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Canon 60D announcement + bunch of new lenses!

I just saw on CanonRumors the press release of the 60D. Here is the executive summary: 18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor Advanced creative features with Basic + Vari-angle 7.7cm (3.0”) 3:2 ratio LCD Full HD movies with manual control (same settings as the 7D) DIGIC 4 ISO 100-6400, H:12800 5.3fps shooting for up to 58 JPEGs 9-point cross type AF System iFCL metering with 63-zone Dual-layer Sensor Integrated Speedlite transmitter In-camera RAW processing Priced at about 1100$, it is probably going to replace the 7D as the second camera for a lot of shooters (and main camera for a lot of people too!).…

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Canon Rebel T2i: 7D killer?

If there is one thing no one was expecting this week, it has to be the release of a new HDSLR camera. Yet, that is exactly what Canon did. The new Rebel T2i is, on paper, an incredible package priced ridiculously low.…

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New BeachTek products

A while ago, we announced that the BeachTek DXA-5D was discontinued and confirmed that a new version of the product would be out ‘soon’. Soon in this case sounds like the end of February /March. Just got an email from BeachTek announcing these: DXA-5Da Feature Comparison List DXA-SLR $329 US List Price $399 February 25 Available March 30 Passive Circuitry Active no Preamplifiers yes no Phantom Power yes yes Dual Channel yes yes AGC Disable Feature yes/enhanced yes Headphone Monitoring yes LCD vu meter Level Meter good/peak indicator no Playback Monitor yes polycarbonate Chassis aluminum wireless mics Ideal for wireless mics self-powered condenser mics virtually any microphone mixer interface mixer interface I know a lot of people prefer to use en external recording device such as the Zoom H4n but being able to record (and monitor) directly on the 5D means no sync in post which can be a real time saver and less clutter in your bag.…

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