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This is a comprehensive list of most hybrid video/still digital cameras. This list is set up to display best in arial font, size 2. The list has become large enough that you may need to use a text search to find some cameras.

The specifications are provided in the following order and information convention:

Megapixels, native; sensor type; best video mode/frames per second; zoom digital/zoom optical; display size; external memory max size/card type; video file codec; focus system; mp3?; battery; size; approx price in usd; other important features

To find models that have an uncommon feature, find the character for the feature, and do a search for it. (eg. (13) = jack for external microphone. Search for "(13)"

Megapixels in native mode, not interpolated
IS: image stabilization
RC: remote control
VI: video input
RE: redeye flash
BS: base station
rech: unremovable rechargable, unspecified or unusual battery
size: length x height x depth in cubic cm.

Aiptek
DV...........1.3..cmos..320x240/10....0x/0x....1.4"..512/cf...avi..fixed......no.....2-AA.......?...$25,(n)
DV2.........1.3..cmos..320x240/10....0x/0x....1.4"..512/sd..avi..manual..no.....2-AA.......?...$30,(n)
DV3100...2.0..cmos..320x240/10....2x/0x....1.5"..512/cf...avi..manual..no.....2-AA....272..$70,(n)
DV3500...2.1..cmos..640x480>10...4x/0x....1.4"..256/sd..asf..manual..mp3..2-AA.......?...$110,(n)
DV4100...3.1..cmos..640x480>24...4x/0x....1.8"..512/cf...asf..fixed......no.....4-AA....494..$155,(c)
DV4100M.2.0..cmos..640x480>11..4x/0x....1.5"..512/cf......?..manual...no....2-AA.......?....$70,(n)
DV47.......3.1..cmos..640x480>24...4x/0x....1.8"..512/cf...asf..fixed......no....4-AA.....494..$175,(c),IS
DV4500...2.1..cmos..640x480>15...4x/0x....1.5"..512/sd..asf..manual..mp3..2-AA....216..$100
DV5100B..5.2.cmos..720x480/30...8x/0x.....2.7"..1G/sd...avi...manual..mp3..NP60...227..$170,(x)(y)(2) RC,VI
DV5100F..3.0.cmos..640x480>11...4x/0x....1.5"....1G/cf....?....manual..no....2-AA........?...$130
DV5100M.3.0.cmos..640x480>11...4x/0x....1.5"..512/cf.....?....manual..no....2-AA........?...$120,(n)
DV5300...3.0..cmos..640x480>15...4x/0x....1.5"..512/sd..asf..manual..mp3..2-AAA..151..$140
DV5700/IS-DV.3.1.cmos.640x480>30.4x/0x.1.8"..1G/sd...asf..manual..mp3..NP60...278..$120,(d),IS,RE
DV5800...5.0..cmos..720x480>30...4x/0x.....2.4"...4G/sd....?...manual..mp3..NP-60.....?...$..?.., IS,RC
DV5800...5.0..cmos..640x480/30....4x/0x.....2.4"...2G/sd....?...manual..mp3..rech........?...$..?..
IS-DV2....3.0.....?......640x480>30...4x/0x.....1.5"...2G/sd....?...fixed......mp3..2-AA....223..$130,IS RE
IS-DV2.4..5.0.cmos..720x480/30....4x/0x.....2.4"..4G/sd.....?......?.........mp3.....?.........?....$.. ?..,IS
DV5900...3.1..cmos..640x480>15...4x/0x.....1.5"..1G/sd...asf..manual..mp3..2-AA....216..$150
