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Canon ZR 960

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the image quality and size. The portability and value for money also get good feedback. There are some critical comments about the features.

usability, value for money, portability, size, image quality

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon ZR 960 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Canon ZR 960

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Canon ZR 960 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, portability, size, image quality

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon ZR960 MiniDV Camcorder w/41x Advanced Zoom - 2009 MODELCanon ZR960 MiniDV Camcorder with 41x Optical Zoom

Expert review by:

Canon ZR960

 

In conclusion, the ZR960 packs a wealth of features into an entry level camera. With a powerful zoom and easy mode functionality this camcorder is simple enough for the beginner while offering a wealth of features that may possibly intrigue even the...

41x Advanced Zoom with 2000x Digital and 37x Optical2.7 in Widescreen LCDEasy ModeAE Exposure Modes

Standard Definition Video only

If you are looking to upgrade your outdated camcorder to one that...

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Making Videos

 

I love my new camcorder. It really works great. I just don't like where the zoom button is. Other then that I'm very happy with it.

easy to use, Portability/Lightweight/Compact, value for money, video quality

battery life, Still Pictures

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Canon ZR 960 Detailed parameters, perfect

 

Designs Silver design Product weight 390g Basic performance Format Type Mini DV Format SDTV format standards CCD sensor Components 680000 pixels Quantity sensor 1 Component Description 1 / 6 inches Optical Zoom 37 2000-fold digital zoom LCD screen size...

screen LCD

Relatively large volume

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Canon ZR 960 Detailed parameters

 

Designs Silver design Product weight 390g Basic performance Format Type Mini DV Format SDTV format standards CCD sensor Components 680000 pixels Quantity sensor 1 Component Description 1 / 6 inches Optical Zoom 37 2000-fold digital zoom LCD screen size...

0.27 inches wide-screen LCD

Relatively large volume

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Canon ZR 960

 

ZR960 parameter information Basic parameters Camcorder tape type digital camera CCD image sensor components Photosensitive device pixels (million) 68 image sensor Number 1 Photographic Image size 1 / 6 inches of effective pixels (10,000) of about...

Easy to use, clear

Using DV media

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Capture your lovely moments

 

Canon ZR 960 makes you to capture you lovable moments in your life with bright quality video.It is able to you start quickly and capture more clearly. The weight is very low.so it is easy to handle and easy to shot your wonderful and rare moments.It is...

zoom is good and quality of the picture is nice

very less in weight may be chances that we feel we are not holding that hahaaha

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This Product is pretty good, I like it

 

Silver design Product weight 390g parameter error correction Basic performance Format Type Mini DV Format SDTV format standards CCD sensor Components 680000 pixels Quantity sensor 1 Component Description 1 / 6 inches Optical Zoom 37 2000-fold digital...

Very good, looks wanted to buy, I like

Check it out with use. Should also line it

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Canon ZR 960

 

Basic parameters Camcorder tape type digital camera; image sensor components CCD; the largest number of pixels (10,000) 68; effective pixels (10,000) of about 360,000 pixels (ADV.Z off); about 450,000 pixels (ADV.Z on, wide ); approximately 360,000...

Super NightShot function, 2.7-inch 16:9 widescreen color LCD ; approximately 112,000 pixels (effect

All chassis shutter Department was not very fit.Do not support the remote control function ; no fla

Product Specifications

Canon's entry-level digital camcorder ZR960 is designed to deliver style, features and advanced technology at the most affordable price. It combines legendary Canon lens optics with outstanding DIGIC DV image processor and a 680k pixel CCD image sensor to deliver a full range of image quality. The ZR960 is specifically designed to make it easier to capture great video, with image stabilization, quick start, a 2.7" widescreen LCD with a soft LCD video light, joystick control, level and grid markers and more. The ZR960's microphone terminal also makes it particularly useful for educators and trainers to carefully capture audio from a specific source, or to easily record a live narration for your footage. All this comes together to deliver brilliant video that you can easily share with family and friends. Easy to use, great looking and terrific value - it's the perfect choice for capturing all of life's precious memories.

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon BP-2L5

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.8in
Height:3.3in
Weight:13.8oz
Width:2.7in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Fireworks / Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:960
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon ZR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.0-5.2
Max Focal Length:96.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.6mm
Optical Zoom:37
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:450Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:680Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Zoom:2000
Media Type:Mini DV
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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