Summary: I love this camcorder. Also with a 32gb sdhc card gets 334 min of max hd video recording. I love manual controls as well. Focus, audio level, iris, white balance, shutter speed. Now have 3 batteries and batteries will run down before memory ill fill,
Summary: Very light camcorder. It was a concern for me about editing avchd: The included software (HD writer) is not very powerful, but it's ok to save your video in HD format. I use video studio pro x2 to edit in AVCHD without any problem with my laptop(window vista, 3GB memory) The quality of the picture...
Summary: Be careful---depending on who is selling the product, you may or may not get the "included Panasonic 40GB hard drive". The vendor who I received the product from said that Amazon listed the camera with that title even though they never intended to ship the hard drive alongside it---fortunately they...
Summary: I had been waiting for my SD5 to ship from Amazon, but I saw the camera at Circuit City in stock and $50 less so I decided to just get it there. The camera feels great in your hands. It is small and light, but even in my large hands it feels stable.
Summary: THIS VIDEO CAMERA IS THE BEST IVE EVER USED,TRUE BLU RAY HIGH DEF,BRIGHT COLOR AND CRISP PICTURE.I USE A 16GB SDHC CARD,YOU DO NEED A BLU RAY PLAYER FOR HD,BUT YOU CAN ALSO RECORD IN STANDARD 640X480 WHICH CAN BE WATCHED 0N ANY DVD PLAYER!GREAT VALUE UNDER $800.
Summary: The last camera I had has been collecting dust for years. Too boring to use on a regular basis. The Sony is officially retired. The colors, the definition, the ease of SD capture made it so easy.
Summary: this is my first HD camcorder , at first i was confused between the canon HF10 and the panasonic HDC-SD5, to be honest am not photo expert, i want something light, small, comfortable and reliable for my travel in august to Munich and Paris.