Higher speed memory is not better for this product
Kevin "Semi-Technical Dad", Amazon
25 January 2014
Summary: If you want to record in full HD, you need a specific speed memory card. FASTER does not work. It only recognizes the maximum speed available in 2008. Above that speed you can only record at 720. Not the end of the world but don't figure to use full HD. If you do, the down load speed to you computer is also limited so if you record an hour figure a half hour to load onto your computer.
Summary: I bought this camcorder two weeks ago. It works as advertised. Be advised the 1.7 zoom feature cannot be activated if the camcorder is recording. BE WARNED - batteries are very expensive ($120-$225)and must be special ordered. Several sites offer discounted batteries but do not have them in stock.
Excerpt: I have had the Canon HF100 for over a year & I am still happy with it. It does everything I need & the quality is amazing, you can record in FULL HD (1920x1080) It has a lot of great features, for someone who wants more that a point & shot camcorder & wants to edit it & put straight to DVD In my opinion, this camcorder is a great & is great value for money I would say the only thin I would say that goes against this camcorder is that when you connect it to the PC via...
Excerpt: Now let me introduce you a super Camcorder - Canon HF100 Canon HF100 the appearance of papers Canon HF100 seamless overall design of the fuselage, a dark gray line machine, science and technology with a perfect sense of fashion sense, part of the fuselage lens metal wire drawing process, prudent style fashion sense strengthened fuselage infiltration. No matter in the hands of young people or elderly people are very proper operation.
Summary: im grunde ist der camcorder ein super ding!so jetzt kommt das ABER! -leider fehlen ihm mehr weitwinkel!(zu empfehlen fish eye...) -interner speicher (hier kann man aber auf die canon hfs21/20 zurückgreifen. fast gleiches model bloß mit mehr extras, auch gleiche bildqualität), BITTE NICHT kaufen eine SD karte klasse 10 mit 20 mb/s.