However she was taking video and stills at Christmas and said it was operating nicely. For my self
Alan Smith, Amazon
16 January 2015
Summary: This was a gift for my daughter - to replace the same model camcorder that she had also as a gift from dad - so I have not used it myself. However she was taking video and stills at Christmas and said it was operating nicely.
Summary: We purchased this camera in 2005 before going to Peru on vacation. It performed amazingly! We shot about 500 stills, and about 5 mini-dv tapes full of memories. I have used it on many trips since and now use it almost weekly at church events and family gatherings.
Summary: this was my first ever camcorder, this model dropped in price and can be picked up for around $200-300. As mentioned in many online reviews the color is very accurate, but issues with low light.
Summary: This camcorder has many features to desire and can be used for everyday use in many conditions. This is the second camcorder I've had in this range and am really pleased with it. The only negative thing about it is the low resolution still camera functionality it has at 3.1 MP.
Summary: I did a lot of research before buying the PV-GS250. Now that I have the camera in my hands I know I made a great choice. Great image quality. Great build quality. The low light problems you read about are not really a big deal. In a noramlly lit room everything is fine.
Summary: Bought this camcorder(my 1st) after reading most of the reviews on the net. Quality is great with video other than at low light rating but most of the the consumer camcorder had the same problem anyway), didn't expect to take still with camcorder so didn't care about the 3.1mp.
Summary: Make sure you use the sun filter when shooting outside. I killed my wonderful camera one sunny day when I forgot the sun filter and accidently took a picture of the sky. Now my awesome wonderful camera is dead. And we are so sad.
Nice little camcorder - performs up to advertisement
T. O'Malley, Amazon
30 August 2005
Summary: This has turned out to be a pretty good unit. I have filmed a wedding with it and taken many stills at night and in daylight. The stills come out well if you have plenty of light. They don't work as well in low light. The flash works well for the stills.
Summary: Perhaps the biggest failure of this product is the lack of documentation on how well this camcorder operates with Macintosh. Using a 4pin to 6pin Firewire cable (not included), this camera easily connects to Macs making an easy tranfer into iMovie for editing.