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Canon EOS Rebel (or) Canon XSI

by heramup / June 15, 2009 12:36 PM PDT

Do any of these have video capability? Which one is better?

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by Charles_Bronson / June 15, 2009 1:46 PM PDT

XSI does not. The new T1i does though, and as far as I know is the cheapest Canon DSLR with that capability.

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thanks-:)
by heramup / June 16, 2009 8:20 AM PDT
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I purchased the Canon SD880, and I think it's really great.
I'm looking for something a little more advanced regarding video, and I was recomended a DSLR. The T1i is brand new and pretty expensive...

The SX110 was another option, but that would be almost identical to the one I already have maybe(?)

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More advanced video
by hjfok / June 16, 2009 11:52 AM PDT
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If you want better video or surround sound recordings, then you should get a HD camcorder instead. The DSLR video is better than a compact, but still does not have the level of control as the HD camcorder. On the other hand, DSLR can let you have the opportunity to interchange lenses (though the sound is subpar compared to a real camcorder).

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by kalel33-20416052469708587370302374692233 / June 16, 2009 6:31 PM PDT
In reply to: More advanced video

DSLRs don't adjust the autofocusing, you have to either do it manually or keep hitting a button each time you want the camera to refocus.

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