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Just placed my Pre-Order...Not shipping until June 10th. Just in time for my Florida vacation....

So any recommendations on what I should get while I wait for it to arrive??

Sony HDR-PJ50V
Edited by Strider_2001 - 3/7/11 at 8:43pm
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a pic would be nice so people dont have to google to find out what it is
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Good call...Edited to include the link...
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a pic would be nice so people dont have to google to find out what it is
if you were here to give advice on a camera you would probably already know that at least its part of their camcorder line. nothing special but a great addition to their consumer line of cameras, im pretty sure you are going to love it.

my only advice honestly is get a good carrying case to protect your investment and get some eye glass cloths so you can wipe off the lens if it ever does get a finger print or dirty. not much you can really buy for it. not necessary but i always buy a spare battery for my cameras just in case
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if you were here to give advice on a camera you would probably already know that at least its part of their camcorder line. nothing special but a great addition to their consumer line of cameras, im pretty sure you are going to love it.

my only advice honestly is get a good carrying case to protect your investment and get some eye glass cloths so you can wipe off the lens if it ever does get a finger print or dirty. not much you can really buy for it. not necessary but i always buy a spare battery for my cameras just in case
Try to avoid a bag with a logo and/or fancy exterior. That is just asking to get stolen.
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post #6 of 17
Very cool, looks like a decent camera.

Get a well padded case with some extra pockets for accessories.
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Why did you choose this camera? Just wondering. I am in the market right now and just scavenging at this point
 
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post #8 of 17
because with that level of camera its all about basically what brand you like and how much you are willing to spend. they are all the same but the more you spend the more efficient the features you want will be, for instance a more expensive camera will perform better under low lighting conditions. they one he chose is a pretty much top of the line consumer camcorder
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Im a sony Fanboy when it comes to camcorders... I have owned several back in the day... The reason I chose this one was largely based on the fact that it has a 220 gig hd, 7.1 megapixel for stills and a projector built in...

I am interested to see how well the projector performs... It's suppose to display up to 60 inches... While I don't expect it to be perfect, it will make for a lot easier playback without having to hook it up to a tv...
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post #10 of 17
Yea what I am looking for is of course 1080p recording at least 60 fps for some good slow motion the low lighting. Also external microphone attachments.
 
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