How to convert DV tape to hard drive stable storage.
Avid sci fi bookreader, Amazon
8 February 2015
Summary: How to convert DV tape to hard drive stable storage. Once converted, you can play back directly from external hard drive to PC to (via HDMI out from PC) HDTV. Quality of uncompressed data on hard drive is better than DVD medium.
The Canon Vixia HV-40 is an amazing camcorder for the buck.
4 July 2014
Summary: I'm delighted with the HV-40. The tape technology is a little harder to deal with than the flash/SD. However it's an amazing, versatile camcorder, with lots of options for lens accessories, and a dizzying array of menu options.
Excerpt: I recently bought my daughter a camera, a 2009 model Canon Vixia HV40 HD Camcorder at $700. This is a reasonably recent-generation camera, so the image quality in terms of still photos was excellent. I used this camera for a while before giving it to her, and I found …
Summary: The camera in itself seems to be a very good camera. The particular one that I had received had a problem with playback however. It randomly and intermittently would stop during playback, sometimes freezing the camera and preventing it from easily resuming, which necessitated removing the power...