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#1 Robert Gardner

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Posted 15 May 2009 - 04:22 PM

hi all,

i just had a quick question.
i am struggeling between the z7 and the s270. has anyone shot on both?
i am thinking of purchasing one of them but am totally convinced of either of them.
my heart lies with the z7.
i am just looking for any feedback from either.
would be great to hear what you guys think about both cameras.
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thanks,

rob
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#2 Mohammad Masud Rana

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Posted 13 May 2010 - 10:31 PM

actually there is no big differences between s270 and z7. The differences are structural. S270 has a adjustable shoulder strap and z1 has not nothing like that. S270 can record 4 channel audio, on the other hand z7 has two channels for recording the audio. S270 supports and can record on Standard DVCAM 184 m cassettes but z7 only support minidv/hdv cassettes.
but all the operational features of the both cameras are same. but i found z7 more comfortable for shooting.
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#3 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 14 May 2010 - 02:26 AM

I've just shot with a S270, it's a shoulder mounted camera and it was great for hand held. I guess it depends on what you're used to, but it was very comfortable, but light enough for off shoulder hand held shots using the LCD above the viewfinder.
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