Digital video cameras

Bruce Carlson carlson at
Sat Apr 26 12:55:28 EDT 1997


The Waikiki Aquarium has a SONY DCR-VX 1000 in an Amphibico housing.  We
have had excellent results and it produces broadcast quality images.
Copies are identical to the original because it's digital. I'll send a
longer message with more info to you personally rather than cluttering up
everyone's mail-box, however, I am also interested in sharing experiences
with others using this camera underwater.  I have encountered a few

Bruce Carlson

On Sat, 26 Apr 1997, Erik Meesters wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
> Is there anyone out there in cyberspace that has experience using digital
> video cameras for wet data collection and subsequent analysis.
> More specifically I'm interested in your experiences with 
> the Sony DCR-VX1000 (preferably using the Amphibico under-water housing), and 
> the Panasonic 3CCD DV-camcorder (Seapro housing).
> Please respond to me personally and not to the list. Thanks in advance for
> your help.
> Erik
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