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Canon MV930 Digitale camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Canon MV930 Digitale camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and size. The image quality and usability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MV930 Digitale camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon MV930 review

 

The MV930fs slim, upright design fits large hands well.

Canon's MV960 won our award for Best Video Product in 2006, so we had high hopes for the nearly identical MV930.

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: psychosmartie (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony HVR-Z1: good pro/semi pro camera

 

This is certainly not a camera just for someone who wants to take the occaisional holiday video. However, with thiis you can take really good quality proffessional video. The camera is much bigger and bulkier than a handicam, and also has a much larger...

quality, controls

weight, price

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: southernchick (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV270: this is the camera you want

 

This Is the Best camera for the price. I have had mine for going on 3 1/2 years. it has good picture quality. make sure. you use high 8 tapes. if you connect it to the computer you'll have to hit menu and go down to the settings and hit yes for usb...

takes good picture good sound good quality

that you have to buy lot of tapes

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: hillcrestsan (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon MV930: No nudity allowed apparently. rats!

 

I often look at myself in the the mirror and think that today, I am going to do great things. Often this involves shooting a major Hollywood blockbuster complete with dazzling special effects. Strangely this has never happened as I quickly realise that...

Small and does the job

Sound a bit ropey . Unaccomadating wife

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: hillcrestsan (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon MV 930: No nudity allowed apparently. rats!

 

I often look at myself in the the mirror and think that today, I am going to do great things. Often this involves shooting a major Hollywood blockbuster complete with dazzling special effects. Strangely this has never happened as I quickly realise that...

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: xxDanmanxx (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon DC 10: Ultra Compact Camcorder

 

Gadgets are a pet love of mine and compact has always intrigued me when it comes to cameras and mobiles, and so when it came to buying a camcorder for my month long trip in many different places across Europe, I decided to splash out and treat myself,...

good effective resolution, compact

small optical zoom

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: parisbeach (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon MV800: smile please your on candid camera

 

Smart little camcorder light and easy to use. Accessories camera came with compact power adaptor battery pack lithium button battery lens cap and cord stereo video cable scart adaptor It was brought for me as a present i think it cost around £200. I...

light easy to use

no long play feature

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: gnipping (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon XL2: Go PRO for less

 

The Canon XL2 is the pro-sumer miniDV camcorder that is most often spotted on the sets of low budget and independent films. Not because it is a cheap option, but because for a fraction of the cost of a professional rig, you can deliver the same...

Interchageable lens system, 2xXLR inputs built in, adjustable viewfinder position

Not good for low light performance, bulky when compared to consumer units, not HD

May, 2007

Consumer review by: smooth_criminal_ (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sexy and Functional

 

The Sony Handycam DCR TRV270, a Digital8 model (a combination of the Hi8 analogue tape and the digital codec), achieves a perfect balance between high quality and affordability. Not only is this superb video-camera highly functional, boasting an...

Great audio and visual quality, affordable, lots of features, brilliant zoom

Not for the seasoned professional

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Fierce Test

 

Purchasing this Canon MV930 camcorder was a nervous experience, what with several males all going abroad with a host of activities...

Feb, 2007
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Product Specifications

With a widescreen LCD, the compact MV930 is a true 16:9 widescreen camcorder for capturing high resolution video, with additional photo capture to SD card, 25x zoom and DIGIC DV for vibrant colors. Geared for true 16:9 recording, the MV930 captures video that is ideally suited for playback on the very latest widescreen TVs. During recording, footage is monitored exactly as it will appear on the TV, either on the camcorder's 2.7" 16:9 LCD screen or via the color viewfinder. Using the LCD's level marker, it's easy to keep the subject lined up. Additional 4:3 shooting is available at the push of a button.

Audio

Audio Dubbing: Yes
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):4 / 4.30 / 4.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-2L5
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon BP-2L5

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

3D: No
3D compatibility: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:2

Design

Colour of product:Grey / Silver

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.5cm
Height:9.2cm
Weight:445g
Width:4.9cm

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:6.858 / 6.86
Display Resolution:112000

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Fireworks / Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:930/930 Value-up Kit
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon MV

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):0.47
Optical sensor resolution:800000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800
Filter Size:N
Focal length range (f-f):43.6 - 1090
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Lens Aperture:F/1.8
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:25
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.8Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:470Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Art: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Expansion slots:Memory Card
Flash:N
Focus:Auto/Manual
I/O ports:USB\nAV\n / USB\nIEEE 1394 (Firewire)\nDV\nAV / USB\nIEEE 1394 (Firewire)\nDV\nAV\n
Interface:USB
Lens system:25x / 800x / F/1.8
Manual Focus: Yes
Mirror: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Resolution:640 x 480
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes

Packaging Content

Bundled software:ZoomBrowser (Windows), ImageBrowser (Macintosh)

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2000 / 1/2000 ~ 1/6

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV / No
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD
Disc types supported: No

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Full HD: No

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MJPEG
Digital Zoom:800
Faders:Beam / Corner wipe / Flip / Jump / Puzzle / Tide / Window wipe / Zigzag
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Art / Ball / Black & White / Colour Mask / Cube / Mirror / Mosaic / Sepia / Wave
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:123000
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder screen size:0.33
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.5 / 9.2
Height :11.5 / 9.2
Weight:445
Width:4.9