MIniDV, DVD or Hard Disk: which camcorder is better?

Answer They are all pretty much the same price. $300.00 to $400.00If you are extremely lazy, I'd go with the MiniDVD. When the video recording is done... is done! Editing is a pain with compressed... Read More »

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I'm looking to buy a camcorder but I don't know what kind I should get: MiniDV, DVD, or Hard Drive?

If you're planning on doing a lot of editing then your only real option is miniDV. The others are already highly compressed, so you'll lose a lot of quality. Not only that, but your pc would have ... Read More »

What is a hard disk drive camcorder?

Hard disks are usually only associated with computer storage, but as technology improves, camcorder tapes are becoming obsolete and being replaced with hard disk drives. The camcorders have many be... Read More »

How to Zoom to 300X on a JVC Hard Disk Camcorder?

A 300x zoom is not achievable using glass lenses on a portable video camera. To achieve such a zoom, JVC uses optical zoom supercharged with digital zoom. While optical zoom will result in a roughl... Read More »

Which Camcorder will be the "BEST" Hard Disk or Flash/Memory Stick and Why?

Define "BEST".The GoPro or Contour cameras will be "BEST" for action shots because they can capture high frame rate - we assume the lighting is good. If lighting is poor, expect poor video. If audi... Read More »