Ad
Ad
Ad
Pages: [1]   Bottom of Page
Print
Author Topic: Any feedback on Panasonic HDC-SD7?  (Read 6620 times)
BernardLanguillier
Sr. Member
****
Online Online

Posts: 8245



WWW
« on: March 24, 2008, 07:31:18 PM »
ReplyReply

Dear all,

I am looking for a cheap full HD video camera writing to a SD card (it cannot be a Hard disk).

The Panasonic HDC-SD7 seems interesting specwise, but I was wondering whether any of you had first hand experience with the beast?

Thank you.

Regards,
Bernard
Logged

A few images online here!
BernardLanguillier
Sr. Member
****
Online Online

Posts: 8245



WWW
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2008, 10:01:02 AM »
ReplyReply

Forget the question, I choose to invest in a Canon Ivis HF10 instead.

Cheers,
Bernard
Logged

A few images online here!
Tim Gray
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 2002



WWW
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2008, 10:28:05 AM »
ReplyReply

I haven't purchased anything yet, but pretty well decided on the same Canon as soon as it get in stock here in Toronto.
Logged
BernardLanguillier
Sr. Member
****
Online Online

Posts: 8245



WWW
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2008, 07:50:53 PM »
ReplyReply

Sounds OK for far but:

- The software provided for video transfer doesn't have a Mac version.

The informal advice of the - helpful - person who answered at Canon was to try out iMovie 08.

- The battery life seems poor.

I need to do more test to see whether the first charge of the battery (I am speaking about the high capacity optional one) improves on this or not.

Cheers,
Bernard
Logged

A few images online here!
BernardLanguillier
Sr. Member
****
Online Online

Posts: 8245



WWW
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2008, 08:46:28 PM »
ReplyReply

Quote
- The software provided for video transfer doesn't have a Mac version.

The informal advice of the - helpful - person who answered at Canon was to try out iMovie 08.
[a href=\"index.php?act=findpost&pid=185110\"][{POST_SNAPBACK}][/a]

I did try and it seems to work mostly fine. I am seeing some posterizations in very dark areas, but it is difficult to say whether it is a Codec problem, camera issue or some limitations of iMovie 08.

Either way, the detail and sharpness appear to be pretty good when viewed full screen on my iMac 24 inch. I need to test this baby a lot more obviously.

Cheers,
Bernard
Logged

A few images online here!
Pages: [1]   Top of Page
Print
Jump to:  

Ad
Ad
Ad