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Old 11 December 2008, 11:15   #1
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Hi, would one of these be any good for boaty videos, assuming it can be protected from water.
Also, is sd card storage superior to dv tapes?

Only a few years ago something like this would have been 1500.

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Any video camera is going to bounce around when the boats under way. The only way around it being an expensive gyroscope. (I have a link somewhere on how to make your own, I'll dig it out later) So yeah it would be around as good as any as long as you water proof it some way with out covering the lens. Not sure what the picture quality wwill be like on that one though.

Check that it can take SD cards over 8/16gb so you can store more and yeah they are much better.
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Kodak Zi6 HD is better, imho
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Hi, would one of these be any good for boaty videos, assuming it can be protected from water.
Also, is sd card storage superior to dv tapes?

Only a few years ago something like this would have been 1500.

Nick.
SD is much better than tape as it is infinitely more shock proof, however that camera would only be good for dry days!

This would be a better bet:http://www.trustedreviews.com/camcor...f-Camcorder/p1
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