Summary: We have had this camera for a few years now, and its no longer being made. It works fine and takes an excellent picture, except in poor light, but they all are that way to some extent. There are two items to be aware of.
Summary: I did a lot of reading relative to Camcorders and finally ended with Panasonic HDC-HS9. Since this is my first experience with camcorders, I have bought other Panasonic items thru e-bay and do not have any complaints so far as to their performance, quality and price.
Summary: Hey there folks, I've bought the camera on e-bay a few weeks ago. It's awesome!! It satisfies my needs and it has a lot of accessories. It's small compact awesome 3CCD technology. The 60 gig HDD and the SD slot make it easier to transfer the movies via USB 2.0 or card reader ( SD ONLY).
Summary: This camera gets every detail every blade of grass and every little rock. It looks incredible on an HDTV looks like you are really there. The only problems I can see is the panning,it seems to not like fast panning too much and also there is a lot of noise in low light conditions but this is not a...
Summary: Very simple to get straight out of the box and start using. However, if you do not have a HD ready TV to show the resultant recordings through it is worthwhile reading the instructions and taking it out of HD record mode.
Summary: The camcorder itself is amazing in quality and great for editing, if you do that kind of a thing. Now all I need is a High Definition TV. Having taken still pictures on the camcorder too, the quality is really really good.