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Camcorders: Most Popular Articles

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What Memory Card Should You Use in Your Camcorder
Here's what SD/SDHC memory cards are used for in your video camera (sometimes called a camcorder).
Optical vs. Digital Image Stabilization
Learn the difference between optical and digital image stabilization on a camcorder.
What's the Difference Between Cameras and...
While digital cameras have made gains in the video department, they're still no match for a dedicated camcorder when it comes to recording life in motion.
A Beginner's Guide to Camcorder Bit Rates
An explanation of what camcorder bit rates are and how they impact video quality.
What's the AVCHD Camcorder Format?
AVCHD is a camcorder video format used in high definition digital camcorders. Learn all about the AVCHD camcorder format.
Learn About the Different Camcorder Video File...
This article explains the various camcorder file formats and the pros and cons of each.
Guide to SDXC Memory Cards
SDXC flash memory cards can be used in an increasing number of digital camcorders and digital cameras. Here's what you need to know about them.
A Beginner's Guide to HD Camcorders
All these technical terms can be confusing. We'll let you know what you need to know without the jargon.
What Are the Pros and Cons of Wi-Fi Camcorders?
A look at the benefits and drawbacks of Wi-Fi camcorders.
5 Best Camcorders for Shoppers on a Budget
A list of the best camcorders to buy if you're on a tight budget.
Digital Camcorder Memory Formats: Guide to...
Digital camcorder memory formats go a long way toward determining a camcorder's size, weight, functionality and ease-of-use. This guide will explain the pros and cons of each digital camcorder memory format.
Simple Steps for Archiving Your Camcorder Videos
Camcorder owners will quickly take hours of digital video. Here's how to save and store your camcorder's digital video so that future generations can enjoy it.
What to Consider Before Buying Your New Digital...
What you need to know before purchasing a digital camcorder.
Our Guide to Flash Camcorders
What you need to know about camcorders that record to flash memory.
Guide to Camcorder Audio Recording
What to look for in a camcorder to ensure excellent audio recording. A look at all sorts of camcorder microphones.
The Top 6 HD Camcorders
We tested many camcorders to see which deserve your hard-earned money. We present the best HD camcorders on the market.
Understanding the Different Camcorder Image...
Learn the difference between a CMOS and CCD image sensors and how a camcorder image sensor impacts video quality.
5 Best Camcorders for Web Friendly Video
The best camcorders for shooting Web video.
Four Things Every Camcorder Owner Should Do...
From sharing to creating, these are a few things you should do with your camcorder video.
Vivitar DVR 690HD Waterproof Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Vivitar DVR 690HD waterproof camcorder.
What Frame Rate Should Your Camcorder Have?
An explanation of what a frame rate is and what it means for a camcorder.
Sony Handycam HDR-CX550 Review
A hands-on review of Sony's HDR-CX550 high definition camcorder.
What You Need to Know About Camcorder Lenses
Everything you need to know about camcorder lenses.
Guide to Wireless Camcorders
A detailed look at wireless camcorders with built-in Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
Panasonic HC-V10 Camcorder Overview
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V10 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Panasonic HC-V100 Camcorder Overview
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V100 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
How to Record High Quality Audio on an HD D-SLR
HD D-SLRs take great video, but they suffer in the audio department. Here's how to fix that.
Guide to Camcorder Tripods
What you need to know before buying a tripod for your camcorder.
Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5 Review
A hands-on review of the Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5 pocket camcorder.
Beginner's Guide to Pocket Camcorders
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Canon FS200 Camcorder Review
Read a review of Canon's FS200, a lightweight, standard definition camcorder that records to flash memory cards and features a 37x optical zoom lens.
Must-Have Camcorder Accessories
Find out which camcorder accessories are key to protecting and enhancing your camcorder experience.
Toshiba Camileo X100 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Toshiba Camileo X100 camcorder.
DXG 125V Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the DXG 125V HD camcorder. The $100 unit records 720p video, snaps still photos and plays back MP3 music files in a splash proof, bounce-proof design.
