This camcorder is ideal for any video project with the capacity to shoot in HD video. With multiple recording modes you can choose how much control over the recording settings that you want. Auto mode is great for worry-free shooting while manual mode is preferred for those that want full control over settings. For audio, the camera has a built-in microphone but also includes a mic input for external microphone options. The camera records directly to an internal memory, however there are 2 SD card slots for added recording space. This camera shoots in AVCHD video format and is compatible with certain PC and Mac applications including iMovie and Final Cut Pro X. Other features include a fold-out LCD touch screen, zoom control, playback mode and hot shoe mount for adding accessories. Loan includes power supply, battery and a USB cable for file transfer. SD cards not included.
Similar to the Vixia HF-M series, this is another great camera for a variety of HD video projects. Multiple recording modes allow the user to choose the most appropriate setting for any given application. The HF-R series records directly to a supplied SD card for added recording time, however there are no additional SD card slots available as with the Vixia HF-M series. This camera shoots in AVCHD video format, but also offers a Mpeg4 recording format which benefits from smaller file sizes and added software/device compatibility. Mpeg4 format is a perfect recording option when little or no editing is required for the video. Other features include a fold-out LCD touch screen, zoom control, playback mode and manual lens cover. The hot shoe mount is unavailable with this camera. Loan includes power supply, battery, SD card and a USB cable for file transfer.
Small, waterproof and the ability to be mounted to almost anything or anywhere, the GoPro is a great way to capture those extreme hard to get or weather-prone videos and photos. Capture professional-quality HD video or set the camera to take photos at intervals. Built-in Wi-Fi enables you to use the GoPro App to control the camera remotely. Other features include high-frame rate options and a low-light mode. The GoPro comes with hard case, waterproof housing, wireless remote, mounting hardware, and USB cable for charging and file transfer.