Hi folks. I am wondering if this is typical of this product. Playback of video is crisp and colorful, but VERY grainy when recorded at the highest resolutions i.e.: 35 mbsp (MPG-4 @ 60p). I recorded indoors in low to medium to medium-high lighting. My card is Sandisk Pixtor SDHC Class 10 32 gb. I viewed the playback on a hi res TV with HDMI connection. I can also see the grain in the camera's screen.
I would like to know if this is typical so I can decide on getting a different camcorder. Thanks much!
I am by far no expert in camcorders but having this grainy issue on a HD declared device is worrying !
Is there any expert on these forums (maybe a Canon representative) that could at least explain this to us so we can sleep well at night ? 🙂
Edit: I also forgot to mention that I have the grainy effect also on the camcorder screen and on all resolutions. True that it is harder to spot on the small screen but when played on a TV or a 21" monitor the effect is clearly present. I tried both the MP4 and AVCHD movie formats and the same effect is present...
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