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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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Capture those precious moments.

Advantages: Straight to dvd. Touch screen control. Zoom. Still & Moving images.
Disadvantages: Easy scratched surface.

I'm one of those parents every child hates. If there's a special event or occasion the camera comes out and I’m snapping away, imagine then how much worse I am with a Handy cam! When I found out I was expecting my 2nd child I decided to invest in a decent ...

piggypine 08.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Handycam DCR-DVD92E

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DVD Camcorders Start To Get Better

Advantages: Easy playback, large zoom, excellent lens
Disadvantages: 30 mins per disc

...DVD camcorders are not as new as people believe. The technology has been around for over 2 years now and has improved greatly. The new range from sony are by far the smallest to date and carry exactly the same functions as their tape based range. Th ...

chapuk 15.07.2005 · Read full review
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No more DV tapes!

Advantages: Records directly to DVD, so no time consuming firewire transfer required!
Disadvantages: None encountered yet

...A couple years ago I purchased a Sony Handycam which used DV tapes, which seemed fine at the time, but the hassle of having to connect the camcorder to my PC and then begin the very lengthy transfer process meant that it was a huge hassle to use and meant ...

boliston 14.11.2005 · Read full review
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