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    Wait, what? But the OP’s *is* broken. And the repair was quoted as almost *three times* the cost of a p4k (which does more and is an objectively better camera in almost every measure).

    No one is saying to ditch working kit, but the OP is euchred here and it’d be supremely stupid to drop $3500US on a repair of a Scarlet-X regardless of what support kit you still have. Shit, there’s a used Scarlet package in the market place right now for <$3kCAD/$2250USD with everything (mount, 5” touch, a couple mags, etc).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike P. View Post
    Wait, what? But the OP’s *is* broken...
    I jumped in due to other reasons and did not consider the op's situation.
    I just see this topic come up time to time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric Santiago View Post
    I jumped in due to other reasons and did not consider the op's situation.
    I just see this topic come up time to time.
    Oh okay, I gotcha.

    Yeah, I think (hope?) most in the thread are going under the presumption that a broken Scarlet-X definitely isn't worth fixing for anything over $1300 (aka the p4k's retail price)... Or at least, that's my reasoning (I own both; the p4k is substantially better imo).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike P. View Post
    Oh okay, I gotcha.

    Yeah, I think (hope?) most in the thread are going under the presumption that a broken Scarlet-X definitely isn't worth fixing for anything over $1300 (aka the p4k's retail price)... Or at least, that's my reasoning (I own both; the p4k is substantially better imo).
    Was ready to buy a pocket two years ago for drone use.
    I got more into post and renting so opted to keep the Scarlet afloat.
    I am sure when if it does happen (dont want to jinx it) I will sing a different tune.
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