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Good camcorder for a beginner!

Jerseyguy427
Apprentice

 

Hello all!

I am looking around for a good handheld camcorder, something that is good for taking videos outdoors, hiking adventures and blogging, indoor/outdoor. Any ideals on models, tips would be apprecative. Budget is less then $500 I have been looking at wally world, still unsure. Anyhoo, thanks and have a great weekend and be well! 🙂

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shadowsports
Elite

Greetings,

Not much at a sub $500 price point:

 

Consumer New:

 

https://shop.usa.canon.com/shop/en/catalog/camcorders/consumer-camcorders-video-cameras#facet:&produ...

 

Consumer Refurb:

 

https://shop.usa.canon.com/shop/en/catalog/camcorders/refurbished-consumer-camcorders#facet:&product...

 

Probably the HF R82 in this price range

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@shadowsports wrote:

...Probably the HF R82 in this price range


I'd agree, or HF-R80/800 for less. Great little camcorders. Or maybe an HF-W10 if you want something more rugged and waterproof. Never used one myself so don't know how the video quality compares.

Thanks, i would be buying it from wally world, rather then Canon direct. Just looking for a decent starter m gateway camcorder. Cheers!

mikemathmiller
Contributor
The LCD screen is virtually worthless Outdoors. Try to find one with a viewfinder you can put your eye up to.

I know, they can be pretty hard to see outdoors, i perfer the ones you can put up to your face. Thanks!

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