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Topic # 86967 16-Jul-2011 10:12
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please do not say why buy this crap waist of money save your money ect

i am going to get one of these what your thoughts on what one i should get?

i have been sent $52USD from my mate in usa for my birthday but i hate having money on my PayPal and i would like a cam just to muck around with  as i already have a DV cam that uses tapes here but it takes ages to copy off the videos i only use this one for special occasions im thinking of giving to my mum

here are the im looking at
 
http://www.tinydeal.com/45-degree-rotary-2-lcd-screen-720p-hd-mini-dv-digital-video-recorder-with-tf-slot-tvout-black-and-silver-vdv37883-p-30966.html

http://www.tinydeal.com/24-270-degree-rotary-screen-5mp-cmos-mini-dv-camcorder-digital-video-recorder-with-avout-jack-sd-slot-vdv38055-p-31029.html

http://www.tinydeal.com/24-8x-digital-zoom-hd-digital-camera-camcorder-video-recorder-with-face-smile-detection-vdv23006-p-19250.html


if you know anything better for about $51USD Free Shipping Please Post A Link Here Thanks

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  Reply # 493952 16-Jul-2011 11:02
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Skip the second one, it's not capable of HD recording, it's max res is a grainy 720x576

The first one looks alright, probably work for a few months

The third one doesn't have enough specs

Alternatively, get a FlipHD second hand if you want something that'll last more than say 6 months, or a standard point and shoot camera with 720P recording?

Paid $99 for a brand new AV150 last Christmas, does 720P, there are bound to be ones that are around $50-60 on Trademe, plus if you are using paypal, expect to pay a few cents more in terms of transaction fees and currency charges:

So the $47.51USD would be close to $62NZD with current fees(old exchange rate, NZ to US conversion etc)

For more I guess try dealextreme and ebay?




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  Reply # 493955 16-Jul-2011 11:09
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vinnieg: Skip the second one, it's not capable of HD recording, it's max res is a grainy 720x576

The first one looks alright, probably work for a few months

The third one doesn't have enough specs

Alternatively, get a FlipHD second hand if you want something that'll last more than say 6 months, or a standard point and shoot camera with 720P recording?

Paid $99 for a brand new AV150 last Christmas, does 720P, there are bound to be ones that are around $50-60 on Trademe, plus if you are using paypal, expect to pay a few cents more in terms of transaction fees and currency charges:

So the $47.51USD would be close to $62NZD with current fees(old exchange rate, NZ to US conversion etc)

For more I guess try dealextreme and ebay?


thanks mate btw i have $54USD on my PayPal so i took a little off as i know PayPal takes a cut



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  Reply # 493964 16-Jul-2011 11:59
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vinnieg: Skip the second one, it's not capable of HD recording, it's max res is a grainy 720x576

The first one looks alright, probably work for a few months

The third one doesn't have enough specs

Alternatively, get a FlipHD second hand if you want something that'll last more than say 6 months, or a standard point and shoot camera with 720P recording?

Paid $99 for a brand new AV150 last Christmas, does 720P, there are bound to be ones that are around $50-60 on Trademe, plus if you are using paypal, expect to pay a few cents more in terms of transaction fees and currency charges:

So the $47.51USD would be close to $62NZD with current fees(old exchange rate, NZ to US conversion etc)

For more I guess try dealextreme and ebay?


thanks mate brought the first one i saw on another site it dose 1280x720 HD 16:9 and 720x576 720x480 4.3 or 16:9 640x360 16:9 640x480 4.3 and 320x240 4.3

and people say there is an update for it and you can play mp3s on it

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  Reply # 494042 16-Jul-2011 17:24
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mrbig: 

thanks mate brought the first one i saw on another site it dose 1280x720 HD 16:9 and 720x576 720x480 4.3 or 16:9 640x360 16:9 640x480 4.3 and 320x240 4.3

and people say there is an update for it and you can play mp3s on it


All good :) let us know how you get on, since I'm looking for a cheap crashable one to go on my motorcycle, in case someone hits me off  




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  Reply # 494138 16-Jul-2011 21:25
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vinnieg:
mrbig: 

thanks mate brought the first one i saw on another site it dose 1280x720 HD 16:9 and 720x576 720x480 4.3 or 16:9 640x360 16:9 640x480 4.3 and 320x240 4.3

and people say there is an update for it and you can play mp3s on it


All good :) let us know how you get on, since I'm looking for a cheap crashable one to go on my motorcycle, in case someone hits me off  


when i get it i will upload a video for you


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