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    Canon FS10 or FS100?

    hello,

    I'm looking at buying either the Canon FS10 camcorder, or the FS100.

    The difference is that the FS10 comes with 8GB built in flash memory, rather than having to buy a seperate card. Is there any advantage/disadvantage in terms of read/write times, power consumption, or anything else, of having built in flash rather than a card?

    For comparison, the card I was going to buy for the FS100 was the Sandisk 8GB Ultra II SD card (15 mbps).

    Thanks for any advice!!!!!
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    Re: Canon FS10 or FS100?

    I would go with the 100 so that you can upgrade it in the future

    Also makes transfuring data to the pc easy if you have a card reader built in>

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    Re: Canon FS10 or FS100?

    hello,

    The FS10 is a dual system, you can use a card with it aswell.

    It uses a SDHC system, so the card may not even be compatible with a current reader.
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    Re: Canon FS10 or FS100?

    How much is the max memory that the reader can take. If it can take huge ammounts of memory, it may not be worth the extra for the FS10, as in a few years you will probally be able to buy 10-20GB cards at extremely low prices (posibly even more - I rember when 128MB was a lot)

    Wats the price differance@?????

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    Re: Canon FS10 or FS100?

    Hello,

    I see what you mean. It's £50 extra for the fs10.

    If there any advantages to using internal flash, then I wouldn't hesitate.
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    Re: Canon FS10 or FS100?

    I supose that the memory is already there, but for an extra £50 I would defonataly go for the FS100.

    Sorry about the crap spelling

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    Re: Canon FS10 or FS100?

    hello,

    Thanks for the advice!

    So where there be any advantage in reading/writing times etc?
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    Re: Canon FS10 or FS100?

    I don't think so, or it shouldnt be notaceable, SD can be very fast.

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