Filming Fireworks: Guide to Filming Fireworks...
Filming fireworks displays with your camcorder can be very challenging. Learn how to optimize your camcorder to properly record fireworks.
Flip MinoHD Second Generation Review
A hands-on review of the Flip MinoHD 2 Hour pocket camcorder.
Eye Fi Explore Video Card Review
A hands-on review of the Eye Fi Explore Video wireless SD card. Pop the Eye Fi card into a camera or camcorder and you've transformed it into a wireless, geo-tagging imaging powerhouse.
Samsung Camcorders
A model-by-model overview of Samsung's camcorders with links to reviews and best prices on the Web.
GE DV1 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of GE's DV1 waterproof pocket camcorder.
Camcorder Review: Sony Handycam HDR-XR520V Review
A review of Sony's HDR-XR520V Handycam camcorder with GPS.
Best Flash Camcorders
Camcorders that use flash memory to store video are light weight, compact and easy to take anywhere. Here are the best models on the market.
Samsung HMX-Q10 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of Samsung's HMX-Q10 high definition camcorder.
Guide to Bluetooth Camcorders
A guide to Bluetooth camcorders.
Nikon Coolpix P100 Camera Review
A hands-on review of Nikon's CoolPix P100's HD video recording features.
Sony HDR-CX100 Camcorder Review
A review of Sony's HDR-CX100, a high definition camcorder that records to 8GB of internal flash memory.
GPS Camcorders: A Guide to GPS Camcorders
A description of how internal GPS receivers are used in digital camcorders.
Pure Digital Flip UltraHD Camcorder Review
A review of Pure Digital's Flip UltraHD pocket camcorder.
Toshiba Camileo S20 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Toshiba Camileo S20 high definition camcorder.
Panasonic Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of Panasonic's HDC-HS60 HD camcorder.
Panasonic HC-V700M Camcorder Overview
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V700M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Guide to Portable Camcorder Storage
If you own a hard drive or flash-memory camcorder, a portable storage device can help you record for longer.
Digital Foci Picture Porter Review
A hands-on review of Digital Foci's Picture Porter 35 portable storage unit.
Panasonic SDR-H80 Camcorder Review
A review of Panasonic's SDR-H80, a standard definition camcorder with a 70x optical zoom lens and a 60GB hard disk drive.
Panasonic HM-TA1 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Panasonic HM-TA1 high definition pocket camcorder.
Canon Vixia HF R20 Review
A hands-on review of the Canon Vixia HF R20 high definition camcorder.
JVC Picsio GC-FM1 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of JVC's Picsio GC-FM1 pocket camcorder. A sleek and stylish model with decent video quality but a cumbersome design.
Coby CAM5000 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Coby CAM5000 - an HD pocket camcorder with a 2-inch LCD and simple user-interface.
DXG 579V Camcorder Review
A review of the DXG 579V HD camcorder. The $149 unit offers a 2.4 inch LCD, 720p video recording and an included underwater housing.
Traveling With a Camcorder
What you need to know when you're traveling with a camcorder.
Guide to Camcorder Exposure
One of the most widespread features on a digital camcorder is the ability to adjust exposure. Here's how exposure settings work and how to use them.
Pocket Camcorder Shooting Tips
An overview of some tips for shooting with a pocket camcorder, like the Flip.
Sony Bloggie 3D Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of Sony's Bloggie 3D camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM400 Review
A hands-on review of JVC's GZ-HM400 camcorder - a high definition model that records to 32GB of internal flash memory. This high-end model packs a nice array of manual features, plus excellent video quality.
Canon 5D Mark II Video Camera Review
A review of Canon's 5D Mark II digital SLR video functions.
Waterproof Camcorder Shooting Tips
A how-to guide for filming video with an underwater camcorder.
DXG A85V Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the DXG-A85V camcorder.
Toshiba Camileo S30 Review
A hands-on review of the Toshiba Camileo S30 high definition camcorder.
Kodak Zx1 Pocket Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Kodak Zx1 pocket video camera.
