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Thanko’s New Pocket HDCam, Hands-on Update

Some of you complained that we didn’t include a video sample of the Thanko HDCam we had in hands, so today we’ll fix this once and for all, Here are are 9sec of my keyboard in 720p. As I said, for the price the result is de[...]
Thanko’s New Pocket HDCam, Hands-on Update
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Thanko’s New Pocket HDCam, Hands-on

Late afternoon yesterday Thanko released a new HDV camera, the HDCam POMOHDV1, an HDV (not HD) camera. So what’s the difference between HD and HDV (like most Sony camcorders), the difference comes from the resolution, with 1440&#[...]
Thanko’s New Pocket HDCam, Hands-on
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Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-HX1: Review

A couple of days ago we tested Canon’s latest bridge with full HD video recording the PowerShot SX1, and today we’ll review its competitor: the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1Specs - 20x wide-angle ( 28mm, [...]
Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-HX1:  Review
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Which Camera (Video, HandyCam, DSLR…) is Best for Your Video Needs?

A little teaser here, we’re working on a small and “unprofessional” (actually we’re not skilled here) article that compares different types of HD cameras and their video quality. Stay tuned folks, this article will come bef[...]
Which Camera (Video, HandyCam, DSLR…) is Best for Your Video Needs?
Which Camera (Video, HandyCam, DSLR…) is Best for Your Video Needs?

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Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-HX1: Review

A couple of days ago we tested Canon’s latest bridge with full HD video recording the PowerShot SX1, and today we’ll review its competitor: the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1Specs - 20x wide-angle ( 28mm, [...]
Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-HX1:  Review
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Sony Unleashes Their HVR-HD1000 Pro Camcorder in Japan

Already widely available in North America and in Europe, the HVR-HD1000 will finally make it to Japan. Expected to be released in January, 2009, this new camera is made for people looking for mobility, and its black finish and shoulder[...]
Sony Unleashes Their HVR-HD1000 Pro Camcorder in Japan
Sony Unleashes Their HVR-HD1000 Pro Camcorder in Japan

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XH A1S and XH G1S: Two New Canon HD Cameras

Canon USA and Japan have announced two new HD cameras, the XH-A1S and XH G1S. With the exception of the XH G1S which supports HD-SDI/SD-SDI output, SMTPE Timecode I/O and Genlock Input, these cameras are pretty much the same. Thank to [...]
XH A1S and XH G1S:  Two New Canon HD Cameras
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Crappy New HD Camera Wannabe from Japan

Lancerlink will release in Japana a Sanyo Xacti look a like, the HDKAM-08P that records video in HDV (1440×1080) on SDHC. It features a 5Mpix CMOS sensor 32MB of internal memory, records HDV videos in 30fps, and supports 720p30 vi[...]
Crappy New HD Camera Wannabe from Japan

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Sony HDR-FX1000, In Japan Now

This morning Sony announced the arrival of a new HDV camera (tape based in 1440x1080i60), the HDR-FX1000. 
Even if our new FX1000 keeps the same look as the previous generation FX, Sony decided improve their camera with some nice impro[...]
Sony HDR-FX1000, In Japan Now
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HDR-CX12, A New AVCHD HandyCam from Sony Japan

We just received a fax of the press release for a new AVCHD powered camera from Sony, the HDR-CX12, which will go on sale in Japan July 20. So what’s new regarding this little wonder? Our little handycam (69x67x129mm for 420g with batt[...]
HDR-CX12, A New AVCHD HandyCam from Sony Japan
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Sony HDR-TG1 (TG3) In Da House… Unboxing

Sony just launched in Japan its new HDR-TG1, better known as HDR-TG3 in Europe. This morning Sony Japan was kind enough to lend us a test sample … here are some pictures of what the Japanese box looks like (Why did Sony put tape over t[...]
Sony HDR-TG1 (TG3) In Da House… Unboxing
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Four New AVCHD Camcorders by Sony

