Summary: I bought this camera a year ago from amazon for $150. It comes with a battery, charger unit and VideoCam suite 3 software. Software allows copy to computer, disks or upload to youtube. You need to buy a SD card for this camera. It will store individual pictures and/or videos.
Summary: I bought this camcorder 2 years ago because my sony camcorder wouldn't work anymore. Now it is doing exactly what that one did. It gives an ERROR and will not work anymore. Hope you purchase a warranty when you buy camcorders because i have not had much luck with any of them.
Summary: Spend 150 more and buy HDC-SD60 the high def panasonic camcorder. I had just ordered an HDC-SD60 Panasonic with 25X zoom but was intrigued with the large zoom of this standard definition camcorder. Got this one at amazon for $150, but ended up returning it within a day.
Summary: This is one of the basic Panasonic camcorder models - and it feature a few impressive features for its price: PROS: a) An amazing loooooong OPTICAL zoom of 78x. That feature makes this camera ideal to take on a family vacation.
Great zoom but actually 70x Optical and not 78x (that's ...
25 February 2010
Summary: Great zoom but actually 70x Optical and not 78x (that's the enhanced optical zoom). The video quality is quite poor, even on the highest setting. I bought it to record shots at 300+ yards and it does the job.