The camera works, but the file format is impossible ...
Daniel Joseph Mecham, Amazon
1 January 2015
Summary: The camera works, but the file format is impossible to work with without purchasing a converter. So when you buy this thing assume you also have to spend ~$50 to purchase some extra software.....
Summary: I cannot get this camcorder to take a good video. I've tried using a tripod, but it didn't help. The video is just not of decent quality, it's too blurry. I received it as a present for Christmas so I didn't get to do any research on it myself.
Summary: iMovie does NOT recognize the camera when you plug the USB in. And Mac does NOT recognize the .MOD file format. You can use Handbrake to convert it to a format that iMovie likes. An iPhone makes a better movie camera imo.
Summary: I tested this camera because our school bought one. I was shocked (not in a good way) by the initial video I took, so I did a quick comparison in various settings against my Flip cam. The Canon's picture was terribly inferior - very pixellated, very poor color.
Summary: I bought this videocamera with high hopes, having lost my 200$ digital camera and not wanting to drag our VHS camera anywhere since my kids were young years back... The size of the camera and the screen seemed just right, and I enjoyed taking movies and pics with it right away on a family vacation.
Summary: I purchased a Canon FS300 april 9,2010. For approx two weeks I was calling tech support in VA for help with this camcorder and finally On April 26, I finally spoke to a tech that knew that this camcorder was defective.