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  1. JVC GR-DF470 review

    9  

    This is a cam that cries out with stunningly classy good looks and handles pretty smoothly as well

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    Sanyo Xacti HD1 review

    Sanyo Xacti HD1 review

    7  

    Two developments will influence the future development of camcorders. The first will be solid-state memory, which will eventually replace tapes and discs. The second is high-definition video

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    Panasonic D250 review

    Panasonic D250 review

    9  

    While Mini DV still remains the digital recording format of choice, there are many people who are naturally graduating towards DVD. Many of these are relatively new to the camcorder world having simply skipped the whole tape era

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    Sanyo Xacti E6 review

    Sanyo Xacti E6 review

    8  

    There are a range of products on the market these days that include acamcorder function as a feature of the device. The quality of thefootage varies but it's generally known that it won't be patch ongenuine camcorder footage

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    Vivitar DVR-390H review

    7  

    Take a trip to Apple HQ and you'll see a hundred Nobel Prize-winning boffins laser-carving iPod Video prototypes out of solid cool. Unfortunately, they all get discarded because the power-LED colour or click-wheel noise doesn't conform

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    Sony HDR-FX1E review

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    With prices of HD-ready LCD and plasma screens falling, and the dawn of HDTV,HD DVD and Blu-ray breaking,it won't be long before high definition appears in homes throughout the UK.

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    Pentax Optio MX4 review

    7  

    We might not know much about engineering, but we've seen enough episodes of Scrapheap Challenge to know that it's always the steam-powered cars and home-made hovercraft with hinges that collapse before the chequered flag

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