Sony DCR HC36
340k pixels; 20x optical zoom / 800x digital zoom; auto and manual focus; image stabilization; 2.5 inch LCD; 15 oz.; Mini DV and Media Stick storage
The Sony DCR-HC36 is an affordable camcorder for mainstream users, offering a number of good features at a great price. The DCR-HC36 records to Mini DV tape, a tiny, efficient, and high-quality medium that's easy to work with. The neat USB streaming feature allows you to broadcast live or recorded video over the internet so far-away friends and family can share in your memorable moments. The HC36 also has a slot for Sony's Memory Stick storage cards, which allow you to take high-resolution still photographs.