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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.
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.
Here's what SD/SDHC memory cards are used for in your video camera (sometimes called a camcorder).
Learn the difference between optical and digital image stabilization on a camcorder.
AVCHD is a camcorder video format used in high definition digital camcorders. Learn all about the AVCHD camcorder format.
All these technical terms can be confusing. We'll let you know what you need to know without the jargon.
This article explains the various camcorder file formats and the pros and cons of each.
A list of the best camcorders to buy if you're on a tight budget.
An explanation of what camcorder bit rates are and how they impact video quality.
A look at the benefits and drawbacks of Wi-Fi camcorders.
Learn the difference between a CMOS and CCD image sensors and how a camcorder image sensor impacts video quality.
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.
What you need to know before purchasing a digital camcorder.
What to look for in a camcorder to ensure excellent audio recording. A look at all sorts of camcorder microphones.
We tested many camcorders to see which deserve your hard-earned money. We present the best HD camcorders on the market.
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.
A lot of camcorders will make claims of 500x times or even 800x or more zoom. Can you really zoom that far with these camcorders? Learn the important difference between optical and digital zoom.
What you need to know about camcorders that record to flash memory.
The best camcorders for shooting Web video.
Many camcorders today come with built-in digital cameras that allow camcorder users to take digital photos with their camcorder. before you leave your digital camera at behind there are some things you should know about the photo mode on your digital camcorder.
If you plan on purchasing a camcorder for your child one important thing to consider is ease of use. While camcorders with tons of features can be great for adults, all the additional features can confuse children and make the camcorder difficult to use. There are quite a few camcorders on the market today that are ideal for children. Here are some of the top camcorders for children twelve and under.
Camcorders have both optical zoom and digital zoom. This article briefly explains the difference between the two, and offers a few examples of situations where you might use your camcorders zoom and what amount of zoom you'll need to get the job done.
From sharing to creating, these are a few things you should do with your camcorder video.
A detailed look at wireless camcorders with built-in Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
An explanation of what a frame rate is and what it means for a camcorder.
Buying a camcorder can be a difficult task. This camcorder buying guide makes it easy to quickly understand the camcorder market so you can find the best camcorder for your needs.
A camcorder tripod is an essential accessory every camcorder owner should own. Here are some of the best camcorder tripods on the market for consumer and semi-professional camcorder users.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM30 high definition camcorder.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V10 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
If you're new to camcorders then chances are you have questions-lots of them. here are some answers to some common basic camcorder questions to help get you started.
Shooting your first video on your camcorder can be rather intimidating. Here are some easy camcorder shooting tips that can help you shoot the best camcorder video possible every time.
A great digital camcorder doesn't have to cost a lot of money. Here are the top digital camcorders under $400.
HD D-SLRs take great video, but they suffer in the audio department. Here's how to fix that.
Lavaliere microphones are the perfect microphone for consumer camcorders. A lavaliere microphone will clip onto your subjects shirt and is a great microphone for interviews. Here are some of the top lavaliere microphones available for 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.
An overview of the various features you'll find in a digital camcorder.
What takes better video: a pocket camcorder or a smartphone? We compare the two.
Professional camcorder users such as independent filmmakers and wedding videogrpahers need professional camcorders. A professional quality camcorder will give you higher quality video and the ability to manually control almost every aspect of your picture. Here are some of the top professional camcorders on the market for independent film makers and video professionals.
Everything you need to know about camcorder lenses.
A guide to Bluetooth camcorders.
A look at the camcorder features you want to create Web friendly video.
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Camcorders can make great gifts for teenagers. Finding the right camcorder to give a teenager as a gift can be a difficult decision to make. Here are some of the top camcorders for teenagers.
A review of Canon's 5D Mark II digital SLR video functions.
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.
A description of how internal GPS receivers are used in digital camcorders.
This is a question I get pretty often from people who have just purchased a digital camcorder and are interested in editing their video but don't know where to start.
A DVD camcorder can be a great way to record your video. All DVD camcorders record video directly onto a DVD that can be removed from the camcorder and immediatly played in a DVD player. Different DVD camcorder manufacturers offer different features on their DVD camcorder models and different levels of quality. Here are some of the best DVD camcorders on the market today.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V100 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Where should you go to purchase a digital camcorder? This article runs down your camcorder shopping options.
A model-by-model look at Sony's camcorder line.
A hands-on review of the Vivitar DVR 690HD waterproof camcorder.
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.
We can't capture memories if you leave the camcorder at home. Here are the best pocket camcorders around.
A hands-on review of Sony's HDR-CX550 high definition camcorder.
What you need to know before buying a tripod for your camcorder.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM50 high definition camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Everio GZ-HM550 camcorder from JVC.
A hands-on review of Panasonic's HDC-TM700 digital camcorder.
A good book on digital video can give you some excellent tips on how to use your digital camcorder and help you create excellent videos every time you shoot. There are quite a few books on camcorders and digital video production on the market today. Each book usually gives readers a different look at the subject of video production, and can offer users unique tips for shooting and creating great video projects. Here are some of the best digital video books available.
Digital cameras have become a standard feature in camcorders today. If you want to print your digital photos, then you need a higher resolution built-in digital camera in your camcorder. Here are some of the highest resolution built-in digital cameras that are built-into camcorders.
A hands-on review of Samsung's HMX-Q10 high definition camcorder.
Filming fireworks displays with your camcorder can be very challenging. Learn how to optimize your camcorder to properly record fireworks.
What you need to know about waterproof camcorders.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM450 high definition camcorder.
Video Blogging or vlogging is gaining a huge following on the internet. Learn about the latest internet craze and how to create a vlog of your own.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V500 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
MiniDV camcorders still remain one of the top digital camcorder formats on the market. If you're shopping for the perfect MiniDV camcorder here are a few worth a close look.
