HDTV FAQ: What is AVCHD?

If you are currently in the marketplace for a new high definition camcorder and it’s been more than five years since you purchased your last camcorder, or perhaps you have never bought a camcorder before, then you are going to come across a relatively new term called AVCHD.

It’s a term you should understand when buying a new camcorder so in this Digital Home HDTV FAQ article I answer the question – What is AVCHD?

Canon announces eight new Vixia Camcorders

Canon Canada has announced eight new Vixia High Definition flash memory camcorders for 2011 which includes Canon’s new flagship model the Vixia HF G10, the high-end VIXIA HF S30, three compact VIXIA HF M-series models and three entry-level VIXIA HF R-series models.

Canon HD Camcorder will let you record for a day

Canon has announced the Vixia HF M32 Dual Flash Memory camcorder which will come equipped with 64GB of internal flash memory, twice its predecessor and enough to record up to 24 hours of HD video.

The device gets its dual moniker from the fact that it also includes an SD memory card slot that is fully compatible with latest generation SDXC memory cards. The new SDXC memory card specification increases storage capacity from 32GB up to 2TB and enhances data transfer speeds.