JVC Everio GZ-X900 Camcorder Review
A review of JVC's Everio GZ-X900 high definition camcorder.
Guide to Relay Recording
An explanation of relay recording in a digital camcorder: what it is and why it's useful.
Panasonic SDR-SW21 Waterproof Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of Panasonic's waterproof camcorder, the SDR-SW21.
Sanyo Xacti FH1 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of Sanyo's FH1 high definition camcorder. The FH1 records 1080p video to SD cards and uses an Apple-friendly video format named iFrame as a recording option.
Getting the Best Video of Your Children
Some basic tips on how to get the best video of your children.
Samsung SMX-C20 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of Samsung's SMX-C20 digital camcorder.
Sony Handycam HDR TG5 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of Sony's HDR-TG5V camcorder. This HD camcorder records to flash memory and features a built-in GPS receiver, touch-screen LCD, 10x optical zoom and a titanium housing.
JVC GZ-HM550 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Everio GZ-HM550 camcorder from JVC.
Panasonic HDC-TM700 Review
A hands-on review of Panasonic's HDC-TM700 digital camcorder.
Top Camcorders For Mother's Day
The best camcorders to buy for mom on Mother's Day
Canon Vixia HF S10 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Canon Vixia HF S10 HD camcorder. The HF S10 features 32GB of internal flash memory and 24Mbps recording.
Panasonic HC-V100M Camcorder Overview
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V100M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Canon Vixia HF-R11 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Canon Vixia HF-R11 high definition camcorder.
Pure Digital Flip Camcorder Lineup
Pure Digital camcorders, Flip camcorders, the Flip video cameras, Flips, Flip video, pocket camcorders
Camcorder Review: Panasonic HDC-TM300K...
A review of Panasonic's HDC-TM300K camcorder featuring high definition video recording to SD/SDHC flash memory cards.
Understanding Camcorder Face Detection
An explanation of face detection in a camcorder.
Samsung HMX-H106 Camcorder Review
Read a review of Samsung's HMX-H106 high definition camcorder with a 64GB solid state drive and a 10x optical zoom lens.
uCorder Wearable Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the uCorder IRDC250 wearable camcorder.
Guide to Camcorder Features
An overview of the various features you'll find in a digital camcorder.
Guide to HD Digital SLRs
A guide to digital SLR cameras that record high definition video.
Kodak Playsport Camcorder Review
Rain can ruin your camcorder. We review the Kodak Playsport Zx3 camcorder to see if there's a way to record those special moments.
Panasonic HC-X900M Camcorder Overview
An overview of Panasonic's HC-X900M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Kodak Zi8 Camcorder Review
The Kodak Zi8 Camcorder can shoot in 1080p and still fit in your pocket. Kodak is aiming to keep the price low. Let's find out if they cut any corners.
Camcorders for Father's Day
What camcorder to buy dad for Father's Day.
The 4 Best Pocket Camcorders
We can't capture memories if you leave the camcorder at home. Here are the best pocket camcorders around.
Kodak Playsport Zx5 Review
A hands-on review of Kodak's Playsport Zx5 waterproof pocket camcorder.
Where to Buy a Digital Camcorder
Where should you go to purchase a digital camcorder? This article runs down your camcorder shopping options.
Must-Have Pocket Camcorder Accessories
A look at the accessories you need if you own a pocket camcorder.
Kodak PlayTouch Review
A hands-on review of the Kodak PlayTouch pocket camcorder.
Samsung SMX-C14 Camcorder Review
A review of Samsung's SMX C14 camcorder. This standard definition model uses a uniquely angled zoom lens and packs 16GB of internal flash memory.
Panasonic HDC-TM90 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the HDC-TM90 camcorder from Panasonic.
Panasonic HC-V500 Camcorder Overview
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V500 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Panasonic HC-V500M Camcorder Overview
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V500M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
DXG A80V Camcorder Review
We review the DXG A80V HD camcorder. It records in 1080p, doesn't weigh a lot and doesn't cost a lot. But how does it perform?