A review of Sony's HDR-CX100, a high definition camcorder that records to 8GB of internal flash memory.
A new camcorder lens can be a great way to spice up your videos, and help out in situations where you need to get closer to an object or see more in the screen. Here are the main types of lenses available for consumer camcorders.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V500M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Find out which camcorder accessories are key to protecting and enhancing your camcorder experience.
A hands-on review of Kodak's Playsport Zx5 waterproof pocket camcorder.
An explanation of relay recording in a digital camcorder: what it is and why it's useful.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM650 high definition camcorder.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-X900M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
A review of Sony's HDR-XR520V Handycam camcorder with GPS.
A hands-on review of the Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20 camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF R21 HD camcorder.
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.
A hands-on review of the Canon Vixia HF R20 high definition camcorder.
A review of Panasonic's SDR-H80, a standard definition camcorder with a 70x optical zoom lens and a 60GB hard disk drive.
An overview of the Panasonic HDC-TM41H high definition camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF M41 high definition camcorder.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM670 high definition camcorder.
A review of Pure Digital's Flip UltraHD pocket camcorder.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM440 high definition camcorder.
A model-by-model overview of HP's camcorders, including links to reviews and the best online prices.
A hands-on review of the Canon Vixia HF-R11 high definition camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF R200 HD camcorder.
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.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V100M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
A hands-on review of the Eye Fi Pro X2 wireless flash memory card for digital camcorders and cameras.
Rain can ruin your camcorder. We review the Kodak Playsport Zx3 camcorder to see if there's a way to record those special moments.
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.
A hands-on review of Digital Foci's Picture Porter 35 portable storage unit.
A high price tag doesnt always mean a high-quality digital camcorder. Here are some of the best digital camcorders on the market today under $1000. All of these great digital camcorders have something about them that makes them stand out as an excellent camcorder purchase, and all of the camcorders are available for under $1000.
An overview and impressions of JVC's Everio GZ-HM320 high definition camcorder.
What you need to know about 3D camcorders.
A review of JVC's Everio GZ-X900 high definition camcorder.
A round-up of the latest waterproof camcorders on the market.
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.
Cost is a factor in almost every digital camcorder purchase. There are a variety of excellent camcorder options available at almost every price point. These top camcorder picks are broken down by price, allowing you to find the best camcorder for your needs, that also fits within your budget.
A first impressions overview of the Sony Handycam CX560V HD camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF M400 HD camcorder.
If you own a hard drive or flash-memory camcorder, a portable storage device can help you record for longer.
What you need to know about mini camcorders.
A model-by-model overview of Samsung's camcorders with links to reviews and best prices on the Web.
A hands-on review of GE's DV1 waterproof pocket camcorder.
What camcorder to buy dad for Father's Day.
A hands-on review of the Kodak Zx1 pocket video camera.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF S30 camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Canon Vixia HF S10 HD camcorder. The HF S10 features 32GB of internal flash memory and 24Mbps recording.
A holiday home movie is a home video you will cherish for a lifetime. Here are some tips for making your holiday home movie one to remember.
A hands-on review of Sony's Bloggie 3D camcorder.
Shopping for a digital camcorder can be a difficult task. You want to make sure you get the best camcorder possible, but with so many to choose from finding the right one can be pretty difficult. Here are some lists of the best camcorders around to help you with your camcorder shopping.
A hands-on review of the Panasonic HM-TA1 high definition pocket camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Toshiba Camileo S30 high definition camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Toshiba Camileo X100 camcorder.
A model-by-model overview of Canon's HD camcorder lineup, with reviews, rankings and the best prices on the Web.
The Manfrotto Modo tripod is Bogen Imagingâs âtake-along-anywhereâ tripod. The tripod is designed for use with both video and still photography and is small enough to take along with you where ever your travels may take you. I had the opportunity to try the tripod out for a few weeks and was really impressed with how well the tripod (which weighs in around 2 pounds) worked for my professional and personal needs.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia Hf G10 camcorder.
Getting a good digital camcorder does not have to cost you tons of money. There are MiniDV, DVD, and even hard drive camcorder that can be purchased for less than $500, some considerably less. Here are some the best digital camcorders in the market under $500.
A hands-on review of the HDC-TM90 camcorder from Panasonic.
Final Cut Pro HD and Final Cut Express have a price difference of almost a thousand dollars. Here are the technical differences between the two different video editing programs.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V700M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
The best camcorders to buy for mom on Mother's Day
A hands-on review of Panasonic's waterproof camcorder, the SDR-SW21.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia Hf S21 camcorder.
An explanation of face detection in a camcorder.
A guide to the software that's included with your camcorder.
A hands-on review of Panasonic's HDC-HS60 HD camcorder.
Buying a great camcorder doesn't have to cost you thousands of dollars. Here are some of the best camcorders for under $800.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V700 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF S20 camcorder.
A look at the accessories you need if you own a pocket camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Flip MinoHD 2 Hour pocket camcorder.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM690 high definition camcorder.
An overview and first impressions review of the Kodak PlayFull Waterproof HD pocket camcorder.
What you need to know about touch screen camcorders.
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.
Business cards are one of the most important purchases you will ever make for your videography business. Learn why videography business cards are so important for your videography business.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF M40 HD camcorder.
A hands-on review of Samsung's SMX-C20 digital camcorder.
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.
A model-by-model overview of Haier's digital camcorders.
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.
A first impressions review of JVC's Everio GZ-HD500 high definition camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Sony Handycam CX700V HD camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF R20 HD camcorder.