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  1. AC160: 160 - Turn it on - "Error occurred. Please turn the power off, then turn on again."

    so, I sold my 160 on Ebay. It worked great and in perfect condition when I sent it off to the buyer. The camera was well maintained -91 hours on the camera. He gets it and complains it doesnt work...
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    HPX250: Nevermind - I am sorry.... after skipping past it...

    Nevermind - I am sorry.... after skipping past it in the menu several times I finally saw that it can be shut off in the audio menu
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    HPX250: Turn off the on board mic?

    New to the camera - I am recording audio on channel 2 with a lav mic. The on-board handle mic is still capturing audio on channel 3 and 4 - is there a way to turn these channels off or turn off the...
  4. Thread: Audio hiss

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    Thanks - At this point I am learning the...

    Thanks -

    At this point I am learning the camera. Before doing the feature that I have also asked about on this forum, I am trying to do a few "one man band" jobs to get familiar with the camera. ...
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    I have set the rear channels at -50 as well and...

    I have set the rear channels at -50 as well and it is a bit better. But what I am experiencing out of the front mic XLR is MUCH better. The hiss is gone and the level is where it should be. when I...
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    that is 8 year old daughters hands reaching over...

    that is 8 year old daughters hands reaching over the couch - I took the picture of myself with a rebel 450
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    Ok - So I have been using channel 1 or 2 out of...

    Ok - So I have been using channel 1 or 2 out of the back of the camera and I have been having all of this hiss problem... So I decided to plug the mic into the front XLR input and everything...
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    firmware update?

    How do I know what firmware is currently on the camera and what is the latest?
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    ok - after playing with it some more I think it...

    ok - after playing with it some more I think it is a level issue. I am not getting high enough levels I think... The meter is maxing out at -18db it is never going beyond that... isn't that a bit...
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    Audio his on the HPX300

    I posted this in the Panasonis HPX300 section and it was reccomended that I re-posted this here.

    I confess I am not the sharpest tool in the shed and I am not used to larger cameras like the...
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    Keep in mind - it isn't that I am not getting...

    Keep in mind - it isn't that I am not getting high enough levels. I am getting the audio - just with a bunch of hiss. I am gonna try some different options today. I honestly need to come through...
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    The original poster is using a hard wired lav...

    The original poster is using a hard wired lav with no battery with phantom power. I suppose I can try using a battery with mic rather than the phantom power.

    any other suggestions? I am...
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    The lav placement is normal... I am coming in to...

    The lav placement is normal... I am coming in to channel 1 on the back - it is phantom power. I don't want to babysit the audio - I just want to plug it in an let the camera handle it. I do notice...
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    Audio hiss

    I confess I am not the sharpest tool in the shed and I am not used to larger cameras like the 300. I hardwire into the channel 1 xlr input to connect with my AT lav mic... I am running it in with...
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    Good color presets - you have some...

    Good color presets - you have some recommendations?

    I appreciate the feedback. I was leaning toward AVCIntra100 @ 24p - Based on the comments here I'll pursue that.
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    Thanks - Funny thing is that we have the 300...

    Thanks -

    Funny thing is that we have the 300 and I was showing the 70 yr old Director the difference on a Panasonic 17 pro monitor via SDI. I had a guy doing jumping jacks and he couldn't see a...
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    A question on the filmmaking end of things

    Ok, I admit it, I am not a filmmaker - I am use to doing studio work and never cared about making video look like anything other than video.

    I am about to embark on a feature length movie using a...
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    Filters you can't live without

    I'm getting a matte box and was wondering what filters you guys use regularly. I realize different shoots might require different filters but I was wondering what you all carry with you and what you...
  19. Sweet - A little research has me convinced...

    Sweet -

    A little research has me convinced that the Lectrosonic choice is the best one.

    Thanks everyone!
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    Gary - is that a cavision follow focus as well -...

    Gary - is that a cavision follow focus as well - if so are you happy with that - and is it on the stock fujinon lens?
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    Thanks Gary and everyone who commented on this...

    Thanks Gary and everyone who commented on this thread. You all have been very helpful.

    Thanks,
    Mat Cain
  22. Davideo and others - Another question arises...

    Davideo and others -

    Another question arises as I think this through: Even though the receiver can bring in two different audio sources isn't it mixing the channels into one on the camera? The...
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    I've got a Panasonic camera case for my 300 - I'm...

    I've got a Panasonic camera case for my 300 - I'm guessing with the support arms and mattebox there is no quick solution for removing everything and putting the camera in the case - not without...
  24. They really look good but these are way out of my...

    They really look good but these are way out of my budget.
  25. 3 more questions - 1. Does it get its power...

    3 more questions -

    1. Does it get its power from the camera (it looks rough to change 9volts when its screwed down like that)?

    2. What transmitters and mics do you use.

    3. What makes these...
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