There are no major specialty settings to confuse you in usage either, but you didn’t really want to get this for all those photos options anyways. It’s compact and light in weight and very handy, also easy to use. Full HD p Captures all of your videos in full high-definition p resolution. The internal battery life is paltry and you can’t swap it out for a fresh one. Rated 1 out of 5 by your IT support guy from Don’t buy it its not water proof It has a convenient built-in flip-out USB connector for charging and for sharing videos and photos straight from the device. I never had this camcorder more than 3 feet below water and it leaked easily times in a row.

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Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. I never had this camcorder more than 3 feet below water and it leaked easily times in a row. Video quality is also good.

Against Part of a dying breed Not good in low light Clarity is lacking. If you need more than that, look elsewhere. Faced with a page of sums, you’ve sv1 moved past reaching for a dedicated pocket calculator; you’ll load a calculator app on your phone or even just type the equations straight in to Google.

The videos being recorded to Quicktime Gs files was the one part that threw me off when I was copying them to the PC, but ran fine after installing quicktime. Visit manufacturer site for details. There is no movie-editing software or anything to facilitate transferring to a computer or uploading to sharing sites.


GE DV1 pocket camcorder

They don’t speak English, so the camcorder must support multi language. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. It sports much the same form factor as the Flip — a small, portrait aligned nugget with little in the way of controls beyond a ‘Record’ button. That’s mostly because it can’t handle moving subjects; even slow movement causes trailing and judder to the point where people appear to be flickering.

Daylight scenes had excellent colourand face detection did a good job of keeping what is already a deep depth of field in focus. Things that are great about it? Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s You won’t fill your pockets with a selection of clattering plastic boxes when db1 single slimline unit will do. In fact, I bought a second one just for that exact reason.

Your subject needs to be at least 5 feet from the lens to be in focus. The problem is that if you’re boasting “full HD” resolutions, there is at least some expectation that the movies will be good enough to view at larger sizes on an HDTV.

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We found them a small step above the most recent generation of Flip cameras, at least in terms of footage in sunlight — footage shot under electric light at night is pretty grainy. It won’t be long before mobile phones are able to take better te video, offer 10m waterproofing, and whip ve a tasty omelette at the same time. General Electric DV-1 accessories. Shockproof This rugged, sturdy camera is built to go wherever you go and fit your active lifestyle.


Best video results were undoubtedly achieved dropping the resolution back to x at 60fps ; the full HD recordings looked great until any pans, at which point detail and sharpness dropped off significantly.

But, It doesn’t do so well in p at 30p or 60p, it is very grainy in both frame rates, and at 60p it will miss a few frames here and there.

There’s noticeable banding in high-contrast areas and if you move the camera through an unevenly lit scene you will see rough changes in exposure. This means you can take it just about anywhere and it will be ready to capture high-quality video or photos in rain, wind, or snow.

The photos, like the videos, are OK for Web use at small sizes, but overall they suffer from the same noise and artifact problems as the movies.

Follow TechRadar Reviews on Gs There’s the option to record in p at 60fps, which produces some very slick though shaky footage.

We did have some problems getting the video to play on our TV — the H. Panning the video camera has a similar effect. The Video quality is outstanding, considering it’s size. Finally I found this one, looking good, price is better, and it is weather-resistant, a useful feature in Seattle.