Summary: Disappointed with both Sony and Amazon as we ordered this item twice and each time two parts were missing: both blamed the other for missing parts. Have decided to order a different make. On the refund side Amazon were prompt to collect and refund money.
Summary: I bought this as my first video camera and its very easy to use... virtually no instuction manual needed! I wanted a camera that feels sturdy yet not too big and chunky so that I could take it travelling and thats exactly what i got! Very pleased with my purchase and would reccomend.
Excerpt: "...rather narrowed the field to Sony Digital8. Digital 8 is a bridging technology between 8mm and miniDV. It makes use of the same physical media as Hi8 tapes (and the drive mech) but places digital code (DV) on the tapes rather than analogue. In most of the range it also enables old analogue tapes to be played back (so you only need one gadget to bridge the gap). The downside is that a 90 min Hi8 tape used to record DV only gives 60 min, and the ...
Pros: CHEAP ! Plays 8/Hi8 and converts to digital output
Cons: Heavier and larger than many miniDV camcorders
Summary: Buenas, quisiera presentarle una de mis mejores compraas hara un tiempo. resulta que lo unico a destacar negativo es que es de Digital 8 y ya no encuentro apenas cintas para comprar.- a parte de ser el sistema anterior al mini dvd este que ahora tanto gusta. es un poco aparatosa en cuanto tamaño pero graba como ninguna. con estabilizador de imagen estoy muy contento con ella. graba en modo noche y tiene un zoom fenomenal.