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  • abbr. hepatitis D virus


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  • XDCAM-EX is a superset of HDV with lower compression options 18 to 50 Mb / s MPeg2 vs. 25Mb / s fixed for HDV*. Forum

  • Specific blood tests called the HDV antibody test and the HDV-RNA test can confirm the diagnosis.


  • Eventually they standardized on an extension to the MiniDV format that works, called HDV; which is used in most pro level mini-cams,

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  • [FIX] Performance improvements when displaying the movie library (particularly noticeable for interframe codecs such as HDV).

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  • Hello, my camera is a sony hc7 and I use the rather expensive Sony HDV tapes. you can use any miniDV tapes you want to. they don't have to say "HDV" they are the same. Forum

  • New Optimize Video Menu Option -- When iMovie imports most high-definition footage from a camera, such as HDV or AVCHD, it converts the video to Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) for easier editing.

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  • When I select print to video it conforms to HDV which is fine, but when complete it seems to change the aspect ratio of my film and also compresses it so it's almost letterbox with a small picture screen in a large black surround.

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  • There are still tons of consumer camcorders who use FW only, such as HDV units.

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  • Shot with a variety of dual HDV rigs, “Whatever Happened to Ro-Man?” features a SCSC 3D Reality TV interview with Ro-Man at his home in North Hollywood by Phyllis Tucker (Heidi Fielek) in which the hapless Ro-Man reveals facts about his frustrated acting career after “Robot Monster.”

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  • Besides hardware-specific settings, Toast allows you to convert video between a wide variety of formats, including DV, DV 16: 9, HDV 720p, HDV 1080i, QuickTime, AVCHD, MPEG4, H. 264 and 3G.

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