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Good all-round basic camcorder

Advantages: Fairly simple to achieve advanced-looking effects
Disadvantages: Transfer to video tape can be a bit fiddly

I'm writing this review as a friend of mine, who is thinking of buying one of these, said she couldn't find a review, I recommended checking Ciao and it seems she already had with no luck, hence this. Even as an older camcorder (I bought mine three yea ...

jemima.peter 03.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Samsung VP-L600

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This could get you £250!!

Advantages: Lightweight, easy to use, affordable
Disadvantages: Doesn't like the cold, no LCD display

I bought my Samsung VP W60 camcorder about a month before Christmas. I found it in a local second hand shop for the bargain price of £75 so I immediately snapped it up and went off to play with my new toy!! I had wanted a camcorder ever since my daughter ...

emilyo 17.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Samsung VP-W60

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Handy and inexpensive wee camcorder

Advantages: All the basic functions at a basic price
Disadvantages: Mini DV, which isn't everyones choice

Although mini-DV may not be everyone's first choice when it comes to selecting a camcorder format, the VP-D130 is a notable system. I have to admit I hadn't really made an active decision to acquire this particular camcorder model. I needed a basic ...

dobieg 04.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Samsung VP-D130

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Pleased I bought it.

Advantages: Firewire connection to PC
Disadvantages: Gets quite warm when used for long periods

I like this camcorder, it's compact, easy to use and the mono viewfinder picture is easily adjustable via a thumb dial so I can use the viewfinder with or without my glasses. I bought mine from Jessops and paid £289.99. Since purchasing the camcorder ...

Snorelax63 10.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Samsung VP-D10

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cheap and cheerful!

Advantages: good overall quality. solid build. nice size
Disadvantages: none

I paid less than £300 for this camcorder and was expecting a basic Mini DV camcorder on par with a cheap Sony. What I found was pleasantly surprising. The quality of picture was very good and as good as any other 800,000 pixel cam. The sound is also very ...

themusicman 17.07.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Samsung VP-D80

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