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Digital Camcorder

by ZJH90 / August 31, 2007 10:53 AM PDT

I am looking to get a camcorder to make movies for several school projects, and I am looking for a dirt cheap one. I don't really care about quality/brand name, but it does need to be able to capture several minutes worth of video so that I can then take it home to put it onto my computer to edit. My question is, what type of memory should I be looking for, and what camcorder would you guys recommend?

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Couple questions...
by whizkid454 / August 31, 2007 12:48 PM PDT
In reply to: Digital Camcorder

1) Have you done any research? Try looking through the Camcorders Forum Sticky and www.camcorderinfo.com.
2) What's your budget? "Dirt cheap" could mean $100 or $1000 to different people.

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Possible solution
by TheJawn / August 31, 2007 12:52 PM PDT
In reply to: Couple questions...

If I were you, I'd check out the Samsung SC-D353, it's what I currently own. You can purchase it for around 150-200 nowadays, and it records to tape, but you can transfer over 4-pin IEEE Firewire, or even USB. It's also small and durable, so you can throw it in your backpack, and go to school.

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