Camcorders: Most Popular Articles
Learn the difference between optical and digital image stabilization on a camcorder.
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).
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.
AVCHD is a camcorder video format used in high definition digital camcorders. Learn all about the AVCHD camcorder format.
This article explains the various camcorder file formats and the pros and cons of each.
All these technical terms can be confusing. We'll let you know what you need to know without the jargon.
An explanation of what camcorder bit rates are and how they impact video quality.
Learn the difference between a CMOS and CCD image sensors and how a camcorder image sensor impacts video quality.
A look at the benefits and drawbacks of Wi-Fi camcorders.
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.
A list of the best camcorders to buy if you're on a tight budget.
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 to look for in a camcorder to ensure excellent audio recording. A look at all sorts of camcorder microphones.
What you need to know about camcorders that record to flash memory.
An explanation of what a frame rate is and what it means for a camcorder.
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.
We tested many camcorders to see which deserve your hard-earned money. We present the best HD camcorders on the market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The best camcorders for shooting Web video.
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.
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A detailed look at wireless camcorders with built-in Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
An overview of the various features you'll find in a digital camcorder.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM30 high definition camcorder.
From sharing to creating, these are a few things you should do with your camcorder video.
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.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V10 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
What takes better video: a pocket camcorder or a smartphone? We compare the two.
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.
A hands-on review of the Vivitar DVR 690HD waterproof camcorder.
Filming fireworks displays with your camcorder can be very challenging. Learn how to optimize your camcorder to properly record fireworks.
Everything you need to know about camcorder lenses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A great digital camcorder doesn't have to cost a lot of money. Here are the top digital camcorders under $400.
A hands-on review of Sony's HDR-CX550 high definition camcorder.
A guide to Bluetooth camcorders.
Where should you go to purchase a digital camcorder? This article runs down your camcorder shopping options.
We can't capture memories if you leave the camcorder at home. Here are the best pocket camcorders around.
A review of Canon's 5D Mark II digital SLR video functions.
What you need to know before buying a tripod for your camcorder.
A hands-on review of Kodak's Playsport Zx5 waterproof pocket camcorder.
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 look at the camcorder features you want to create Web friendly video.
A description of how internal GPS receivers are used in digital camcorders.
What you need to know about waterproof camcorders.
A hands-on review of the Canon Vixia HF R20 high definition 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.
A review of Panasonic's SDR-H80, a standard definition camcorder with a 70x optical zoom lens and a 60GB hard disk drive.
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.
A review of Sony's HDR-XR520V Handycam camcorder with GPS.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF M400 HD camcorder.
A hands-on review of Panasonic's waterproof camcorder, the SDR-SW21.
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.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V100 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
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.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM50 high definition camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Toshiba Camileo X100 camcorder.
A hands-on review of Samsung's HMX-Q10 high definition camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5 pocket 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 and first impressions review of the Kodak PlayFull Waterproof HD pocket camcorder.
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.
An explanation of relay recording in a digital camcorder: what it is and why it's useful.
If you own a hard drive or flash-memory camcorder, a portable storage device can help you record for longer.
A round-up of the latest waterproof camcorders on the market.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V500M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
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.
A model-by-model look at Sony's camcorder line.
A camcorder bag is one of the most important things you can purchase for your camcorder. Here are some things to look for when you are looking to purchase a bag for your camcorder.
A hands-on review of Sony's Bloggie 3D camcorder.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM650 high definition camcorder.
A hands-on review of Digital Foci's Picture Porter 35 portable storage unit.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM450 high definition camcorder.
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.
A review of Sony's HDR-CX100, a high definition camcorder that records to 8GB of internal flash memory.
An overview and impressions of JVC's Everio GZ-HM300 high definition camcorder.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM440 high definition camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF M41 high definition camcorder.
Find out which camcorder accessories are key to protecting and enhancing your camcorder experience.
A hands-on review of GE's DV1 waterproof pocket camcorder.
A model-by-model overview of Samsung's camcorders with links to reviews and best prices on the Web.
What you need to know about 3D camcorders.
What camcorder to buy dad for Father's Day.
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.
A hands-on review of the HDC-TM90 camcorder from Panasonic.
Everything you need to know about helmet cams and sports video cameras.
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.
Some basic tips on how to get the best video of your children.
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 the Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20 camcorder.
Read a review of Samsung's HMX-H106 high definition camcorder with a 64GB solid state drive and a 10x optical zoom lens.
An overview and first impressions review of the Kodak Mini ultra-compact pocket camcorder.
Rain can ruin your camcorder. We review the Kodak Playsport Zx3 camcorder to see if there's a way to record those special moments.
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.
A hands-on review of the Everio GZ-HM550 camcorder from JVC.
What you need to know about touch screen camcorders.
A hands-on review of Panasonic's HDC-HS60 HD camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF M40 HD camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Toshiba Camileo S30 high definition camcorder.
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.
A first impressions overview of the Sony Handycam CX560V HD camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Panasonic HM-TA1 high definition pocket camcorder.
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.
A review of Pure Digital's Flip UltraHD pocket camcorder.
A review of Panasonic's HDC-TM300K camcorder featuring high definition video recording to SD/SDHC flash memory cards.
An explanation of face detection in a camcorder.
A guide to the software that's included with your camcorder.
A hands-on review of the Kodak PlayTouch pocket camcorder.
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?
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.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V500 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
What makes a camcorder analog? Find out what makes a camcorder analog and what the main differences are between different analog camcorder formats.
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 hands-on review of the Flip MinoHD 2 Hour pocket camcorder.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-V700 high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
An overview of JVC's Everio GZ-HM670 high definition camcorder.
A look at the accessories you need if you own a pocket camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF S30 camcorder.
A hands-on review of Samsung's SMX-C20 digital camcorder.
A first impressions review of JVC's Everio GZ-HD500 high definition camcorder.
A hands-on review of Panasonic's HDC-TM700 digital 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.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF S200 camcorder.
A review of JVC's Everio GZ-X900 high definition camcorder.
An overview of Panasonic's HC-X900M high definition camcorder introduced in 2012.
Once you own the new camcorder of your dreams, the next step is learning how to use it. These tips for new camcorder owners are essential tips to help turn new camcorder users into camcorder pros.
A model-by-model overview of HP's camcorders, including links to reviews and the best online prices.
An overview and impressions of JVC's Everio GZ-HM320 high definition camcorder.
A hands-on review of the uCorder IRDC250 wearable camcorder.
A first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia Hf S21 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 first impressions overview of the Canon Vixia HF R20 HD camcorder.
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.
A hands-on review of the Eye Fi Pro X2 wireless flash memory card for digital camcorders and cameras.
Sony's line of DVD camcorders all look the same, but have very different price tags. Find out what differences there are between Sony's different DVD camcorder models.
Purchasing a high-quality digital camcorder doesnt have to cost you thousands of dollars. This top digital camcorders under $600 list includes a 3CCD camcorder as well as camcorders that record onto MiniDV, DVD, and even Hard Drives, all priced to be affordable camcorder options for consumers.
What you need to know before buying a toy camcorder or toy camera.
A model-by-model overview of Canon's HD camcorder lineup, with reviews, rankings and the best prices on the Web.
A round-up of 3D camcorders on the market today
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.