Summary: I bought this for my dad to tape my brother's high school football games. It worked for a season and a half before it just quit. Don't plan on buying this if you plan on going outside a plastic bubble. It is not very durable at all. Not to mention the picture is very shaky without a stand. Avoid.
Summary: The microphone is located in the fold out video monitor, with no option for an external microphone. This product was purchased to use for a college class. When it was discovered that the audio recording quality was so bad, I returned the item.
Summary: I ordered one of these and couldn't wait to get it. When it arrived, I used it and filmed a few short videos and watched them on my 40" HDTV and the quality was great. A few hours later I filmed some more short test films and then noticed small colored dots all over the screen. I thought this was maybe just an error from the hook up with the mini HDMI cable but then I also noticed them on the screen on the camera and when the videos were uploaded to my PC.
Summary: I was looking for a cheap full HD camcorder to make You-Tube videos with and decided that this seemed to offer the best that I could afford. The 1920 X 1080p video is excellent giving a good range of colours although in lower light levels (indoors under modern low wattage bulbs) it can struggle a little. It is feature packed, offering slow motion and stop frame recording as well as a host of picture quality settings.
Summary: Having done quite a bit of research on camcorders and being quite a gadget junkie I am embarrassed to say that I got this purchase all wrong. It is a very poor piece of kit from a reputable company. As other reviewers have said it is not at the top end price bracket, nonetheless you expect more for your money. The buttons are flimsy, the fact it goes back to default every time you switch it off is an unbelievably bad piece of design.
Summary: I should start by saying I have returned this item as I was distinctly unimpressed with it. I am realistic enough to realise that at this price you will not get a top of the range HD camcorder and to read the tech specs you could be forgiven for thinking that it is a viable purchase. First the good, its reasonably well made, comes with a good array of accessories (leads/carry case) and initially is quite impressive footage wise (supports 720 as well as 1080).
Summary: Die Produktbewertungen waren gut, der Preis ok, also haben wir gleich 4 Kameras gekauft um eine größere Produktion zu starten. Das etwas seltsame Videoformat mit einer Bildrate von 29,97 Fps ist alleine schon gruselig. Die Kameras pumpen auch bei stehendem Objekt permanent mit dem Autofocus, der sich auch nicht abschalten lässt. Zwei der Kameras haben deutlich hörbare Knackser auf der Tonspur und eine zeigt deutliche Verzögerungen zwischen Ton und Video.