Summary: Took me 3 1/2 hours to get software installed (instructions are BAD - had to fiddle around for a LONG time to finally get software installed). Once installed, I copied movies to computer hard drive. Guess what? No sound. Burned to DVD - put in DVD player - NO SOUND.
Summary: THE MORE I DEAL WITH THIS THE ANGRIER I GET!!! I bought the VRD-MC3 and the DCR-SR40 because of the way you advertised how you could directly record from one to the other. Not seeing the coded fine print footnote that DOES NOT STATE DIRECTLY THAT ' you can NOT record directly from the DCR-SR40 to...
Summary: I bought this camera through Amazon as soon as it was released by Sony last year. I've lugged it all over western Europe as well as right here at home in the good 'ol USA and all I can say is it has performed FLAWLESSLY!
Summary: The DCR-SR100 is an easy to use camcorder without the worry of carrying around tapes or DVD's. The 30GB capacity is more than enough for the average vacation and if you carry a laptop you can always clean out the HD to the laptop.
Summary: Unless your already proficient in video editing, DO NOT BUY this camcorder. You must know how to edit and change the format of the files, otherwise you cannot put it on youtube or myspace. You can't pause the video without started a new one.
Summary: After reading the reviews of this and similar camcorders, I knew that the features were far-and-away, light years ahead of the JVC and any camera in its price range. Thankfully, this was accurate and it has outperformed anything I have seen to-date.