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Mini DV camcorders

by mriyaz / November 22, 2005 12:13 PM PST


I was planning to go for a Panasonic GS 150. (Mini DV) Can I keep my recordings in the mini dv tap itself, without recording onto a dvd ? I am okay in using the camcorder for play back.

What is the life of mini-dv tape and what is the recording time ?.


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The life is long. I'm not sure any estimates have been
by Kiddpeat / November 22, 2005 1:00 PM PST
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made. The standard recording time is 60 minutes. There are tapes that go longer.

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Panasonic PVGS 150
by BigEd48 / November 24, 2005 9:51 AM PST
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After researching camcorders somewhat, I've focused (excuse the pun) on the GS 150 until yesterday. I want to also be able to convert my VHS analog videotapes to digital and then use Firewire from the camcorder to my computer. BUT the GS150 does NOT have analog video input!! The GS250 does but it is almost $300 more expensive. The only alternative is to buy a ''box'' which converts analog VHS to digital and they cost from around $200-$250 and up. So I guess I'll look around for the best buy on the GS250.

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