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Buying a Sony HDR-CX190 for YouTube videos?

UponThinIce's picture
Last seen: 1 year 8 months ago
Joined: 09/17/2012 - 11:31pm

So, I want to improve my YouTube videos, and am preparing to splash out the cash and buy a Sony HDR-CX190 to start producing videos with.

 

I'm looking for the camera to work nicely static, and to be fairly simple to take images on and off, as well as a longish battery life. 1080p is desired.

 

Do you think the camera would be up to the task? If not, could you suggest any others?

Thank you


brunerww's picture
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Joined: 06/09/2011 - 6:40am
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U.T. - I'd spend a few more dollars and get a Canon Vixia HF R300 for $295 at Amazon.  51x zoom, mic and headphone jacks.  The mic jack will allow you to put a mic closer to your subject - which will significantly improve your sound.  Headphones will allow you to monitor what you're recording.

 

It can produce video like this (make sure to watch in 1080p):

 

 

and this:

 

 

Hope this is helpful,

 

Bill

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