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Looking for a camcorder

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7y, 1m agoPosted 7 years, 1 month ago
(I do not 'do' technical at all, )

I am looking for a camcorder for our holidays, christmas and generally catching the kids growing up! i would like to be able to put whatever is recorded onto DVD (if this is even possible?)

Could anyone help me and point me in the right direction, I need one for end of September, I dont have alot of money at all to spend, so nothing over £150 really., I have no idea what to look for so dont even know where to start?!

I would consider a used one if you have one for sale, as long as the condition was good and it comes with all instructions etc.
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7y, 1m agoPosted 7 years, 1 month ago

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Very good camcorder strainght onto mini DVD.......ive have one and dont really use it much and maybe interested in selling at the right price....
That looks like the type I like, but a bit over budget :( what kind do you have for (possible) sale?
That looks like the type I like, but a bit over budget :( what kind do you have for (possible) sale?

I have exacctly the same one, its just that i dont use it much as i tend to use the video function on my camera. Not sure what sort of price.....only had it for just over a year..got an extra super battery that lasts for around 3-4hrs. probably not looking for much more than around £130 including delivery. will have a look around and see what price they are going for....:thumbsup:
don't bother with a vido camera - get something like the Panasonic Lumix TS1 - it has HD and the quality is brilliant. ALso drop proof and waterproof.
I got the Kodak palm sized one for christmas and it's good, very easy to put on Pc then on to dvd. I'm struggle with anything computery so if I can do it I'm sure you could. Think my husband paid around £100 might be worth a look at?
I've got a Samsung MX20, which I got last year for about £140 - so they should at least be around the same price. I know that you're looking for something that records onto DVD, but this Samsung uses SD Cards, which I find are much more versatile than the mini DVD's. I've got a 16gb card in mine at the moment and it records hours and hours of stuff. Its nice and light and small - and dead easy to use. The kids love using it too because of this...

I did have a Sony DVD camcorder, but you're obviously limited to the capacity of each of the DVD's - unless of course you buy the RW ones.

So if you're thinking of budget - this is just an alternative suggestion.
Your best bet is fleabay.
I picked up a touchscreen Sony handycam last week for 55 quid :)
Well happy!
never buy the dvd recorders they really are yesterdays news and pretty shoddy way of recording. Get one that records straight to a hard drive. that way they can link straight to your pc to put on dvd. the ones that record to a dvd are always going wrong as the discs get corrupted to easily
I have left you all some rep, thank you,.

I am not keen buying things like this on ebay, i prefer to buy stuff like this from a shop so i have someone i can go to and shout at if it doesnt work!
Could anyone post a link of a decent camcorder under budget of where i can buy it from?

is this one any good?:

This is the Kodak one
not the cheapest here as it was cheaper in Comet and Currys think about £80 but out of stock, maybe have a look and see elsewhere

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