Summary: Takes wonderful video. Just as anticipated arrived on time for the show and went straight to work. I am very petite so after an hour it does get heavy, we ordered the tripod and that is a lifesaver. Really enjoy this.
Summary: Camera (packed in its own bubble wrap) and accessories were shipped in a standard shipping box, packed in peanuts. All arrived in excellent condition, within the shipping times promised. Camera came with a 20x zoom lens. It served its purpose, for the shoot.
Summary: Wanted to give a more up to date review. All the others below are correct just many years ago. I recently bought this camera for just over $1,000. I had been watching it for some time. I wanted to get an HD but I couldn't really fine one I liked for a nice price.
Summary: I just want to say THANKS Mike and crew at Electronics Monkee for the OUTSTANDING Customer Service and Quality Equipment they have to offer... I needed another camera by a certain date and Mike made it happen....