Summary: Unfortunately, this camcorder is allied, primarily, for interface with non-Mac computers. I could not use the software program IMovie interface and found that it also would not allow me to use tapes as opposed to media cards and camcorder internal memory to store videos in my library.
Step in the wrong direction for "Sony" camcoders line
Tom Canny, Amazon
27 December 2010
Summary: Ever since Sony switched from famous Carl Zeiss® lens to own Sony G lens, serious problems started to appear: - Day light videos become significantly darker and less sharp ( clearly visible on YouTube); - "Blue Dot" artifact as a focused lens flare ( well documented on YouTube); Reason for lens...
Great camcorder.... but couple things you should know...
Amazon Customer, Amazon
3 July 2010
Summary: I won't give you the same GREAT things this camcorder is or does. I agree with everyone's assessment of the features and functionality and such. However, I believe there are a couple small things that people should know before purchasing.
Summary: I purchased this camera about a month ago through amazon from J & R out of new york. I love the camera but would not purchase from J&R again. The camera does not come in the sony packaging protected by foam or anything.
Summary: All I can say is, "WOW"!! After using a standard definition camcorder, this is light years ahead. The low light videos are perfectly exposed and display natural colors. The picture quality is incredible, and the features are second to none.
Summary: Well, this is my first camcorder so I cannot say that I am much experienced with camcorder. However, I am very satisfied with this camcorder. There are several points that I want to write down. First off with the pro: 1.
Summary: Bought this about a month ago after my HDR-HC3 crapped out (the dreaded tape eject malfunction) and I can say that this is a very good camera. You can read postings on: [...] many of the people posted their experience on this camera, and everyone is happy.