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Sony HVR-A1 and HDR-HC Series
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Old January 17th, 2006, 12:10 PM   #1
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Anyone live near Cincinnati, Ohio for comparison test(FX1 and HC1 or A1)

I have a FX1 and would like to do a side by side test of the HC1 or A1.

If you have one and a couple of hours to capture footage, please let me know.

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Old January 17th, 2006, 04:00 PM   #2
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I would love to see some detailed comparisons between the models. Someone begun doing a comparison between the HC1 and A1 at another forum, but he disappeared.

Someone please arrange a meeting. :)
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Old January 17th, 2006, 06:03 PM   #3
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Anyone live near Cincinnati, Ohio for comparison test(FX1 and HC1 or A1)

I have an Hvr-a1u just ordered a HDR-Fx1 when I Recieved the FX-1 I will do a comparison and post the footage.
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Old January 18th, 2006, 10:17 AM   #4
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I have an Hvr-a1u just ordered a HDR-Fx1 when I Recieved the FX-1 I will do a comparison and post the footage.

Awesome, that would be great! I am going to buy a third hdv camera and wanted to know if the HC1 would work.

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Old January 24th, 2006, 05:38 PM   #5
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I received the HDR-FX1 today. This weekend I will do the comparison and post early next week. I probably go to the rain forest in Galveston shot the Parrot display and the Bat display for low light comparison.
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Old January 24th, 2006, 07:45 PM   #6
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Awesome Brian. Looking forward to those clips. :)
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Old January 25th, 2006, 12:18 PM   #7
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Awesome Brian. Looking forward to those clips. :)

Great. I was going to go to best buy or sony store and test my fx1 vs the cmos camera they have on display.

Look forward to a comparison.

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Old February 3rd, 2006, 09:23 PM   #8
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Hvr-a1u Hdr-fx1 Comparison

The footage on the attached link was shot on auto mode with both cams

The low light footage (bat cave) on the HVR-A1U was change at the end of the clip from full auto to manual to reduce gain.

My opinion the quality of the Hvr-A1U is almost equal to the HDR_FX1 In a well lit environment.

In low light the Fx-1 is the winner.
The A1 (auto mode) in the bat cave gain went to max. Producing grain in the image, I then set the gain to manual producing a better shot.

I WAS SURPRISED HOW GOOD THE A1 PREFORMED IN LOW LIGHT.

I shot a wedding last weekend with the A1U Everything turn out great even the low light reception footage. If I had to pick one of the cameras it would be the A1U Because of its lighter weight and size.


AI AND FX1 RAIN FOREST FOOTAGE
http://www.dvdaction.net/
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Old February 6th, 2006, 06:32 AM   #9
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Thanks for putting that demo section together!

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Old February 26th, 2006, 06:44 PM   #10
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The footage on the attached link was shot on auto mode with both cams

The low light footage (bat cave) on the HVR-A1U was change at the end of the clip from full auto to manual to reduce gain.

My opinion the quality of the Hvr-A1U is almost equal to the HDR_FX1 In a well lit environment.

In low light the Fx-1 is the winner.
The A1 (auto mode) in the bat cave gain went to max. Producing grain in the image, I then set the gain to manual producing a better shot.

I WAS SURPRISED HOW GOOD THE A1 PREFORMED IN LOW LIGHT.

I shot a wedding last weekend with the A1U Everything turn out great even the low light reception footage. If I had to pick one of the cameras it would be the A1U Because of its lighter weight and size.


AI AND FX1 RAIN FOREST FOOTAGE
http://www.dvdaction.net/
TEMP. REMOVED CLIPS WILL REPOST WED. WITH NEW LINK
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