Video Camcorder

  Adz1310 20:53 15 Nov 2006
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Hi guys,
Wanted some advice. I want to get a camcorder for christmas, but with so many on the market dont know which one to choose. My friend told me to get a sony touch screen. But I dont really know enough any advice would be grateful.
P.s. also should i get a digitial or a mini dv tapes?
Any advice would be grateful
Thanks

  Adz1310 21:03 15 Nov 2006

anyone?

  De Marcus™ 21:07 15 Nov 2006

What's your budget?

  Adz1310 21:09 15 Nov 2006

bout 250-300

  Adz1310 21:13 15 Nov 2006

actually say 350!!!! ill push the boat out!

  De Marcus™ 21:18 15 Nov 2006

click here for Mini DV

click here for A hard disk based camera

click here for Mini DVD

All quite capable, my personal preference being Mini DV, the rest capture in Mpeg format which reduces quality (but not really to any degree that's noticeable)

  Adz1310 21:23 15 Nov 2006

but can i put dv tapes onto my computer?or is it easier just to use the other types?

  De Marcus™ 21:26 15 Nov 2006

You can attach your camera to your pc for downloading footage.

  Adz1310 21:31 15 Nov 2006

oh right thanks,
so how much difference is there in quality,

  De Marcus™ 21:32 15 Nov 2006

Very, very little.

  Adz1310 21:36 15 Nov 2006

so what is the advantages and disadvantages of the three types??
(sorry to be a pain)
but want to make the right decision

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