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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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SONY HDR-FX1 IS FANTASTIC!

Advantages: HDV 1080i, LCD Monitor, Hundreds of Professional Features and the Carl Zeiss 1,6/4,5-54 T* Lens
Disadvantages: Ultra sensitive manual focus that takes some getting used to.

I purchased this camera just over a year ago and it has experienced lots of use and has never let me down. It has been brilliant and offers a very high quality for the price and even allows for HDV capture. ^^^Main Advantages^^^ There are hundreds ...

guydavies123 20.06.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Sony Handycam HDR-FX1E

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See It - Hold It - Use It!!

Advantages: Prize and end result
Disadvantages: Sound and lens!

Well I gotta admit that I mainly chose the FX1 for its looks which is probably wrong of me to say. But you have to see it, hold it and use it and then you'll realize that its not just the good looks that makes it such an amazing camera. The balance is sup ...

vilumdeluxe 08.03.2009 ∑ Read full review
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LOOK like a pro!

Advantages: dirt cheap, looks pro, looks cool with my 35mm adapter
Disadvantages: front heavy, no idx battery available

I'm actually satisfied with the camera, mainly because of it's cheap pricetag. You will look the part when filming a wedding or something similar. In the eyes of a non-pro, you will look like you're wielding a very expensive pro-grade camera. Real pro's o ...

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Review of Sony HVR-HD1000E

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sony hvr 1000 e

Advantages: good price, good image
Disadvantages: one ring for many tasks

I bought this camera from somebody that used it just a few times and i paid 1000 euro to him. I needed this camera to shoot at the weddings and to make clips for microstock sites. It has the option to shoot dv format or hvr format. It's useless to shoot ...

tony4urban 17.05.2010 ∑ Read full review
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