Yesterday Sony released not one, but four AVCHD camcorders featuring four different mediums. You must respect a company that comes out with so many choices in terms of medium. Choose either HDD, MS (video recordable Memory Stick), DV t[...]
Four New AVCHD Camcorders by Sony
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CEATEC 07 – DoCoMo Booth

DoCoMo is the leading mobile phone operator in Japan, but as far as I am concerned, DoCoMo is also the most “dasai” one (Old Style), even though we came to see 2 nice little models; like, for example, this prototype phone w[...]
CEATEC 07 – DoCoMo Booth
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PMW-EX1… The HVX200 killer from SONY (Part II)

Well, killer… on the paper for sure, now we will have to take this camera for a spin in order to make sure of that… But anyway, 6 months ago, we told you about a flash based compact HD camera for professionals; and well, yesterday SONY[...]
PMW-EX1… The HVX200 killer from SONY (Part II)
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New handheld HDV camcorder with Interchangeable Lens by SONY

Finally, a HDV maker decided to offer us poor video enthusiasts the possibility to get a compact HDV Camera with Interchangeable Lens ! This is truly great news ! Now… it will be even better if this Camera could support 1080p60 and 720[...]
New handheld HDV camcorder with Interchangeable Lens by SONY

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Sony introduced a new entry level professional HDV shoulder mounted camera.

Ok, you know guys how much we are “IN” the Video camera Stuff, and this due to several reasons: 1) We are 100% pure geek (no fat added) 2) We use daily “Pro” HD Camera… P2, my Sweet P2 (Panasonic) So you won’t be surprised that today w[...]
Sony introduced a new entry level professional HDV shoulder mounted camera.
Sony introduced a new entry level professional HDV shoulder mounted camera.

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Hitachi unveiled in Japan the world first Blu-Ray camera

Last year at the Ceatec 2006 Hitachi was showing up several Blu-Ray based concept video camera. Less than 2 weeks ago Hitachi was introducing different parts allowing to build up a Blu-Ray camera and this morning Hitachi finally unveil[...]
Hitachi unveiled in Japan the world first Blu-Ray camera
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An AVHCD camcorder with HDD by Canon

After the small SD5 and SD7 from Panasoic here comes the “big” iVIS HG10 by Canon: an AVHCD camcorder with HDV resolution (1440×1080), 40GB HDD and 4 recording modes (HXP @ 15Mbps, XP @ 9Mbps, SP @ 7Mbps and LP @ 5Mpbs[...]
An AVHCD camcorder with HDD by Canon
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The GV-HD700E HD is Sony’s first HD video walkman

This is going to be a “must have” for every geek! This Sony GV-HD700E HD will play whatever you want and has got a great connectivity , it features a 800×480 screen (7 inches) to give you a perfect control of your imag[...]
The GV-HD700E HD is Sony’s first HD video walkman

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The Hybrid SD – HDD – HDV camera recorder by JVC – Finally we ARE Official !

Here is the latest HDV compact camcorder made by JVC: the Everio GZ-HD3. This product is the little brother of the GZ-HD7 and features a 1.8 inches 60GB HDD, SDHC cards reader and encodes in MPEG-2 TS. The zoom is good for 200x and com[...]
The Hybrid SD – HDD – HDV camera recorder by JVC – Finally we ARE Official !
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The iVIS HR10 by Canon

The iVIS HR10 is THE new HDV/AVCHD camcorder produced by Canon, it can burn your videos on DVD and features the excellent AVCHD codec (Mpeg-4 AVC/H.264) with HDV resolution (1440×1080) which means 1080i (same as on the SONY HD cam[...]
The iVIS HR10 by Canon
The iVIS HR10 by Canon

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HDTV: the JVC GZ-HD7 HDD and SD hybrid video camera

A few months ago at the CEATEC, JVC introduced a prototype of their Everio HD camera, the GZ-HD7. Today during the press conference organized to present this new camcorder, we were able to play a bit with it. We already knew the camera[...]
HDTV: the JVC GZ-HD7 HDD and SD hybrid video camera

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