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Canon MV730i

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews of Canon MV730i. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and zoom are on the whole positive. The portability and price also get good opinions, whereas there are some critical opinions about the viewfinder and image quality.

usability, price, portability, zoom, battery

image quality, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MV730i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon MV730i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Canon MV730i from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the zoom and battery. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, portability, price, battery, zoom

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon MV750i Digital Camcorder [Mini DV , 22 x Optical , DV in/out]Canon MV750i Digital Camcorder [Mini DV , 22 x Optical , DV in/out]

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: jaggray (productreview.com.au)

Why are my screens blue why can't I get pictures and video

 

I have no picture look through the eye of cam it's blue and the screen is blue can get sound but no picture why?

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: senithj (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

It is really good value for money , since operation is simple and quality is superb. Also it is a really hardy camcorder, since I have been using it without any issue for more than 5 years now. Although you record on tapes or memory card, the pictures...

I bought this in Singapore in 2004 and am still using it without any problem. You have the option on recording on tape or on memory card. The recorded pictures are very clear and they match the current DVD quality. It is really useful for armatures...

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: meikesiebelink (productreview.com.au)

Good

 

A great camera. Lots of easy to use features and good battery life.

Small and easy to use

Haven't used it much yeat but so far nothing bad

Mar, 2005

Consumer review by: sheeny (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

Great Camera with pleny of capability. Highly recommend this camera.

Simplicity of use. I bought this camera to easily make DVD home movies. Not only i that achieved simply with a fire wire card. But connect the camera up to your VCR tape your old home movies onto the camera, it digitises them and you can produce DVD's...

The only fault I can find is that its 'night shot' is not as good as sony's. But a small compromise considering all the other features.

Sep, 2004

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Dubbing: Yes
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):11.75
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-508 / BP-508, BP-535
Video recording time:11.75

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera

Photo effects:Mosaic, Sepia

Camera Flash

Type: None

Design

Built-In Microphone: No
Colour of product:Grey, Silver
Image stabilizer: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.9cm
Height:9.5cm
Weight:0.5kg
Width:5.3cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.35

Display (Projector)

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

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Night mode / Night plus mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Super night mode/Low light / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight/Low light / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Super night mode / Twilight +/Night mode / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Super night mode

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:8MB

Focusing

Macro focusing range:0.1

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:730i/750i
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon MV

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):0.4
Optical sensor resolution:800000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:400
Filter Size:3.05
Focal length range (f-f):2.8 - 56 / 2.8 - 61.6
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.6/F/1.6-3.2
Max Focal Length:56mm/61.6mm
Min Focal Length:2.8mm
Optical Zoom:20/22
Optical Zoom:20 / 22
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:400Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
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 Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Art: Yes
Audio output:1
Auto exposure: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Colour : Yes
Dimensions (WxDxH):53 x 95 x 139
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.35
Expansion slots:Multi Media Card\nSecure Digital Card\n
I/O ports:USB\nDirect Print\nAV\nS-video
Internal Memory:8
Lens system:F/1.6
Manual Focus: Yes
Mirror: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:1

Performance

Digital Zoom:400 / 440
Focal length range (f-f):2.8 - 56 / 2.8 - 61.6
Minimum illumination:2
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Optical Zoom:20 / 22

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DV port: Yes
HDMI: Yes
Microphone in: No
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/6 - 1/2000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):1024 x 768

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MJPEG/MPEG EX
Digital Zoom:400/440
Faders:Beam / Black fader / Corner wipe / Flip / Jump / Puzzle / Tide / Wipe fader / Zigzag/Beam / Corner wipe / Fade trigger / Flip / Jump / Puzzle / Tide / Wipe fader / Zigzag
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Art / Ball / Colour / Cube / Mirror / Monotone / Mosaic / Sepia / Wave
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:113000
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder screen size:0.33
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.9
Height :9.5
Weight:490
Width:5.3

White balance

White Balance:Auto