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Old May 18th, 2007, 08:48 AM   #16
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8 gb Card only allows 15/16 miutes of recording (4gbs) at a time. Recorded another 15/16 minutes and battery still good. Wiped card and shot another 7 mins b4 battery ran out.
So the battery outlasts the memory, by an R.C.H. Suggest aditional battery @ $ 42.00 and Exrta memory @ $100.oo or so
Ware it out! (pun intended)
Thanks for the tests Jack. This is good stuff.
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Old May 18th, 2007, 10:01 AM   #17
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more to discover

As I find out more I'll post it
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Old May 20th, 2007, 06:49 PM   #18
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May I ask how is the video quality compare to minidv avi 5:1 compress ratio?

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Old May 22nd, 2007, 09:10 AM   #19
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Picture Quality

Picture Comparison Is Camera Specific. My Sony Hd1 Mini Dv Out Shoots The Canon Because Of Lens And Imager. The Canon Tx1 Is Great For "fun" Shooting, However If You Need To Shoot "serious" Stuff Use A Dedicated Hd Minidv Camcorder.
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 09:55 AM   #20
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How does the camera record each "scene".

Does is create an individual file each time your press record or does it create one large file with all the scenes in it?
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Old May 28th, 2007, 08:02 AM   #21
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Scenes

Sorry for not getting back to you sooner. Each time you press the record button the camera creates a new file.
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Old August 19th, 2007, 11:20 PM   #22
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Having major issues with the Canon TX1

I'm wondering if anyone has issues with theirs.
I purchased mine yesterday mostly for point and shoot stills, and to replace my old Canon Digital Elph, and the bonus for me is that it shoots "HD" video on the fly....I was happy with the camera and initialy everything was fine, but after just a couple of hours I found it is no longer working properly.
The LCD screen is not working at all, at first it was intermittent, but now...nothin at all. If you connect it via RCA cables, you can see an image on TV, but the LCD...blank. Also, the output for the component cables has a short in it. The signal breaks up unless you wiggle it just so.
Keep in mind this all happened within the first two hours of opening the box!!! I am hopng to take it back to the retailer I bought it at, but I think I'm iscrewed there. I purchased it at the local Apple store. :o(
They have an "as is" policy with anything non-apple purchased there. Wish Circuit City carried the TX1 in stock, I wouldn't have that issue there.Don't get me wrong, I love my macs, and I've bought about $7,000 dollars in gear from them in recent times, but I'm sure they are going to throw me out like last years iPod when I go complaining to them tomorrow.

Anyone have any input or suggestions here? Thanks in advance,
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Old August 20th, 2007, 12:02 AM   #23
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An as-is policy for a brand new product from a major retail store? For a defective product? I've never heard of that before. Is this allowed per a state law? Then again, I've never shopped at an Apple store. If that's so, perhaps they've just lost a loyal customer in you.
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Old August 20th, 2007, 08:01 PM   #24
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I think the only issue is whether Apple will replace it for you or whether you'll have to send it back to Canon to get it replaced. Either way I'm sure you'll get a replacement unit.
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Old August 22nd, 2007, 01:04 AM   #25
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Good news. Apple replaced my camera without incident. They exchanged it right there in the store. Not sure why their policy is as stated, but I'm glad they don't adhere to it. I've spent thousands of dollars in that store, I'm just glad I can keep spending my money there so long as they continue to provide good custoer service.
The new camera so far seems to be working spledidly. Its really a remarkable little camera. Shoots pretty darn good video for a camera that's intended to shoot stills. 1280x720 "HD." Pretty cool little bugger.
http://www.mobilewhack.com/powershot_tx1a.jpg
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Old August 27th, 2007, 09:17 PM   #26
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Hi Ben,

Congrats on your new TX1.
I am glad you were able to get a new one.
I have been enjoying my TX1 for a few months now.
Here is a short clip for you to check out:

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=8H5FR1IM

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