Archive for April, 2008

Cam Care II

Posted by Bryan
In Maintenance, videocam
13Apr 08

Your video camera, whether it is expensive or cheap, should always be handled with care. Taking good care of your video camera will save you a lot of money in the long run.

  • As much as possible, your video camera should not be exposed to heat for very long periods of time because it is not built for extreme temperatures.
  • If you are using an analog camcorder, it is recommended that you avoid using spliced or damaged tapes.
  • Regarding analog camcorders, it is highly discouraged to use tape rewinders.
  • For the analog user, use tapes that are manufactured by the maker of your video camera.

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Cam Care I

Posted by Bryan
In Maintenance, videocam
11Apr 08

Like any electronic gadget, video cameras require the utmost care for them to last longer. The following are tips for taking care of your video camera.

  • Use your video camera every once in a while, not just during special occasions like birthdays, weddings or Thanksgiving.
  • If you are not using your video camera, it should be stored properly. Put it in a protective bag and make sure it is in a cool and dry place.
  • Use a soft brush to keep dust away from your video camera. Also ensure that liquids are kept away from it.
  • Have your camera thoroughly cleaned by a trained professional at least once every two years.

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