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#1 Marco Dardari

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 11:39 AM

I'm looking to buy a wireless focus device.
Which is the best between Chroziel Digifox, Bartech and low cost Hocus Focus?
All input are appreciated

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#2 mike laureys

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 06:05 PM

I just bought a c motion so far I know it is the only one who can giveplay back from the handset on a red-cam
bud that is just one of pro's they are also in the same time zone and thereservice is great!!!I love it

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#3 RonBaldwin

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 06:53 PM

Hey Mike, I think Marco just asked what car he could get for under $10k and you replied "I have a Ferrari and it rocks!" Nice.

I am partial to the Bartech because the customer service is wonderful and it's a solid piece of gear for the money. But being in Europe it might be simpler to buy local?

rb
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#4 MarkKaravite

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 07:05 PM

BFD's are extremely reliable, robust units. Combined with M1 motors, it's a great option if you don't have the $$ for a Preston or C Motion. Before owning 2 Preston units, I had 2 BFD's with M1 motors for focus & iris capability. I had 1 small problem in 5 years & Jim fixed it fast. Great customer service. Check the for sale forum for used units.
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#5 max volokh

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 07:31 PM

Hey Mike, I think Marco just asked what car he could get for under $10k and you replied "I have a Ferrari and it rocks!" Nice.

I am partial to the Bartech because the customer service is wonderful and it's a solid piece of gear for the money. But being in Europe it might be simpler to buy local?

rb


I use Bartech for about 2 years in Russia, BFD+M-One is the best combination for that money (chip, powerful and reliable)
As far as I know Actionprodacts sale its in Europe for the same price as Jim sale it in USA
good luck

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#6 Kelsey W. Smith

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 07:55 PM

You can have the most expensive FF you want, to me it comes down to one thing.......service! The Bartech + M-One gets my vote, Jim's outstanding service is second to none! ;)

Cheers,
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#7 Marco Dardari

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 03:57 AM

Thanks for quick response!
Yes Rob, my budget are under 10K.
In Europe it simpler to buy BFD, but a little bit expansive that in USA.

But BFD are not auto calibration like DigiFox ... what of it you say?
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#8 Markus Rave

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 04:17 AM

Thanks for quick response!
Yes Rob, my budget are under 10K.
In Europe it simpler to buy BFD, but a little bit expansive that in USA.

But BFD are not auto calibration like DigiFox ... what of it you say?


I recall the DigiFox is a little more expensive than the BFD. Both units calibrate. Fox does that automaically and the BFD does it manually. It would be good to know if there is any difference precisionwise since the DigiFox uses digital motors. I personally own a BFD with a Heden motor and that rocks, too.
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#9 Emiliano Leurini

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 09:17 AM

Thanks for quick response!
Yes Rob, my budget are under 10K.
In Europe it simpler to buy BFD, but a little bit expansive that in USA.

But BFD are not auto calibration like DigiFox ... what of it you say?

Hi Marco I have 2 bartec and i use all the time and are fast and strong.
I fox digitali sono molto delicati e costano molto.
ciao Emiliano
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#10 mike laureys

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 10:40 AM

Hey Mike, I think Marco just asked what car he could get for under $10k and you replied "I have a Ferrari and it rocks!" Nice.

I am partial to the Bartech because the customer service is wonderful and it's a solid piece of gear for the money. But being in Europe it might be simpler to buy local?

rb



hee ron/marco,

I personally bought the 3d set which is not cheap.....bud they also offer a single engine unit which comes close to the digi fox pricewise
and it is also possible to upgrade to a 2 or 3 engine unit later on
service wise I do not have any experience with bartech bud I believe it is really good.,personally I think when having a problem and there is a 8/9 hour
timedifference that might be a problem

the service from cmotion is great the other day I needed extra cables I called them and the next day I had them.
this is not possible going over seas!!!

it sounds like I get commision from them!! <_< :rolleyes:

have a great one
"big"mike
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#11 Alec Jarnagin SOC

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:10 AM

Marco,

Buy one (or two) Baretchs with M-One motors. Killer combination. Some of the best customer service in the biz (or any biz for that matter) too.
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#12 Mike McGowan SOC

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 01:19 PM

ive also seen a few used first gen prestons for sale for around 10k. the preston is the industry standard ass kicking focus unit.
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#13 Joshua Harrison

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 02:29 PM

Bartech hands down, best bang for your buck with incredible customer service, you won't be dissappointed.

Josh
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#14 Emre Tufekci

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Posted 24 February 2010 - 09:43 AM

Got 2 Bartechs, will buy more. Fantastic customer service, when it really counts!!!!
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#15 JobScholtze

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Posted 24 February 2010 - 11:54 AM

Got 2 Bartechs, will buy more. Fantastic customer service, when it really counts!!!!

have 3 units. had a problem and fedexed the unit to the states from the netherlands. when jim had it he did send it back the next hour. so, fixed within 2 days. best bang for the buck, period, nuff said
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