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Canon MV300

Canon MV300
alaScore 70

78 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design and image quality. The size and value for money are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MV300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 78 reviews)

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Canon MV300

 

This little beauty is worth £800 (well to be precise...£799.99). It's worth every penny... it was my christmas present this year from my mum and it records beautiful imagery, the sound quality is ace but i would recommend you invest in a microphone...

good quality

occasionally doesn't focus or expose optimally

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Canon MV 300 : Canon MV300

 

This little beauty is worth £800 (well to be precise...£799.99). It's worth every penny... it was my christmas present this year from my mum and it records beautiful imagery, the sound quality is ace but i would recommend you invest in a microphone...

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Canon MV 300 : You canon on this DV recorder!

 

If it's 'compact and snug without a heft price tag' that floats your boat, the MV300 is second to none. It's truly minuscule - barely bigger than two fag packets - weighs just 550g and fits in the hand beautifully. The trade-off is features, and the...

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You canon on this DV recorder!

 

If it's 'compact and snug without a heft price tag' that floats your boat, the MV300 is second to none. It's truly minuscule - barely bigger than two fag packets - weighs just 550g and fits in the hand beautifully. The trade-off is features, and the...

Reasonably cheap

Lack of features

Product Specifications

The MV300 has an elegant and futuristic design that makes for smooth and easy handling. Better still, at just 550 grams in weight it is an incredibly compact and lightweight digital camcorder that you can take with you anywhere. Despite its small size, this well-performing camcorder comes complete with such features as 10x optical zoom lens, an Image Stabilizer, a color LCD screen (2, 5") with color viewfinder and a compact lithium battery system. A range of Digital Effects mean your creative potential is maximized at minimal cost.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):4.5hour(s)

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:5.1in
Height:4in
Weight:1.3lbs
Width:2.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Landscape / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sepia mode / Sports mode / Spotlight/Landscape / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sepia mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & moon

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Canon
Model:300
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon MV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8/F/1.8-2.9
Max Focal Length:42mm
Min Focal Length:4.2mm
Optical Zoom:10
Special Functions:Macro / Tele / Wide angle
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:340Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:540Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Mosaic fader / Slide wipe
Digital Video Format:DV
Digital Zoom:200
Media Type:Mini DV
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Mosaic / Sepia
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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