I wanted to try video shopping. I bought a QPen 16 Compact DVR Camera Pen from a MSC scheduler suggestion. This scheduler said that it works well. I have been practicing with it on non video shops. For some reason, it only video records for 10 minutes. Does anybody else have this particular video equipment? If so, is there a way to change the setting for the video recording timing?
Schedulers are not infallible. I have had several give me some bad information, like one who told me I only had to report income from companies when I earned more than $600 in a year from them. It was not malicious, they were honestly misinformed. The scheduler who suggested this pen needs to have someone correct him or her so they don't continue to give bad advice.
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Also interesting that they were allowing shoppers to "borrow" video equipment at one point, which would have been a great way to start using and getting a feel for it without shelling out the big bucks. I assumed it was the standard button camera equipment they were lending. Considering it could take about 45 minutes to video an entire apartment shop, I am baffled why they would recommend something that only was good for 10 minutes or so. Hmmm.
If it's the QPen 16 I looked up, it has 16 GB internal memory and says it's good for up to 1.5 hours of video (WTF? It only records at 720P). Please, please tell me the LED doesn't come on when it's recording.
Fascinating.... I do a ton of work for Ellis - including video. I have always used a PV500 for them. All their instructions assume the use of the PV500 - including detailed instructions on how to fix a shirt to use the button camera. I would be very hesitant to use something else.
At the same time, as of this month, they have stopped offering the $10 bonus for using your own equipment for audio recorded shops - video, too, I think. Could they be looking for more economical ways to get their shops completed?
I also vaguely remember hearing a different MSC suggesting the use of different video equipment - which surprised me as the quality would be much lower. (I'd name it here, but I'm only about 75% sure I remember correctly and don't wish to introduce false information.)
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A few years back, I accepted eight jobs at Fazoli's for a now defunct MSC. Unfortunately, my PV-500 failed the morning of the first stop. I contacted the company and promptly received a loaner, but a different model that recorded retrograde in 31 second files. $320 and eight meals were lost. Hopefully, the chap who repaired mine is still active, he lives in either VA. or N.Car., and I am not in the position of needing to embrace a new technology. I am not against change, BUT, only if there is a benefit, and I fail to understand why anyone would desire to record in 31 second files that are reversed.
I don't think I would want to wear a shirt that other shoppers had been wearing...plus people come in so many different sizes I can't imagine how that worked very well. I guess they had a bunch of different styles/sizes of shirts?