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Old November 27th, 2005, 04:40 PM   #1
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Beating the crap out of the FX1 !

I just came from a 3 day vacation to Yosemite to which I took my FX1. I shot almost 3 hours of HDV in every possible situation day night fog, rain snow, you name it.
I put the poor camera thru moist, rain, snow, 6200+ feet of elevation and under 30F cold. For all protection I had a poncho over me and the camera.... guess what, nothing ever happened to the camera, it performed perfect and I think the results were outstanding! I might post some footage online during the week if people are interested.
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Old November 28th, 2005, 03:00 AM   #2
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definately!

I'm still in the deciding proces. It's between the FX1 and the VX2100.

So come on - convince me to use the extra money and go HDV!
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Old November 28th, 2005, 07:35 AM   #3
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I want to see what you did. And Thomas... Go HDV. You won't regret it. I don't. The money hurt me at first, but after I looked at the footage... fuggeddaboutit!
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Old November 28th, 2005, 08:39 AM   #4
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Thomas, you may find the following threads interesting:

http://www.dvinfo.net/conf/showthread.php?t=50112
http://www.dvinfo.net/conf/showthread.php?t=54414
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Old November 28th, 2005, 11:11 AM   #5
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thank you. will definately look into that!
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Old November 28th, 2005, 04:26 PM   #6
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Video clips

Hey Adrian,

So wheres the clips? Do show..
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Old November 29th, 2005, 12:25 AM   #7
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Soon....

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Hey Adrian,

So wheres the clips? Do show..

Gimme a couple of days, we are rounding up November sweeps and that has kept me at the station more than I would like to. But they will be up before the weekend.
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Old December 1st, 2005, 05:57 PM   #8
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I once took the fx1 on a speed boat caputring waters sports. No protection on the camera. Got a lot of salt spray on it still working fine to this date.
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