Which Camcorder?

  Sibbo 14:13 20 Jan 2008
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I'm considering purchasing a camcorder for when I go away on holiday with my wife and two children, but I'm afraid that all of the technical jargon for these items leaves me baffled. Do I buy a HDD one, or DVD etc? Can anyone recommend a good one from their own personal experience? Thanks

  anchor 15:44 20 Jan 2008

If you could give us an idea of your budget, we could probably advise you better.

  Sibbo 15:49 20 Jan 2008

Of course doh! I meant to put that in my original post.

  Sibbo 15:50 20 Jan 2008

Done it again!! That'll teach me to do two things at once. I'll be prepared to spend up to £500'ish. Thanks.

  hastelloy 16:16 21 Jan 2008

from a Mini DV tape. I have a Canon HV10, which I can thoroughly recommend click here I don't know this retailer but their price is the best I could find.

  Sibbo 17:31 21 Jan 2008

How does Mini DV tape models compare to the newer memory card models that are now available?

  hastelloy 00:21 22 Jan 2008

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  anchor 13:19 23 Jan 2008

I would agree that mini-DV offers convenience, and also a price advantage.

I would suggest you consider the Sony DCR-HC96. Well reviewed, and well within your budget.

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