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Old Nov 6, 2008, 4:43 PM   #401
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Yes Hybrids don't have a high enough bitrate to require highspeed cards. Also remember they tend to quote card speeds in MB(ytes) whereas the camcorders use Mb(its). So a class 4 is 4MB/s not Mb/s which would look like it wouldn't be fast enough when in reality it is MORE than fast enough!
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I havn't seen an AUDIO quality comparason with the Aiptek Action HD and the DXG-595v posted. I own both cameras and I will say that the audio quality is MUCH better on the DXG-595v. (I am not talking about the zoom/noise issue that is fixed by the firmware upgrade, but just the Bitrate/Frequency of sound recording).

I think the Aiptek Action-HD actually records audio in mono at 22khz but the audio track on the DXG-595v is stereo at 44khz I think? I could be wrong on the exact specs of the audio track, but there is a VERY noticeable difference in the audio quality.


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you'll blink and not miss a thing. others can spend their cash on higher cards while i'll take the savings and add it in other ways.
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I havn't seen an AUDIO quality comparason with the Aiptek Action HD and the DXG-595v posted. I own both cameras and I will say that the audio quality is MUCH better on the DXG-595v. (I am not talking about the zoom/noise issue that is fixed by the firmware upgrade, but just the Bitrate/Frequency of sound recording).

I think the Aiptek Action-HD actually records audio in mono at 22khz but the audio track on the DXG-595v is stereo at 44khz I think? I could be wrong on the exact specs of the audio track, but there is a VERY noticeable difference in the audio quality.

I just noticed that the 595 on the DXG USA website actually says 'Stereo Mic' on the LCD which is interesting. I thought maybe this was just another mono device at first. Having said that the separation can't be very good looking at the design of the mic grill.
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Old Nov 7, 2008, 7:48 AM   #405
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To the people with 8GB SDHC cards:

Do you REALLY need a CLASS 6 card or can you use a CLASS 4 card to record at 1080p ? The Class 6 cards are more expensive and it isn't clear on this thread if you really need a class 6 to record at 1080p.

You should really learn to shop better...
I've seen 4gig class 6 cards for 8.99 shipped.

I've purchased Class 6 8gig cards for 15.99 shipped...

You gotta look around...
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Old Nov 7, 2008, 10:03 AM   #406
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You don't need any special high speed cards to work with these cameras. They only write less than 2MB/sec to the card even in the worst case. A standard cheapo blue and red sandisk will be fine.
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Old Nov 7, 2008, 11:14 AM   #407
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I think I have the "bad memory card" sound problem.

Please watch this and let me know if you think that is the case

I am using a PNY 8GB Class 4 memory card

http://www.vimeo.com/2179986


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Old Nov 7, 2008, 11:33 AM   #408
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A excellent way to show a test.

As i do not own this but does the cam have any internal memory? if so lets do a test that way as well.

I hear the choo choo train as ican describe it, and gear zoom noise.: was this in perfect order before? or is it just the mic isso sensitive that it picks up the noise

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I think I have the "bad memory card" sound problem.

Please watch this and let me know if you think that is the case

I am using a PNY 8GB Class 4 memory card

http://www.vimeo.com/2179986

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Old Nov 7, 2008, 11:38 AM   #409
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Also as you might have noticed from my test video that Vimeo is now charging to upload HD movies ($60 a year). They only give you 1 free HD upload a week now for free. They encoded my HD video to Standard Def because I am not a paying member.

I am wondering if their is another site that lets you share movies in HD. I am not willing to pay $60
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Old Nov 7, 2008, 11:41 AM   #410
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fishycomics wrote:
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A excellent way to show a test.

As i do not own this but does the cam have any internal memory? if so lets do a test that way as well.

I hear the choo choo train as ican describe it, and gear zoom noise.: was this in perfect order before? or is it just the mic isso sensitive that it picks up the noise

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I think I have the "bad memory card" sound problem.

Please watch this and let me know if you think that is the case

I am using a PNY 8GB Class 4 memory card

http://www.vimeo.com/2179986

Fishy, I believe the mic is so sensitive with the firmware upgrade (no mute during zoom) that in a silent room you can hear the zoom very loud. I agree with you it sounds like the "choo choo train" that was talked about which leads me to believe I might need to try a different brand or class of Memory card
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