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Old Aug 14, 2008, 4:43 AM   #1
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Welcome to the Digilife Hd1080P camcorder . digilifeglobal.com .

THe Hd1080P has what most viewers want, a larger screen in todays times over the old 1.5 compactones. Faster frame rate for less rolling Shutter, better Low level light recording adding L.E.D.S EV setting and Night mode, This Hybrid has a Cmos senser 5 mega-pixel; 1/2.5" CMOS (2592 x 1944). not bad for todays cams.

We all ask questions and like to know the Answers, and the best way for one to do so is right here.

what resolutions and formats does the Digilife offer in Video?




Digilife offers a .MOV file format, and a resolution in 4 sizes:

1 HD 1080P up to 30fps (1440x1080 4:3 ratio)

2 HD 720P up to 30 fps (1280x720 16:9 ratio)

3 D1 SD up to 60 fps (720x480 16:9 ratio)

4CIF up to 30 fps (352x240 4:3 )

While going over online this info at its site clearly states 60 fps at HD 720P 1280x720 res.The 1080P High Definition Pocket DV have all the essentials to provide excellent video shot. Whether is a 1440X1080 @ 30fps High Definition Video Resolution or 1280X720 @ 60pcs for high speed motion video shot, DDV1080 will gives the user a new level of Video Camera expereince you ever had. Key Features include:





  • 1440x1080(1080P)@30fps High Definition Video
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  • 1280 x 720 (720P) @60fps for high speed motion
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and at online sellers other info that may be related to an online manual or their personal refrences.

This is not a 1080P high speed camcorder, it is a Hi def in one speed and faster speed in aStandard def.

While reading the manual, or as they call it a Quick guide this has 6 pages up front and16 pages at the rear in English devided, do not get confused if you cannot find an answer.

Is this a True camera?

No, it is a Interpolated enhanced camera from 5 mb to 8 mb, done by software internally, these devices can be as low as 1 meg and go as high as 16 meg. they are defaulted from 1 ,3, or 5, at this moment we have not seen 8 mb default and 11 meg enhanced, have we?

The video is it a true Hd 1080P. Answer may be no. we may think it is, we may want to believe it is, and we are happy these are a low Budget Pc camcorder doing its job in a good fashion way. want a true Hd video I will tell you its a Pc.. you get the picture.

here is the 1st video clip called macro low level shot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXTWu8mwmr4

You'll notice the sound , it is soft. you'll notice the level of the pic may be not to your liking, it is a dark background ,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PceG_LYmusY

This an outdoor sample of a flower, an impaitient a better clip.

At this Time I will say " THIS IS A BUDGET ECONOMY PC HYBRID CAMCORDER"

All indoor shots of low level video will render poor.

Video: low light level, res, and sound are our issues and we need to demo them here . it is best to give the camera a fair shot and Outdoor day time shots will prove this just fine.

All Sample Videos are in the next post below

1
http://vimeo.com/1537077 actual sound and vid test DL at site
2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jy7k3Jmi5Jgindoor test sample 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLOCmrEgT7w

In this Clip, Outdoors I am at a distance from the cam roughly 10 feet, I am talking with a natural voice in the review so you can here me, If inside, the same to near distance you'll again hear me review.

The Inside shot the sound is much better and louder, there are walls, to bounce, even though outside I had thefence as a boarder, it did not help.. On older models the sound may have been the best of the units, while we complained why not a better video.

we'll Move on to the power of the cam.

Battery life on a NP-60 1000mah battery, with the bigger screen, the life would not be much different, up to 90 minutes. should a tes be needed, with using features andfunctions,, not realy. you can turn on/of the cam and features, and you'll get excellent usage out ofthe model. You have film lcd screen, not a Lttps flourecent screen, which eats up batt life, the model will again work just fine. Placing in a Higehr or lowerrated battery will increase or decrease life by not much.


We have covered a good portion of this review, and thisshould get you to decide is this PC economy Low budget Hybrid camcorder right for me?

at 150 plus USC added pkg of a tripod, remote and case, with software from Arcsoft Total media Extreme and photo impressions, codecs and quicktime

1 1080P

1 720P

1 60 FPS

led light, and more it is a decision one realy has to make

Comparing this to its other maker, the Aiptek

we can look at what the comparison is:

digilife Aip

res 1440x108030F yes yes

1280x720 60F noyes

1280x720 30Fyes yes

720x480 60F yes yes

720x480 30 f no yes

352x280 yes yes

stills 3,5,8 interpolatedyes yes

ledsyes no

av inyes yes

all feature/functions yes yes

Internal mem NONE 4mb/90mb

remotetri case yes option

lens cap no yes

red eye 2 flash 2 flash

I am sure i covered most here, the choice is not hard. its again a decision what can I get for $119.99 orwhat can I get for $150.00 plus






........to be continued..........






