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Old October 14th, 2005, 07:13 AM   #16
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Way less than the DSR-11 that I wanted. Hopefully it works good :)
The DRV-1000 takes miniDV tape shells only, yes? Not full-size DVCAM tape shells (like the DSR-11)?
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Old October 14th, 2005, 07:29 AM   #17
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Incidentally, if you do a Google for SONY DRV-1000 , you get this thread listed first. Go Dvinfo.net.
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Old October 14th, 2005, 08:13 AM   #18
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The DRV-1000 takes miniDV tape shells only, yes? Not full-size DVCAM tape shells (like the DSR-11)?
Yes it only accepts the MiniDV tapes.
Since I got this, I have run about 80 tapes through it without any problems (knock on wood).
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Old October 21st, 2005, 06:54 AM   #19
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Jeff- Did you say you picked this thing up for 600.00? Where?
Thanks--nice qual stills of the unit, btw.
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Old October 21st, 2005, 06:59 AM   #20
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Jeff- Did you say you picked this thing up for 600.00? Where?
Thanks--nice qual stills of the unit, btw.

Got mine off ebay earlier this year.
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Old October 21st, 2005, 07:17 AM   #21
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Thanks. The only one I can find on ebay right now is used and going for 849.00. I'll have to keep searching.
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Old November 2nd, 2005, 07:11 PM   #22
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Why don't they make these kind of drives anymore? I would get one if they were actually selling for $300-$400 somewhere. I noticed in the ebay auction that took Jeff's photo, they mentioned a list price of $1700.
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