Camcorder

How To : Hack a VHS Camcorder into a Night-Vision Headset

Watch as Kipkay hacks a bulky VHS camcorder and turns it into a night vision headset. This video tutorial will show you that old technology can still be useful in today's world. Just think, you might not have ever been able to see in the dark corners of the night without this ...more

How To : Use an external monitor with a camcorder

In this video from lunawebs we learn how to use an external monitor with a camcorder. The best way is to use an HDTV and use your HDMI output on the TV. The sound can also come through the monitor if you have a headphone port on the monitor. If you want to go outdoors, it will ...more

How To : Use the Sony HD PMW-EX3 digital camcorder

See how to use the Sony Hi-Def PMW-EX3 digital camera, with a little help from Philip Bloom. This is a great video to teach you everything you need to know about this high definition camera, perfect for your short film.

How To : Connect your camcorder to your HDTV, For Dummies

From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. This is Consumer Electronics for Dummies. Just watch this video tutorial to learn how to connect your camcorder to your HDTV, For Dummies. Hooking ...more

How To : Hack a video camcorder

This video shows us how to hack a video camcorder. He shows VideoJug users how to take a one time use video camcorder, and learn to hack it so you can use it again and again, saving you money! Hack a video camcorder. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Improve the sound of your digital camcorder

This video shows you how to upgrade your consumer camcorder sound capabilities using a camcorder XLR adapter, a simple device that mounts to the bottom of the camera. It then tests and compares the various types of microphones that can be attached, including the lavalier, senn ...more

How To : Build your own in-car camcorder mount

An in-car camcorder can be extremely useful at times. Should some situation arise that you would need to know the description of another car, a camcorder could provide the information. Or maybe you just want to record a car trip. Check out this tutorial and learn how to build ...more

How To : Make a cheap camcorder handle for smooth video

What could possibly make shooting home videos even easier than they already are? A camcorder handle. This is a cheap, easy, legit way on making a camcorder handle. It's quite steady, and the handle works to reduce shake and to get unique angles on your shots. All the supplies ...more

How To : Use the camcorder app on the iPhone

Two to Three Minute App Reviews gives an introduction to operating the camcorder app on the iPhone. Open the app, which opens just like your camera app. Tap the "record" button to start recording your video. When you are finished recording your video, tap the "stop" button, wh ...more

How To : Build an underwater camcorder housing

With KipKay, you can learn how to build an underwater camcorder housing and you need 5200 Marine adhesive sealant. You can use industrial primer to color the box grey which would be a nice finishing touch. He says it'll only cost $10, but find out for yourself.

How To : Use the 35mm adapter for your digital camcorder

Want to challenge the filmmakers who spend millions of dollars on their films, yet, still have the nerve to call themselves indie? Pick up a 35mm adapter or build one yourself and you can give your movies that "film look" and start being taken more seriously!

How To : Use a Panasonic MiniDV camcorder

Check out this video tutorial to show you how to use a Panasonic MiniDV camcorder. This video was made by the equipment room at CUNY Journalism School in New York. You'll learn all of the following steps for using the Panasonic MiniDV camcorder: check the bag, mount the batte ...more

How To : Make a camcorder stabilizer

If shaky home videos are making your audience seasick, it's time to steady your hand. Watch this video to learn how to make a camcorder stabilizer. Step 1. Begin building bottom Attach two 45-degree elbow connectors to either end of a 6-inch PVC pipe. This will be the bottom ...more

How To : Use a mini DV camcorder

In this video, Paige Williams shows you how to use a mini DV camcorder, how to troubleshoot it, and how to watch your recordings on tv. Part 1 of 12 - How to Use a mini DV camcorder. Use a mini DV camcorder - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com ...more

How To : Change lenses on a camcorder

Make sure you have the appropriate lens for your digital camera. Look for markers on the lens that correspond with any mark on the camera body. Different brands have different markers. Some have square dots while some have red dots. Line these marks In one hand, hold your came ...more

How To : Use the JVC GY-DV5100U professional camcorder

Check out this cinematography tutorial video that demonstrates how to use the GY-DV5100U Professional DV Camcorder. JVC has upgraded the camera's features and digital processing circuits to meet the requirements of a growing number of broadcasters looking for cost effective al ...more

