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Old Aug 29, 2009, 8:29 AM   #1
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Default kodak zi8 is here , review please

I want to buy this pocket camcorder but i read somewhere that the internal mic produce high noise and the battery have shot lifetime.
anyone tried this camera please tell me your opinion.
i'm waiting for steve's extended review too.
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Old Oct 12, 2009, 1:40 PM   #2
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I want to buy this pocket camcorder but i read somewhere that the internal mic produce high noise and the battery have shot lifetime.
anyone tried this camera please tell me your opinion.
i'm waiting for steve's extended review too.
If you haven't already found it, there is a long discussion on this subject in the hybrid still/movie camera forum (the last one in this group):

http://forums.steves-digicams.com/hy...mic-input.html

Also, Steve posted his review a few days ago.
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Old Oct 16, 2009, 9:09 AM   #3
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thank you
by the way kodak released firmware 1.05 that will fix jumpy zoom and audio problems
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Old Oct 16, 2009, 5:44 PM   #4
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thank you
by the way kodak released firmware 1.05 that will fix jumpy zoom and audio problems
Playback zoom isadded, andAudio was of a earlier issue. and readdressed.

If you load up newer, you'll no longer go back to older so becareful what you wish for?
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Old Oct 25, 2009, 6:27 AM   #5
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I tried to upgrade the firmware on Zi8 but not having any luck. I downloaded the firmware file onto computer, copied onto SD card but nothing happens when i put SD card into camera. Am i doing something wrong?
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I tried to upgrade the firmware on Zi8 but not having any luck. I downloaded the firmware file onto computer, copied onto SD card but nothing happens when i put SD card into camera. Am i doing something wrong?
Are you following hte instructions given
after you placed into the camera, ar you hitting the correct button?

visit the hybrid a lil further down.
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Yeah, thanks. I made one mistake, I forgot to name the folder "system".
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