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Old October 16th, 2012, 01:30 PM   #1
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Grass Valley Infinity.. Any experience?

I recently bought a 2nd hand Grass Valley Infinity.. For some reason (pbb weight, price and slightly noisy sensors) they never became very popular, despite there being quite a buzz about them..

Does anyone here have experience with them? I haven't been able to find much about who uses them.. I did see one in the background of a show on Discovery HD. They have a lot of neat features (maybe too much features?).. but being a typical Grass Valley the menu structure takes a bit of getting used to..

This is mine:
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Old October 18th, 2012, 07:26 AM   #2
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Re: Grass Valley Infinity.. Any experience?

Noone came across one in the last few years?
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Old October 18th, 2012, 09:54 AM   #3
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Re: Grass Valley Infinity.. Any experience?

If memory serves, Thomson bought Grass Valley a number of years ago. They were certainly a player in the studio camera game, especially on large sports remotes. I would ASSume that the cameras are rebranded Thomsons.

Good pedigree, no doubt.
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Old October 19th, 2012, 07:27 AM   #4
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Re: Grass Valley Infinity.. Any experience?

Well, they're still a big player in the studio camera game, I work with them daily (not as a cameraman though).. It is badged as a GV Thomson..

The pedigree is pretty obvious in the camera, as in it has pretty much the same menu structure as the LDK100 and LDK6000/8000 series.. It's also obvious in that it has a lot of nice features most cameras today don't have.. and it lacks a few features as well..

Was just wondering if they actually sold more than a few worldwide..
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