"Good quality video, nice stills, Good for the price."
1 September 2011
Pros: Mini DV tapes are cheap and reliable, produces good quality HD recordings, on board mic is not bad, menu setting are ok and work well, Good still pictures, small and easy to carry around but still gives very good results. Will record from external devices
Cons: Mini DV tape takes as long to put onto a computer before editing as it does to record (flash memory like SD cards import to a PC much more quickly). Build quality is not the best but it is a low price for the video quality. Slightly more bulky than a flas
Excerpt: However a strong playback mode makes these shortcoming exonerable. The remote is little lousy when it comes to using from a distance. So you may not want to use it unless you do not want to watch playback in slow motion, when an ordinary video becomes an oscarbait. The 3 megapixle still photography option make carrying your still camera needless. In general, I am proud to have bought this camcorder.
Excerpt: Unless you do not want to watch playback in slow motion, when an ordinary video becomes an oscar worthy, I do not see its much application. The camcorder comes with 3 megapixle still photography which makes carrying still camera useless. The good this about this option is that it is combined with the powerful 10X zoom that comes with this. Overall, this is a great piece of genius for your weekend and event flicks.