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Good: Handy paperweight
Bad: It doesn't work!
Comment: The worst thing I have ever bought in my life.
It turns itself off automatically with an error message "video management file is broken" if used anywhere with loud music. because of its hard drive.
completely useless considering i bought it to film bands
Good: Colour Night mode is like switching on a light switch when selected
Bad: The mic on top of the camera, I found wind noise very noticable even with wind cut on
Comment: I bought this in the sales for £580, and for this money I think it's great value. The image quality compared to my old Everio MG20 is stunning and even in poor light it's not grainy. One improvement would have been to make the night mode shutter speed variable on the mimi joystick. I'm really impressed with the 60gb storage capacity and the SLR feature when taking stills allows you to shoot multiple snaps or a group of 3 snaps with 1 press on the button. The controls are easier to use than my old camcorder and the file management sytem is a useful feature. I have read that the everio file system can be difficult to edit. I use Ulead video studio11 on vista 64bit and it works like a dream. Can't wait to use my new toy at my nephews wedding next week.
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