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Canon FS200
6.1 out of 10

Canon FS200

Canon FS200 The Canon FS200 is a standard definition flash Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon FS200

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Overall 4
4.0

Awful image quality

Michelle Aizenberg, Amazon
11 April 2011
  • Summary: The videos looks like they're from the 90's. Very pixelated, poor color, even in day light. Don't let me get started with interiors or at night. It does have a light which helps a little but a point and shoot camera does it better in the recording function. Big mistake to buy this camera.
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Overall 4
4.0

Possibly received a defective camcorder

Trust Me, Amazon
19 March 2010
  • Summary: After all the positive reviews and YouTube posts and doing a month of research I settled on buying this camcorder. I received it and tested it and returned it within 24 hours. Video was grainy and had noise when you zoomed in.
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Overall 4
4.0

Doesn't work for me

G. R. Longenecker "Rob", Amazon
18 March 2010
  • Summary: I found the controls complicated and the video was poor quality. Interfacing between the camera and my computer was complicated. I returned for a refund.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 2
2.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 2
2.0

Question

Overstock
23 December 2009
  • Summary: I really dont know how the camcorder really works because there was no memory card avaiable. Would have been nice if somewhere in the description it said memory card not included.
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Overall 4
4.0

I'm a Canon fan - but don't get this camera.

R.V., Amazon
20 September 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this product from Amazon and I got it home by Friday afternoon. By Saturday morning I knew I was going to send it back. Let me state that I was not looking for anything fancy - just a small camera for taking videos of the kids inside the home and out.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not suitable for Macs

N. Miller, Amazon
9 July 2009
  • Summary: Even the new iMovie will not open the MOD. video file format. The documentation (PDF) is practically useless. Mac users should plan to spend an additional $35 for software to convert the video files if you want to do anything besides watch the raw clips (which you can only do on the computer with...
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Overall 4
4.0

The camera is below normal quality.

Plamen, Amazon
24 January 2013
  • Summary: I went out on a walk in order to try my new camera. On the little display, everything looked very nice. When I got home and downloaded the video on my laptop, I was very disappointed. The quality was so bad, that even a cell phone camera would do a better job.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not very impressed

Marko Darko, Amazon
18 July 2012
  • Summary: I bought this for use when the camera is mounted low on a tripod and using the viewfinder conventionally is difficult or even impossible if it's over water for example. Well, unless you get your swimsuit on. For that task, it's ok. Just ok.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Sound quality 6
6.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

A good choice in a competitive market but has faults.

Nothing-B..., Ciao
1 November 2009
  • Excerpt: INTRODUCTION As a Standard Definition (SD) Camcorder the FS200 provides a strong choice in a competitive market but does not come without its faults. MAIN SPECIFICATIONS Optical sensor size: 1/6 " Optical sensor resolution: 800000 pixels Auto focus: Yes Manual focus: Yes Scene modes Sunset:...
  • Pros: Portable, Stylish with a good range of features
  • Cons: Lacks image stabilisation
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Overall 4
4.0

Overall disappointing

H. AFZAL "Daven", Amazon
1 August 2009
  • Summary: I expected more from this camera, having done the research I did. I'm far from a camcorder expert but I'll list the problems I had: 1. Overall picture quality was not much better than a sony camcorder I bought over 9 years ago.
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