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Old April 22nd, 2014, 02:19 PM   #1081
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That's the same one!
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Old April 23rd, 2014, 08:02 AM   #1082
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"Is it possible to add a shoulder strap on AX100 with some trick?"

It would be really, really good if you read the manual (given the number of questions you are asking), the link to which has been posted many times. If you did do that, you would see that there is a metal shoulder strap loop in the back of the hand loop.
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Old April 23rd, 2014, 11:31 AM   #1083
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And I mentioned using a lanyard with a clip to attach to just such a metal ring... used that for several generations of Handycams now.... though I suspect the AX100 is a bit heavier than earlier models.
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Old April 25th, 2014, 04:16 PM   #1084
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Has anyone compared the 1080P video shot with the CX900 with that shot with the AX100?
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Old April 25th, 2014, 04:47 PM   #1085
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Can the ax100 shoot 1/33.3, 1/50, 1/100 at 24p?
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Old April 26th, 2014, 07:11 AM   #1086
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And I mentioned using a lanyard with a clip to attach to just such a metal ring... used that for several generations of Handycams now.... though I suspect the AX100 is a bit heavier than earlier models.
I have yet to see an AX100, but the local Best Buy had a CX100 on display. So, close enough for size comparison.
These cameras are HUGE next to their video camera brethren. Twice as big, twice the weight. Definitely feels hefty on your hands. Small compared to pro level cameras, of course, but they certainly set the new standard for consumer cams.
So, the question is - the AX100 or GH4?
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Old April 26th, 2014, 10:07 AM   #1087
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Glen, both! I've got a GH4 coming next week and I'm really looking forward to comparing my AX100 to the GH4.
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Old April 26th, 2014, 06:54 PM   #1088
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I'm going with the AX100. It might just replace 2-3 of my other cameras. Something I'm curious to see is how the low light performance compares to the XF305. Bigger sensor, better low-light, right? That's what I've been hearing for years, so now watch, this camera will be the exception. I should be able to test for myself soon enough. Fingers crossed.

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Old April 26th, 2014, 10:39 PM   #1089
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Have anyone did a size comparison between the HC1 and the AX100 and took a photo of it?
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Old April 27th, 2014, 01:35 AM   #1090
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Bigger sensor, better low-light, right?
Not necessarily, my Sony cx730 @ 21db is about equal @ 8000 iso on the rx10 and the cx730 has a bit cleaner image at that iso.
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Old April 27th, 2014, 07:53 AM   #1091
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I'm going with the AX100. It might just replace 2-3 of my other cameras. Something I'm curious to see is how the low light performance compares to the XF305. Bigger sensor, better low-light, right? That's what I've been hearing for years, so now watch, this camera will be the exception. I should be able to test for myself soon enough. Fingers crossed.

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Mark, the AX100 is quite good in low light. If you're at all familiar with the RX10, the AX100 is a bit better than that.
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Old April 27th, 2014, 09:02 AM   #1092
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Glen, both! I've got a GH4 coming next week and I'm really looking forward to comparing my AX100 to the GH4.
Great, please post the result.
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Old April 27th, 2014, 09:06 AM   #1093
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Thanks Ken,
Not familiar with the RX10, but I'll take it as a considerable improvement over my current gear. So this one definitely could tick a few boxes for me; 4K, low-light, IR, smaller form-factor, ND filters.

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Old April 27th, 2014, 01:01 PM   #1094
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I have yet to see an AX100, but the local Best Buy had a CX100 on display. So, close enough for size comparison.
These cameras are HUGE next to their video camera brethren. Twice as big, twice the weight. Definitely feels hefty on your hands. Small compared to pro level cameras, of course, but they certainly set the new standard for consumer cams.
So, the question is - the AX100 or GH4?
I've seen a AX100E and it is even bigger than my old Optura 20!

My preference is the GH4 due to the fact the firmware in the AX100 has to correct for the lens, which has a bad case of barrel distortion.
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Old April 27th, 2014, 01:07 PM   #1095
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Great, please post the result.
Watch the video review. At about 2:12 he discusses low light and the fact that he was surprised that it was a bit better than the RX10. Prior to selling my RX10, I found the same thing in comparing the two for low light.

I'm not a big fan of their video samples since I think they're often not shot particularly well, but in general, their reviews are pretty decent.

Sony AX100 Hands-On Field Test - YouTube
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