Re: "inexpensive" (ho ho) color cameras

Ko Stoel (ko@komac.knoware.nl)
Sat, 7 Jan 1995 07:37:29 -0500


>A few people asked where to get an "inexpensive" color camera for
>top-of-the-monitor mounting.
>
>The one listed below looks good, but its $310.00!! You could probably get a
>late-80s technology camcorder, the kind with the VCR and camera separate for
>less, maybe the VCR part wouldn't have to work other than as a power
>supply,, but it wouldn't look good! I read somewhere that the average
>camcorder user uses the equipment <6 hours a year...

Modern Camcorders moneywise 20% camera 20% display 60% mechanics
What breaks down first is most likely the mechanical part. But repair costs
make it a total-loss as a camcorder but probaly not as a color camera.

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Ko Stoel
V2S
Holland

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