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Old November 7th, 2004, 11:31 AM   #1
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Panasonic PV-GS400 vs. Sony DCRTRV950 or HC1000

I plan to do some filming in a very rural area of India late next month and hope to be able to put some of it on TV. For it, I have been reading everything I can find on mini DV camcorders. The Panasonic PV-GS400 and the Sony DCRTRV950 (if I can find one under $1,000) are the two that seem best within my budget. I was thinking fo the HC1000, but the reivews have been mixed. What do you think? I would appreciate any thoughts by you knowledgeable folks out there.

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Old November 7th, 2004, 11:41 AM   #2
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Either the GS400 or the 950 would be fine. Can you get the GS400 for under a grand? I thought it was a bit more than that.
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Old November 8th, 2004, 01:46 AM   #3
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Shawn, thanx for the reply. I have seen the GS400 at several online stores for under $1,000. One even had it for $799, but it did not seem very dependable.

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