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1080p HD Night Vision/Infrared Camcorder?

by Ownaholic / November 12, 2011 4:19 PM PST

Hey everybody;

I'm currently looking for a high-quality camcorder that meets the following requirements:

Full (TRUE) 1080p HD
Night Vision / Infrared capabilities in absolute-zero-light situations.

I am starting up a very professional-grade "ghost hunting" group in my
local area, and I have all of our other equipment ironed out except for
the camera.

It's strange, but I haven't seen any camera to match this
type of need.
I keep reading about the Sony Handycam series, and yet, I have yet to
find a Handycam on either Amazon or eBay that has Night Vision / IR

Budget is definitely a factor; however I am open to all options. If at
all possible, I would like to stay below $300; although post any +$300
camcorders you find, because I might be able to find used deals on them.

Thanks so much to anyone that can help!

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At your stated budget,
by boya84 / November 12, 2011 7:14 PM PST

there is nothing that meets your requirements in the Sony lineup. New, I *think* the consumer version is at the HDR-CX700 series and up. The HVR-A1U (GhostHunters uses it - as does Survivorman) does not meet your 1080p requirement (1080i only).

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1080p HD Night Vision/Infrared Camcorder
by RIPTN / November 17, 2013 3:39 AM PST

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