Summary: We bought this in summer of 2007 for my first child. Its great value and easy to use. photo quality is so good that we dont use our still digital camera.Recommended for new users like me. The only problem is that we could not figure hoe to run movies on external programs.
Summary: it is such a high quality HD-CAM I've ever seen. It works really great with PC to burn DVD or AVCHD DVD. But, once it takes long time to install the software to PC. Except this, it is very portable, and great item for making home vodeo.
Summary: It's easy to use and wonderfully clear. It did take me some time to figure out how to make it record in normal mode, not hi-def, but once that was done it worked great. Also, I couldn't figure out how to convert the hi-def files into something that could be watched on the computer - like flash or...
Amazing picture and sound quality in a convienient format
Robert D. Wade, Amazon
13 January 2008
Summary: I was looking at many different HD camcorders in this price range before settling on the hard drive format due to its convienence and ease of transfer to a PC. I really liked the feature set on this model and decided to give it a try.
Summary: I purchased this product as a gift for a new grandmother, who is bright, and loves high definition TV and Video, but who is NOT a technology geek. I did not realize that the "CODEC" which this camera uses to convert pictures to the 1's and 0's of digital pictures (i.e.