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Another dumb question about selecting a camcorder

by spedprof / March 4, 2005 11:26 PM PST

Folks,

Sorry about these same repetitive question but in all the research I do, I can't find what I'm looking for. As a casual home/family/vacation user, I would like a digital camcorder that is around $500. I would like ones with the best low light capabilities as I assume my family is indoors some of the time. Many recommended camcorders (HC40, TRS 22,33 Elura 65, etc.) frequently have serious flaws along with the positive reviews.

Your ideas and sugegstions are appreciated. Thanks

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At the $500 level one must accept a few flaws. You don't
by Kiddpeat / March 5, 2005 12:32 AM PST

get really good performance until you start getting into a higher price range.

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$500 limit for a camcorder
by spedprof / March 5, 2005 2:51 AM PST

Thanks, but I am limited to $500 by external requirements... I figure that this will be my starter camera and I'll return for a better one in a year or two.

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