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Old October 2nd, 2002, 06:34 AM   #1
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GY-5000U inquiries

The GY-5000 U will be out pretty soon, I was wondering if this camera is any good.

I'm planning on purchasing either a Canon XL1s or a GY5000U, I need some advice on which camera would be the better to buy considering additional lens choices, price, value, depth of focus, image quality, etc.
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Old October 2nd, 2002, 08:48 PM   #2
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Since the camera isn't even available yet (as you point out) it's hard to draw comparisons. My understanding is it's based on the current (soon to be discontinued?) DV500. Do a search on DV500 and you'll find some comparisond to the XL1. I have a client who is purchasing a new camera before the end of the year. He's considering the JVC, so I might get to shot with one before the end of the year.

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Old October 2nd, 2002, 10:45 PM   #3
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See this thread:

Everything there pretty much applies here as well.

Jeff if you get your hands on that thing, I want a full report! ;-)

Hope this helps,

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