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Old Aug 14, 2008, 8:02 PM   #2
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ANJOY WROTE

Question:

Very interesting review thank you ;-)
Could you please give some more sample about MACRO MODE (or narrow view) ?
The pink flowers seemed a little bit vague...

Wich program and regulations of export did you use for this presentation in HD please


Answer:

1. macro Mode on the Digilife is a switch a manaual one, the limitations are from, or the macro will work at the range of;

12"-20"adjust when needed, zoom isdisabled when macro is set.

While on other Models macro's range are from 28-36 inchs. Macro will work best when you are wit ha tripod and on a steady shot.

2. programs I use vary , like in the cameras I use, on this presentation. I shot witht he digilife and used all digilife clips, the program used for this wasSony movie vegas 8, and magex pro movie editer 12, rendered in two formats from 1440x1080 (1080P) 1280x720 (720P) saved in vegas @ quicktime ,720x480, 720x480 (SD mode)1280x720(720P) 1440x1080(1080P) rendered magix WMV 1280x728 (720P) file size 124 mb 8 plus min magix WMV720x480 48 mb

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Hi guys, first post here!

I just ordered one of these cameras from ebay UK, looks like i may not have picked the best hybrid!!!
found this site after i ordered!!!!

i'm going to take it to Greece with me next month and its generally going to be used to capture my daughter growing up.
i still think it will fit my needs and keep me going until there is a 'Full HD' that is small and affordable and made by a Renowned company.

just thought i would say hi and join in on this thread... when i get the camera to test and review.

Thanks
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Welcome KYU........

on your location, what would your choice be for a hybrid of a

PC ECONOMY MODEL?

Why do you feel you made a bad decision? love to hear? thank you andenjoy the fun. remember no matterwhat you have you'll begin to like. enjoy



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Hi guys, first post here!

I just ordered one of these cameras from ebay UK, looks like i may not have picked the best hybrid!!!
found this site after i ordered!!!!

i'm going to take it to Greece with me next month and its generally going to be used to capture my daughter growing up.
i still think it will fit my needs and keep me going until there is a 'Full HD' that is small and affordable and made by a Renowned company.

just thought i would say hi and join in on this thread... when i get the camera to test and review.

Thanks
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thanks for the welcome....

my choices were pretty much the digilife or one of the HD Aipteks.

i went with the digilife coz of the extras that came with it....including an 8gb sd card in the digilife package i opted for.

i don't really know if i have chosen the right one yet, i guess its just a little bit of buyers remorse.

i understand the digilife won't do 60fps in the 720p mode but the aiptek will, is that correct?

i am determined to use my cam to its fullest capacity no matter what, thanks for the help and i'll post here with some more opinions when i get my camera.

Thanks
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Why at my bottom of thereview I posted that exact scenerio.

you DO NOT get all the video reso features with this Digilife.

Digilife with added features less the 720P 60Fps it is a choice you made could have said I go with A-HD, or Action.

I think I would have said Action for a few dollars more. and the SDHC card can be bought anytime a major brand not a off brand for a low price


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thanks for the welcome....

my choices were pretty much the digilife or one of the HD Aipteks.

i went with the digilife coz of the extras that came with it....including an 8gb sd card in the digilife package i opted for.

i don't really know if i have chosen the right one yet, i guess its just a little bit of buyers remorse.

i understand the digilife won't do 60fps in the 720p mode but the aiptek will, is that correct?

i am determined to use my cam to its fullest capacity no matter what, thanks for the help and i'll post here with some more opinions when i get my camera.

Thanks
Michael.
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Hello:

Maybe Fishy Comics may know this, cause he owns a Digilife HD1080P.

Does the Digilife 1080 take Class 4 and Class 6 Secure Digital Cards?

I'm about to buy a Digilife camcorder and want to buy an 8 gig card.

By the way Fishy Comics where would I get a good price for this Digilife?

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Rob. class 1 or class10 I do not bother with this. reason they work fine for me.

price is how you shop, why would you go down in quality, when you have the best cam so far.

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Maybe Fishy Comics may know this, cause he owns a Digilife HD1080P.

Does the Digilife 1080 take Class 4 and Class 6 Secure Digital Cards?

I'm about to buy a Digilife camcorder and want to buy an 8 gig card.

By the way Fishy Comics where would I get a good price for this Digilife?

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