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Old February 5th, 2009, 07:25 PM   #1
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Casio f1, fh20, now this???

This seems like a step in the wrong direction for those whom would like to use these cameras for HD video...


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Has CASIO announced plans for the EX-F1, upgrade? possibly discontinue it?

Sometimes companies give and then take away, any thoughts?
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Old February 6th, 2009, 06:53 AM   #2
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This is just my thoughts and not info directly from casio, just compiled info and

The problem with Ex-F1 is that it's really expensive to produce.
Similar to the problem Sony is facing with the PS3.

I believe that Casio is trying to sell simpler, less costly, cameras to get some money back.
Using the flagship to prove the concept and then sell the bulk at a profit.

They have developed a custom LSI with ARM. I have a nagging feeling that the power needed to process all data is really high. They might be waiting for a few innovations like fuelcells to be able to power a high-end all inclusive HD camcorder/camera.

Casio might have problems with the pricing to reach the intended target group if they went all in with a high-end product.

But I do hope that Casio do make a 9-12MP fullHD with higher resolution high speed camera.

And that you can set the high speed from 30-1200 in small steps with the resolution decreasing in steps as well. Starting with 1280x720P.
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