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How much should I spend on a new video camera? - NewEnglandWeatherMan - 07-03-2010 05:40 PM

I hate to post so much in this forum drop me a PM if you'd like me to stop. I'm kinda a noob to really hardcore weather stuff.

I'm a local chaser who really does not travel to far for a good storm. I want a video camera w/ high video quality but not one that will cost an arm and a leg. What cheap options do you know of?


How much should I spend on a new video camera? - nightrider - 07-06-2010 02:46 PM

NewEnglandWeatherMan Wrote:I hate to post so much in this forum drop me a PM if you'd like me to stop. I'm kinda a noob to really hardcore weather stuff.

I'm a local chaser who really does not travel to far for a good storm. I want a video camera w/ high video quality but not one that will cost an arm and a leg. What cheap options do you know of?

NEWM,

This is the camera I use.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iikNg6tT108

Here is the quality of uploaded videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCgDgI-sJiw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPLzpp_MwaI


How much should I spend on a new video camera? - Joe-Nathan - 07-06-2010 03:14 PM

I use a FLIP digital video camera (non HD model). I know they make a HD 2hr of video for under $200 dollars.

PLUS: very good in low light, easy to transport, runs on 2AA, has video processing software built in, easily uploads to YouTube. Fits in you pocket like a cell phone.

MINUS: Really bad zoom. No special features. Can not expand the memory.

I use is it for all my video chasing. Just check out my post in the Pic/Vid section.

But I have been wanting to spend some money on a good HD Sony or Panasonic, I just have to win the lottery...