Camcorders

Creation Station – For the future director in your family

Creation Station – For the future director in your family

The holidays are coming up quicker than most of us care to think about. I always intend upon getting my shopping done early, but it never happens. There are two things that always remain consistent every year with my holiday shopping. The majority of my gifts are bought no more than two weeks ahead of time, and they are mostly tech-related. If you have someone younger that is tech-savvy and dreams of making movies, here's a cool idea for them.

IFA 2007 – Hitachi unveil World’s First BluRay Camcorders

IFA 2007 – Hitachi unveil World’s First BluRay Camcorders

Hitachi are throwing their hat firmly into the BluRay ring with the release of two HD camcorders - the BD70E and BD7HE -  that can record direct to the discs, allowing for instant playback in any compatible player.  Using 5.3-megapixel CMOS sensors, they record full 1920 x 1080 high-definition to 8cm discs; or, in the case of the BD7HE, optionally to the internal 30GB hard-drive before burning to disc.  Both camcorders - which Hitachi are calling the world's first to use the BluRay format - have HDMI outputs should you not have a BluRay player to hand.

 

RedOne to ship their first 25 cameras this Friday

RedOne to ship their first 25 cameras this Friday

I love shooting video just as much as the next guy, but I don't exactly keep up with the latest high-end equipment since I'm an amateur at best. However, those of you seeking the best possible cameras you can get your hands on might do well to take a look at RedOne.

SC-DX10 – Samsung shows off their new Hybrid Camcorder at their Holiday in July show

SC-DX10 – Samsung shows off their new Hybrid Camcorder at their Holiday in July show

Samsung was showing off a lot of cool stuff at their Holiday in July show yesterday. One cool new product was their new Hybrid Camcorder.

The new SC-DX10 Hybrid Camcorder has 4GB of built-in flash memory which allows you to quickly capture video. The 2.7-inch LCD touch screen makes adjusting the controls a piece of cake, and the swivel hand-grip is easily adjusted for the best possible shooting.