Amazon (and sold by amazon) at about 1-32 each including delivery.

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Old May 16th, 2008, 02:06 PM   #2
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You won't find any cheaper, thats where i always order from.
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Old May 16th, 2008, 02:19 PM   #3
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can someone tell me what the cheapest source for Sony Premium dv tapes is? The cheapest I've found so far is Amazon (and sold by amazon) at about 1-32 each including delivery.

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To be honest... regarding drop outs, the worst experience I ever had on the XH A1 was with Sony Premium tapes. My feeling is that the A1 doesn't like Sony's too much. At least not my camera...
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Old May 16th, 2008, 06:38 PM   #4
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WE have just completed a 40 hours captation project using Sony Premium, with the Canon A!. Not a single drop out.
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Old May 17th, 2008, 02:37 PM   #5
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That's a really good price.

Amazon haven't been doing them at that price for long, I know because I checked recently. And ended up getting 9 tapes and three cleaners from e-bay.

Before now I've been getting 100 at a time for 2 each.
I'd snap them up at this price. In fact I will.

1.33 each, how cheap it this.
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Old May 17th, 2008, 03:58 PM   #6
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I think it's the luck of the draw: some A1s do and some don't.

My A1 doesn't like Sony Premium tapes either. I have taken to using their HDV tapes (5 times the price) rather than risk dropout at a vital moment.
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