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    Panasonic HC-WXF1 4K UHD Camcorder looks interesting for under $1000
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    Any one looking at this or your thoughts. I am looking for a 4k video camera for under $1000. So far it is between Panasonic and Sony FDRAX53/B 4K, which is a few years old.
    also trying to find the main differences between the Panasonic HC-WXF1 4K UHD Camcorder VS Panasonic PANASONIC HC-VX1 4K Camcorder.
    I want a 4k video to film interviews and shoot and run type of situations. Thanks for any comments.


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    I have a similar model. These are nice little cameras but they aren't real production tools. Image quality is acceptable if you have a lot of light available. They get noisy quick in low light. Biggest drawback is the manual operation is absolutely craptastic. Often times you can realistically only do one manual setting at a time. You'll lose your mind shooting with it. It's a great behind the scenes camera or a B cam in a pinch, but these cameras are not production worthy at all.
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    perhaps a 1" chip panasonic with audio in/outs employing a touch flippy screen and a decent lens:

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produ...ra.html?sts=pi

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    Quote Originally Posted by robfilms View Post
    perhaps a 1" chip panasonic with audio in/outs employing a touch flippy screen and a decent lens:

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produ...ra.html?sts=pi

    be well.

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    Yup, that Panasonic is nice. Don't settle for anything less than a 1" sensor!!

    Sony RX10mk2 would be nice too.

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produ...2_digital.html

    Or the Sony AX100:

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produ...am.html?sts=pi

    The previous Panasonic FZ1000 is worth a look at, you can save a lot of money:

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produ...al_camera.html

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/used/...al_camera.html
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