Free 8gig P2 Card Promotion
Posted 14 November 2006 - 03:01 PM
Check it out:
click on the below link > then click on "special offers" beside the HVX > Up pops a window about the promotion
Unfortunatly mine is two months too old to be eligible but it if yours is, jump on this.
Posted 14 November 2006 - 04:07 PM
Edited by Alfredo Melendez, 14 November 2006 - 04:10 PM.
Posted 14 November 2006 - 06:45 PM
P2 cards work wonderfully in my (limited) experience with them, and I'd take them over a firestore any day of the week, based on several reports I've heard from people I trust who have tried both.
There's just no way, NO WAY, the P2 cards are useless compared to a hard disk.
EDIT: I realize I should add here that I'm specifically talking about dramatic filmmaking. If you're talking documentary, that's a different story altogether.
Edited by Thom Stitt, 14 November 2006 - 06:46 PM.
Posted 14 November 2006 - 07:25 PM
1. I own an underwater housing that is just snug enough for the camera and so there is no room for any external harddrive. And while I understand that is a rare occurance compared to the mass uses of this camera but its a big one for me.
2. The firewire harddrives don't support every format that the camera will shoot in. For instance you cant take advantage of the "Native" shooting formats of the HVX over firewire. Now, that said, Cineporter is putting out an external harddrive that will connect through the P2 slot effectively supporting every format and further reducing the need of the P2 cards.
and actually heres one more, any way to cut down the weight of the camera that is already bulky is a good thing. Being that all that weight is on you arm for handheld work as opposed to your shoulder like larger camera bodies, I would much prefer to limit the accessories on the camera more often than not.
Posted 15 November 2006 - 06:21 AM
No laptop in the world has a "P2 slot." What they have are PCMCIA slots; it's an age-old standard.
Posted 15 November 2006 - 08:41 AM