As you have already guessed, the camera is little more than a toy.
It is not a 12 megapixel camera.....it is a 5 megapixel camera.

People report that SVP does not respond to inquiries anymore.

Their website shows that there is a downloadable manual for the HDDV-2100. You might try downloading that manual and see if it is similar to your camera.

Here is a link:

http://www.svp-tech.com/download.htm

I have not heard anything about the class action suit lately.

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