New Affordable Canon Hi8 with RCTC Canons ES4000 is currently one of the least expensive ways for videographers to enjoy the benefits of RC Time Code in a Hi8 camcorder. And its 22x optical zoom lens is the most powerful optical zoom available on a consumer camcorder today. Add optical...
This month: JVC GR-DVM1 Mini DV Camcorder Hitachi VT-UX717A VHS Editing VCR Sima ColorWriter Magic Video Titler Roland Virtual SoundCanvas Music Pack Pixelan Video SpiceRack Effects Software Attack of the Six-inch CyberCam GR-DVM1 Mini DV Camcorder ($2800) JVC Corporation 41 Slater Drive Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 (800) 252-5722 http://www.jvc.com tech specs The new DV (digital videocassette) format did a lot more than just make...
Keep Em Clean Maxells line of video-head cleaners includes three distinct products. The VP-100 High-quality Video Head Cleaner is an economical, low-friction dry cleaning cassette that cleans all tape heads and the entire tape path. The VP-200 Premium Video Head Cleaner is a non-abrasive, wet cleaning cassette with an exclusive...
This month: Panasonic PV-A207 VHS-C Palmcorder Canon ES970 8mm Camcorder Elite Video BVP-4 Video Processor NewSoft Presto! Multimedia Suite Metatools Bryce 2.0 3D Scene Generator For Kids and Puppies PV-A207 VHS-C Palmcorder ($500) Panasonic One Panasonic Way Secaucus, NJ 07094 (201) 348-9090 http://www.panasonic.com tech specs So you say you're not after the very latest camcorder with all of the bells and whistles; you just...
Industry Watch Tyco Toys has had big success with their kiddie-targeted, $99 black-and-white camera, which lets youngsters make their own video programs without using dads or moms expensive camcorder. Tyco anticipates even greater success now that it has created a full-color version. The ColorCam, complete with cables, storage bag and...
This month: Hitachi VM-2900A VHS Camcorder Videonics Home Video Producer Pinnacle Systems VideoDirector Studio 200 miroVIDEO DC10 MJPEG Video Capture Card Boris Effects 2.1 (Power Mac)/2.2 (Windows) Budget Simplicity VM-2900A VHS Camcorder ($599) Hitachi 3890 Steve Reynolds Blvd. Norcross, GA 30093-3012 (770) 279-5600 http://www.hitachi.com tech specs The most recent growth in the consumer camcorder industry has come from opposite ends of the market. While...
I bought my first video capture card 10 years ago. The sales person who took the order didn't have the foggiest notion what I was buying. He thought a Targa was a jacket you wore in the Arctic. Video equipment has evolved quickly in the past few years. For many...
Cats Eye for Camcorders ITT Night Vision, a leading manufacturer of night-vision products, recently introduced the ITT Night Cam 300 and 310, a pair of night-vision units designed for use with camcorders and 35mm still cameras. Though designed for capturing video or still images in near-total darkness, the Night Cam...
This month: Canon ES3000 Hi8 Camcorder Sony DHR-1000 DV Editing VCR Audio-Technica AT835b Shotgun Condenser Microphone Seagate Medalist Pro 2520 2.5GB ATA-2 Hard Drive Macromedia Extreme 3D 2.0 Hi8 Editing Made Easy ES3000 Hi8 Camcorder ($1399) Canon USA, Inc. One Canon Plaza Lake Success, NY 11042 (800) 828-4040 tech specs For those videographers who prefer to stick with the tried-and-true analog formats, one...
Master of the Field The latest in Studiomaster's line of portable audio mixers is the 42DLC-XLR Compact, a 4-channel battery-powered mixer that's easy to tote around from location to location. Each channel offers a choice between a balanced XLR microphone input and an unbalanced line-level input; also present on each...
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