Summary: I found a coupon on the net to where I got it for $299. In 32bit Vista the software worked OK. To setup to record the computer screen I set up the white balance on Notepad's white window. I switched to manual exposure and bumped it twice to the left to darken it.
Pros: Recording on a DVD-RW Outside and inside was extremely good in Auto. The colors was real. It looked like HD to me. I was able to run them in my Panasonic recorder. I also ran them in a Nero viewer from my computer. DVD didn't do good recording the Computer screen, but you can't judge it by that. ...
Cons: Software doesn't work in 64bit windows to good, but I was able to get them imported after a couple of tries.
Summary: speedy deliver by newegg, within 2 and one half days i received this unit, one will never find a deal like this again for the HD picture, 12 element lenses, part of the reason some complain about low light, but it also is the reason for such a beautiful picture
Pros: Have owned video business for over 25 yrs., this is by far the best product i have used for personal use yet, especially at the price of $299.00 w/free shipping
Cons: If one knows how to use this camera properly, there will be no cons, why everyone complains about low light, has anyone ever seen inside a tv studio, if one just would use a little bit of common sense when shooting in low light, they should know the results in ANY CAMERA without enough light will...
Summary: newegg sent the camera out right away, great job newegg. If you want a great camera at a great price Buy one
Pros: Great Camcorder Everything worked well, video is out of this world, crisp clean vivid, You need good lighting but Sony pro-cameras need good lighting to. and cost alot more, and can,t compare to blue ray. photo's were great to