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May 10, 2013 at 10:44 PM #60144AnonymousInactive
I would appreciate a bit of guidance about what kind of camera I should get.
I've been really spoiled by my University using sony Z1 and Z7's so I know I would prefer a camera with an XLR mic input and phantom mic option. Although, preferably digital instead of miniDV tapes.
The only problem is I can only really spend AUD$1,000 on my entire setup, including tripod and lighting and external mic. So really, do I want too much for what I expect to pay?
If so what could I be aiming for instead?
May 11, 2013 at 6:40 AM #207334brunerwwMember
Hi melris – sadly, AUD$1000 is a little low for want you want. The lowest price I could find for an entry level pro camcorder in Oz was AUD$1889 for this Canon XA10.
That said, you can get the consumer version of this camcorder, the Canon HF G10 for AUD$1410 (without the XLR inputs).
With an inexpensive Hosa MIT-156 XLR to 3.5mm impedance matching adapter, you can use battery powered XLR mics (that is what I do).
Here is what this camera can do:
Hope this is helpful,
November 29, 2013 at 12:57 AM #209244LizboParticipant
I think you can try this one http://www.micmc.com/1080p-hd-3-0-touch-digital-camera-10xoptical-zoom-dv-not-slr.html It is full HD 1080P, 10X Optical Zoom. Seems very high performance.
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