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#1 Ted Hinkle

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 12:00 AM

With Sony's HDV tapestock what's the difference between the HDM-63VG and the DVM-63HD other than that HDM-63VG tapes costs cheaper??? Anyone know? I shoot with the Sony HVR-Z1U for live events.
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#2 Walter Graff

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 05:30 AM

Go with the cheaper tape. Expensive HDV tape is like Monster cable, marketing gimmicks. You get the same relability as more expensive tapes.
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#3 Jim Keller

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 01:09 PM

With Sony's HDV tapestock what's the difference between the HDM-63VG and the DVM-63HD other than that HDM-63VG tapes costs cheaper??? Anyone know? I shoot with the Sony HVR-Z1U for live events.


I've had horrible luck with Sony media across the board, regardless of price or supposed quality.
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#4 Ted Hinkle

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Posted 05 May 2008 - 02:21 PM

So what media format would you reccomend Jim?
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