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#1 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 05:26 PM

Canon have announced two new HDV cameras. The XH G1

http://www.usa.canon...p;modelid=14057

and the XH A1

http://www.usa.canon...p;modelid=14061

They look like they could give the Sony Z1 a hard time.
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#2 Peter Alessandria

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Posted 13 August 2006 - 11:39 PM

Canon have announced two new HDV cameras. The XH G1

http://www.usa.canon...p;modelid=14057

and the XH A1

http://www.usa.canon...p;modelid=14061

They look like they could give the Sony Z1 a hard time.

If these do 24F as well as the XL H1, the A1 could be my next camera. :)
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#3 Stefano Sgambati

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Posted 14 August 2006 - 06:50 AM

If these do 24F as well as the XL H1, the A1 could be my next camera. :)


Absolutely, I just checked them out and they're worth considering! Might be a good investment...
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#4 David W Scott

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Posted 15 August 2006 - 12:51 PM

If these do 24F as well as the XL H1, the A1 could be my next camera. :)


How good is the 24F on the XL H1? How does it compare to true 24P?

I love shooting with the DVX100 because of the true progressive image. The HVX200 seems like too much money for what will *probably* be a stop-gap camera with a short shelf life. The new small Canon's make more sense in the short run. The A1 is especially well priced.
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#5 Paul M. Sommers

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Posted 19 August 2006 - 03:32 PM

I'm wondering if it will have the same color output as the HVX, 4:2:2? I like the fact that it goes to tape instead of cards. I am wondering about it's method of achieving the 24f mode. David mentioned a strange conversion process in regards to another camera, does this so something similar? They are not claiming 24p, but 24f.

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