Summary: Basic mini dv cam. Nothing special. I used this back in 06'. I'm sure it was more up to date then. It turned on, shot video and didn't give the usual sun-spots in the mini-DV tape. 3 stars. Good and reliable if you need a mini-dv with no frills.
Summary: I have owned this camera for 18 months which makes it a dinosaur in this digital age so there's probably not even anyone out there who will read this review, but in the slight chance that there is.... This video camera is not your best option for low light/indoor use.
Summary: We purchased this camcorder for our wedding and honeymoon. The camera is great: small size, easy to use, good quality. However, toward the end of the honeymoon, the camera stopped working. We contacted the seller, and they were very nice and asked us to return it for an exchange.
Summary: I did a lot of research before I settled on this camera. I was prepared to spend a fair amount of money on a better model, but I came to the conclusion that it was a better idea to spend less money and wait a couple of years for the HD technology to come down in price and the hard drive storage...
Summary: We purchased a Canon Elura 70 2-years ago but unfortunately the zoom, still photo and tape loader broke recently. We wanted to stick with Canon for our next camera because it is a good brand so we got the Canon ZR850. Instantly the motor noise stood out.
Summary: By reading Canon's description of this new line of miniDV cameras, you would think you were getting a lot more than you actually are. Motor noise is once again an issue with this Canon. Not a problem in noisy situations, but definitely noticeable at home in quieter scenes.