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Old February 12th, 2005, 09:04 PM   #1
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Anyone compare GS400 to SONY FX1/Z1?

Hello everyone,

I read this famous link. http://www.dvxuser.com/articles/shoot3/

Does anyone know how GS400 compare to SONY FX1/Z1?

Or how GS400 compare to DVX100?

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Old February 12th, 2005, 10:06 PM   #2
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Does anyone know how GS400 compare to SONY FX1/Z1?

Or how GS400 compare to DVX100?
Leigh, in what regard are you speaking? Overall video quality, widescreen, low light, etc...?

The GS400 is an amazing cam but its not really fair to compare it with 1/3" 3CCD cams costing more than double that of a GS400.

Are you looking to upgrade?
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Old February 12th, 2005, 11:19 PM   #3
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Compare the GS400 with a Sony HC1000. ;)
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Old February 12th, 2005, 11:40 PM   #4
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I think comparisons are best made between camcorders of similar size, cost, and format. The GS400 and FX1 are completely different in each of those categories. It might be better to decide first on a certain price range, a specific form factor and a particular recording format and then choose models to compare within those parameters. That might make the camcorder selection process a lot easier.
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Old February 13th, 2005, 12:50 AM   #5
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<<<-- Originally posted by Tommy Haupfear : Leigh, in what regard are you speaking? Overall video quality, widescreen, low light, etc...?

The GS400 is an amazing cam but its not really fair to compare it with 1/3" 3CCD cams costing more than double that of a GS400.

Are you looking to upgrade? -->>>

Hi Tommy,

Everything, but I am most interested to know how is the quality regarding making 720x480 NTSC mpeg2 file.

I am very happy about the 16:9 on gs400, no upgrade.

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Old February 13th, 2005, 12:53 AM   #6
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<<<-- Originally posted by Frank Granovski : Compare the GS400 with a Sony HC1000. ;) -->>>

I know the result. 8)

GS400 offer ring instead of screen touch. I don't like to touch lcd screen. But gs400 only has one ring, I really like it to have three separate ring on gs400 like my fujinon s20 x 6.4brm-sd lense.

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Old February 25th, 2005, 03:43 PM   #7
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What is the result of GS400 vs. HC1000?

I know that most hate the touch screen on the Sony but how do the two compare on video quality?
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Old February 25th, 2005, 05:00 PM   #8
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<<<-- Originally posted by Brian Andrews : What is the result of GS400 vs. HC1000?

I know that most hate the touch screen on the Sony but how do the two compare on video quality? -->>>

All I can say about video quality is similar. Of course should be the same, because they are in similar price range, maybe sony one is little more dear. I never own a HC1000 by the way.

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Old February 25th, 2005, 06:33 PM   #9
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On a side note. My FX1 finally came in today! Woo Hoo!
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Old February 25th, 2005, 08:43 PM   #10
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<<<-- Originally posted by Tommy Haupfear : On a side note. My FX1 finally came in today! Woo Hoo! -->>>

Hi Tommy,

That is great.

Do you plan to post some review about this fx1?

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Old February 25th, 2005, 09:30 PM   #11
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Congratulations, Tommy.
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Old February 26th, 2005, 01:44 AM   #12
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Congratulations. Did you sell the VX2100?
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Old February 26th, 2005, 07:36 AM   #13
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Still have the VX2000 and I hope to do a little comparison between the two.
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Old February 26th, 2005, 07:28 PM   #14
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i bought it to but returned cause of te guilt of going over my budget and settled for demo gs400 after selling my dvc-30 with alittle cash to spare funny but i likke the video on the gs400 better
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Old March 9th, 2005, 01:18 AM   #15
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<<<-- Originally posted by Tommy Haupfear : Still have the VX2000 and I hope to do a little comparison between the two. -->>>

Any experience about FX1 now? What do you think of FX1?

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