Re: [genphoto] video camera
- Thank you but what is a Firewire connection?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carl" <carl_r2000@...>
Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 12:11 AM
Subject: Re: [genphoto] video camera
> I would get a digital camera with a Firewire
> connection. You can use firewire to connect to a DVD
> stand-alone recorder and make DVD's. Last time I
> looked Walmart sold DVD recorders with Firewire for
> about $150. A digital camcorder should start about
> $500 which should be close to what you paid for your
> camera. You could also use a VCR to make a VHS tape.
> If you want to get fancy you could buy a $20 Firewire
> card for your computer and edit your videos with some
> software. With digital there in no generation quality
> loss in
> the copys. I would go to the libary and look in
> Consumers Reports to see which camcorder they rate the
> best. The only disadvantage with digital is the tapes
> are expensive but you can reuse them after you copy to
> DVD. Also DVD's will last longer than VHS tapes. Keep
> 2 copys and recopy with no loss every 8 years. You can
> also use the DVD recorder to copy VHS tapes to DVD but
> the quality won't be as good as digital video also
> called DV. DV quality is slightly better than DVD. I
> hope this helps.
> --- Sandra S Jones <ssjones@...> wrote:
> > Hello could I possibly get some suggestions. I had
> > the wonderful full-sized video camera from Sears,
> > same as the Magnavox only with Sears name. Anyway
> > when it went in for cleaning I was told they were
> > replacing it instead of fixing it.
> > I have no idea what to get as they no longer produce
> > this camera and the pictures it took (inside,
> > outside, rain, shine, animals (horses) people,
> > scenery) were great. I am at a loss as to what to
> > replace it with.
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been
> > removed]
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