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Camcorder for recording recitals and 8 year-old

I am shopping for a camcorder with good audio. It would be nice if it had an external microphone jack. Low motor noise is a must!

I also would like to be able to convert analog Hi-8 tapes.

These recitals are in varied locations and I am not always able to be up close to the performer.

Any suggestions?

I'll be using a Mac.

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What is your budget??? But you need to get into the $600 and up range.
Since MAC has firewire and iMovie you should have no problem. John

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$600 - $1000 is fine.

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Well then start at the link bleow.

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