CAMCORDER ADVICE

  LondonJack 20:06 09 Nov 03
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I'd like some advice on a camcorder. I'm prepared to spend upto maybe ?500-700 tops. What I'm looking for is a decent camcorder that is able to take good quality still photos (seeing as I need a new digital camera too I thought I could kill two birds with one stone).

The photo capabilities would need optical zoom and 1024x768 quality.

Please feel free to ask any more questions on anything that I may have missed out.

Thanks in advance.

  Patr100 22:27 09 Nov 03

If you want dual function you will need a mega pixel DV cam which will have a still facility that will print OK at 6 by 4 inches. For prints any larger you really need a separate still camera as prices and features cannot really compete with Dual function camcorders which are a compromise of features.

  cara 23:20 09 Nov 03

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  LondonJack 12:35 11 Nov 03

Thanks guys - looks like I'm going to get both then. I'll get a cheap (up to £300) camcorder and a good digital camera as this is what I will use the most.

Thanks again for the advice.

  Patr100 16:43 11 Nov 03

Yes, you can get a much better separate stills cam with the difference that you would have spent on a megapixel camcorder. It just means you have two bits of hardware to carry around.

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