MPVR.......3.2..cmos..640x480>30..10x/0x....2.4"..2G/sd...asf..manual..mp3..rech....225..$150,(u),IS,RC ,RE,VI
HDDV 8000..4.0..ccd..640x480>11..4x/0x....2.0"...cf/md...asf..auto.......mp3..4-AA...216..$..?.., RE
HDDV 8300..5.0..cmos.640x480>30.4x/0x...2.0".1G/sd/5G/md.?.auto...mp3..4-AA.......?...$..?..,
DV-M1.....5.0..cmos..640x480/30....4x/0x....2.0"..2G/sd....asf..auto......mp3..N6108..150..$..?..,(y),I S,RE
DV 8900..5.0..cmos..640x480/30....4x/0x....2.0"..2G/sd....asf..auto......mp3..N6108..150..$..?..,(y),I S,VI,RC,RE
*DV-6......3.0..cmos..640x480/30....4x/3x....2.0"....../sd......?......?.........mp3..rech.......?....$200 .,RE
MPVR.......3.2..cmos..640x480>30..10x/0x...2.4"..2G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..NP60...270..$150,(u)(v),IS ,RE,VI
DV Z100Pro.3.0.cmos..640x480/30..8x/3x...2.4"..2G/sd...asf..auto.......mp3..NP60...261..$190,(i)(z), IS,RE
DV Z200Pro.5.0.cmos..720x480>30..8x/3x..2.4"..4G/sd...asf..auto.......mp3..NP60...261..$190,(i)(z), IS,RE
ZoomDV..3.0..cmos..720x480/20.....8x/3x...2.4"..2G/sd...asf..auto.......mp3..NP60....261..$190,(i)(z) IS RE
DV T100..3.0..cmos..720x480/>30..4x/0x....1.5"..2G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..2-AA....223..$.?.,(i),RE,IS
MZ-DV.....5.0..cmos..640x480/30....8x/3x....2.4"..4G/sd....?....manual...mp3..NP60...261..$160,IS,RE,VI
T-11........5.0..cmos..720x480>20...4x/0x....1.5"..2G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..2-AA....223..$..?..,(i),IS
DV T300..5.0..cmos..720x480/>30..4x/0x....2.4"..2G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..2-AA....240..$..?..,(i),IS,RE
DV Z300HD.5.0..cmos.1280x720/?..8x/3x....2.4"..4G/sd....?....auto.......mp3......?........?....$..?. .,(f)(i)(k)(7)
DV-H100..5.0..cmos..720x480>30..8x/3x....3.0"..4G/sd...asf...auto.......mp3..NP60...261..$..?..,(i)( 13)(14),IS,RE,VI
GO-HD...5.0..cmos..1280x720/30...8x/3x....2.4"..8G/sd...mov..auto.......no....NP60...261..$250,(i)(7) ,RC
A-HD......5.0..cmos..1280x720>30..4x/0x....2.4"..8G/sd...mov..auto.......no....NP60.....?....$..?..(7) ,RE,VI
*A-HD300..?....?......1440x1080/30..2x/0x...2.4"..?G/sd.....?.....fixed......no.......?.........?....$. .?..,(i)(2),VI
*A-HD500..?....?......1440x1080/30..?x/3x...2.4"..?G/sd.....?.....auto.......no.......?.........?....$. .?..,(i)(2),VI
A-HD600.5.0.cmos..1440x1080/30..4x/3x...3.0"..32G/sd..mov..auto........?.....NP60....484...$250,(i)( 7)(13)(20)IS,RC,RE,VI VS1.......5.0..cmos....720x480/30...?x/3x....3.0"..4G/sd...asf....auto......mp3..6180.....?....$..?..,(t )(14)
AHD C100.5.0.cmos.1280x720/30..?x/?x....2.4"..8G/sd...mp4..auto......no.....NP60....?....$..?..,(i) (7)(10)(20)
AHD GVS.5.0.cmos.1440x1080/30..4x/5x...3.0"..32G/sd..mov..auto......no....NP60....484...$250,(7)(13 )(20)IS,RE
MPVR = DV6800 (Digilife DDV-V1),(z)
DV8800 (Digilife DDV-M1)
DV T200 (Digilife DDV-810)
DV Z300HD = GO-HD
*Not yet available

