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I need thus far in:
1.Live audio. I need to hear the audio as it's being recorded.
2. 1080p at 60p (less is ok if needed to keep the budget)
3. We have sennheiser eng100 mic's that we would like to use


d7100, 60d and 70d is what we have been shooting with and none of them make the grade. Either audio issues, or video issues with focus. Juiced link dt454 is what what we are using as a preamp. and we need to be able to use a glide cam or equivalent. This is an open discussion as always smile.gif We are looking at a cannon xa25 thus far into our research.
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post #2 of 8
sounds like you want a red, but can't afford one. The focus you might be able to do something about because that's in the lens not the camera body.
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That Canon is pretty damn sweet from what I've seen online. I'd also take a look at Blackmagic camera's if 60fps at 1080p isn't too important. Wish I could be more helpful
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Wish I could be more helpful
Ditto. I'm out of date on video. my fundamentals are still there but as to current models I'm useless :/
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Well it's a start, thanks dudes.
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post #6 of 8
dont buy the xa25. its a pain to use. if you want canon consider at least the xf105. much much better camera.

idk why Red cameras got mentioned or black magic cameras. both are good but not what you need. the Red camera is a niche camera and is nothing more than a mainstream name brand but really if you look at Red tack on at least another $5-6k because everything is proprietary from the battery to the viewfinder to the memory and card readers

consider sony or canon semi pro lineup. both have the best workflow and quality for semi and pro video. Sony XDcam is amazing but expensive which is why i suggest the canon XF lineup instead for keeping cost down wink.gif
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Thanks! Were doing an nvidia shield unboxing and review as soon as we get this damn thing. Probably some PDX lab coverage as well.
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post #8 of 8
despite being an OCN user... idk what either of those 2 things are blushsmiley.gif

im just a mega camera nerd and use this forum to learn basic computer stuff and whathaveyou
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