Summary: The eye piece view finder dose not work but the viewing screen works so I will be keeping the item. Ate a tape once and cannot fast rewind tapes so i use my external rewinder there were several scratches on the housing but other than that it was worth the money and the seller response was aces.
Summary: This camera is great. I use it on a daily basis, but also for extra-curricular activities. Crystal clear image. onyl complaint is short battery life; and that can be fixed by having multiple batteries or by getting larger batteries that last longer.
Summary: I loved this type and quality of the camcorder. I never would have thought I would eventually be able to posses this camcorder but thanks to amazon and the reasonable prices it was possible for me to buy it. After i had filmed almost everything i bought the fire wire to transfer my footage and the camcorder did not cooperate i plugged it in 3 types of computers and I was not aollowed to transfer anything.
Summary: I have been using the GL1 for nearly 3 years now. I take it out on shoots for a website I work on... sometimes I create QuickTime Movies, sometimes I take stills from footage and convert the stills to .JPG files. The 30-lux capacity means you can walk into a subdued lighting environment such as a dining room lit by a single candle and get very good, balanced exposure. It is not like an infrared camera or anything, however...