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6.2 out of 10

Creative Vado HD 3rd Generation

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2.0

AWFUL

col, Amazon
21 January 2012
  • Summary: What a huge disappointment. My daughter was going to use this for a school project. The camera worked the first couple times that she used it, very briefly, and hasn't worked since. I had already bought many of the added accessories, so it was a huge waste of money.
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Overall 2
2.0

BEWARE!

Kim Rankine, Amazon
12 January 2012
  • Summary: I ordered the Vado on October 1st as a Christmas present for my husband. I tried to return the defective Vado to Amazon.com. I tried to return the Vado unit because the unit was defective and the buttons on the unit wouldn't even function correctly. Unfortunately, I learned that the return window expired on November 12th, 2011 at Amazon.com. My husband tried to receive customer support directly from the manufacturer of the Vado, Creative Labs. What a nightmare!
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible Controls, Bad LCD Quality

BorntoVenture, Amazon
25 December 2011
  • Summary: I ordered this just for creating YouTube videos however sent it back within an hour of receiving it. The touch controls are so terrible it was almost impossible to adjust the settings and use the camera at all. Once I finally got it setup and recording I noticed the LCD doesn't even show the entire recorded field of view which makes it difficult to make sure everything you need is in the cameras view.
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Overall 2
2.0

No Customer phone support

Atmanman, Amazon
30 November 2011
  • Summary: When your unit fails, as many do, you will find no Customer Service phone support and their online support will just waste your time
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Overall 2
2.0

charging is an issue

L. L. "evil genius", Amazon
25 October 2011
  • Summary: if i could charge it then i could use it, i have ordered a wall charger to see if that resolves the issue. the camera only works when attached to the computer which is a ridiculous way to use it. it will not charge on a mac or pc usb connection. attempting for the 4th time to charge it using express mode. if the wall charger does not allow the device to fully charge then i will return all items ASAP!
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Quality

The Fozz, Amazon
22 September 2011
  • Summary: Purchased one 3rd. Generation Vado HD pocket camcorder which looked fine,recommended by PC World Magazine worked for 10 minutes during testing and then went dead. Did all the right things like re-charging, taking battery out and replacing same etc.. But that was it. Also heaven help a non-techie from trying to arrange the settings etc. because the operation lit which came with the product is minimal. Also Creative labs on line were not helpful at all.
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Overall 2
2.0

DOES NOT TURN ON

Fountains, Amazon
28 December 2010
  • Summary: Gave this as a Christmas Gift. It would never turn on. Spent alot of time with customer service, emailing in my amazon purchase information. I just hope to get my money back.
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Overall 2
2.0

Unintuitive, lousy buttons and so-so picture quality

Brian Morris, Amazon
17 March 2010
  • Summary: I am an expert what it comes to gadgets and technology. I have had many digital cameras, camcorders, camera phones and so much more over the years. This is the most unintuitive and hard to use device I can remember. FIRST IMPRESSIONS Upon opening the cheap feeling packaging, I found the camera to have a cheap look and feel, but maybe that's after being used to iPod Touches and iPhones.
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