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Should I get the HC3 or wait for the HV20?

by groovemcfly / February 15, 2007 8:44 AM PST

Hi all,
Should I still go for the HC3 even though its been discontinued? I need it to be able to record decently in lowlight with good sound. Also, which out of the two is smaller in size/weight? If I were to go with the HC3, where would be the most reliable/cheapest place to order from? Thanks all

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After 2 weeks of Studying I Choose the HDRHC3
by SleepNumber / February 16, 2007 9:06 PM PST

If you go with the Sony HDRHC3 it's on sale for $919.99 on Circuit City's web-site (when you put the code H3AL5YWANA in at checkout). I was told there wasn't much difference between this model and the new models. Still photo's aren't that great but I didn't buy the camcorder for pictures, I bought it for the video.

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Get the HV-20
by Kiddpeat / February 16, 2007 11:41 PM PST

It has a little better resolution, and it has an AV input which should allow an external mic. I would be leery of Sony's usual attempt to lock you into their proprietary stuff while locking out better equipment from other sources.

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by groovemcfly / February 20, 2007 8:58 AM PST
In reply to: Get the HV-20

thanks. which one is smaller in size? anyone else?

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