Digilife / Ispan / Life Technologies
DDV-600..3.2..ccd.....640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"..1G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...200..$..?..,
*DDV-610..5.1..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x...2.5"..2G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...100..$..?..,(y)
DDV-660..3.2..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"..1G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...200..$150
DDV-6000.3.2.cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"..1G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...200..$150,IS
DDV-670..2.1..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....1.5"..1G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...162..$..?..,
DDV-S670.3.2.cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"..1G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...162..$140,(r)
DDV-720..3.2..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"..1G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...200..$140,IS,RC
DDV-750..3.2..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.4"..1G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..2-AA....230..$125,IS,RC
DDV-760..5.2..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.4"..2G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..NP60...216..$......,(x)(y) (4),IS,RC
*DDV-765..5.0..cmos..720x480/30...5x/0x...2.4"..2G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..BL-5B..152..$..?..,(t)(6)IS
*DDV-770..5.1..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x...2.4"..2G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..NP60...115..$..?..,
*DDV-790..5.2..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x...2.4"..4G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..2-AA....145..$..?..,(t)(x)(y)IS,RE
*DDV-795..5.2..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x...2.4"..2G/sd...avi..manual...no.....NP60...157..$..?..,VI
DDV-C340.3.2.cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.4"..1G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..2-AA....230..$125,(x)(y)(4)IS,RC
DDV-810..3.2..cmos..640x480>30..10x/0x...2.4"..2G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..NP60...270..$150,(u)(v),IS ,RC,RE,VI
DDV-V2....5.0..cmos..640x480>30..8x/0x.....2.4"..1G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..NP60...244..$..?..,(u)(v)( y)(2)(4),IS,VI
DDV-910..5.0..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.5"..1G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..NP60...244..$150,IS,RC,VI
DDV-920..5.4..ccd.....640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.5"..2G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..NP60...227..$160,IS,RC,VI
DDV-C511..5.2...?.....640x480/30..8x/0x......2.4"..1G/sd..asf..manual....mp3..NP60...230..$..?..,(x)(y)( 4)
DDV-510...5.0..cmos.640x480/30..16x/0x....2.0"..2G/sd.avi/asf.manual.mp3....?.......366..$..?..,IS
*DDV-515..5.2.cmos..640x480/30..4x/3x.....2.0"..2G/sd.avi/asf..auto....no....NP60...366..$..?..,(15),IS
*DDV-520..4.0..ccd...640x480/30..16x/3x....2.0"..2G/sd.avi/asf..auto....mp3....?.......366..$..?..,IS
*DDV-560..6.0..ccd...720x480/30..4x/10x....2.5"..2G/sd.avi/asf..auto....no....NP120..481..$..?..,(i)
*DDV-930.5.0..cmos.640x480/30...5x/0x.....3.0"..2G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...134..$..?..,IS,RC,V I
*DDV-960..6.2..ccd.....640x480/30...5x/0x...2.5"..2G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...178..$..?..,(t)(x)( 3)IS,RC,VI
DDV-990..5.1..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....3.0"..4G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...165..$250,(b)(t)(x) (y)(2)(3)RC,IS,VI
DDV-5000.5.1.cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.7"..1G/sd...asf......?........mp3..NP60...230..$..?..,(2)
DDV-5120A.5.0..ccd..720x480/30...8x/0x.....2.5"..2G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...178..$..?..,(t)(u)( x)(y)(2)(3)RC,IS,VI
*DDV-5100.5.1..?.....640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.7"..1G/sd....?.........?.......mp3..NP60...230..$..?..,(2 )
*DDV-5100HD.5.0.cmos.1280x720/30..2x/0x..3.0"..4G/sd.mov..fixed..mp3.2AA/NP40..309.$..?..,(i)(2)(7)
