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Old July 14th, 2004, 06:52 PM   #1
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Use Mini DV stock bought in another continent?

I'm pretty sure I know the answer to this question, but would like to doublecheck.

There's no problem using Mini DV stock bought from B&H in the US in a PAL camcorder bought in Europe - right?? PAL/NTSC is only the signal you record on tape, and totally absent from the tape itself while still blank??
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Old July 14th, 2004, 09:39 PM   #2
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NTSC tapes are longer in length, so you'll have slightly longer total recording times. This was discussed a few years ago and you can do a search if you like. I recall that the NTSC tapes are a few meters longer.
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Old July 14th, 2004, 09:49 PM   #3
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Graham, I use US bought (B&H) tapes here in New Zealand without a problem.

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