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    Mitch, I have done my fair share of technical...

    Mitch,

    I have done my fair share of technical writing as well, so I feel for ya. However, IMHO, the Panny manuals would be much much better if they simply had better translations. Seems like a...
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    Mitch, you are in the unfortunate position of...

    Mitch, you are in the unfortunate position of defending poor policy on the part of Panny. Most folks here are Panny fans. In my case, every time I look at other camera brands, I have come back to...
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    Mitch, just a couple of things: This issue...

    Mitch, just a couple of things:

    This issue predates your tenure at Panny, so I am not pointing the finger at you. But in fact, Barry doesn't write a book about every cam in the handycam class:...
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    Panasonic has had a chronic weakness with...

    Panasonic has had a chronic weakness with documentation, IMHO, going back to and beyond the original DVX100. Their manuals have always been translated from Japanese by someone who is not a native...
  5. Thread: Roland R-07

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    I have some pro level gear, so this would be for...

    I have some pro level gear, so this would be for those impossible moments, maybe when interference is raising havoc with your wireless. I imagine this as a substitute for something like a Tascam 10...
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    I thought this little recorder might garner some...

    I thought this little recorder might garner some interest but it hit a deadzone here. The one really interesting feature of this recorder is it has bluetooth ability to monitor audio. Not sure...
  7. Thread: Slider width?

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    Paul, a few things. If the pipe you have is...

    Paul, a few things. If the pipe you have is welded, there will be a pretty large seam inside which will be problematic for a good fit by the sleave. Extruded pipe will have no seam to interfere. ...
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    Thanks for the input. I have a set of kessler...

    Thanks for the input.

    I have a set of kessler trucks which are premium quality. I haven't decided on my dolly design yet, but fear not, in my past life I owned a machine shop and made some of my...
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    Slider width?

    Hello Listers,

    I am finishing a long stalled project to build a 12' slider track made from 1.25 (1.625" OD) sch40 aluminum pipe with speedrail fittings on the ends. Is there a standard width for...
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    Roland R-07

    There has been constant rollouts of small inexpensive audio recorder widgets the last few years and this Roland is just one of many. I don't recollect that this one has been discussed here. But it...
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    New Sanken Small Stereo Shotgun

    Not sure if this is brand new, but seems to be the companion for their other new shorty. I'd love to have one, but is a bit out of my network.

    Thoughts?
    ...
  12. Thread: Canon layoffs

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    C100: Note that the referenced article is for Japan if...

    Note that the referenced article is for Japan if that matters. If you look at any U.S. news footage where pro journalists are in frame, Canon dslr easily rules this roost. If you go to Fred...
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    Mike, I have some recollection that the early...

    Mike,

    I have some recollection that the early disk recorders no longer have software drivers, or some other legacy device issue. Check.

    Grant
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    [QUOTE=Bassman2003;1986788990]Thank you for your...

    [QUOTE=Bassman2003;1986788990]Thank you for your reply Mitch and I am glad some attention is being paid to the issue. I just can't understand at this point in time why Panasonic felt the need to go...
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    Although not local, and more of a big supply...

    Although not local, and more of a big supply house for musicians, Sweetwater is another option. I purchased a couple of mics from them a few years ago on a special. The deal went perfectly as have...
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    Of course Mitch, I didn't mean to confuse the...

    Of course Mitch, I didn't mean to confuse the issue.

    The AF100 was an inexpensive cinema cam that IMHO, squeezed more than a few folks away from buying a HPX-250 (at the time). It seems like a...
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    Your preaching to the choir. For me, the...

    Your preaching to the choir. For me, the handycam form factor is where I live with a PX270 + DSLR raw. Of course for a long time lower end users wanted an improved AF100 and Panny delivered it...
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    Thanks Alex. How is the build quality and...

    Thanks Alex.

    How is the build quality and customer service of Intellytech?

    This Dracast light would seem to be in the same place in the market.
    ...
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    LED daylight source

    Hello Listers,

    I've been looking for the light for a while.

    I little at a time, I have built a decent LED daylight kit consisting of various Dracast panels and a 200 series fresnel. I need one...
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    Nice to hear the AVC50G and Intra will come to...

    Nice to hear the AVC50G and Intra will come to this cam. This is apparently the death blow to P2 in everything but the true ENG cams.

    In a side note, I find it interesting that there is so much...
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    I would view this as an emergency fix and not a...

    I would view this as an emergency fix and not a recording strategy. "Fixing it in post" is not a recipe for success ordinarily. And for non-professional interviews, asking them to change their...
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    Thanks to Danilo for the link to the...

    Thanks to Danilo for the link to the documentation.

    Considering his engagement in this thread, is Barry going to write a book about this new cam? Barry?

    After looking through the...
  23. One guys opinion regarding AT shotguns: I own...

    One guys opinion regarding AT shotguns:

    I own both the AT875 and the AT897. The 875 being shorter, has a wider pattern than the more conventional 897. Otherwise, they are very similar in sound. ...
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    Regarding WiFi adapters, this topic was kicked...

    Regarding WiFi adapters, this topic was kicked around for the 270 on this forum and in particular there were a few others that seemed to work for a fraction of the Panny extortion. Many are on the...
  25. "The other 'sage" advice is never buy below the...

    "The other 'sage" advice is never buy below the level you can use as backup when you get better gear."

    ^This.
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