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Canon-fs100.32674780
6.0 out of 10

Canon FS100

Canon FS100 Canon FS100 weighs 9.2oz and measures WxHxD) 2.3 Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon FS100

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Overall 4
4.0

Crappy video camera, cool featues

Faustus "Faustus", Amazon
30 July 2009
  • Summary: For the price you'd think they actually focus on making a decent camera sensor. I mean all the features like zoom, different camera modes, and the SD recording are great but the one thing it fails in is what it was made to do, that being recording video. Low light sucks, and for a cheaper camera like the Flip I have seen 10 fold better quality. You need to either have lots of light or sunlight to take decent film.
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Overall 4
4.0

Software is beyond bad

Alsand, Amazon
10 May 2009
  • Summary: Like other, let me just say that the ImageMixer software is so completely unusable that it is reason alone to avoid this camera. Too bad, because the camera works well. But the movies it produces are in an odd format and can't be read or edited by some other software packages. I use Canon software almost every day for still photography, but the bundled software ruins this product. Don't but it until Canon comes up with a better solution.
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Overall 4
4.0

Mac users, beware...

John Buckingham "Smokey Raku-Potts", Amazon
17 March 2009
  • Summary: Canon really dropped the ball on this one. As other posters have noted, the FS SD flash memory series of camcorders output in an oddball file format that's not readable by QuickTime. My hopes of being able to pop the FS100's SD card into my card reader and just click & drag my shots into iMovie immediately went down in flames - it was for that seemingly easy mode of import that we bought 2 of the bloody cameras in the first place (for use in a college A-V department,...
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed Mac User

Ben, B&H Photo
22 August 2008
  • Summary: I loved that this thing is so small and lightweight. It's great for travel. But, I'm a Mac user with Final Cut Express 3.5, and I have no intention of upgrading my iMovie to '08, as was suggested. I thought I could use a flash-based camcorder, but apparently, none are compatible with Final Cut 3.5 on the Mac. I'd rather not settle for the bundled editing software, so I've returned this for the Panasonic PV-GS320, a Mini-DV camcorder.
  • Pros: Comfortable to Operate, Simple Controls
  • Cons: Inadequate Features, Low-Quality Recordings
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Overall 4
4.0

Bad softwear

C. A. Davies, Amazon
29 October 2008
  • Summary: I though the camera was good But the softwear is rubbish could not load it onto my pc E mailed Canon at least six times got no help at all, have now returned it Amozon as not fit for purpose and am awaiting a refund. C Davies.
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Overall 4
4.0

Grainy and lots of noice at low light

Raju Cherian "R Cherian", Amazon
21 June 2008
  • Summary: I bought this camcorder because of the Canon's reputation for poor light performance, but I am disappointed, too grainy and lots of noice at low lit situations. Avoid this if you want to do filming indoors. good points are , very good quality at ideal lighting conditions Zoom is very good( I can't find much quality difference at say 1X and at 45X).
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Overall 4
4.0

Vom "Testsieger" viel mehr erwartet

Jürgen Walter, Amazon
13 January 2009
  • Summary: negativ 1 'nur bei schönem Wetter ist die Bildqualität noch akzeptabel 2 die lange Brennweite ist nur mit Stativ zu gebrauchen 3 bei der Bedienung der Zoomwippe bekommt man einen Krampf 4 bei eingeklapptem Display bleibt der Camcorder eingeschaltet 5 in der Bedienungsanleitung fehlt die genaue Beschreibung des externen Mikrofoneinganges 6 die Seriennummer wird von der mitgelieferten Software nicht akzeptiert (Nachfrage bei Canon seit Wochen unbeantwortet) positiv 1...
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Overall 4
4.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Video quality 6
6.0

Canon? Certo! Ma non questa!

JoeyTv, Ciao
25 September 2008
  • Excerpt: ...certo tutti sanno che la Canon è un marchio che dell' immagine fa il suo blasone, ma il seguente modello anche se contenuto nel prezzo io lo sconsiglio. Oltre ad essere fin troppo amatoriale registrare i propri video su schede di memoria, fosse stato un vero e propio Hard Disk sarebbe stato diverso, sia in quanto a capienza che a qualità. La Canon FS 100 è una buona videocamera ma per chi desidera immortalare i momentipiù belli o improvvisare qualche ...
  • Pros: comodità d'uso
  • Cons: amatoriale allo stato prado
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Overall 4
4.0

leider nur mäßige Bildqualität...

H. Gentner, Amazon
8 June 2008
  • Summary: Nach langer Recherche nach meinem ersten Camcorder habe ich mich für den FS100 entschieden. Voller Vorfreude habe ich ihn sofort nach Markteinführung gekauft, doch meine Erwartungen wurden leider nicht erfüllt. Der Camcorder sieht super aus, ist sehr kompakt und leicht. Aber die Bildqualität habe ich mir wirklich besser vorgestellt. Die Videos meiner Ixus Digitalkamera können da fast mithalten. Im Freien sind die Aufnahmen noch okay, wennoch etwas pixelig.
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Overall 4
4.0

außer Vorfreude nichts gewesen

Jochen Kunkel "fehlermeldung2000", Amazon
3 June 2008
  • Summary: Seit ca. 3-4 Monaten erwarte ich die Markteinführung der Kamera. Die technischen Daten, die Produktfotos, die Abmessungen, die Akkulaufzeit klingen sehr vielversprechend. Endlich kommt die Kamera, optisch der echte Hammer. Als langjähriger Ixus User komme ich mit dem Menü sofort zurecht, echt super. Die Filmaufnahmen bei Wohnraumverhältnissen sind nicht sooooo gut, aber was wirklich stört: Der Ton.
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