Indulge in DVDs with Canon DC310!
Introduction: With the aim of grabbing the attention of youngsters and the beginners trying to learn the basics of the digital world, Canon has come up with a new camcorder, the DC310. People who prefer DVDs above everything else should try this camcorder and that as we know are select few who still can’t get over the charm of good old DVDs that are on the verge of extinction. Its slim body and easy to navigate menus make the experience of using this camcorder a pleasant one.
Features: In spite of being tagged as an entry-level camcorder, the Canon DC310 hosts several interesting features and sophisticated technologies which till now have been the privy of big camcorders alone. Whole lot of manual options pertaining to exposure, scene modes and program AE modes have been provided in this camcorder to let the user gain better control in his shooting. You can record your footage onto 8cm discs and can even do some basic editing and tweaking within the camcorder itself.
The name Canon has been synonymous with superior quality opticals till now and the all-powerful, genuine Canon Advanced 41 x zoom of this camcorder continues its legacy still further.
Special drive modes like Continuous Shooting, Auto Exposure Bracketing etc have been provided to accentuate the beauty and clarity of still images.
The Auto Intelligent Auto focus feature along with the multiple image effects delivers the best stunning images you have ever seen sans degradation.
The fact that there is no original optical image stabilization does create trouble at some point. If you are intending to shoot the farthest object or keep zooming in and out often, better equip yourself with a tripod for a better shot.
The footage shot in the night was not only noisy but was grainy as well.
The DC310 camcorder is riddled with connectivity issues due to its inadequate connectivity alternatives.
The camcorder kit does not contain any video editing software.
Pricing Range: Asking price for this DVD-based camcorder is $187.00 - $349.00!
Final Verdict: For indulging in DVDs the Canon DC310 is the most affordable option you can find in the market today. This camcorder brings back the charm and glory of the DVDs of yester years and gives you a retro feel while shooting. Excluding the connectivity issue there are not many dissuading factors in this camcorder. Go ahead and try it!