Here you have it--a year's worth of Videomaker at your fingertips. In this second annual index, you'll find the articles listed alphabetically under the following subject categories: Buyer's Guides Production Equipment Post-Production Equipment Production Planning Production Techniques Technical Explanations Assorted Next come the columns. The column headings are placed in the order in which the columns appear...
Smooth as Butter I was bothered by the jerkiness when I manually zoomed my camcorder. As a member of the tool-making species, I purchased a foot of 9/32-inch-round brass wall tubing from the local hardware store. This cost less than a dollar. I cut a piece about 4 1/2 inches...
Clean and Simple FX-L Video Ed/it Sima 6153 Mulford Street Niles, IL 60714 ($474.95) Sima, known for simple and easy to use products, continues its tradition with the FX-L Video Ed/it video editing system. This is a stand alone, straight cuts (with effects) video editor. Which means that while the unit makes straight cuts (backing up one...
Every beginning editor dreams of a totally automatic system that assembles every shot of a video--without the help of human hands. Today's PC-based edit controllers can do this, and for prices that start at less than $200. In this month's column, we'll survey DTV computers as edit controllers. Some...
Mixer Mix Up I would like to make a small correction to William Ronat's Edit Points column "Special Effects Your Way" (August 1994, Videomaker). The article says that with the MX-1 Digital Video Mixer, the user cannot transition to or from a still frame, which "makes it impossible to switch...
ES70 Suggested retail price: $900 Canon (516) 488-6700 New Canon 8mm Canon unveils the latest addition to its new ES series. The ES70 8mm camcorder features a 12:1 multi-speed zoom lens with a built-in 0.7x wide-angle adaptor. Also sports a four-mode auto exposure program and built-in 4-watt light.ST-C40XZ Suggested retail price: $15 JVC (201) 794-3900 More Time for...
Controlling your audio is a breeze when you've got just one signal to work with. One mike input, one mike cable, one mike. No problem. But what happens when you need to combine multiple signals? What if your latest masterpiece requires you to mix audio from a mike, CD player,...
Consider the Rodney Dangerfields of the camcorder: the viewfinder, the microphone and the shutter. Because many videomakers pay scant attention to these humble subsystems, they often fail to get the most out of them. So this month's Camera Work turns a spotlight on these three essential but underappreciated camera components....
Video Twins Go-Video GV-8020 8mm/VHS Dual Deck VCR Go-Video 14455 N. Hayden Road, Suite 219 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 ($1099) Committed to the dual deck concept from the beginning, GO-Video offered quality VHS to VHS decks. Now, GO-Video answers the call for an 8mm to VHS deck you can use both as a dubber and an editor....
The Shape of Things to Come Canon ES1000 Hi8 Camcorder Canon One Canon Plaza Lake Success, NY 11042 www.usa.canon.com ($1900) It seems Canon's popular L1 and L2 get most of the industry attention--this makes it easy to forget that Canon is a company committed to offering a full line of camcorders for all levels and pocketbooks....
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