Digital Camcorder

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1. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 15y Star this if you like it!

As mentioned in a different thread:

Has anyone brought along a digital camcorder? I would like to record video as well as taking pictures. Whats a good camcorder thats small enough to carry in a backpack?

2. Posted by Hien (Travel Guru 3906 posts) 15y Star this if you like it!

Check this out: JVC Everio G

Sorry, can't tell you much on this one now, as I'm in a hurry to go to bed (YES, I DO SLEEP!).

3. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 15y Star this if you like it!

sweet ! How much can you fit on a 30GB drive ? What's a good lens (f1.2 seems nice)? Battery life ?

4. Posted by mostrim (Inactive 80 posts) 15y Star this if you like it!

I have a Sony handycam TRV22E, model discontinued, takes minidv tapes up to 90 minutes. The battery that comes with it is okay but I bought a different one and get more than two hours continuous filming(never actually tested it for this length, just for 70 minutes in two 35 minutes spells) but there is an onscreen indicator of battery life.Nice clear playback on he built-in LCD. Picture quality is excellent, sound is good, picks up a lot of local sound, be careful on windy days if you want to record conversation etc. Good for low light, will even take video in complete darkness, as long as you don't mind everything looking green.