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Discussion in 'Camcorders, Action Cams & Video Editing Forum' started by shugger1, May 30, 2003.

  1. shugger1

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    Hi guys!

    I need to buy a dv camcorder that is good indoor with low light with a good optical zoom? Im thinking of spending around £1500 / $2000. Are the 3 chip cams best , because I've heared some of the 1/2 chip cams are better with low light.

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  2. TommyVecetti

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    I don't see how a half chip camera can be better in low light than a 3 chip model.

    One problem inherant with all video cameras, dv or analogue is they don't perform brilliantly in low light. Some better than others.

    Have a look at some Sony models. If you can afford it, definitely get a 3 chip model, the sony 3 chipper is excellent.
     
  3. rags

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    You could save some money and get the Panasonic 3CCD NVGS70 - I picked one up yesterday for £760 and have already got some excellent results playing around with it.

    It's a new models so I dont think it's been reviewed anywhere but it definately gives you a lot of bang for your buck. It's pretty small as well for a 3CCD (probably the smallest out there)
     
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    What batterys does the new Panny use
     
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    Lithium Ion. Lasts for about 1 hour 30 minutes with the screen being used (panny claims 2 hours 20 minutes)
     

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