DIY and System Recommendations

Videoguys' DIY 3: Double Trouble – Dual Xeon Workstation

April 11, 2006

Our DIY3 project is finally complete. “Double Trouble” was our first Dual Processor system. Unlike the previous two projects, this one was far more difficult. It was very hard finding a motherboard that all our vendors liked and that also included the latest PCI Express technology. As you will recall from our DIY2 article, PCI Read More

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Canon XL H1: SDI-Equipped 1080i HDV Camera

April 10, 2006

DV Mag by Adam Wilt The “chainsaw” is back in black–with uncompressed SDI output, genlock, and 1080i HDV recording, as well as the best resolution available under $10,000. If you liked previous XLs, you’ll love the H1. Gorgeous high-definition images are worth the price. The Canon XL H1 looks like a black XL2, but it’s Read More

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Canon XL H1

April 4, 2006

Studio Monthly By Bruce A. Johnson Superb Optics, Genlock and HD-SDI Out, All In A Compact HDV Package While Canon has turned out dozens of great still cameras and lenses over the years, when the DV revolution came about the company was relatively unknown in the video world. Canon’s consumer cameras were a mixed lot Read More

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Review: JVC GY-HD100U ProHD Camcorder

March 29, 2006

EventDV by Marc Smiler If you want a true HD camera with 24p capability, put down the magazine and write your friendly JVC dealer a check. This camera rocks! It has image quality, features, and flexibility, as well as true 24p support. And there it was. A true 24p high-definition camcorder, all mine to play Read More

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VIDEOGUYS.COM LAUNCHES VIDEOGUYS' CABLE CONNECTION FEATURING PREMIUM HOME THEATER CABLES FROM NXG TECHNOLOGY, LLC

March 27, 2006

New Category Promotes Top Quality Home Theater Cables at Affordable Prices GLEN COVE, New York, March 24, 2006 – The New York-based online retailer of Videoguys.com, today announced the official launch of the VIDEOGUYS’ CABLE CONNECTION. The new category helps the company expand their successful online store while offering a logical accessory for many of Read More

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Videoguys' Spring Training Sales Event!

March 24, 2006

Welcome to the Videoguys’ Spring Training Sales Event! Save with these Specials, Rebates & New Items and the more you buy the more you save… — Spend $500 and get $10 OFF ——– Spend $750 and get $25 OFF —————- SPEND $1,000 OR MORE AND SAVE $50 OFF YOUR TOTAL PURCHASE The savings will be Read More

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Hands-on HVX

March 21, 2006

Video Systems By Barry Braverman A first-look review of the Panasonic HVX200, video’s latest quantum leap. At NAB 2005, Panasonic security dutifully watched over a glass case that held The Camera. In truth, it was not an actual camera at all, but a painted black block of wood with recycled camera parts glued on it. Read More

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Sonic DVDit6 Pro w/ eDVD 4 & PixelPops PopDrops Vol 1 $299.95

March 15, 2006

We’ve put together an outstanding value here, and for anyone looking to step-up to a better DVD authoring solution, this is a great deal you don’t want to miss!! Sonic DVDit6 Pro is getting great reviews and it’s easy to understand why. It combines all of the features and performance of the most professional DVD Read More

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JVC GY-HD100U Camcorder

March 14, 2006

Studio Monthly By Will Holloway A 3-Chip, Progressive-Scan Camera for Film-Look Video and More If you’re going to use video but want a film look, the GY-HD100U may very well be the most affordable and best-suited piece of equipment for that task available today. JVC introduced this camera at last year’s NAB in Las Vegas. Read More

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Hands on HD: Getting the Most out of High Def

March 2, 2006

Studio Monthly First-Person Advice Okay, you’ve got the gear. (Or at least your favorite dealer lets you play with his stock.) And you understand the technology. (Or at least you figure it can’t possibly be that much different from what you already know.) And maybe the doors are already opening for you to take charge Read More

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