How To : Use the Canon XH-A1 Digital Camcorder

Do you own the Canon XH-A1 Digital Camcorder? If so, you might want to check out this lengthy video tutorial that shows you the ins and outs to the Canon XH-A1, the High Definition digital camera for the professional and serious non-pro alike. Learn how to make manual adjustme ...more

How To : Use an XLR mic with a camcorder

How to Make Anything demonstrates how to use a three prong XLR mic with your camcorder. The XLR plug on the mic is not going to fit into the 1/8 inch plug on your camcorder so you will need an adapter. You can find an XLR to 1/8 inch adapter for about 10 dollars. Try to get an ...more

How To : Adjust audio on the Canon XH-A1 Digital Camcorder

Do you own the Canon XH-A1 Digital Camcorder? If so, you might want to check out this lengthy video tutorial that shows you the ins and outs to the Canon XH-A1, the High Definition digital camera for the professional and serious non-pro alike. Learn how to make manual adjustme ...more

How To : Shoot in slow motion on a camcorder in Sony Vegas

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a slow motion video on a camcorder in Sony Vegas. In a film camera, this is called "overcranking". On your camcorder, set your rec format to PH 720.60 P. Then open your clip in Sony Vegas and set up a time line. Then make a reg ...more

How To : Rainproof your camcorder

To rainproof your camcorder start by purchasing a lens hood for it. This lens hood helps to rainproof the camera lens but it also prevents flaring from the sun. Take a zip lock bag and cut the corner off of the bottom so that it creates a hole that is big enough for the lens h ...more

How To : Record proper sound levels on a digital camcorder

Rajo from the SubStream's "Film Lab" has some tips regarding sound recording. Learn to set the sound levels in your camera properly. Learn that your 'dynamic range' has nothing to do with how quickly the post-coffee you goes from excitable to annoying. Record proper sound lev ...more

News : The Anti-Cheater Hidden Camera Wall Hook

WonderHowTo loves gadgets. We also tend to enjoy getting our hands (just a little bit) dirty. So, naturally, Brando's Wall Hook Coat Hanger Camcorder is the latest gadget to excite. Disguised as a coat hanger, the device is actually a camera triggered by motion detection. And ...more

How To : Build a camera jib crane

In this DIY video, we show you how we built our camera crane. This was all done with a table saw, drill and hack saw. Parts for the crane: Lazy susan Boards Nuts & bolts Screws Old clothes hanger Old tripod Aluminum strips Equipment used: Sony HDR-HC3 Camcorder Sony Playstation

How To : Use a light meter to properly light a digital film

A light meter can prove to be an invaluable tool on any film set, allowing you to quickly and efficiently set lights and know the correct exposure values of those lights. Light meters were initially designed for still photographers and cinematographers can easily calibrate the ...more

How To : Make your Sony Vegas video look like film

For various reasons — ranging from lens type to the frame rate to the storage medium —, footage shot with a camcorder doesn't really look anything like what one would see in a Hollywood film. However, with a little bit of work and a touch of post-production, you can make your ...more

How To : Steal a computer password with a camera

Hacking into computer systems to steal passwords could be a bit complicated for the average everyday joe, but for all of your tech illiterate folks out there, there's any easy way to get that password, and all it takes is a camera. Check out this con video tutorial to learn h ...more

News : Watch How the iPhone X's 30K IR Dots Scan Your Face

Face ID is one of the big selling points of the iPhone X, and the reception has been fairly positive so far. It's pretty impressive to watch the iPhone X magically unlock just by looking at it, but it's even more impressive to see how Face ID works its magic. Apple gave us a ...more

News : 3 Creative Ways to Use Google+ Circles

Although circles are Google+'s answer to the problem of social network relationship management, that's not the only thing it's good for. People on Google+ are using circles for all sorts of creative activities, some of which aren't obvious as first glance. 1. Take Advantage o ...more

The Sprint HTC Evo 4G : Best Phone This Year

Written by JD Coverly of WonderHowTo World, LoadSave:We've spent the last week with Sprint's new phone, the HTC Evo 4G. Specification wise, it's better than Verizon's Incredible and T-Mobile's HD2. Apple has unveiled the new version of their phone this week and thankfully it's ...more

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