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Forum: Canon Aug 15, 2012, 11:50 PM
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Posted By istara
Canon Legria external mic question

I'm trying to troubleshoot using an external microphone (a Sony ECM-C115) with a Canon Legria HF S20.

The microphone is clearly mono. Should that go straight into the Legria, or is a...
Forum: Sanyo Apr 15, 2012, 7:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,577
Posted By istara
I wish I could be more helpful, but my only...

I wish I could be more helpful, but my only suggestion would be to try a different computer (maybe Mac OS or Android) or even a different Windows OS.

The other thing might be to try and copy all...
Forum: Sanyo Jul 10, 2011, 2:50 AM
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Views: 1,736
Posted By istara
I had already bought a 3rd party (which I'm...

I had already bought a 3rd party (which I'm reasonably happy with, but was getting that weird "drinking glass" thing you mentioned sometimes).

Anyway I managed to find the VPC-L07W at a great...
Forum: Sanyo Mar 1, 2011, 7:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,736
Posted By istara
Advice please on HD2000 wide angle lens

I saw this one on eBay, does it look suitable?

http://cgi.ebay.com/45X-Wide-Angle-MACRO-lens-SANYO-Xacti-VPC-HD2000-/330508262299?pt=Camcorder_Lenses&hash=item4cf3d3db9b#ht_4565wt_885

I'm not a...
Forum: Sanyo Feb 27, 2011, 6:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,694
Posted By istara
For me this would be entirely about the lens...

For me this would be entirely about the lens size. I demoed a borrowed new but "lower end" model before getting my HD2000, and the smaller lens just does not cut the mustard for me.'

A camera, no...
Forum: Sanyo Feb 27, 2011, 6:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By istara
Me too, but it really seems to be on hold, almost...

Me too, but it really seems to be on hold, almost discontinued, though they still push the lower-end models.

Still, I managed to get my lovely gold HD2000 for that great eBay price, thanks to a...
Forum: Sanyo Feb 3, 2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 899
Posted By istara
Useful and easy to understand article on SD cards

I found this article on SD cards very informative and helpful. It explains all the codes and jargon, and cautions against buying a too-powerful card that may not work in your device:
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Forum: Sanyo Jan 24, 2011, 4:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By istara
Nullmind thank you so much for the Vimeo tip! ...

Nullmind thank you so much for the Vimeo tip! I've had a look at several videos. It does seem to be better quality than my HD2, there is still a bit of blockiness, but nowhere near as much.

Does...
Forum: Sanyo Jan 18, 2011, 7:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By istara
Thank you so much for the advice! Someone...

Thank you so much for the advice!

Someone recently lent me a VPC-CS1 - I can't say I'm thrilled with the video quality from early tests (very grainy - but then the light was inside and evening,...
Forum: Sanyo Jan 8, 2011, 2:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By istara
Thinking of buying HD2000, but is an updated model due/likely?

I have an HD2 but it doesn't have the H.264 codec - would the 2000 be a significant leap ahead?

I'm a bit worried about the age of the camera though, is Sanyo likely to be bringing out something...
Forum: Sanyo Jan 12, 2009, 8:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,951
Posted By istara
I saw this on PocketLint: ...

I saw this on PocketLint: http://www.pocket-lint.co.uk/news/news.phtml/20397/21421/sanyo-teases-xati-dual-launch.phtml

"Sanyo has issued a teaser invite for an event that will see the global...
Forum: Sanyo Jan 12, 2009, 7:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,967
Posted By istara
You can do all these things - use Compressor to...

You can do all these things - use Compressor to convert the Xacti files to HDV or something that Final Cut has a preset for and it should work better.

You can create a timeline/project preset in...
Forum: Sanyo Jan 12, 2009, 7:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,646
Posted By istara
I managed to buy a wide angle lens via...

I managed to buy a wide angle lens via http://www.bhphotovideo.com

I didn't find it by searching their site though, I found it by searching Google. A friend also recommended them to me as a good...
Forum: Sanyo Sep 20, 2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,665
Posted By istara
I am very happy with my HD2 for my own, general...

I am very happy with my HD2 for my own, general purposes. However a relative wants me to shoot their wedding, and I am not confident that the HD2 will cut it.

I shoot with pro cameras for work...
Forum: Sanyo Aug 14, 2008, 8:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,240
Posted By istara
Does anyone know if a fish-eye/fisheye lens is...

Does anyone know if a fish-eye/fisheye lens is available for the Xacti HD2?

If so any brand names/links greatly appreciated. Otherwise my only options seems to be the Sanyo wide angle lens.
...
Forum: Sanyo Aug 14, 2008, 8:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,153
Posted By istara
I have created a Wikipedia entry for Xacti video...

I have created a Wikipedia entry for Xacti video cameras here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xacti

I have long felt it would be really useful to have a information page with a comparison table and...
Forum: Sanyo Aug 14, 2008, 8:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,022
Posted By istara
I am very interested to know why you are selling...

I am very interested to know why you are selling the higher-end camera, and also how the video quality and photo quality compare between the two.

As you are one of the rare people who has owned...
Forum: Sanyo Jun 23, 2008, 7:44 AM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 356,875
Posted By istara
chuckstar wrote: This is quite useful to...

chuckstar wrote:

This is quite useful to know, because I have been considering getting the HD700 as a replacement for the HD2, which I find a bit bulky compared to my old C6.

I did wonder about...
Forum: Sanyo Jun 22, 2008, 6:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,341
Posted By istara
I own an HD2 but find it a bit bulky and am...

I own an HD2 but find it a bit bulky and am planning on getting an HD700 or its successor.

I have downloaded various video clips from different models, but it is hard to tell the precise...
Forum: Sanyo Jun 22, 2008, 6:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By istara
Excellent thanks!

Excellent thanks!
Forum: Sanyo Jun 22, 2008, 4:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By istara
I note the HD1000 just got an upgrade to the...

I note the HD1000 just got an upgrade to the HD1010, so I wondered if any upgrade was coming for the HD700.

I am very interested in buying one, but it's been out so long I am anxious that a new...
Forum: Sanyo Oct 12, 2007, 7:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,516
Posted By istara
Old HACer wrote: I had an interval record...

Old HACer wrote:

I had an interval record function on a Sony HVR-V1E video camera I used in a previous job. I am not sure if it did stills interval record or not, but the video interval record...
Forum: Sanyo Oct 11, 2007, 7:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,516
Posted By istara
Yes - a time lapse mode. I don't see why the...

Yes - a time lapse mode. I don't see why the cameras can't have them, it is surely a fairly simple feature to have (given there are already timer functions and so on).
Forum: Sanyo Oct 11, 2007, 5:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,516
Posted By istara
IcelandFan wrote: The one thing I am...

IcelandFan wrote:

The one thing I am impressed with on the HD2 is the amazing low light capacity (compared to the C6 anyway) so I hope this is continued on the HD700. It is however bulky compared...
Forum: Sanyo Oct 9, 2007, 9:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,516
Posted By istara
I'd get the new HD one. The C6 is brilliant, but...

I'd get the new HD one. The C6 is brilliant, but the chance of a better codec is not to be missed.
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