Mini DV Camcorder has new way to transfer Digital Photos
Memory Stick Camcorder for Transferring Stills Sony has a new way to transfer digital still photos from their new DCR-TRV10 Mini DV camcorder to a computer--using a 4MB or larger Memory Stick (you can see it under the strap). In addition, the new camcorder sports an i.LINK (IEEE 1394) port...
Sony Three CCD Camcorder Review: DCR-TRV900 Mini DV Camcorder
Chips Ahoy Creating a quality video product requires quality tools. For prosumer and professional videographers, that means a high quality format camcorder that has professional features such as three CCDs, full manual controls, adjustable audio levels, and reference color bars. To find such features usually means a hefty cash outlay...
PV-DV910 Mini DV Camcorder
One for the Road PV-DV910 Mini DV Camcorder ($1,400) Panasonic Consumer Electronics One Panasonic Way Secaucus, NJ 07094 (800) 211-7262 www.panasonic.com Now that the newness of the Mini DV videotape format has begun to wear off, camcorder manufacturers have begun to offer models that are more sedate, sensible and affordable. And why shouldn't they? There isn't any...
MiniSaddlecam is a new way to Mount your camera
Back in the Saddle Looking for an alternative to the tiny tripod for mounting your camera in difficult locations? Take a look at Cinekinetic's MiniSaddlecam, a small beanbag-style camera mount that weighs less than one pound and measures 8x10x11 inches. The included vehicle mounting kit lets you attach the...
Big News from Comdex in Las Vegas
Hot Products Report from COMDEX This year's COMDEX show in Las Vegas saw a number of new and upgraded video products unveiled. Here are some of the highlights: From all indications, the new computer operating system by Be, Inc. (BeOS 4.0) appears to be custom tailored for digital video editing....
Hi8 on the Go and in Control CCD-TRV65 Hi8 camcorder ($899) Sony Electronics One Sony Drive Park Ridge, NJ 07656 (800) 222-7669 www.sony.com The Sony TRV-65 is a Hi8 camcorder that does a nice job balancing price and features. The TRV65 has all the core functions of the more expensive Sony TRV models, but it's more affordable...
Ruvi Camcorder Fits into the Palm of your Hand
Groovy Ruvi Sony recently introduced the Ruvi, a pocket-sized camcorder. The Ruvi stores 30 minutes of Hi8 quality video with AFM hi-fi audio, by using an internal Hi8XR cartridge. The Ruvi will operate for one hour on two AA batteries, or 90 minutes on the supplied rechargeable Infolithium battery. For...
This month: Casablanca DV Nonlinear Editor Azden ECZ-990 Zoom Microphone Sharp VL-PD1U Slimcam Cool-Lux Video Kit light kit Magix Music Maker music creation software Standing Alone Casablanca version 2.7.1 nonlinear editor (9GB: $5,195) DraCo Systems 3380 Mitchell Lane, Ste. 102 Boulder, CO 80301 www.draco.com (303)440-5311 Looking more like a VCR than a computer, the Casablanca is a stand-alone nonlinear editor that saves the user...
A Word From Sima The review of the Sima Products ColorWriter Plus (Model SCW-2) in your July issue had a number of positive things to say about our newest titler. Thank you. However, the negative comments were inaccurate and misleading. The reviewer's main point - "for the price of a ColorWriter, there are better...
Are you tired of your Windows-based video editing software crashing, or having multiple software packages bog down your computer? Consider an alternative OS (Operating System) for your computer. The BeOS is a newer operating system that can run on both Intel and Macintosh hardware. Known for its "multithreading" capability (the ability to run...
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