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Sony HVR-V1 / HDR-FX7
Pro and consumer versions of this Sony 3-CMOS HDV camcorder.


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Old September 19th, 2006, 01:11 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Paulo Teixeira
The image quality of the HC1 and the HC3 is almost as good as a Z1u during day shooting and the HV10 may very well have an image that is arguably better than the Z1u during the same lighting conditions. In these comparisons you are comparing camcorders with a 1/3 of an inch CMOS chip against a camcorder that has 3 1/3 inch CCDs. So it wouldn’t be surprising to see a camcorder with 3 CMOS chips being only ¼ of an inch having a picture quality that is better than all of the HDV camcorders.
I'd say there are too many variables involved in those comparisons to conclude that three 1/4" CMOS chips will work better than three 1/3" CCDs, all else being equal. I definitely wouldn't bet on the FX7 outperforming the Canon HDV cameras with three 1440x1080 sensors and ~800 TV lines of recorded resolution. I'll be surprised if the FX7 image is as good as the FX1 under demanding conditions.
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Old September 19th, 2006, 10:36 AM   #17
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The HC1 and the pro version, the A1, use a single 1/3" CMOS chip, so there's really no comparison to the 1/4" chip camera. Smaller chip cameras can look pretty good on closeups and medium shots, but when you go to a wide shot, that's the giveaway that you are using a smaller chip camera.
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