Camcorder basics

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Derek loves nothing more than punching a remote location into a GPS, queuing up some music and heading out on a long drive, so it's a good thing he's in charge of CNET Australia's Car Tech channel.

This is a Learning Centre article, a multi-part series to be expanded regularly.

Thinking of buying a camcorder? Just got one? Let's take a look behind the specs and see what you've got in your hands.

We'll take a look at the features and jargon surrounding camcorders, to either help you make a more informed decision at purchase time or understand the device that you've already got. In future updates to this feature we will take a look at the basics of shooting quality footage, as well as editing and publishing your work.

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r2kam posted a comment   

Very informative, even though I've been through a few camcorders already Im surprised theres still so much I didn't know about!

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