Pure Digital Flip SlideHD Review
A hands-on review of the Pure Digital Flip Slide camcorder.
Guide to Mini Camcorders
What you need to know about mini camcorders.
Pocket Camcorders vs. Smartphones: Which Is Best?
What takes better video: a pocket camcorder or a smartphone? We compare the two.
Panasonic HC-V700 Camcorder Overview
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V700 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Guide to Touch Screen Camcorders
What you need to know about touch screen camcorders.
Eye Fi Pro X2 Wireless Memory Card Review
A hands-on review of the Eye Fi Pro X2 wireless flash memory card for digital camcorders and cameras.
JVC Camcorders
A model-by-model overview of JVC camcorders, including their line of Everio and Picsio models.
JVC Everio GZ-HM30 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM30 high definition camcorder.
Guide to Web Friendly Camcorders
A look at the camcorder features you want to create Web friendly video.
Guide to Waterproof Camcorders
What you need to know about waterproof camcorders.
Sony Handycam Camcorder Lineup
A model-by-model look at Sony's camcorder line.
JVC Everio GZ-HM440 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM440 high definition camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM50 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM50 high definition camcorder.
Canon Vixia HF R200 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF R200 HD camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM300 Overview
An overview and impressions of JVC's Everio GZ-HM300 high definition camcorder.
Guide to 3D Camcorders
What you need to know about 3D camcorders.
Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20 Camcorder Review
A hands-on review of the Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20 camcorder.
Guide to Helmet Cams
Everything you need to know about helmet cams and sports video cameras.
Canon Vixia HF M400 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF M400 HD camcorder.
Canon Vixia HF S200 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF S200 camcorder.
HP Camcorder Lineup
A model-by-model overview of HP's camcorders, including links to reviews and the best online prices.
JVC Everio GZ-HD500 Overview
A first impressions review of JVC's Everio GZ-HD500 high definition camcorder.
Canon HD Camcorders
A model-by-model overview of Canon's HD camcorder lineup, with reviews, rankings and the best prices on the Web.
Canon Vixia HF M41 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF M41 high definition camcorder.
Waterproof Camcorder Roundup
A round-up of the latest waterproof camcorders on the market.
Sony Handycam CX560V Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Sony Handycam CX560V HD camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM450 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM450 high definition camcorder.
Haier Camcorder Line Up
A model-by-model overview of Haier's digital camcorders.
Canon Vixia HF R20 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF R20 HD camcorder.
Canon Vixia HF S20 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF S20 camcorder.
Canon Vixia HF R21 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF R21 HD camcorder.
Sony Handycam CX700V Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Sony Handycam CX700V HD camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM1S Overview
An overview and first impression review of JVC's Everio GZ-HM1S high definition camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM670 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM670 high definition camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM320 Overview
An overview and impressions of JVC's Everio GZ-HM320 high definition camcorder.
Kodak Mini Video Camera Overview
An overview and first impressions review of the Kodak Mini ultra-compact pocket camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM650 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM650 high definition camcorder.
Canon Vixia HF G10 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia Hf G10 camcorder.
Panasonic HDC-TM41H Overview
An overview of the Panasonic HDC-TM41H high definition camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM690 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM690 high definition camcorder.
How To Conserve Camcorder Battery Power
Having battery power is essential to operating your camcorder. Without a sufficiently charged battery you won't be able to operate your camcorder when you travel or are away from an AC outlet. Here are some tips to make sure you have battery power for your camcorder when you need it.
Guide to Camcorder Software
A guide to the software that's included with your camcorder.
Top Camcorder Trends
A look at the top trends shaping camcorders today.
Canon HF S30 Camcorder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF S30 camcorder.
3D Camcorder Roundup
A round-up of 3D camcorders on the market today
JVC Everio GZ-HM960 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM960 high definition camcorder.
JVC Everio GZ-HM550 Overview
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM340 high definition camcorder.
Canon Vixia HF S21 Camcoder Overview
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia Hf S21 camcorder.

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