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Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« on: November 21, 2012, 08:32:29 PM »
there are so many cant figure out what to get i want a camcorder for reg. everyday family and stuff any suggestions on quality + price i would spend a little more for better but dont need all the bells and whistles

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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2012, 10:03:15 PM »
Why do you need a camcorder. The video on the elph more than suffices imo
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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2012, 09:11:23 PM »
Why do you need a camcorder. The video on the elph more than suffices imo
anyone know is this true that videos on the elph are just as good as a camcorder? if so how much space does a 1 hour good quality video take? and any reasons not to just get a camera

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Re: Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2012, 09:19:52 PM »
anyone know is this true that videos on the elph are just as good as a camcorder? if so how much space does a 1 hour good quality video take? and any reasons not to just get a camera
Don't know how much space it takes, but you can get really big sd cards for elph. Grab the one for $99 now
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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2012, 10:22:32 PM »
Why do you need a camcorder. The video on the elph more than suffices imo
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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2012, 10:28:11 PM »
IMHO cameras are best suited to take pictures and camcorders for videos. True you may get amazing videos from a camera or amazing pics from a camcorder but a good camcorder will take better videos than a good camera.

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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2012, 11:32:53 PM »
Sx85 black from best buy for $150

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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2012, 12:03:25 AM »
IMHO cameras are best suited to take pictures and camcorders for videos. True you may get amazing videos from a camera or amazing pics from a camcorder but a good camcorder will take better videos than a good camera.
any suggestions for a good camcorder?

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Re: Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2012, 01:09:01 AM »
any suggestions for a good camcorder?
I don't take videos often enough to justify owning one.

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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2012, 01:06:05 PM »
IMHO cameras are best suited to take pictures and camcorders for videos. True you may get amazing videos from a camera or amazing pics from a camcorder but a good camcorder will take better videos than a good camera.
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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2012, 08:31:48 PM »
IMHO Point and shoot cameras as well as Smartphone cameras can shoot videos as good quality as camcorders (aside from the optical  zoom) if they would only offer 60 frames per second! My old canon sd450 had 320 x 240 with 60 fps and it was smooth like.... ;D but the actual quality was quite low. My gnex shoots full HD 1920 x  1080 but only at 24 fps which leaves it feeling very choppy. The next option is HD 1080 x 720 with 30 fps which is a drop better. Why cant they offer 60fps ??? Ill take SD 680 x 480 with 60 fps over 1920 x 1080 24 fps any day!!  >:(
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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2013, 11:17:25 AM »
Looking to buy a camcorder for someone, he really only needs it for a single use. Looking to spend ~$75 it can be used. What models are considered good?

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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2013, 09:43:40 AM »
Bump looking for a deal on a 'new' camcorder $175-225

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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2013, 09:46:22 AM »
Bump looking for a deal on a 'new' camcorder $175-225
Why not just get an elph
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Re: Camcorders Deals Master Thread
« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2013, 02:01:03 PM »
IMHO cameras are best suited to take pictures and camcorders for videos. True you may get amazing videos from a camera or amazing pics from a camcorder but a good camcorder will take better videos than a good camera.