may be good camera, but editing is forcefully now on the computer
25 April 2011
Summary: I have used an older Sony camera to edit video on the memory stick. After I bought this camera I found out that this feature is disabled now. Users must first input all the tape in the computer and then edit. The quality may be great, but I now must carry the two camcorders and edit on the old one. It's a shame Sony ruined their product.
Chris Kridler "Writer, photographer, storm ch..., Amazon
13 November 2010
Summary: There's a lot to love about the HC9, at least while it works. Others have gone over its good points, but I particularly liked the quality for the size and the ability to take flash pictures (though the flash often cast a shadow thanks to its weird positioning). The bad news: After about a year of use, my HC9 developed "double vision.