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Old August 21st, 2003, 05:51 AM   #1
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I'm confused ..VZ-Pro-L or VZ-Rock !

Hi all

I'm confused what model to choose for my Canon XL1s
is the VariZoom VZ-Pro-L or VZ-Rock ?

I do search in this form to know the answer but my confusion to increase !!

anyone can help me to choose a good Controller for my XL1s

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Old August 21st, 2003, 11:16 AM   #2
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Hi Fawaz

I haven't had the opportunity to try the VZ-Rock, but I have the Pro-L. I like the VZ-Pro-L very much, it's a very fine controller I use mostly with my jib. The only drawback I can think of, is that I can turn my camera on from standby mode but not off, with this controller.
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Old August 21st, 2003, 11:30 AM   #3
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Fawaz,

I also have the VZ-Pro-L and I like it a lot. I chose the button type over the rocker type because it seems like I have more control that way...but that's just me. The rocker type seems to be the most popular.

But before you make any decision, click here and read a thorough review of the VZ Rock by Ken Tanaka.
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Old August 21st, 2003, 03:08 PM   #4
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I agree with you John. I feel I have more control with VZ-Pro-L. Compared to my LANC control handle from Manfrotto (works fine, by the way), I got more control while zooming.
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Old August 21st, 2003, 03:24 PM   #5
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Thanks for replys

yeh .. I think I will go to VZ-Pro-L
I sent e-mail to zgc.com (the Sponsor) :)

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Old August 22nd, 2003, 06:09 AM   #6
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If I were you I'd avoid the Rock and the Stealth. I've just completed a review for Computer Video magazine (out in a week or so) and I was very disappointed indeed. I should let you know that I tested them on Sony's TRV900, VX2000 and TR2000 and not on the XL-1s, so your mileage may vary.

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