NAB This... Shopping for HD Cameras at NAB

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I'm back down in Vegas for NAB (The National Association of Broadcasters), the premier Broadcast Association worldwide.
The future of electronic media takes shape at the NAB show. Bringing together more than 100,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibitors from 130 countries, the NAB show delivers the most comprehensive showcase of electronic media in the world. I went in search of an HD cam....and here's what I found.

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      Dengin

      are going to love this. Someone get Chris Gore over there!

    • User profile image
      Dengin

      are going to love this. Someone get Chris Gore over there!

    • User profile image
      Dengin

      Tigan's getting to be quite proficient with that camera Wink

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      Dengin

      Tigan's getting to be quite proficient with that camera Wink

    • User profile image
      Duncanma
      Tigan?
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      scratchex

      Thug's dog....duh!

      =)

      I want a HD camera now. 6k not too bas considering some digital SLR's are more.

      P.S. was that Tina dancing w/ that ball?

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      scratchex

      Thug's dog....duh!

      =)

      I want a HD camera now. 6k not too bas considering some digital SLR's are more.

      P.S. was that Tina dancing w/ that ball?

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      Angela

       I like the JVC HD 100.

      great show, i thought it was put together very well. and nice subtitles.

      ps...when i first saw nab i thought it said nba, to much playoff basketball on the mind. *go bulls*

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      Angela

       I like the JVC HD 100.

      great show, i thought it was put together very well. and nice subtitles.

      ps...when i first saw nab i thought it said nba, to much playoff basketball on the mind. *go bulls*

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      Michael

      I´m not sure if the HD cam market is ripe enough yet, at least at a mass consumer level, but its interesting to see what some major brands have to offer. I had enough trouble deciding on which digi cam to buy.... so no HD for me yet.


      If you had to choose a brand rep out of the three, which would you choose?
      I´d go with Miss JVC, but only cos of her nice smile.

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      Michael

      I´m not sure if the HD cam market is ripe enough yet, at least at a mass consumer level, but its interesting to see what some major brands have to offer. I had enough trouble deciding on which digi cam to buy.... so no HD for me yet.


      If you had to choose a brand rep out of the three, which would you choose?
      I´d go with Miss JVC, but only cos of her nice smile.

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      Chris Allen

      HD cameras are amazing and the time has come for more movies, both studio funded and even independent to make the switch to HD.  This is the future of video and there are so many benefits to it.  More films being made in HD means more digital cinemas as well as better content for the home theater enthusiasts out there looking to upgrade to the next-gen digital video formats(HD-DVD and Blu-Ray).

      Thanks for the HD Camera overview Laura!  Great job and good camera work.  Now if I only had $6k to spend - still kind of pricey for home movies though...

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      Chris Allen

      HD cameras are amazing and the time has come for more movies, both studio funded and even independent to make the switch to HD.  This is the future of video and there are so many benefits to it.  More films being made in HD means more digital cinemas as well as better content for the home theater enthusiasts out there looking to upgrade to the next-gen digital video formats(HD-DVD and Blu-Ray).

      Thanks for the HD Camera overview Laura!  Great job and good camera work.  Now if I only had $6k to spend - still kind of pricey for home movies though...

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      Duncanma
      I'm obviously not up on my Laura info... must go read blog
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      TinaIsHot

      So when can I download 500MB on10 episodes in 1080p?

    • User profile image
      TinaIsHot

      So when can I download 500MB on10 episodes in 1080p?

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      TinaIsHot

      Oops, I forgot that I've been wanting to ask this for a while: When can we have a "Behind the Scenes at on10" episode?

    • User profile image
      TinaIsHot

      Oops, I forgot that I've been wanting to ask this for a while: When can we have a "Behind the Scenes at on10" episode?

    • User profile image
      Angela

      *waves* anyone?

      just curious.

    • User profile image
      Angela

      *waves* anyone?

      just curious.

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      Matthew Mushall

      No!  Seriously, now that I have everybody's attention...
      I'm glad to see the availability and price of HD video cameras continue to drop.  However, I just don't think its a worthwhile investment yet.  I think I'll give it a few more years when the market has matured and HD and Blue-ray are the standard.  I should probably look into purchasing a new digital camera though.

      I Love the way the segment ended with Laura's rump...hehe.

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      Matthew Mushall

      No!  Seriously, now that I have everybody's attention...
      I'm glad to see the availability and price of HD video cameras continue to drop.  However, I just don't think its a worthwhile investment yet.  I think I'll give it a few more years when the market has matured and HD and Blue-ray are the standard.  I should probably look into purchasing a new digital camera though.

      I Love the way the segment ended with Laura's rump...hehe.

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      Angela

      That was just wrong of you to do.

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      Angela

      That was just wrong of you to do.

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      Angela

      Because...*, good. Teasing, bad;)

    • User profile image
      Angela

      Because...*, good. Teasing, bad;)

    • User profile image
      Angela

      hey my p*rn is edited, but not in Arzteks title:(

    • User profile image
      Angela

      hey my p*rn is edited, but not in Arzteks title:(

    • User profile image
      Duncanma
      Ah, you've found a hole in our little censorship code... I'll fix that, and remove the word p o r n too, this is what happens when I just borrow a bad-word list from someone else instead of writing my own (less fun this way too)
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      Duncanma
      So no HD coming anytime soon, but higher quality downloads are certainly possible... if you have the bandwidth to download them.

