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Camcorder Kindly tell me the diff between all the camcorders available? Which is a appropriate one to buy as per the points below? 1. versatile. 2. easy to use. 3. high res recording.4. good recording time. 5. good battery run time. 6. value for money. 7. less maintenance cost. 8. semi-professional. 9. handy in size. 10. somewhat weather proof. 11. where the video is easily transferable to other media( computer,projector etc) Regards. dpkt

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  • dpkt Sep 02, 2008

    Thank you gowerboy very appropriate advice

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Books have been written on this subject. The easy answer is go to a reputable camera store rather than an electronics store, tell them what you want to do with your camera and they will suggest models that suit you. All camcorders are now digital but some record on tape, some on a hard drive or DVD and some on memory cards. Those using tape don't have to compress the image so much and give better pictures. Normal digital video is quite good enough for an amateur, but high definition cameras are becoming cheaper. All cameras have sockets to transfer the recording to computers or other media or even play the recording direct to a television. Most recorded video benefits from transferring it to a computer, using an editing program, adding titles and burning it to a DVD. That way your friends will want to see your work more than once.
Finally, again I say - go to a camera store on a quiet day with plenty of time to listen to their advice. You'll learn more than anyone can tell you in an answer here.

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