DDV-6000..6.2.ccd....640x480/30...5x/0x.....2.5"..2G/sd...avi..fixed.......mp3..NP60...178..$..?..,(t)I S,RC,RE,VI
DDV-6120A..6.0.ccd..720x480/30...8x/0x.....3.0"..1G/sd...avi.......?........mp3..rech....172..$320,(2) (3)RE
DDV-5110B..6.0.ccd..720x480/30..8x/0x......2.7"..2G/sd...avi.......?........mp3..NP60......?...$..?.., (t)(x)(2)RC,VI
*DDV-5120B.5.0.cmos..720x480/30..8x/0x..2.5"..1G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...178..$..?..,(t),VI
DDV-XT16i..5.0...ccd...........?...........8x/0x.....2.5"..1G/sd...asf......?........mp3..NP60....244..$..?..,IS ,RC,VI
DDV-5300A...5.0..ccd....720x480/30..8x/3x..3.0"...2G/sd..avi..auto........no....NP60....652..$320,(i)(u )(1)(2)RC,RE,VI
*DDV-A7000..5.4.cmos.640x480/30..8x/0x..2.4"....../sd...avi..manual....?.........?.......145..$..?..
*DDV-A700...5.2..cmos.640x480/30..8x/0x..2.4"..4G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..2-AA....145..$..?..,
*DDV-965.....5.0..cmos.720x480/30..5x/0x..2.4"..2G/sd...avi..manual...no....BL-5B...152..$..?..,(6)(t)IS
*DDV-970.....7.2..ccd....720x480/30..5x/3x..3.0"..4G/sd...avi..auto.......no.....NP60...238..$..?..,(t) IS,RC,RE,VI
*DDV-992.....5.1..cmos.720x480/30..8x/0x..3.0"..4G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...165..$..?..,(x)(y)I S,RC,VI
HDV-993......5.1.cmos.1280x720/30..8x/0x..3.0"..4G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...165..$..?..,(b)(x)( y)IS,RC
DDV-995.....7.0..ccd.....720x480/30...8x/0x..3.0"..4G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...165..$..?..,(6)(x)( y)IS,RC,RE
*DDV-V3HD.5.0..cmos.1280x720/30.5x/0x...2.4"..8G/sd...avi..fixed......no.....NP60.....?.....$..?.., (z)(6)(20),IS
*DDV-980...5.0..cmos.1280x720/30..5x/0x..2.5"..8G/sd...avi..fixed.......mp3..NP60...326..$..?..,(x)( z)(4)(6)(7),IS
*DDV-7100HD.7.2.ccd..720x480/30..5x/3x...3.0"..4G/sd..avi..auto.........?......NP60...193..$..?..,(6 )IS,RC,RE
*DDV-7110..7.0..ccd....640x480/30..4x/0x...3.0"..?G/sd...avi..auto.......mp3...NP60..157...$200,(x)(2) (4)(6)IS,VI
DDV-7300....7.0..ccd....720x480/30..5x/3x...3.0"..4G/sd...avi..auto.......no.....NP60.....?....$200,(2) (6)IS,RC,RE
DDV-730......7.0..ccd....720x480/30..8x/3x...2.5"..4G/sd...avi..auto.......yes....NP60...236..$200,(i)(x )(y)(z)(2)(4),IS,RE
*HDV-791..5.0..cmos.1280x720/30..8x/0x...2.4"..4G/sd...avi...fixed......mp3..NP60...127..$..?..,(7)( i)(x),RE
*HDV-820....7.0..ccd..1280x720/60..8x/0x...3.0"..4G/sd...mov..manual..no....NP60...193..$..?..,(6)IS,R C,RE
*DDV-9000..5.0..cmos.640x480/30..5x/0x...2.4"..4G/sd...avi..fixed.......no.....rech....176...$..?.., (t)(2)(6)IS
DDV-1100...5.2..cmos..640x480/30..8x/0x...3.0"..?G/sd...avi..manual...mp3...NP60...157..$..?..,(t)(2)
DDV-1080HD.5.0.cmos.1440x1080/30..4x/0x..3.0"..32G/sd.mov..fixed..no.....NP60...218..$150,(i)(u)(z)(7 )(20),RE,VI
DDV-1100HD.5.0.cmos.1280x720/30..8x/0x.3.0"..4G/sd..avi..manual....mp3..NP60...132..$..?..,(i)(20) RE
*DDV-Z530...7.0..ccd...1280x720/30.8x/5x...2.7"..4G/sd...avi..auto......no.....NP60.....?.....$..?..,( x)(7)(10)(20),IS,RC,RE
*DDV-V3HD.5.0..cmos.1280x720/30.5x/0x...2.5"..8G/sd...avi..fixed......no.....NP60...382...$..?..,(x )(z)(2)(6)(20),IS
*DDV-V5HD.5.0..cmos.1440x1080/30.4x/5x.2.5"..8G/sd...avi..fixed......no.....NP60...290...$..?..,(z )(6)(20),IS
*DDV-H2.....5.0.....?.....1440x1080/30.4x/5x.3.0"..16G/sd...?.....?.........?.......NP60...540....$..?.., (x)
*DDV-H3.....5.0.....?.....1280x720/30..3x/0x..3.0"..16G/sd...?.....?.........?...NP40/4AAA.309..$..?..,(x)(14)(21)
*DDV-H5.....5.0.....?.....1280x720/30..4x/10x.3.0"..8G/sd....?.....?.........?.......rech.....466...$..?. .,(x)
*DDV-H7.....5.0.....?.....1280x720/30..3x/0x..3.0"..16G/sd...?.....?.........?.......NP40...370....$..?.., (x)(21)
Digilife DDV-7000 = 720
Digilife DDV-V1 = 810
Digilife DDV-M1 = 910
Digilife DDV-1000 = 920
Vublue DDV-720 = Digilife DDV-720
Digilife DDV-C330 = 750
Digilife DDV-C340 = 751
Digilive DDV-C511 = 760
Digilife DDV-D7A = 920
Digilife DDV-VZ = V2 = 810+
Digilife DDV-5120A = 950
Digilife DDV-1100 = 990
Digilife HDV-820 = 8120
Digilife DDV-7120HD = HDV-820
Digilife DDV-7300 = DDV-970 (minor differences)
Digilife DDV-1100 = DDV-993
Digilife DDV-6000 = DDV-960
Digilife DDV-8000 = DDV-795
Digilife DDV-A7000 = DDV-790
Digilife DDV-A700 = DDV-790
*not yet available

