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    I still have my two Betacams(one 1/2" 3CCD 4:3...

    I still have my two Betacams(one 1/2" 3CCD 4:3 and one 2/3" 3CCD 4:3/16:9 switchable) and tape VariCam(2/3" 3CCD 720P) in my gear closet in my office. And a CD nanoFlash in a case in my truck.
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    A huge part of the problem is that even the good...

    A huge part of the problem is that even the good clients, or the used-to-be-good clients, is that those that know what is needed, they are no longer "in-charge", or more correctly in-charge of the...
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    I think it's a combination of things, not the...

    I think it's a combination of things, not the least of which include the last 12 or so, almost unprecedentedly, insane months. But this is still a relatively sane bastion of calm and intellect...
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    There was an audio op over on JWSound whom I...

    There was an audio op over on JWSound whom I guess doesn't have a ton of experience and got a little too giddy upon seeing the Rode system and enthusiastically stated that he was going to sell-off...
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    Yeah, I’d settle for having to shoot tape again...

    Yeah, I’d settle for having to shoot tape again and have nothing but “hot lights” to go back to the “good ‘ole days”. When I first got in, the network news level was still what a lot of people...
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    C300: Amazon. ...

    Amazon.

    https://smile.amazon.com/s?k=Canon+EF+body+cap&ref=nb_sb_noss_2

    And this one would be great in the snow:...
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    Maybe because you can buy it digitally (on-line)?...

    Maybe because you can buy it digitally (on-line)? Lol...

    Yeah, that one is just silly, because there appears to be no electronics, sensors or anything else “digital” integrated into it.

    But...
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    The college program I was in had one of the...

    The college program I was in had one of the Canon’s and of course I thought it was bad-@ss(remember seeing it in ads in Videography Magazine at the time)(and 20+ years later, it would become the...
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    He was raking in the network money(when they...

    He was raking in the network money(when they actually used to spend it) since probably the late 80’s.
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    One of my tripods is a Sachtler ‘Speed lock CF...

    One of my tripods is a Sachtler ‘Speed lock CF HD’. HD is short for ‘Heavy Duty’(they are much larger, more robust and have a much higher payload[200+lbs] than my regular non-HD versions), not an...
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    If memory serves, the "lower end" UVW series (and...

    If memory serves, the "lower end" UVW series (and maybe PVW series) had to use metal (particle) tape, while the BVW series could use both oxide(in a pinch) and metal tape. Although Metal tape was...
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    That's also similar to the Komodo(just much...

    That's also similar to the Komodo(just much smaller). The Komodo cooling tunnel, while obviously open and a pass-thru for air, is sealed off from the true inside of the camera.
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    VHS Hi-Fi was very good. I remember watching...

    VHS Hi-Fi was very good. I remember watching Tombstone in my college dorm at the beginning of my freshman year in 1995. Zenith Hi-Fi VHS VCR, Zenith/Allegro stereo receiver(AM/FM, cassette,...
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    Yes. All the basics should be there. The...

    Yes. All the basics should be there.

    The "fractional frame rates" are the leftover hell that we have to still deal with in the ATSC(NTSC) world. I understand why we had them, but with the...
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    Well, to be fair, most fully professional,...

    Well, to be fair, most fully professional, high-end, multi-thousand dollar receivers(like my Lectrosonics 411A's, SRb's and SRc's) do not have headphone jacks. You need to be monitoring the audio...
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    Okay. I think we're on the same page, now. It's...

    Okay. I think we're on the same page, now. It's more a Sony complaint, than a camera complaint. My P2 VariCam will shoot from 1fps to 60fps in one frame increments. But of course, what it plays...
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    I used VHS, S-VHS and Hi8 in their heyday(s) and...

    I used VHS, S-VHS and Hi8 in their heyday(s) and they all suck by today's standards(obviously). Even back then, as a teenager who had yet to touch a truly professional format, I knew they weren't...
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    Shooting with a rain cover on a camera is one of...

    Shooting with a rain cover on a camera is one of life's little joys. Ranks up there with going to the dentist and fire-ant bites. You've felt the same pain...
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    I've never been asked for true 24.00P, to the...

    I've never been asked for true 24.00P, to the best of my current recollection. But I have shot 2K(which is a DCI format by definition) and 4K(the same; not UHD) numerous times. Whether is was truly...
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    For the sake of this discussion, letís say that something really egregious may have happened during a non-public exchange between JB and the mods that did lead to them feeling his ban was necessary. ...
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    They’re not standardized “playback”, broadcast or...

    They’re not standardized “playback”, broadcast or cinema frame rates. Depending on the camera, you can acquire(shoot) in those frame rates, but they are either going to playback as slow(over crank)...
  22. C500: Historically, we always used white(or as close to...

    Historically, we always used white(or as close to it as we could get), but there are times white will give you a bad balance(appears too cool/blue to the camera) in certain environments/lighting...
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    How the heck do they release a camera in their...

    How the heck do they release a camera in their cine line without DCI or true 24p?
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    Yes, zebras worked fine, but as you said, they...

    Yes, zebras worked fine, but as you said, they did get in the way. My Vari’s did(do) have a temporary zebra switch, so you just bump it and you get zebras for just a few seconds and then they are...
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    GUMP!!! You're a ******* Genius!!!

    GUMP!!! You're a ******* Genius!!!
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