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Superb Entry Level Camcorder

Advantages: Easy to use, Compact, Excellent Quality, PC Friendly, Lightweight, Economically Priced
Disadvantages: Lack of included accessories, No external sound connections, No 'still picture' option

I chose the Canon MV800 as a trusted brand name and for the proven quality of its predecessors. Filming a series of 'live' concerts proved a doddle with this camcorder. First things first though, I would recommend purchasing additional battery packs an ...

tribeca737 28.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Canon MV800

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Canon,Perfect for a novice

Advantages: Canon is very user friendly and simple menus.
Disadvantages: Canon Concentrates only on userfriendliness sacrificing new features

...I have used a lot of Camcorders over the years. The largest of them being the one I carried on my shouler to the one I carry in my pocket. Canon Cameras and Camcorders have always fascinated me. This review is not about any specific model of the camera, ...

atbbiz 05.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Canon MV800

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Cam I See You?

Advantages: Great for special events.
Disadvantages: Pricey!

As most top quality items do, we get a nicely packaged item, with all the appropriate information, such as the instruction manual, which is overall very easy to follow and it even includes diagrams for those of you out there who are not over technically m ...

benraiben 29.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Canon XM2

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If you're not after HD, then go for this one

Advantages: Excellent lens quality, clear image, good colour reproduction, manual overrides, colour viewfinder
Disadvantages: Not brilliant in low light, mic could be better, not HD

The Canon XM2 is the middle child of the camcorder world. Often sighted as too expensive by true amateur ‘point-and-shoot’ users, yet overlooked by the budding Spielberg who leap straight to it’s older brother the Canon XL2. So is this camera a stop gap i ...

gnipping 10.05.2007 · Read full review
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Semi-Pro XM2, excellence from Canon

Advantages: Lightweight, excellent picture quality, ease of use, hot-shoe for attachments
Disadvantages: Manual isn't so helpful. Not so good with low-light conditions.

Myself and a few friends came up with a few ideas for short films and at the time we used my old Sony HC14E camera (before it was stolen in a burglary!). We called the HC14E our crash-cam as it certainly was put through the war-zones (paintball matches, i ...

alexscott 11.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Canon XM2

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