What's a good value DVD camcorder with a microphone port?

Answer Check the Canon MV series. They are the equivalent of the US Canon ZR series. Be advised that while they do have a 1/8" mic jack, they do not have manual audio control - this may not be an issue fo... Read More »

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Whats a good indoor and out door camcorder with good qaulity?

I'v been a videographer for over 10 yrs. From my experience, the Sony PD-150 is an excellent and reasonably priced camera that offers good low-light sesitivity, resolution, sound, and ease-of-use. ... Read More »

Whats a good Lavalier microphone set for my camera?

Set a budget. And remember: You get what you pay for.Assuming you want a *wireless* lavalier, I like/own/use Sennheiser D3 gear. For camcorders, the easiest (and more expensive solution) uses the p... Read More »

How do I use an external microphone with my digital camcorder?

That model doesn't not have an external microphone jack. I don't know of any "real" camcorders that record in MPEG. Most non-HD cams record in .avi. Yours records in AVCHD, which is getting pret... Read More »

Why does my microphone port work as headphone port?

I have done this many times myself when i was younger and recording videos for Youtube, my conclusion is that these two ports are identical in every way except for the colours(or icons) around them... Read More »