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4.1 out of 10

Canon Elura 85

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Overall 6

Loved it, but mine broke.

Will C., Amazon
3 February 2010
  • Summary: I haven't used mine a whole lot, but I was impressed with the features and usability. It comes with USB and FireWire connections, but the USB cable is only for transferring still pictures from the SD card to a computer, and the FireWire (IEEE 1394) port is only for transferring video to/from the MiniDV tape. After about three years, the FireWire port stopped working on mine, so I have some tapes that I can't directly transfer to my computer.
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Overall 6

Good camcorder

Paul Wake, Amazon
31 December 2005
  • Summary: I like the features this camcorder has (although I have to confess I didn't buy mine on Amazon). I don't give it full stars because the picture quality just seems average instead of bright and sharp. The analog to digital conversion feature is getting hard to find in camcorders, and lets you run VHS tapes from your VCR through the camcorder and into a PC (or onto the camcorder's digital tape), and that's a major plus with this machine.
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Overall 6

Good camcorder but ........

Inderjeet Singh "Singh", Amazon
23 April 2005
  • Summary: I bought this camcorder recently and I am satisfied with its performace. The only reason I am taking off a few ** (stars) from this product is due to the reason that you cannot transfer videos from MiniDV to your computer using USB port. It required IEEE 1394 firewire cable (Cannon does not supply this cable with the camcorder) and a computer which has compatible port (not common in many computers and so you end up buying a suitable card for your computer if you wish to...
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