For 2009, Canon consolidates its MiniDV camcorder line into a single model, the ZR960.
Canon announced three new budget-priced miniDV camcorders, the ZR900, ZR930, and ZR950.
eCost has a refurbished JVC GR-DA30 on sale for $119.99 plus shipping. It's an entry-level model, but with some impressive features.
The Canon-recertified ZR830 is a well-equipped entry-level model with an impressive optical zoom (35x). It's perfect for weekend videographers.
Sony just announced two new standard-definition miniDV camcorders, the Handycam DCR-HC52 and HC62.
At CES, Canon announced new members of its ZR-series of entry-level miniDV camcorders.
Panasonic announced several new standard-definition camcorders in a variety of media formats.
Sony adds a three-megapixel model to its MiniDV line
This Hitachi's DVD-recording media creates more of a hassle than MiniDV, leaving it a bit overpriced and underfeatured.
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The bottom of Canon's flash-based camcorder line, the FS200 delivers the same bargain-basement standard-def video as the ZR960 with more convenient flash recording.