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Sony HDR-HC9 or Canon HV30?

Hey, I'm new on this forum and was wondering if you guys could suggest. I'm a budding videographer and was searching at camcorders, and have decided on DV as the format. I narrowed my choices down to the Sony HDR-HC9 and the Canon HV30. I literally need suggest determining. Help? =)
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NEW AND LEARNING

Right right now i have a Sony DCR-DVD201,and i assume the picture is terrible. I wish to upgrade to a Canon XH A1. I was wondering how it compared to the Canon Vixia HG21? HD picture quality is my only issue. i\'ve two boy's ages 1 and 3, I now wish the better picture i can get. Any I/P would suggest...
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What is going on here with the formats???

I'm having pretty confused/upset. I'm a Macbook owner (first-gen), and admire using iMovie with my old Sony camera over Firewire to import/edit/upload home movies. So I was naturally literally excited when the new Macbooks were announced - and upset regarding lack of Firewire!So, right now I'm...
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So many Canon's, so little time! Help buying a camcorder!

Okay, I'll break it down:I'm searching for a camera to primarily record a video documentary of my grandmother before she dies. I'll usage the camera sometimes in the future for Youtube uploads, and many more... This will be my first camera, and I'm willing to spend $400 - 650 for it. These are...
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professional vs consumer

hi, this is my first place. i have been researching camcorders for regarding 2 months right now. i plan on making a big buy soon. im thinking regarding waiting until after christmas to notice if the prices drop. i am searching for the better picture quality in a camera. i have noticed the consumer camcorders that...
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why do Canon HG20 videos play slow on my pc?

i now bought the HG20 camera based on the cnet editor and user reviews...i like it but have a set of troubles:all videos i make run well on the camera. however, when i export the videos to my computer, they are jerky and skip most frames when i run them in the image mixer 3 se software that...
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Best Camcorder to Film Action Footage

My husband will be deploying to Iraq in a set of months and I'm searching for the better camera to suit his requires. He'll need I/P/o/p for mics and would also like to research if there is some kind of accessory for an "eye" that can be attached to his gear permitting the...
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help please

ok i\'ve a JVC Everio. And they are MOD format and yes i know to convert them to MPG no trouble there now usage the file extensions. But when I run them there is no sound and the clips don't have some properties no duration, bit rate, or dimensions. I can't figure this out I'm sure it is a...
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DCR-sr45 too sensitive focus

Hello My DCR-sr45 has one bad behavior. When zooming in dark room the focusing goes balistic and goes in and out of focus. The only way to get arround it is to switch to the manual focusing, but that sucks as well.Does anyguys know how to installed the DCR-sr45 to make the focus less sensitive so the...
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So now what... I purchased a Sony SR11

So I took the advice of this site as well as advice from a few of you on the forum. After a 3 day decision because out other camera went out, I\'m having buyers remorse. Before I take it out of the box, suggest me understand again why this is such a good camera. I usage it to record or kids. I...
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Help Choosing Pro Camcorder

Hello,I\'m searching to buy a pro camera to shoot commercials, documentaries, and short films. Budget: 8KNecessary:XLR for audioHD capableinterchangeable lenses preferred i\'ve been searching at the Canon XL H1, Panasonic AG-HVX200, Sony HVR-Z7U and HVR-S270, and JVC GY-HD200U.What would be the...
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Picture Motion Browser (Sony DCR-HC52)

So I now bought a sony DCR-HC52 today and I did some recording. I wanted to get the videos onto my computer so I could show my friends online, but for some reason the pic Motion Browser disc that came with my cam corder is not working. When I insert the disc it asks me which way I wish to...
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Need help choosing a cheap digital camcorder

I now wish it to film some things that me and my friends do, and some of my boxing matches. It has to be able to hook up to my computer simply without some hassle.
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Broken Sony Handycam touchscreen, help need fix!

my handycam, sony dcr-sr42, has in the past set months been losing it is touch on the touchscreen, regarding a month back i would've to squeeze rhe back of the touchscreen to click things then it now initiated randomly phasing where the screen starts moving up, almost like a movie projecter thats off...
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HV10 or SR11 ?

