I'll carve the former discussions down to 2 models for you to look over.
External Mic -> Canon zr800
No external jack -> Canon zr850
Look at the Cnet reviews for details.
Hey all. I'm looking for a solid Mini DV camera for around 400$. I was wondering if anyone could recommend any. I would mainly use it for video taping the kids, family outings, school plays and sporting events.