Summary: If you own a new Macbook and dont have firewire, forget it!None of the USB features work on a Mac. Sony never created any drivers for Mac (past OS9) and thesupplied software only works with a system long abandoned. Oh butyou can pay 99 dollars for a newer version! http://www.pixela.co.jp/en/products/authoring/imagemixer3_mac_retail/ I doubt that will even work USB. Sony is now one of the most lazy, worthless manufacturers ever.Nice job on the quality Sony.
Summary: It doesn't work. Was delivered by UPS to wrong address. Altogether, it makes me hesitate to buy any other devices on Amazon. I am still waiting to make sure I get a full refund. UPS should be responsible for replacing it.
Excerpt: I have had this camcorder for a long while now and the only complaint that I have is the battery life. I did not like the software that came with the item becuase it did not creat good quality CD to play in the DVD player on my TV. But the quality of the download on the computer was good. I just hook it direct to my DVD recorder to make them now.
Excerpt: very easy to use this camcorder - my 4 year old shoots videos all the time. it's very durable and compact. Only thing I wish it had was a night vision mode. Other then that it's as good as the digital camcorder I paid 3 times as much for.
Summary: Hi,I like the item, but it is not work what I expected, because it can't watch my old hi8 tapes, may be it not for all items,but anyway,Sony camcorder is good,I had one tr805 before but it broke,now I still looking for another Sony it can watch my Hi8 old tapes.
Summary: I couldn't get my computer to recognize this camcorder when connected via USB cable so I tried calling sony at phone number 239-768-7604 and ended up downloading the same USB file sony.com offers but from another website address, esupport.sony.com. After downloading from here my hardware was recognized in device manager on my computer properties and have been able to stream live video on Windows Movie Maker which I didn't know it was pre-installed already on my Windows...