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by: BartMaster1234 May 23, 2013 10:26 PM PDT

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• Best Prosumer Level Camera for under $2000 & Advice •

by BartMaster1234 - 5/23/13 10:26 PM

Hello Reader. :)<span>I'm a film student and I'm currently looking for a Prosumer Level Video Camcorder with a budget of $2,000. <div><span>

<span>Our needs will be some outdoor footage, though nothing too fast-paced or demanding, some interviews, green-screen, and some indoor, on-set filming. Main use would be on a Camera Jib/Crane.

-I would like one that looks, and feels proffesional.

-I would like a Prosumer Camcorder, not a DSLR.

-I would perfer a camcorder with Digital Recording for SD Cards, but I can work with Mini DV Tapes and record with a FireStore. But I would perfer SD recording over DV as it is more economically feasible.


-Now tell me, would it be better to purchase a camera that can record onto SD Cards, or a camera with DV Tapes, with a flash storage FireStore. Which would be better quality? Remember, I need to transfer this footage onto a Computer.


Requirements:

•XLR Inputs
•Full 1920 x 1080p HD Resolution
•POWER Zoom
•High Definition Video Capture
•View Finder & LCD Screen
•Display Output (For External Video Displays)
•LANC Remote Input (Optional)
•Cinematone Gamma/Color
•High Frames per Second (Optional)
•Good in Low-Light Conditions (Optional)



Any help will be greatly appreciated.Thank you so much for your time, have a nice day. grin
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