Need recommendation on PAL models at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Panasonic P2HD / AVCCAM / AVCHD / DV Camera Systems > Panasonic DVX / DVC Assistant > Panasonic DV / MX / GS series Assistant

Panasonic DV / MX / GS series Assistant
...and other Panasonic DV camcorders.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old June 1st, 2004, 07:53 PM   #1
New Boot
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 10
Need recommendation on PAL models

I need recommendation on PAL models. Panasonic is preferred but Sony will do as well. Budget is less than $1000. I don't know if it's possible to get 3CCD and optical stabilization with this budget. The camera will be used to take new born baby movements.
Thank you very much.
Kaushik Mukhopadhaya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 1st, 2004, 08:08 PM   #2
New Boot
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 10
I am not sure if all PAL models are available in Moscow, Russia. That is the place where the camera will be purchased.
Kaushik Mukhopadhaya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 1st, 2004, 08:21 PM   #3
Obstreperous Rex
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: San Marcos, TX
Posts: 26,900
Images: 513
But you're in Atlanta, and most newer PAL televisions will play NTSC video. Where will you be spending more time, here or in Russia? Will the camcorder stay there, or is it travelling with you?
__________________
CH

Search DV Info Net | DV Info Net Sponsors | A Decade (+5) of DVi | ...Tuesday is Soylent Green Day!
Chris Hurd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 1st, 2004, 08:27 PM   #4
New Boot
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 10
Camera will stay there in Russia. Actually it will be a gift for my brother in law.
Kaushik Mukhopadhaya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 1st, 2004, 10:29 PM   #5
Obstreperous Rex
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: San Marcos, TX
Posts: 26,900
Images: 513
I know you've stated Panasonic or Sony, but I just wanted to point out that the newest Canon DV camcorders include a variety of menu language options, and one of them is Russian. Not that your brother needs that feature; or a Canon camcorder for that matter... surely Panasonic and Sony are doing the same languages too... but it makes me wonder. If manufacturers are including Russian and European language menus into NTSC camcorders, does that mean that NTSC camcorders are perfectly usable in PAL countries?
__________________
CH

Search DV Info Net | DV Info Net Sponsors | A Decade (+5) of DVi | ...Tuesday is Soylent Green Day!
Chris Hurd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 2nd, 2004, 06:31 AM   #6
New Boot
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 10
NTSC camcorders are perfectly usable in PAL countries until you want to see the picture in a bigger display (TV or projector). Then you need a NTSC display, PAL displays won't work.
Kaushik Mukhopadhaya is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Panasonic P2HD / AVCCAM / AVCHD / DV Camera Systems > Panasonic DVX / DVC Assistant > Panasonic DV / MX / GS series Assistant

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:59 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network