Consumer Camera

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by thunderclap, May 6, 2009.

  1. thunderclap macrumors 6502a

    Nov 8, 2003
    I'm pretty knowledgeable when it comes to prosumer/professional cameras. An area I know nothing about though is the consumer market. My wife is pregnant and we want to get a consumer camera to document family stuff, not one of my big cameras for professional stuff. To illustrate how out of the loop I am regarding consumer cameras I didn't know they had recordable DVD (on their way out?) and memory card/HDD cameras until I started investigating.

    Can anyone recommend a consumer camera that is reasonably priced?
  2. followme macrumors regular


    Feb 16, 2009
    The Canon HV20 has incredible performance for a consumer camcorder. It is, however, a tape unit, and many amateurs are allergic to tape.

    The JVC GZ-HD7 is a nice HDD camera, but it's a bit expensive.

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