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Canon Legria HF R506 is an excellent quality camcorder

Advantages: Wonderful HD picture and sound
Disadvantages: Battery life could be a little better

I have been after a camcorder for a while. Iíve occasionally borrowed a friendís but recently Iíve become more involved in poetry slams and other performing events, and in this social media world, Iíve had an increasing need to film events for editing and ...

gazhack 22.07.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Canon LEGRIA HF R506

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JVC MG142E - What a cracker

Advantages: Lightweight, Easy to use, Lots of built in memory
Disadvantages: None so far

I have just brought the JVC MG142E and wanted to let you all know what a great little camcorder it is! First I should probably give you the technical stuff!! 40GB Inbuilt Hard Drive 34 x Optical Zoom 800 x Digital Zoom 2.7" Widescreen LCD Screen ...

Vickijake 03.02.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of JVC Everio GZ-MG175EK

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JVC Everio GZ-MG175EK

Advantages: Small pictue quality and sound good
Disadvantages: Bundled software doesn't work and JVC couldn@ seem to care less.

The camera seems fine however the bundled software is utterly useless. There is a direct copy to DVD feature which will only copy a maximum of 50 files to a single DVD, if your average clip length is 10 seconds you can write a maximum of 8 minutes 20 seco ...

pensionplundered 07.08.2007 ∑ Read full review
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JVC GZ-MG36

Advantages: Light, easy to use when filming.
Disadvantages: Nightmare to copy to disc, no night vision, very costly in extra equipment required

I agree with reviews about software for these camcorders, when sold to us we were told to just plug in usb to our laptop download files and burn to disc, as easy as that............well NO it is definately not. It does not work that way, the software the ...

puma_ju 15.12.2007 ∑ Read full review
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One of the best cameras for amateurs

Advantages: price-quality relationship
Disadvantages: The battery lasts less than one hour of real recording.

Comes with 2 CDs. The first is a complete guide (English and Spanish). And the other is a writen HD software that helps you transfer video files from the camera to the computer by USB. No features input jack for external microphone. We don't find effect ...

Lvira 23.03.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Panasonic HC-V130

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