"Steve Friedman" <nospam_friedmans002@hawaii.rr.com> wrote in

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> Maybe someone knows the answer.  I am interested in the smallest

> camcorder  that offers the best quality image (video and stills)

> Optical image stabilization and 3ccd and good low light function

> desired.


> Any suggestions?


Split your needs...

No video camera makes high-quality stills

for paper prints; the best-quality video images

in fairly compact Mini-DV cameras are made

by the VX2000 (and variants) and the

Panasonic DVX100 (and variants) - some

consider these small, but others do not);

OIS = DIS, if each is properly implemented;

good low-light performance and 1-CCD

(and some 3-CCD) are contradictory

concepts - but see the two cameras named



 David Ruether