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#524369 - 27th May 2011 11:04am Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital
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Been over a year since I last asked so does anyone have an old video camera that uses hi 8 tape? Im just looking to borrow it for a day or so and will throw some beer tokens your way. Unless you want it sold cheapish. Can collect soon as smile

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#524381 - 27th May 2011 11:35am Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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#524445 - 27th May 2011 1:37pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: ad3000]
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do you have a iphone there is great app for free that does hi8
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#524455 - 27th May 2011 1:54pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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I'm guessing he wants to resurrect some old footage from tape, wheels if you have bmwjoes no. I sold him a cracking Sony hi8/digital editor recorder, I'm sure he would borrow you it smile
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#524479 - 27th May 2011 2:22pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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Just text Joe now smile

How the deck does an IPhone convert Hi8?!?

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#524546 - 27th May 2011 4:04pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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I think he means it records in that format?
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#524557 - 27th May 2011 4:40pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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hi all
my blank message above, is from when I thought Id best just check before offering up an old Sony dcr-trv520 hi8 in the back room...
-having checked, I found the battery and lead arent with it, so its a bit of a paperweight at the mo?
-its not been used in a long while and Im not fussed about keeping it any longer, but I also see theres a tape still in the machine.
Id quite like to see whats on it (just in case!), but may well in the end pass the camera on to a new home.

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#524562 - 27th May 2011 5:22pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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Bugger frown do you have the power cable? Or is that missing aswell as the data cable and battery.

I'm dropping a fella off from work tonight to see if his camera will work.

Joe has moved house so he's looking for his.

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#524697 - 27th May 2011 7:33pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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Hi,
Is hi8 different to 8mm?

As i've one of these with case charger and battery, you can keep for a tenna.



http://www.camcorders-only.com/digitalcamcorders/manufacturers/pos/hitachi_vm-e368e

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#524745 - 27th May 2011 9:20pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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I got one from a mate in work but it wouldn't play the tapes,

Joe has just dropped off Ste's old player do gonna try that now wink

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#524759 - 27th May 2011 9:58pm Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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Right even Joes didn't work frown

It's digital 8 tape, all these so far are analogue frown they take the tapes fine but can't process the images.

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#524797 - 28th May 2011 12:16am Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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Unfortunately there werent any leads in the carry case, only a couple of unopened hi8 120 tapes and one still stuck in the machine.
Id be willing to pass this machine on, once Id had a look at it.

Went to Fairs hifi, they said only place to get leads etc these days was via Sony plc, even battery and charger is 60 quid upwards!
Incredible to think that in just a few years, this once 'must have' item is little more than an outmoded relic of a bygone era

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#524835 - 28th May 2011 8:33am Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: ad3000]
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Originally Posted By: ad3000

Incredible to think that in just a few years, this once 'must have' item is little more than an outmoded relic of a bygone era


You can blame the iPhone 4 and it's HD camera for that smile
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#524836 - 28th May 2011 8:47am Re: Wanted: Video Camera (old ish) uses Hi 8 digital [Re: Wheels]
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I think you can blame lots of camera and phones for the demise of these accient dinosor camera's.

So anyway IF someone has a "Digital 8" Camera or player please let me know if I can borrow it for a few beer tokens smile I can collect if you want and leave a deposit if your worried.

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