Summary: I bought one of these from Amazon when the HI-8 camera I'd used to shoot my home movies and a HI-8 player I had both died and I needed something to use to dub the HI-8 tapes I'd recorded onto computer files. The first camera arrived and didn't work properly. Picture fuzzy and sound distorted.
Summary: I would of liked very much to have given a video review, however this was impossible as the camcorder that i purchased did not note that the camcorder no longer had the capabilities of recording.
Summary: This is my second Sony 8mm Camcorder. I chose this to replace a 6 year old comparable model as I'm not yet ready to upgrade to a digital camera. I had a few observations about this product: First, I was suprised that it doesn't have stereo sound. This used to be standard in the Hi8 format.
Summary: This is the third video camera I have owned. The first was a Minolta, the second a Sharp. This is by far the best I have owned. The picture is crystal clear, the batteries last a good long time and recharge quickly, and the price was reasonable.
Summary: I purchased the Sony camera as a intermediate video camera. I figure the technology is still evolving for some of the new and exciting digital video cameras and storage devices, i.e. CD storage. My first video camera was cutting edge technology at the time.
Summary: I am very pleased with the overall quality of picture with such a decent price tag. I finally committed to buying one with a less than $400 budget. Drawbacks are 2 hour battery life, upgrade is about ($$) bucks after including a quick charger, BUT I have not drained it yet and it charges quickly (4...