Excerpt: "I found this product extremely disappointing. I purchased it for filming family wedddings/parties. in my experience the quality of the camera was good, but after spending £15 on cables to connect to usb and firewire and being told it worked with windows movie maker i found myself very disappointed. I tried to upload about 15 minutes of film onto my laptop (memory and cpu etc wasnt a problem as i easily uploaded fromanother video camera) after 7 hours ...
Excerpt: After reading a lot of reviews about this I find that a lot people are having trouble transferring DV to their computer.1st your computer will not recognise it because it is not a hard drive or any kind of drive.2nd there are no drivers for DV cam corders.If you have or you get ''''Cyberlink Power Director'''' you can download to this and it is recognised as soon as you turn on your C/Corder,Making sure first to set CPD to camcorder then you can make your transfer easy.
Pros: Ease of use.fits in hand easy.light to carry.screen very clear
Cons: Short battery life-lasts about one tape on record.