Mustek
DV 2000..1.3..cmos..320x240/........2x/0x....1.5"......./sd...avi..fixed......no.....2-AA....234..$..?..,(n)
DV 2032..1.3..cmos..320x240/15....2x/0x....1.5"......./sd...avi..fixed......no.....2-AA....234..$..?..,(n)
DV3.........2.0..cmos..320x240/15....2x/0x....1.5"......./sd...avi..fixed......no.....2-AA....234..$..?..,(n)
DV 3000..2.1..cmos..320x240/........2x/0x....1.5"......./sd...avi..fixed......no.....2-AA....234..$..?..,(n)
DV 3032..2.0..cmos..320x240/15....2x/0x....1.5"......./sd...avi..fixed......no.....2-AA....234..$..?..,(n)
DV3 Style.2.0.cmos..320x240/15....2x/0x....1.5"......./sd...avi..fixed......no.....2-AA....234..$..?..,(n)
DV 3500..2.0..cmos..640x480/........4x/0x....1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3..2-AA....234..$..?..,(n)
DV 4000..2.1..cmos..640x480/10....4x/0x....1.5"..512/sd..avi..manual..mp3..rech.....?......$100,(n),BS
DV 4500..3.1..cmos..640x480/15....4x.0x....1.5"..512/sd..avi..fixed......mp3..2-AA....237..$150
DV4SE.....2.0..cmos..640x480/........4x/0x....1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3..2-AA....234..$..?..,(n)
DV 5000..3.1..cmos..640x480/........4x/0x....1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3..2-AA....234..$..?..
DV 5200..2.0..cmos..640x480/........4x/0x....1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3..2-AA....?......$..?..,(n)
DV 512....5.0..cmos..640x480/30...10x/0x...1.7"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3..rech.....?......$..?..,( n)
DV5SE.....2.1..cmos..640x480>10...4x/0x....1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3..rech....168..$..?..,(n)
DV 5300SE.3.1.cmos.640x480>10..8x/0x....1.5"..512/sd..asf..fixed......mp3..3-AAA..297..$..?..,(a)
DV535A ..5.0..cmos..640x480/30....8x/0x....2.4"......../sd....?......?.........mp3..3-AAA....?....$..?..,IS
DV 5500..3.1..ccd.....640x480/10....4x/0x....2.5"..512/sd..avi..auto......mp3..rech.....440..$250,(a)(m), RC,BS
DV 5600..3.1..ccd.....640x480/30....8x/0x....2.5"......./sd...asf..auto......mp3..NP120.440..$..?..,(a)(m), RE, RC,BS
DV 8200..3.0..cmos..640x480/........4x/0x....1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3..2-AA.....?.....$..?..
DV 9300..3.0..cmos..640x480/30....8x/0x....2.0".512/sd...asf..fixed......mp3..NP60...297..$120,(a)(x), RE
DV-12M...5.0..cmos..640x480/30...10x/0x....2.0"......./sd....?......?.........mp3..rech....297..$..?..,RE ,IS
*DV536...5.0..cmos..640x480/30...10x/0x....2.4"......./sd....?......?.........mp3..rech....258..$180,RE,V I
DV520T...5.2..cmos..640x480/30....8x/0x.....2.0"..2G/sd...avi................mp3.....................$1 40,IS,RE
*H100 Pro.5.0..cmos..720x480/30..8x/3x....3.0"...4G/sd...asf..auto......mp3..NP60...261..$..?..,(i)(z) (13)(14),RE,VI
*W100 Pro.5.0.cmos.720x480/30..16x/0x...3.0"...4G/sd...asf..fixed......mp3..rech....228..$..?..,(i)( z),VI,RE
*DV520HD.5.0.cmos..720x480/30...2x/0x..2.5"....?G/sd.....?....fixed.....mp3..rech.....?.....$..?..,R E
*DV300T..3.1..cmos.......?..............8x/0x....2.0"......?/sd....?.....?...........mp3..rech.....?.....$..?.. ,IS
*DV524...5.0..cmos........?..............4x/0x....2.4"......./sd.....?....fixed.....no.....3AAA....?.....$..?..,
*DV550...5.0..cmos........?..............8x/0x....2.5"...8G/sd.....?.....?..........mp3..rech.....?.....$..?.. ,
DV5700 = IS-DV
*Not yet available

