B & H Photo is offering some great bargains on top notch camcorders. I picked a few of my favorites from different categories- from lightweight point-and-shoot to fully digital HD.
Pure Digital 30 Minute Point & Shoot Camcorder
The Pure Digital 30 Minute Point & Shoot Camcorder is so easy to use, anyone can record home videos. All you have to do is point the camera at your subject, press record and shoot. That’s it! Capture up to 30 minutes of video to the camera’s internal 512MB flash memory and when you’re ready to share what you’ve recorded upload it to your compatible PC or Mac via the USB arm.
The Point & Shoot also features a 2x digital zoom for getting in closer, a 1.4″ TFT color playback screen, and review and delete options for recorded footage. Built-in software aids in sharing and archiving, and includes free video hosting options. This camera is not only easy to use but also extremely affordable, which makes it perfect for the budget conscious consumer who wants an uncomplicated camcorder experience.
Special Price- $79.95+ Shipping
Samsung SC-D382 Mini DV Camcorder
The Samsung SC-D382 Mini DV Camcorder features a 680k pixel CCD image sensor for recording all your adventures in life. Whether you’re at a child’s sporting event or on a family vacation this camera will capture the moment with ease. The 34x optical zoom and Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) allows you to capture clean, clear video from far off or in crowded situations where you’re likely to experience hand shake. The 2.7″ color TFT LCD display provides a platform for composing your shots and a place to watch video upon playback. When you’re ready to take a little more control of your movie making, just switch over to manual focus, exposure, white balance or shutter speed. And, because of it’s compact size, take the SC-D382 anywhere you go; just drop it in a bag and forget about it until it’s time to record!
Special Price- $ 154.95 + Shipping
Sony HDR-UX5 AVC HD DVD Handycam Camcorder
The Sony HDR-UX5 AVC HD DVD Handycam Camcorder shoots in genuine 1080i resolution, for real unparalleled HDTV clarity. Its professional quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens captures brilliant images with life like color and tones, while the 2.1-megapixel CMOS processes faster than a CCD for richer color and better detail. The Progressive Shutter System supplies digital still images with excellent definition and sharpness.
This camcorder comes with a variety of features, including 80x digital zoom, 16:9 widescreen mode, a hot shoe, a USB 2.0 interface, and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio. This camcorder records in DVD format MPEG2 and AVCHD onto DVDs. The DR-UX5 is compatible with DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW and DVD+R Dual Layer disc formats for easy shooting and storing.
Special Price- $ 379.95+ Free Shipping
Canon VIXIA HG10 HD AVCHD HDD Camcorder
The Canon VIXIA HG10 HD AVCHD HDD camcorder combines a 40GB internal memory, 1920 x 1080 Full HD CMOS sensor, and DIGIC DV II technology. The 40GB HDD allows for up to 15 hours of record time in LP mode while the CMOS provides for true-to-life color rendition even in low-light. The DIGIC DV II technology further improves color reproduction, especially in skin tones while at the same time reducing image noise.
The 2.7″ multi-angled vivid widescreen LCD enables you to shoot with the LCD screen at any angle and still be able to see what you’re recording. The SuperRange optical image stabilization offers more image stability than previously available on other camcorders. The 24p provides rich, movie-film quality for your videos.
The HG10 is small enough to fit in your pocket or bag, allowing you to take it anywhere you go. Canon’s compact design also provides for ease of use and ergonomic comfort when recording, giving you a camcorder that looks and feels smart.
Special Price- $ 599.99+ Free Shipping
JVC GZ-HD7 Everio 60GB Hard Disk Drive HD Camcorder
The JVC Everio GZ-HD7 is a hard-drive based high definition camcorder with a variety of unique features destined to wet the palette of professionals and enthusiasts alike. The 60GB internal hard drive is capable of recording up to 420 minutes of standard definition footage, as well as being able to shoot up to 1080i.
Equipped with a plethora of controls, the GZ-HD7 performs much like a compact prosumer camera while still being incredibly affordable. The most notable feature on the camera is its ability to shoot ultra-high bandwidth MPEG-2 video for increased quality over traditional HDV.
Special Price- $ 799.95+ Free Shipping
Panasonic PV-GS90 Mini DV Camcorder
Panasonic designed the PV-GS90 SD MiniDV Camcorder for the die-hard fan of both SD and MiniDV. Not only will this camera fulfill your need for the old school but its compact size makes it perfect for travel; just put it in your bag and go. The 1/6″ CCD image sensor captures video with accuracy and stills in 640 x 480 resolution to SD/SDHC cards (sold separately). Use the widescreen 2.7″ LCD display to compose your shots or to play back footage for friends.
The PV-GS90 also features an LED light, 42x optical zoom, and MEGA Optical Image Stabilization. Panasonic’s MEGA OIS is an upgraded version of standard OIS, which corrects 4000x per second for a steady shot every time. If you’ve been craving MiniDV in standard definition, the PV-GS90 is for you.
Special Price- $ 224.95+ Free Shipping