Remember the refurbished, tape-based Canon HD camcorder from a few weeks ago? It was $450, which seemed like a pretty good deal at the time. But now eCost has the JVC Everio GZ-HD5US, an HD camcorder with a 60GB hard drive, new, for $399. I don't know if that's a mistake or what, because other stores are selling it for $600 and up. JVC's direct price: $1,199.
Folks, this is not an entry-level camcorder. It has three CCDs, a 2.8-inch LCD, optical image stabilization, an HDMI output, and a 60GB hard drive. (For full GZ-HD5 specs, see JVC's site.) … Read more