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Old March 18th, 2013, 10:30 PM   #1
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PMW-200 SXS cover silver..... really?

Not that this has any effect on me buying a PMW-200 ( I'm gonna for sure) but does it ship with the "ugly" silver cover where the SxS cards go?

Sorry if this has been asked a million times but I had to ask.... every demo or unboxing video I see has the silver cover... I saw one video where the guy said that the production models will ship with a black cover.

just curious..... thanks
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Old March 19th, 2013, 03:52 AM   #2
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Ehm...Is that really a issue?
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Old March 19th, 2013, 06:40 AM   #3
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Yep, PMW-200 is Silver, PMW-150 is black. Same with F5/F55, F5 lens mount is black, F55 is silver. Guess in Sony's mind Silver denotes better than Black.
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Old March 19th, 2013, 07:35 AM   #4
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Re: PMW-200 SXS cover silver..... really?

Hey it could be worse, what if it was gold?
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Old March 19th, 2013, 08:43 AM   #5
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Gold is reserved for the S35mm sensor CineAlta cameras. :-)
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Old March 19th, 2013, 08:56 AM   #6
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Re: PMW-200 SXS cover silver..... really?

But the F65 should have a ring of diamonds around the lens mount.
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Old March 19th, 2013, 09:56 AM   #7
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You guys are killing me. I just 'launched' coffee through my nose! I love 'video-centric' humor. : )

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Old March 19th, 2013, 09:08 PM   #8
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Re: PMW-200 SXS cover silver..... really?

Ok, thanks for your replies.... and like I said... it's not an issue.... just curious.
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Old March 19th, 2013, 09:47 PM   #9
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Just be greatful it's not "cinnabar"...
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Old March 30th, 2013, 10:11 AM   #10
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Re: PMW-200 SXS cover silver..... really?

The dept responsible for designing the SxS door probably didn't get the memo to make the door black. It does look odd.
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