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Muvi Micro DV: The Smallest Camcorder in the World

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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That’s right, the Muvi Micro DV is now touted as the world’s smallest camcorder. Standing 1.5-inches tall, “this spycam’s battery will let you shoot 640×480/30fps video for an hour” with a 2GB microSD card (included). And the thing can use up to an 8GB microSD card. Adding to its stealthiness is voice activation, recording video [...]

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$42,000 Ampex VR-3000 Camcorder from 1967

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Priced at $42,000 back in 1967, the Ampex VR-3000 camcorder backpack “changed TV forever, moving the entire broadcast television industry from film to video.” The video format—invented by Redwood City-based Ampex in 1965—was called 2-inch Quadruplex, and used four magnetic heads to record both PAL and NTSC standards using different speeds. [Source]

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JVC Everio GZ-HD620 is Smallest, Lightest HDD Camcorder Ever

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

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JVC’s GZ-HD620 now holds the title of world’s smallest and lightest hard drive-based camcorder. Featuring a 3.32-megapixel CMOS sensor, 120GB HDD, microSD/SDHC expansion, 2.7-inch LCD, USB connectivity, and HDMI. Available December 9th in Japan. This new JVC Everio model boasts 1/4.1”, 3.32 megapixel CMOS image sensor and a 30x optic zoom Konica Minolta HD lens [...]

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