Summary: Works great for transferring my videos from minidv to pc. the lighting is a dim in dark indoor areas, and the tape sometimes skipped when recording. I have to rewind and start record a few seconds before the last stop. Overall good for it's price.
Summary: The Panasonic PV-DV103 is an excellent camera. The image quality is outstanding and it has built in features that most camcorders lack or have to purchase seperatley, such as a light and zoom mic capabilities.
Summary: I found a trick to go around it , well i am not sure how long this will last but for now it did the trick I have used a paint tape, a blue masking tape , and covered the front of the camcorder where the microphone is, because i assumed that they have put their moisture detector overthere, and in...
Summary: Let me just tell you that PANASONIC IS HORRIBLE!!! I have never in my life been soo upset over any electronic...EVER! I got this video camera as a birthday present in May 2004 for my first cruise. I played with the camera for just an hour and set it aside until my vacation.
Summary: the "dew detected" sign is another way of Panasonic saying that the camcorder needs "servicing" and that you will have to send it in to be fixed for a price of at least $80. There are TRILLIONS of forums on the lack of reliability of this camcorder.. so DON'T BUY IT..