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Old March 12th, 2010, 08:48 PM   #16
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At this point the Scarlet isn't something to be thrown into a serious discussion...

I would, if I were you, consider looking for a nice used Sony Z1U. You get a very nice 3 CCD cam with great low light performance, and you can put the rest of your money toward expanding your kit.
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Old March 12th, 2010, 11:30 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Louis Bedard View Post
I had a look at the scarlet too has it sounds to be the best camera but who knows when we will see it =)
From what I've been reading if you're going to budget for a RED Scarlet you'd better include a RED Rocket ($4,750) and a RED Breakout box ($1,200) along with it. It kicks the price up substantially.

I'm giving serious consideration to the Sony HVR-Z7U. Interchangeable lenses, both tape and file based (includes a HVR-MRC1), $5,000. Stepping down to the HVR-Z5U and adding the HVR-MRC1 only saves you $100 so there is virtually no reason to go there.
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