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Mini digital camcorders are the smallest of the digital camcorder class and are unique in their own right.
Want to experience the digital revolution through the
eyes of a mini digital camcorder?
The advent of digital technology in the 90s had
completely revolutionized the electronics sector. As a consequence, the
world of photography had also undergone sweeping changes in terms of
superior technology and new and faster equipments, of a magnitude
something the world never ever had witnessed. Digital photography and
imaging not only outclassed its analog counter parts in terms of picture
quality and performance but also in offering a handier version of the
Gone are those days when you had to carry a bulkier
camera on you shoulder to get the videos shot. Digital camcorders are much
smaller and are quite simple to operate. Even in the digital camcorder
class, there are still smaller models called mini digital camcorders. Mini
digital camcorders are much handier than the ordinary digital camcorders,
at the same time providing almost all of the functionalities its big
Mini digital camcorders are suitable for consumer
use. It captures the video in a consumer digital video format. Though a
mini digital camcorder and a DVCPRO use the same digital compression
technology, they differ in the size of the tape used for recording. The
mini digital camcorder uses a small tape, some of which can easily fit in
to a shirt pocket. The size of the tape is partly responsible to the small
size of the mini digital camcorder.
Compared with a DVCPRO, a consumer mini digital
camcorder has less resolution. Now mini digital camcorders are available
in a number of models of varying levels of sophistication. The models
differ in terms of their shape and size, CCD resolution, lens type, lux
rating, zoom ratios, audio recording quality, resolution, size of the LCD
monitor or viewfinder and the number of special effects incorporated.
From a consumerís point of view before starting, you should be clear on your requirements for a mini digital camcorder. To buy one loaded with a lot of features and not using them is a sheer waste of money. Ideally, one should be looking for a model that comes with the right features, at a reasonable price tag. With top brands, a basic performance level is guaranteed. Hence one should focus on comparing the features of similar models before making the purchase. The internet is an easy and convenient way to make these comparisons.
These are the best places to purchase mini digital camcorders online:
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