Canon ZR100 MiniDV Camcorder w/20x Optical Zoom


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oooh. CNET really likes this one a little… http://reviews.cnet.com/digital-camcorders/canon-zr100/4505-6500_7-31263285-2.html?tag=prod.txt.1


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$139.99 + $5 shipping

condition:
Refurbished
product(s):
1 Canon ZR100 MiniDV Camcorder w/20x Optical Zoom


#4

Can this connect using firewire to a pc or mac ?


#5

OH MY GOSH I have been wanting a camcorder from woot for FOREVER!! Is this one any good?? It’s a canon, so it can’t be that bad right? I know it’s mini dv… Anyone with experience??


#6

Froogle


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hope its good, i needed one anyways and for that price who really cares

in for 1


#8

Yes, it has a Firewire port.

Dammit… I should have waited a month… it was $160 last time.


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So what do you think of it? Is it worth this price? Or should I go buy an HDD camcorder when I find one for sale?.. I plan on alot of editing, so I am not sure how great minidv is for exporting and all that jazz


#10

This goes really well with the Circuit Breaker at Circuit City today…


#11

Review - http://www.camcorderinfo.com/content/Canon-ZR100-First-Impressions-Review.htm

Actually, a pretty good one for a first impression overview - no data yet re: reliability. (I’m not in for one - have three Sony camcorders and 1 Sony HD - so I may not look - do your own homework).


#12

I have the ZR200. Basically the same camera as this, only the 200 has a SD card slot and can take video and pictures directly to SD card. Not really all that useful of a feature, as it (obviously) won’t take the best still pictures, at least not compared to a digital camera.

As for the video camera, it’s great. It does everything you’d want a camera to do, has a good widescreen mode (anamorphic), and takes excellent quality video. Get a standalone DVD recorder with DV firewire input and it’s a piece of cake to create a DVD of your videos.

Highly recommended, and the price is decent enough, but perhaps very slightly on the high side for somewhat older technology that’s re-certified. You likely won’t be disappointed with the quality though.


#13

Thanks for the info. Now I just have to see if I can afford it right now… being a poor college student sucks. I’ll sleep on it I guess… ugh Thanks alot woot for putting this up when I have 850 dollars to pay this week :frowning:


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This is a great deal. The lens on the ZR series cameras are much better than any you will find on other makers cameras. The glass plays an important role in capturing a nice image. The zooms are smooth and ease in and out of shots nicely. If I didn’t already have one of these cameras (older model), I would pick one up.
The mini DV format is very solid. You will like this camera if you buy it.


#15

I bought a ZR500 reburb from Woot about 6 months ago (I think it was $180). I’ve never had any problem with the hardware. I have a bucket of tapes that I have yet to transfer to my hard drive, so I have no opinions on that.

Judging from the screen on the camcorder, it doesn’t seem to do well in low light - but what camcorder does?

Easy to operate, light and small. Definite BUY!


#16

I’m VERY interested in getting one of these, but I’m worried about the refurbness. I’ll sleep on it…


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Dec 20, 2007 1:01 AM
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pricing for future reference

product(s): 1 Canon ZR100 Camcorder
condition: Refurbished

$159.99 + $5 shipping

This is from an earlier woot…


#18

I was just about ready to order, then realized that there is no remote control for playback. Also, no jack for external mike.


#19

its a good camera I have the same one. but I dont have a firewire port so it sucks that i cant get it on my computer without buying an extra $100 part for my laptop… anyway, its a good camera does the job you want it to.


#20

One thing to remember about the reviews, they were rating it as a $500 camera not a $150. It would probably score a lot better against cameras in that price range.