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Canon-fs200.1798237
6.3 out of 10

Canon FS200

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Reviews and Problems with Canon FS200

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Overall 6
6.0

Good for the money

randy johnson, Amazon
10 December 2012
  • Summary: IT works okay just doesn't have a very good picture quality and doesn't work in low light good at all not even shady areas.
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Overall 6
6.0

Ok Camera, Very bad software

Oleg Belokoz, Amazon
26 April 2010
  • Summary: Camera is OK. Picture quality is fine when you set it to XP mode. It's too small to use for big hands and zoom button is very hard to reach with your finger, so every time you are trying to zoom in and out, video shakes alot. You hand will get numb in about 10 minutes just because of that zoom button positioning. Sound quality is surprizingly good. The worst thing about this camera is software. It has ancient Windows 3.1 look and functionality.
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Overall 6
6.0

NOT FOR MAC

James M. Rivers, Amazon
4 December 2009
  • Summary: Okay, I bought this camcorder as everything looked good as to its abilities and I know I need to convert to a newer media; still use 8mm on a Sony for last 7 years, a fine machine indeed. Went with Canon for the Mac compatibility. WRONG! Its a shame too as this is one small, gorgeous piece of equipment.
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Overall 5
5.0

"Not bad for the price, but a little "clunky""

bjornharms, CNET
22 November 2009
  • Pros: Good image and audio quality. lightweight, compact. 8GB memory card is cheaper than buying the 8GB internal memory version for $100 more.
  • Cons: Pixela editing software is somewhat limited, as with most cameras. File format not compatible with Movie Maker. You have to be smarter than the camera and read the instructions carefully.
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Overall 6
6.0

This is a good camcorder for the money.

Bob Allen "Bob", Amazon
9 October 2009
  • Summary: Pros: Good quality video; stereo sound; good low light sensitivity; small size, light weight; controlled zoom rate; pre-record; good set of shooting modes for both photo and video, such as scene and backlight settings; good battery duration. Cons: Video mode: The digital image stability is good, but a steady hand is still necessary, especially at higher zoom levels. Much of the large zoom capacity is only usable with a tripod; "2000X Digital Zoom" is fiction.
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Overall 6
6.0

Camera OK, the MOD file format hard to work with!

V. Hutson, Amazon
14 May 2009
  • Summary: I have several Canon digital cameras, so when I decided to purchase a camcorder I immediately went to Canon. I waited a month for this new version. I wanted a small camcorder--and this is definitely small. I am a bit disappointed in the quality of the videos. For movies taken in full light I can hardly tell the difference between these movies and the ones I take with my Canon PowerShot A570 IS digital camera! Although, the sound is definitely better with the camcorder.
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Overall 6
6.0

Canon Angle Finder C

victorxian, PriceGrabber
16 February 2005
  • Summary: I bought it for astrography thinking it would be helpful in focusing in the dark. You know it will be very difficult to tell if it is focused when you shoot a dim object at infinity. I taped the dioptric adjustment but I found it's useless. Because whenever I switch between 1.25 and 2.5 magnification, I should readjust the dioptric to make sure it was in focus. It became extremely awkward to switch among focus ring, dioptric, and 1.25 or 2.5 magnification in the dark.
  • Pros: viewfinder magnification
  • Cons: only 2.5 magnification
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Overall 6
6.0

canon do better

What harry said "harry", Amazon
15 March 2011
  • Summary: neat and light, blurrs on action shots, trying to remedy with faster card, we'll see. steamed up on one occasion. photos ok in close up mode. good battery life. file name awkward , change file name .mod to .avi using SDcopy, very small but perfect free program online, that way you can make free flowing disc copy and very transferable to other mediums. I spent a w/e going mad with other file swop programs, the answer was so simple.
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Overall 6
6.0

Disappointed with this Canon FS200

G. MOORE, Amazon
11 March 2010
  • Summary: Being in the market for a more modern & smaller video camera,And having read many good reviews on this camera,I took the plunge & purchased it.How foolish!One of my main requirements was that the camera needed to have both headphone socket & socket to use a good quality after market microphone.This camera had both.Most camera's today no longer have them.I found both these sockets to be very good.CONS!
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Overall 6
6.0

Good camcorder BUT

snowjoke "snowjoke", Amazon
26 February 2010
  • Summary: This is a neat little camcorder which makes good quality videos and is easy to use. HOWEVER, beware the claim that you can easily make DVDs to share with family and friends. You can burn your videos onto DVDs, it's true, although the software is not especially user friendly. BUT if you want to share the DVDs with people (grandparents in our case) who have a DVD player but no computer - well sorry, but you can't. The DVD player won't recognise the Canon Legria videoclips.
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