This month: Canon ES4000 Hi8 Camcorder Mini DV Face-off:Sony DCR-TRV7 Mini DV Camcorder Panasonic PV-DV710 Mini DV Camcorder Ulead MediaStudio Pro 5.0 Radius PhotoDV/MotoDV IEEE 1394 FireWire Capture Card Finally, Affordable Time Code Canon ES4000 Hi8 camcorder ($1199) Canon USA Inc. One Canon Plaza Lake Success, NY 10042-1113 (800) 828-4040 http://www.canon.com It's what gives us the ability to slice a single second...
Flipped Out Hitachi VM-E625LA 8mm Camcorder ($999) Hitachi Home Electronics 3890 Steve Reynolds Blvd. Norcross, GA 30093 (770) 279-5600 Just a few years ago, only one company--Sharp--made camcorders with built-in LCD monitors. This year, however, five of the seven manufacturers listed in our 8mm camcorder buyer's guide (August 1996) produced at least one camcorder with this...
I'm interested in dubbing audio over video. I saw a separate piece of equipment that looked like a mixer which you can use between CD, tape and VCR. Is this a good way to dub audio? Robert Iutzwig Internet The piece of equipment to which you refer is probably a sound mixer....
Q. I am planning to start my own computer-based video production system. My workstation will consist of a Pentium computer with appropriate software, a video capture board and a Hi8 camcorder and one or two VCRs. My clients will want their finished product on the VHS format, so I'll...
The Big Picture VL-H450U Hi8 ViewCam Sharp Electronics Corporation Sharp Plaza Mahwah, NJ 07430 ($2499) The new Sharp Hi8 VL-H450U ViewCam boasts a larger color LCD view screen and more powerful zoom lens than previous models. What remains is the ViewCam's unique 270-degree variable angle rotating lens section. This feature makes the ViewCam one...
Q. I have a tape on which the voice of a person speaking is mixed with background noise from the restaurant. These noises in the background make it difficult to understand the person's speech. Is there a way to reduce the background sounds and yet keep the person's speech...
What You See is What You Get ES5000 Hi8 Camcorder Canon USA, Inc. One Canon Plaza Lake Success, NY 11042 ($2300) Canon's ES5000 Hi8 camcorder, the latest addition to their ES line, incorporates "eye control" technology that enables users to operate virtually all camcorder features with simple eye movements. The eye control system defines a...
Consumer-level digital video is no longer just a dream, thanks to the introduction of DVC (digital video cassette) camcorders from such major manufacturers as Panasonic and Sony. One of Sony's first entries into the DVC race is the DCR-VX1000 Digital Handycam. Its introduction marks a major turning point in...
Paying Its Way AG-456UP S-VHS Camcorder Panasonic Broadcast & Television Systems One Panasonic Way Secaucus, NJ 07094 ($2495) The Panasonic AG-400 series of S-VHS camcorders has set a standard for providing high-quality, industrial-level camcorders at consumer-level prices. Notable features in past models have included a two-CCD imager section (AG-460) and vertical interval time code...
Its 11 a.m. on April 27th, 1995; a multitude of videomakers and industry professionals have descended upon the Meadowlands convention center in Secaucus, New Jersey. The event is the 1995 Videomaker Expo--three days of displays, seminars and panel discussions, all on the topic of making video. At this particular moment,...