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Old Jun 15, 2008, 1:07 PM   #1
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Hi all I'm new to the forums. I picked up a Jazz HDV178 2 weeks ago for pretty cheap and figured I'd test it out for a bit to see if its worth keepin. I'm up in Canada and I've not see the Aiptek cams up here yet so I picked up the jazz to give it a go.

So far I can say that its pretty good as long as you've got a lot of light. I've uploaded some un-edited clips to vimeo

http://www.vimeo.com/1175674

http://www.vimeo.com/1175734

there will be more to come i just need the time to upload them
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 3:22 PM   #2
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I like my HDV178. For the price it's a very good camera in my opinion. Many people are gobsmacked by the clarity of the videos for the price. Sure it's a little bit starved bandwidthwise for complex scenes but still not terrible all things considered and it's low light ability is actually not bad for a CMOS camera.

Out of all the cameras I have, I am finding this one is being carried by me quite often! I got into these type of cameras because of my young son. It's often the video you take OUTSIDE of birthday parties etc that is often the most enojable to watch.
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 4:24 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard Zen.

I totally understand the situation and what you mean by low light but the video

http://www.vimeo.com/1140331



shows you the Jazz at work enjoy
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