Summary: I love the camera but you cannot use indoors, it films too dark. The screen shows a lot of lines and it is hard to see what you are filming. I am not sure if this is a flaw or if it needs work. However I have not used the camcorder that long, I am on my 3rd disc.
Summary: I've owned this movie camera for about 5 years, and absolutely love it. I love the resolution, auto-lighting adjustment, its "hybrid-ity" (you can run it over an hour on its own internal hard drive, blu-ray disc OR regular DVD disc), software, HDMI compatability, and zoom feature.
Great Camera, Terrific Color and a Nice Feel in your Hand.
29 July 2011
Summary: This is a pretty nice High Definition Camcorder, I like the size, not tiny like some or bulky like others, great feel in my hand, easy to use buttons, and an LCD joystick for navigation through the menus. Terrific Color, that will wow you.
Summary: I like this video camera! It's easy to use, light, and seems to yield a quality picture. I'm concerned about its compatibility with my PC and with my DVD reader/writer as it is a -R while my units are +R. So far I'm playing back the downloaded files, and they are a bit jerky.
Summary: I decided to give it a trial because of the blu-ray thing. I'm not disappointed because the resolution is perfect! THE PACKAGING IS ALSO VERY COMPACT AND HANDY. I'm surprised that it is not common in market place here in the US like other products and brands.
Summary: Is important to define the category of this camera, to have a real evaluation. High definition videocameras are still in the first generation. All products , DVD, DVD recorders, even VHS, etc.. in the firts wave that hit the consummer had many flaws.
Summary: There is virtually no support from Hitachi on this product. You are totally on your own. There is no documentation for the software so you must be savvy enough to figure it out for yourself. The interface is extremely cumbersome and time consuming.
Summary: 1. The quality of the recording in anything other than bright daylight is abysmal and cannot be called high definition. It seems to have lines throughout the image, as if there was some kind of interference/static.