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Old January 22nd, 2009, 12:37 AM   #1
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Discontinued HVR-M15U deck

I recently discovered that the Sony's M15U deck has been discontinued. Does anyone have a link to why or what will be it's replacement?
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 09:00 AM   #2
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I think it's being replaced by the HVR-M15AU
Sony | HVR-M15AU Desktop HDV VTR | HVR-M15AU | B&H Photo Video
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 09:24 AM   #3
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Both VTRs look identical and specs are the same. Does anyone know why?

update: BH photo webpage is not showing the older version specs on the older version webpage only the newer version.

I'll research further.
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 09:39 AM   #4
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The new AU can play 24fps in 60i. They are definitely NOT the same.
There may also be less obvious manufacturing changes.
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 09:41 AM   #5
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And fire wire change from 4 to 6 pin.

Thanks for the additional info Craig.
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