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Offline Mike

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Re: Canon HV20 video camera and lightning
« Reply #15 on: 12 August 2010, 06:34:30 AM »
Great info there, Michael.  I've just purchased a Casio Exilim F1 DSLR - not for still images but for the video aspect.  It does shoot 60IPS standard in camera mode but films from 300-1200IPS in either SHD, HD or HS configuration.  Whilst it uses CMOS I would have prefered CCD.  Screen and resolution sizes minimize with 1200ips to something akin to 'landscape'photos which is a little disappointing, but given it's a point and shoot DSLR one can't complain.  Full size time lapse at 300 and 600 is perfect for my lightning research and will capture some great time lapse of structure etc.  I have not hammered the unit yet and in essence waiting for the storm season to start to get the right settings.  I'll def post some video footage of decent storms around the place and some timelapse of lightning also.  I would have preferred a base model Phantom which films at 1500ips full frame but they start at around 15K!!!
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