      Anyone interested in that? I think TinaIsHot's motivation is fairly obvious, but I'm hoping there are other reasons as well...
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      Matthew Mushall

      Yeah...ain't I stinker, Duncan?  I would never post anything explicit here.  Most of the time I edit my own posts, but I couldn't help myself this time.  It was just a title I couldn't pass up.

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      Matthew Mushall

      Yeah...ain't I stinker, Duncan?  I would never post anything explicit here.  Most of the time I edit my own posts, but I couldn't help myself this time.  It was just a title I couldn't pass up.

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      Barry Hawkey

      Ha!  Remember the story about the guy with the RFID chip in his hand?  Well, I forwarded that all the way up my command chain to a super-boss who's overseeing a test of RFID technology here.  I finally got some elevator time with the guy to see if he liked the clip.

      He said that he thought it was interesting and funny and sent it out to his whole team, but "Those first few minutes, with those ditzy hosts babbling away, those were pretty painful.  I was kind of upset with you for wasting my time, until they quit talking."  Ha!

    • User profile image
      Barry Hawkey

      Ha!  Remember the story about the guy with the RFID chip in his hand?  Well, I forwarded that all the way up my command chain to a super-boss who's overseeing a test of RFID technology here.  I finally got some elevator time with the guy to see if he liked the clip.

      He said that he thought it was interesting and funny and sent it out to his whole team, but "Those first few minutes, with those ditzy hosts babbling away, those were pretty painful.  I was kind of upset with you for wasting my time, until they quit talking."  Ha!

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      Barry Hawkey

      Nope, that's pretty much all of them.  Why do you ask?

      Your friend,
      LauraIsHot



    • User profile image
      Barry Hawkey

      Nope, that's pretty much all of them.  Why do you ask?

      Your friend,
      LauraIsHot



    • User profile image
      Laura10
      I like the JVC lady cuz she called me crazy Smiley
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      Rafael Nieves

      i just got HD contact lens, higher resolution option would be great...

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      Rafael Nieves

      i just got HD contact lens, higher resolution option would be great...

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      Rafael Nieves

      i concur, awesome segment, splendid cinematography, nice expensive cams... I'll wait another couple of years for the prices drop. I'm not that big pimpin yet.

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      Rafael Nieves

      i concur, awesome segment, splendid cinematography, nice expensive cams... I'll wait another couple of years for the prices drop. I'm not that big pimpin yet.

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      Rafael Nieves

      word i thought it was Tegan...

    • User profile image
      Rafael Nieves

      word i thought it was Tegan...

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      "Lethal G3cko"

      That was an excellent NAB report, Laura. Damn, those HD cameras look awesome. I might wait for the prices to go down, though =)

      Wow, E3 is so close now...wish I was going=(

      BTW, what happened to that video with Tina interviewing the filmmaker about the DVX 100?
       
      I got to use a Panasonic DVX 100 camera at The Art Institute of Seattle and it certainly kicks major *.

      Oh, and uh, anything happen in Vegas you can talk about?

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      "Lethal G3cko"

      That was an excellent NAB report, Laura. Damn, those HD cameras look awesome. I might wait for the prices to go down, though =)

      Wow, E3 is so close now...wish I was going=(

      BTW, what happened to that video with Tina interviewing the filmmaker about the DVX 100?
       
      I got to use a Panasonic DVX 100 camera at The Art Institute of Seattle and it certainly kicks major *.

      Oh, and uh, anything happen in Vegas you can talk about?

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      Duncanma
      For you, and anyone else who noticed the momentarily available video with Tina and a filmmaker... that was a small 'oops' moment by us devs... that video will be up in the near future though Smiley
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      "Lethal G3cko"

      I see. I already downloaded the video=)

      BTW, I have to ask, did you guys get my e-mails?

      How's Oblivion going? Getting really far in it?

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      "Lethal G3cko"

      I see. I already downloaded the video=)

      BTW, I have to ask, did you guys get my e-mails?

      How's Oblivion going? Getting really far in it?

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      Human​Compiler
      Yes we did, but at this point we're not setup at studios to have visitors.
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      Erik Porter

      Yes we did, but at this point we're not setup at studios to have visitors.

    • User profile image
      Scott Davis

      No, Adam posts pretty regularly too.

    • User profile image
      Scott Davis

      No, Adam posts pretty regularly too.

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      joseph

      I not E.

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      joseph

      I not E.

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      Michael

      lol

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      Michael

      lol

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      Clint Comer

      I went to the DV Expo this past year and got to play with all 4 manufactures cameras (sony wasn't listed here) and Canon is by far suprior. If you can get over the price tag and the size it had byfar the best image. Next in line for me was the panasonic. The P2 technlogy is sweet and ahead of its time.

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      Clint Comer

      I went to the DV Expo this past year and got to play with all 4 manufactures cameras (sony wasn't listed here) and Canon is by far suprior. If you can get over the price tag and the size it had byfar the best image. Next in line for me was the panasonic. The P2 technlogy is sweet and ahead of its time.

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      Gregg "The Fooch"

      Heh, I wish I went this year. A bunch of broadcasting buddies went and I didn't because I completely spaced abotu forgot to save up.


      *sigh* oh well Smiley

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      Gregg "The Fooch"

      Heh, I wish I went this year. A bunch of broadcasting buddies went and I didn't because I completely spaced abotu forgot to save up.


      *sigh* oh well Smiley

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