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Canon-zr960.32674807
6.2 out of 10

Canon ZR960

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Reviews and Problems with Canon ZR960

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Overall 8
8.0

I Purchased this by mistake and already gave it away,

tedspga100, Ebay
25 August 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this camera by mistake i thought i was buying a ZR960 and since it was my mistake i kept it and then gave it away.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Corinthian Coffee, Amazon
17 July 2014
Overall 8
8.0

overall a very nice camera

al-nsour, Ebay
9 June 2013
  • Summary: I used it and its very nice, note tat give it 4 because it's SD not HD format, overall a very nice camera.
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Overall 2
2.0

Nightmare transferring to PC

J14, Amazon
7 March 2011
  • Summary: So first - shame on me for not reading all the fine print tech specs about it only being hooked into Firewire and not USB. But come on, Canon, where can you even purchase a base model PC with Firewire anymore? Its hardly even available as an upgrade for most avg. consumers running Windows 7.
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Overall 8
8.0

Bare bones, end-of-the-line MiniDV

Brian Connors, Amazon
4 January 2011
  • Summary: Videotape is essentially dead on the consumer side. MiniDV is still the single best codec available for standard definition video, though, so it's still a good idea to have one of these cameras lying around for quick, high-quality SD shooting. The video quality is decent enough for single-sensor SD; it does tend to wash out and get grainy in low light, but the quality is still acceptable.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not too shabby at all

morymb, Ebay
26 December 2010
  • Summary: This camera has what it takes to get the job done. Naturally, it will be a good tool for capturing family outings and events. I decided to take it a step in another direction and that is for making videos and low budget films. It runs at 30 frames per second, which means, if you want that slowed down film look, you'll have to be careful with your panning and compositions. Also, it would help to use ample light and run tests.
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Overall 10
10

Canon ZR960 MiniDV Camcorder

Jaycoub "Jaycoub", Amazon
23 November 2010
  • Summary: Great product, picture quality from Canon still needs improvement but for the price of the camera it is user friendly and reasonable.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent camcorder

Pat, Amazon
7 November 2010
  • Summary: Quality is great when using Sony Vegas Pro. (only saying as I have not used it with another Video Editor) Great quality on LCD, Viewfinder is a plus...not alot of Camcorders have them. Functional toggle and buttons easy to use. Manual settings usually not needed, unless you shoot night shots of lightning as I do. Mic jack a big plus! MiniDV is still better than other mediums. Def recommend the Canon Line of camcorders!
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Overall 10
10

A fun little camera after a couple of years

Scott FS, Amazon
3 November 2010
  • Summary: I purchased this camera a couple of years ago, right when it first came out. I've been using it ever since, and I'm pretty happy with it. First of all, it's not a professional camcorder that has multiple 4:3 CCD sensors. It's got one sensor. It does have a jack for an external mic, but it's an unbalanced mini-jack, not dual XLR inputs. It has a headphone jack, but I've never used it. It also has an internal mic, and I can report that it picks up sounds very, very well.
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Overall 8
8.0

Firewire a Big Concern

Anthony R., Amazon
30 October 2010
  • Summary: Okay, so this is a good camera as far as capturing the footage but I too have been caught up in the Firewire dilemma. Between me and my family there are four computers. Two Hewlett Packard's, one Compaq and one Emachine. None of these computers have a Firewire port to connect the camera to and edit the video. All my computers have a price tag ranging from $500 to $600 the low end.
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