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BergVision
03-22-2006, 01:29 PM
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Jeremy Ordan
03-22-2006, 01:53 PM
You should be able to find a used DVX100 or DVX100A for that price... Look around the marketplace.

Ramon Boutviseth
03-22-2006, 01:57 PM
save up some more and get a dvx100b, it will be worth it trust me

fo sho

AZsspvideo
03-22-2006, 02:24 PM
I have to agree with hiro that you should save and move up to the 100B. Having used the 100A for over two years, the improvements made to the B will make a big difference. The 60 might be a good camera, but the 100B should be a great camera. SAVE YOUR MONEY!

OregonDank
03-22-2006, 02:27 PM
i agree

that is so close to being able to afford a dvx... look for a used one or just wait around the marketplace here till one with low hours pops up and snag that sucker

might cost a little bit more than 2200 but it will be worth it in the long run...

lpcvideo1
03-22-2006, 02:32 PM
I also agree too as well. Save for a used 100A, or even a new B. Either way it will be MUCH better than a 60 (as good as a 60 is).

Chris Stearns
03-22-2006, 02:33 PM
the b is king.

Bus No. 8
03-22-2006, 04:17 PM
I'm sure the B is the Bomb, but I bet the difference between the AG-DVC60 and the 100A is far more pronounced than the difference between the 100A and the 100B, and if your budget is pretty fixed, then the current cost of the 100B will probably be deal breaker, whereas it is very likely that you could get a used or maybe even new 100A for just about what you have.

BergVision
03-22-2006, 05:54 PM
Thanks for all the Advice! I was actualy looking at this camera as a possible choice.
How many Hours on a USED ONE should I be looking for?

Now, does any one have any Video shot with this camera on the WEB I can see?
Please!!!!! Any Video would be awesome!!

"HEY!!! I could use my Steadi Cam JR with this bad boy!!! KEWL!"

Thanks again!!

BergVision

Chris Stearns
03-22-2006, 05:57 PM
Check the DVX screengrabs section in this forum.

OregonDank
03-22-2006, 06:01 PM
people sell used ones with less than 50 hrs on them all the time... anything less than that should be like new

lpcvideo1
03-22-2006, 06:02 PM
I'd say anything under 200 is fine--the closer to zero the better. (Technically I think it will do 1000's of hours, but I'd rather be safe. It seems there are plenty around with under two or one hundred, so hold out for one of them.)

FilmMakerr
03-22-2006, 10:06 PM
You can get a used dvx100a with many accessories for 2200 on ebay! and some even have warranty

AZsspvideo
03-24-2006, 11:39 AM
If it is like mine (100A) I used it only as a camera, playback into the AVID was done with a VTR. In two years of almost weekly use, had a little over 200 hours. That is really not a lot of hours. It also would depend on how it was cared for and where and how it was used.

I took care of mine, battery and tape out when stored, and back in the case with the lens cap on.