That may sound like a question from the future, but after using Shining Technology’s CitiDISK HDV hard drive recording system, we know you’ll. With its small form-factor, high-capacity and rugged design, CitiDISKā„¢ HD is ideally suited with tape, or with CitiDISK HDV’s REC button without tape. Taiwanese company Shining Technology’s CitiDISK HDV, an aggressively priced external hard disk line that automatically detects incoming.

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But, I find this no problem, for I anyhow convert the m2t files to Cineform avi-files, and this works out just fine. Forgot the power adapter? August 31st, MOV worked flawlessly so that gave me hope.

Shining Technologies CitiDISK HDV GB Direct-to-Edit Device Review – Videomaker

C Cypress, CA www. New to the fray is the Orange button, which gives you instant playback options. Cut down production time by creating an instant backup. Is an citiidisk attachment needed to do this, or is the mount on the citidisk somewhat universal for these type of batteries?

So it’s the same just sold as another brand. All times are GMT Or maybe I’m missing something. When switching modes, things can get complicated in a hurry.

This is a bit confusing.

My first impression was I liked the look and the feel of the device – it was small but felt secure and durable more durable then it looks! I haven’t had any problems with the drives. I then took this data back to the company and asked for a refund on return of the unit as it definitely did not suit my application and they complied.


For instance, the green and red lights flash repeatedly ccitidisk startup, and the user has to cycle through the recording modes.

The drive continues to record but breaks the files into 2GB chunks. Maybe in a few years they will have something there – but for me it looks like its time to try out a firestore fs Please enter your name here.

Precision Camera Austin, TX. If you need the extra juice though, external batteries are available. Ctidisk portable hard drive design is also rugged and proven to take the bumps and bruises of the demanding videographer.

Shining Technology CitiDISK HDV

So, I’ve been looking for a disk to store the HDV signal and which fits the needs of wildlife videography. Two drones intentionally shut down a major UK airport.

In DV citkdisk there’s no problem.

VideoGuys Mineola, NY. So here is my full fledged review of the Citidisk HDV; I recieved the gb model a little before christmas and I also ordered their extended battery which hrv OOS and didnt come in until early january. All the files had the same date stamp although they were neatly renumbered for easy sorting later.

How does it support the pyro drive? The green and red buttons are pressed sometimes in combination to navigate. They are giving me mixed signals on cigidisk the unit xitidisk after reading your review, I wonder if I should even upgrade the units. It takes up 7. Although the internal battery should last an hour and a half on full charge, hxv used the CitiDISK on battery power to shoot and edit for much longer.


PC or Mac Operating System: I recorded about an hour, used the play back feature from the back of the citidisk very very lacking design and saw my clips. Save my name, email, and website in this browser cigidisk the next time I comment. Originally Posted by Patricia Lamm Is an added attachment needed to do this, or is the mount on the citidisk somewhat universal for these type of batteries? In this segment, we Enter your search terms Submit search form.

Adorama New York, NY. But the red light is also used to trigger tapeless recording.

Shining Technology CitiDisk HDV 320gb Dte Drive

It’s a pity that these devices have their shortcomings. September 6th, I formatted the disk and again tested. Please enter your comment!

You say you still record high definition on tape? It’s light and rather small, and can be operated with Canon XL-series batteries. I contacted the owner again and again was issued an RMA – sent it away and earlier this week got drive number 3.

Again, the customer support was terrific but that will get you no where with a terrible product. September 11th, Lauri, you mention that you’re using the citidisk with your Canon XLH1 batteries.