If you could get the Canon HV10 for $300 or the SR11 for $550 which would you pick and why? i\'ve read regarding each and I would literally like the SR11 but for the money I assume I should go with the HV10. What are your \'s ideas?
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HD camcorder for piano recitals

Hello all,I\'m a piano teacher who requires to usage a camera to record piano recitals, rehearsals, and lessons of my colleagues/students. I never own one before. i\'ve used my dad's 3-year-old standard-definition (SD) Panasonic miniDV (I don\'t know the model number), but didn\'t fall in admire with...
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Panasonic SDR-H18 help!!!

My camera has seemd to have a bad pixel. There is a litle green dot on the screen both on the LCD and when the videos are played back. A local repair shot said panasonic could reprogram the camera to hide the pixel. Panasonic wants $211.00 plus $13 dollars shipping to look at it. that is more...
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Help me to buy something suitable for me

Hello allfirst of all i have to tell you that i don't know anything regarding camcorders!and it's going to be my first cam ever!here are some facts to narrow the choices:my budget is less than 1000$ (cheaper,,,better! but anyway i don wanna kill the performance because of that)I like to have a...
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Finding A Good Camcorder

Hello,I had a problem. At present we are searching for a good digital camera, and to be honest I\'m on info overload. See, somebody has offered to be me a camera for $350 or less but wants me to pick it out. I wish to find a good digital camera that is reliable for that rate. I...
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Looking for the Camcorder for video blogging

HiI am searching for some suggest as per the better camera in order to do some video blogging. I wish my new cam to be light weight, on one hand (so I can carry it around) and on the other hand - I wish it to be easy with respect to uploading video on the website. Is hard disk (as the video format) is the...
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PF30 vs PF24 vs 60i canon hg20

i\'ve now right now bought the canon HG20. And have been testing several settings for video.After researching different areas I\'m attempting to to understand all the modes when doing video.I do understand that you can record in different resolutions and Mbps quality , even though I don\'t notice a...
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JVC GR-D920U and Macintosh

not sure if this is where to put this but i\'ve a JVC GR-D920U and i've been attempting to connect it to my Powebook G4 1.67 GHz. But it now doesn't. is there anyhting i can attempt, or is it now not consistent at all?
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AE setting for recording on boats or near water?

I'm going to be recording lots of video, using a Canon HG10, from boats in the near future. I'm not experienced with auto-settings and won't have time to fiddle around changing setting on the fly during the shoots. The background will often include water (e.g. bright blues and...
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Buying a miniDV

I went to an outlet, with the intention of buying a camera with the miniDV recording format. I know what I wish, but the sales person kept pushing DVDs and Hard Disks, saying that miniDVs are old and out...I attempted to explain, but to no avail, and this happened where most people were around,...
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DVD VOB files to something I can work with

I\'m moving by way of the camera knowledge, Having now upgraded from a MiniDV that would o/p in a simple AVI format to a canon DC-50 that saves video to DVD and has no direct wired interface.I\'m having troubles taking the video from the DVD in it's VOB filetype and having it to my hard...
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Sony DCR-HC36

hi,i have had this handycam camera for regarding a year.I literally like the compact size and all,but when i upload videos onto my computer,video quality is not good at all.I\'m not a computer type of man,so i simply plug the Camcorder into the usb port and upload them.I was reading a review that...
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sony handycam sr 12 help

i cann\'t usage one touch burn after i transfer files from the camera to he PC and back to the the camera. i get this inform "There are no new media files for ONe Touch DIsc Burn to save." i believe this has to do with the AVCHD files (m2ts and the CPI files. pls suggest meplease and...
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how to transfer Hi-8 to PC?

well i\'ve aq Hello-8 sony handycam and I would liken to transfer the video to my PCwhat is the cheapest/easiets way to do this?it's a CCD-TRV138 if that makes some dissimilarity
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may too many to figure out what is good and what i want

ok i know that i wish HD, and i wish some thing with a higher frame rate, i do not know if the hard drive would be good for that or the flash drive, but i admire making movies but i need some thing better, and i admire to notice things in slo-mo. and a camera with all the little bells and whissles, such as...
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PC/Web Cam Recording Software

i\'ve a Samsung SC-MX10. I'm attempting to set it up to have the camera in one room, it running to a computer (both recording and showing) in another room and arranging the computer computer onto a television in another room. The computer has a hot graphics card and the television is hd, so I assume picture quality will be good. The...
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