Articles & Videos: Video Cameras

What will you do with all that footage? Will you play it back on your TV, make copies to share with friends and family, or edit and back up the files using a computer? We'll look at what you can do with camcorder footage, and offer our suggestions and tips for getting the best results with your home movies.

Need help navigating the different recording formats? This article gives you the details on each type to help you figure out which camera is right for you.

Finding the right camcorder
by Meredith Krebs

In this article, we'll talk about high-def, zoom, geo-tagging and other options to help you decide which camcorder is right for you.

Camcorder Accessories
by Meredith Krebs

Camcorder accessories can help make your home movies memorable. Getting extra batteries, memory cards, a tripod, and few extra cables will set you up like a pro.

Camcorders FAQ
by Tara W.

Get answers to common camcorder questions, including tips on using your camcorder and sharing your footage.

Camcorder Glossary
by Tara W.

Learn about the different types of camcorders, discover features, and find out what some of those specifications mean.

Our new in-house Labs will help us dig even deeper into the equipment we sell. From acoustically optimized listening rooms to advanced test benches, we'll bring you meaningful measurements along with real-world impressions from our savvy experts.

Steve, Crutchfield A/V Editor, gives us a tour of the Crutchfield Labs. He talks about why we built the Labs and how they can help us find you the right gear.

Sony's projector camcorders offer sophisticated manual options along with intelligently engineered automatic functions, plus a built-in high-intensity projector so you can see your shots without the need for an external monitor.

Pro camcorders buying guide
by Eric Angevine

Why would anyone pay more for a professional grade camcorder? The key is in the word "professional." If you want to make money from your video efforts, you'll need the features a professional video camera has to offer.

A look at the Parrot Bebop Drone
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Remote controlled drones are all the rage and there are fan groups popping up all over the Internet. Well, now that Crutchfield is carrying the Bebop Drone from Parrot, we we can see why. Check out these tutorial videos from Parrot, and by the time you're finished watching, you'll have your own exciting ideas about what you can do with one of these!