considerations. Some high end cameras can output to hard drives although they can also use tape. These are good choices if you can afford them.
Other cameras have drives built in and compress the video. These are poor choices, and present a bumber of problems.
Remember, a hard drive has a limited recording time. A tape based unit can keep going simply by popping in a new tape.
I was wondering if anyone has any experience with one of these and what the relaibility rating for such a camcorder my be