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When I try to search for "SxS reader" they appear to be absolutely ridiculously expensive, to the point I might as well pick up a used old laptop for a hundred bucks or two hundred, and simply use it and its ExpressCard slot instead to read the SxS cards onto a portable harddrive for editing. Then I thought, perhaps searching directly for ExpressCards could find cheaper alternatives than looking for SxS readers. Indeed, I turned up this for only three bucks: http://www.ebay.com/itm/CB-USB-2-0-to-Express-Card-34-54-Converter-Adapter-Cable-for-Laptop-NEW-HOT-AU-4-/221804882370 But..... Express card /54 devices (Do not support PCL-express -based express card devices). I guess this means it will *not* read SxS cards? Because this device only works on ExpressCard devices that are actually USB devices in that formfactor. While SxS cards are using the PCI Express interface. Please tell me I'm wrong! As at only three bucks this would be awesome. (as I don't want to spend too much on this, after all the bulk of my recording media is going to be SD cards inside SxS adapters. Thus I expect I'll only rarely need to read SxS media) These are the other alternatives I've got my eye on, maybe one of them would work? http://www.ebay.com/itm/Adapter-Converter-USB-2-0-to-Express-Card-34-ExpressCard-/131482159873 http://www.ebay.com/itm/USB-2-0-to-ExpressCard-34-54-Converter-Adapter-CablesOnline-USB-XC03-/290998683868 http://www.ebay.com/itm/USB2-0-to-ExpressCard-Adapter-34mm-PC-Card-PCMCIA-Type-I-NETmate-U-450-/261934747340
Does a Sony F3 still make sense to people in 2015? Because have you seen on eBay lately just how cheap they're going? :-o You can pick up a Sony F3 for similar pricing to a new BMCC. The expensive SxS media puts me off, but this appears to be an easy way to avoid that expense: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/786662-REG/Sonnet_SD_SXS_E34_SDHC_Adapter_for_SxS.html For the only extra grand or so over the cost of an AF100 or FS100 it would seem like an F3 is worth it if you're looking for an older large sensor camcorder on the ultra cheap. (as I've been seriously looking into getting an AF100 for only a grand, just so I can have an "impressive" pro looking camera to impress the brides/guests and wedding shoots, with the rest of my kit being 1x GH4 + 1x GH2 + 2x GH1. I know images is all that should matter, and appearances shouldn't matter, but in real life first impressions do matter. If a few extra hundred dollars to get an AF100 over GH2 with the same image quality, then leads to more bookings, that it is money very well spent. But then this logic dangerously leads me down the path to spend even more on a Sony F3... as then I could use the F3 on serious jobs too) For context, I also own a kitted out BMPCC (that I love love) but it can look like a glorified smartphone to some people :-/ (until they see the images produced! But again, first impressions do matter and last)
Hi guys, Selling my F55 kit. Hours are around 1050. I'm looking for £20,500 (+ 20% vat if applicable) for the list below. All beautifully boxed by Case Design. Photos attached, although I don't have the Arri Pro Support set that you see in the photos anymore. Sony F55 + DVF-EL100 OLED Viewfinder 4 x Sony Olivine Batteries Sony BC-L90 Battery Charger Sony SxS Pro+ Card128GB R5 Raw Recorder (Hours: 370) 2 x Sony AXS Card 512GB AXS Card Reader Rigidised Aluminium Camera & Accessories Case with lazer-cut interior Rigidised Aluminium Battery and Charger Case (can accommodate 6 Olivine batteries) Cheers, Jamie Kennerley email@example.com 07863 180 802