Advanced Image Technologies
DV-6510..5.0..ccd................../30..10x/10x..
DV-6610..6.0..ccd....720x480/30...4x/10x...2.5".../sd..avi/asf/mov.?.....no.....rech....481..$..?..,VI

AgfaPhoto
DV-5000Z..5.0.cmos..1280x720/30..4x/3x....2.4"..32G/sd..mov....?.......no.....NP60...306..$..?..,(i)(7 )(13)(20)RC

Argus
Quickclix
3270dv.....3.2..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....1.5"....?/sd....?........?.......no....4-AAA....?....$..?..,

Aosta
DV-530....5.1..cmos..720x480/?.....8x/0x.....3.0"..1G/sd...asf..manual...mp3..rech...115..$..?.., (t)RC,RE

Benq
DCS30.....3.3..ccd....320x240/30....4x/3x.....1.5"......./sd...?....auto.......mp3..rech.....247..$..?..,(g) (h),RE
DCS40.....4.2..ccd....320x240/30....4x/3x.....1.5"......./sd...?....auto.......mp3..rech.....247..$..?..,(g) (h),RE

Canon PowerShot
TX1.........7.1..ccd....1280x720/30..4x/10x....1.8"....?/sd...avi...auto.......no....NB-4L...155..$500,(a)(s)(6),IS

Che-ez
Movix......1.3..cmos..640x480/8......2x/0x....1.6"...128/sd..avi....?....?......?.....2-AA.....303..$..?..

Cobra
DVC3000..3.1..cmos........?............4x/0x.....2.7"......?/sd.....?......?....?......?....3AAA......?....$,.. ?..
DDC3100..3.2..cmos........?..../30...4x/0x.....2.0"...1G/sd....avi..manual..mp3..NP60...200..$90,IS,RC
DVC3300...?....cmos........?..../30...8x/0x.....2.0"......?/sd......?.......?.......mp3.....?.........?....$10 0,RC
DVC4000...?....cmos..720x400/30..8x/0x....3.0"......?/sd......?.......?.......mp3......?.......?.....$12 5,IS,RC

Concord
DD-2020...2.0.....?....320x200/17...4x/0x.....1.5"......./sd....?......?.........mp3..rech........?...$..?.. ,

Cool Life
DDV-6300.6.0..ccd....720x480/30...8x/0x.....3.0"..8G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...172..$200,(t)(x)IS, RC,VI

