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Kindly advice me for LOW LIGHT CAMCORDERS

by chandralalprabu / April 13, 2009 6:44 PM PDT

I Would like to buy a camcorder, can I get ur advice friends


These are my requirements

One more request friends,
Are the following models suitable for my requirements
sony DCR SR65 ,
sony DCR SR47 ,

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by chickenorfish / April 14, 2009 9:36 AM PDT
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by chandralalprabu / April 14, 2009 6:57 PM PDT
In reply to: unfortunately

sir this site is not working can u send the model number for me plzz

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There is no consumer
by boya84 / April 15, 2009 12:28 PM PDT

camcorder less than about US$1,300 that will provide "good" low light capabilities.

Either turn on the lights or use a video light with the consumer cams on your list or increase your budget.

Camcorders that behave OK in low light have lenses larger than 43mm diameter and imaging chips 1/3" or larger.

Least expensive that meet both criteria are:
Standard definition: Canon GL2, Panasonic AG-DVX100, Sony DCR-VX2100
High definition: Sony HDR-FX1000
They go up from here.

The cameras on your list have essentially the same sized lenses and imaging chips. They will all behave about the same in low light.

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by chandralalprabu / April 17, 2009 6:29 PM PDT
In reply to: There is no consumer

shall i wait for some more time to get good low light performance camcorder with my budget

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I don't think
by boya84 / April 17, 2009 10:24 PM PDT
In reply to: thanks

much will change - soon or ever. Big lenses = lot of glass. They are expensive. Big imaging chips are not as easy to make as the smaller chips. They are expensive. If you wait, you will not be learning what a camcorder *can* do and you will be no recording whatever it is you wanted to record. Can you use a video light?

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by chandralalprabu / April 18, 2009 3:27 PM PDT
In reply to: I don't think

VIDEO LIGHT WILL DO RIGHT? thanks dear ,so can u sugges me a good camcorder model for me in that budget?

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canon fs21
by chickenorfish / April 18, 2009 11:48 PM PDT
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canon fs21

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by chandralalprabu / April 19, 2009 4:15 PM PDT
In reply to: canon fs21

thanks ,short and cute reply,
but it doesnt have harddisk rt? I looking for harddisk model

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