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Old 01-24-2004, 09:44 PM
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Long Range Video methods

I would like to hear from anyone doing movie filming of 1000 yds and beyond, particularily from a varmint perspective.

Do I have to wait for NASA cameras to be sold off or is there a way now?
Does anyone know of successes through the mating of DVD recorders and spotting scopes.

Goal: first class long range varmint movie making.

I can't find a source for information on the state of the art for TERRESTIAL filming.
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Old 01-24-2004, 10:19 PM
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Re: Long Range Video methods

I have the Nikon Field Imaging system MX. The MX works with Nikon's Fieldscope series of spotting scopes, the MX is a CCD camera system with about 80X magnification - equivalent to a 4000mm lens - that attaches to the scope in place of an eyepiece. The system is linked to a 4" LCD monitor that also can be linked to a camcorder. The MX system weighs 3 ounces and is powered by four AA batteries or an AC adapter.
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Old 01-25-2004, 12:16 AM
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Re: Long Range Video methods

quickad, I looked into the Fieldscope and it's resolution was too poor for long use.
You will need high resolution for long range work.
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Old 01-25-2004, 05:48 AM
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Re: Long Range Video methods

Sorry guy once you get to 1000 you really start to have problems.. the mirage and high power optics cause alot of the problems...
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