Summary: I've had no problems with the camcorder itself, it is very simple to use but does everything you really need a camcorder to do. Only 1 negative thing and that's the standard battery which doesn't keep it's charge for as long as I'd like.
Summary: good quality lens very sharp images clean, the bad very poor in low lighting get external lighting any thing be 1.7 lux for get it is not viable, it dose not mater if you use SD memory or mini DVD same, downside it is that software encoding hard view if media is not finalize by the camera.
Excerpt: Nice compact and easy to use camcorder, but only lasted until a week after the warranty ran out and Samsung refused to help. We'd only used it a half dozen times when it developed a fault which rendered it useless. The repairs costs are too high, so it might as well go in the bid.
Summary: I brought this item from I T Electronics Ltd mid May 08 via Amazon. Recieved the package in good order and was very important for our forth coming Honeymoon. Unfortuantly the Camcorder came with a European manual and adaptor which is completyly useless, unless you have good Spanish friends and a...
Excerpt: first of all the best thing that happend to me was the birth of my daughter, so i wanted to keep as much memories as poss. buying the samsung vp D371w was the second best thing as now when i want to remember the great time with my daughter i simply play all the tapes i made with this great...
Excerpt: this is our first camcorder and as we had a tiny budget I chose the samsung as it seemed great for the money. So far the camcorder has been brilliant , easy to use, easy to transfer to tv, small, caompact and smart looking.
Pros: compact, easy to use
Cons: no firewire cable, no tape supplied with camcorder
Summary: I bought the Camcorder from Amazon because I previously had a Hi8 Samsung camcorder, which died. The functionalities of this DV version is very basic and it is made from cheap plastic. It feels like it is going to break anytime soon.
Excerpt: Great Camcorder, i use it all the time when i go on days out and it hasnt failed me, and if you use the Dazzle software you can easily upload the MiniDV tape recordings onto your computer and edit them as you wish and burn them onto DVD