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September 28, 2011, 10:41 AM
Rhea
Video camera search
I'm looking for a new digital Videocam that uses SD cards, has an optical zoom and is medium priced. Any suggestions?

Rhea
September 28, 2011, 04:15 PM
Brian Stone
Both Canon and Panasonic make excellent video cameras. I like Canon better but both are good.

Canon go here.........

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/.../consumer_camcorders
September 29, 2011, 07:02 PM
Rhea
Thanks Brian. I only found 2 choices for the Panasonic and I was surprised to find that many of the consumer Canons were not HD, just wide screen.
still looking.
September 29, 2011, 10:12 PM
Brian Stone
Rhea:

What price range are you looking at?

How are you defining wide screen and HD?

When I looked everything from the VIXIA HF R100 at $379.99 and above was 1920 x 1080.

Brian

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October 03, 2011, 09:20 AM
Rhea
I settled on the vixia HFR20. I didn't need the 21 with more capacity because I just put the SD card into the slot of my macbook pro. I try not to have another cable around to misplace.

Thanks for your imput.