Excerpt: Canons Elura 100 was the only Elura camcorder they released this year. Where as usually they have a lot of different Elura models with different features in each, this year the opted for just one: the Elura 100. I really like the Elura 100, at $400 it is a very …
Summary: I purchased it for a family vacation to Disney World for Christmas in 2007. I wanted something that was small enough to fit inside a handbag or backpack, with exceptional quality in taking video as well. This camcorder was it.
Summary: This camera is everything I hoped it would be. I wanted a mini-dv tape format, and there is a dwindling number of those available. I wanted it to include a port for converting my analog videos to digital, and I wanted an external-mic port.
Summary: I purchased this camera for work and have been satisfied with the results. I interview members of the community for our oral history project and video tape them to record it. The camera is not professional quality, but on our small museum's budget it does the trick.
Summary: First, I did not have any issues with the motor noise. It's present but I did not find it noticeable. Any ambient noise where you are filming masks the sound. Love the size. It literally fits in the pockets of most of my pants and shorts, so you can forget about carrying around a bulky case.
Summary: I have gotten a lot of use out of this video camera. It is not a fancy design, yet it has worked well. Audio with the internal mic is acceptable, but better with an external mic. (This is one of the only small camcorders I could find with an input for an external mic.