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DVD, HDD, or MiniDV?

I am looking for a camcorders...but I don't know which one will be the best for transmitting raw footage into my computer...a dvd camcorder, HDD camcorder or a minidv camcorder?? any help????

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One word.

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thankyou very much for the imput.

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mini dv or hdd

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I am also interested in buying a camcorder and I would like to ask why minidv and not HDD?

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It's the question that forced the answer to miniDV.

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We cover the quality issue in many posts, including the forum sticky.

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