Creative
Divi Cam
428..........4.0..ccd....640x480/30....4x/0x....2.0"...1G/sd..avi/asf..auto..mp3..rech......?....$200,RE

DejaView Camwear
M100...........?.......?..320x240/30....0x/0x......?.....2Gb/sd...?......fixed....no.....rech.......?....$300,( o)(p)
M200...........?.......?..320x240/30....0x/0x......?.....1Gb/sd...?......fixed....no.....rech.......?....$350,( o)(w),IS

DXG
DVC-408..4.0..ccd.....640x480/30..10x/3x...2.5"...1G/sd...avi/asf.auto..mp3...rech....500..$350,RE
EGAPixel..5.1..cmos..640x480/30...4x/3x....3.0"...2G/sd...avi/asf.manual.mp3.np60..233..$..?..,(g)VI
DVC-505..5.1..cmos..640x480/30...4x/0x....2.4"...2G/sd......?.........?.......mp3.rech/4AA..?.$..?..,(g)
DXG-506V.5.1..cmos.640x480/30...4x/0x....1.7"...2G/sd.asf/avi/mov..manual..mp3..4-AAA.?.$..?..
DVH-572..5.1..cmos..640x480/30...4x/0x....2.0"...2G/sd.......?.....fixed....no.....4-AA...383..$..?..,RE
DVG-566V.5.0.cmos.1280x720/30..2x/0x...3.0"...?G/sd....mov......?........no........?.........?....$ ..?..,(7)
DVS-567..5.0..cmos.1280x720/30...4x/0x...2.0"...8G/sd...mov......?........no.....2-AA....159..$..?..,(7)
DVV-568..5.0..cmos.1280x720/30...2x/0x...3.0"...?G/sd......?........?........no.....3-AAA..520..$..?..,(i)
DXG-569V.5.0.cmos.1280x720/30...2x/0x...3.0"...?G/sd...mov....fixed....no.....3-AAA....?....$170,(7)(10)(20)
DVV-579..5.0..cmos.1280x720/30...4x/0x...2.4"...8G/sd....mov......?.......no.....4-AAA...207..$..?..,(i)(7)
DVV-579V.5.0.cmos.1280x720/30..4x/0x....2.4"...8G/sd....mov......?.......no.....4-AAA...207..$..?..,(i)(7)IS
DXG-580V.5.0.cmos.1440x1080/30.4x/0x...3.0"...8G/sd....mov......?........no.....NP40....201..$..?.. ,(i)(7)
DVV-581..5.0..cmos.1080x/...../30...4x/2x...2.5"...8G/sd....mov......?........no.....NP60....201..$..?.. ,(i)(7)IS
DXG-581V.5.0...?.....1920x1080/30.4x/0x...2.4"...8G/sd......?........?........no.....AAA.............$ 180
DVH-582..5.0..cmos.1280x720>30..4x/0x...2.4"...?G/sd....mov......?......no..4-AA/rech..450..$..?..,(7)
DVV-589V.5.0.cmos..640x480/20...4x/0x....3.0"...2G/sd...avi/asf.manual.mp3.NP60..233..$..?..,(g)(t)IS,VI
DVH-595..5.0..cmos.1280x720/30...0x/5x...3.0"...8G/sd....mov......?.......no.....NP120...515..$..?.., (i((7)
DVH-595V.5.0.cmos.1920x1080/30.0x/5x...3.0"...8G/sd....mov......?.......no.....NP120...515..$..?.., (i)(7)
DVH-596..5.0..cmos.1080x....../30...4x/5x...3.0"...8G/sd....mov......?.......no.....NP120...515..$..?.., (i)(7),IS
DVH-598..5.0..cmos.1280x720/30...4x/0x...3.0"...?G/sd....mov......?.......no.....NP120...511..$..?.., (7)
DVH-808..5.0..cmos.1280x720/30...4x/0x...2.5"...?G/sd....mov......?.......no.....NP120...511..$..?.., (7)
DVV-891..5.0..cmos.1280x720>30..4x/0x...2.5"...?G/sd....mov......?.......no.....NP60.....218..$..?.. ,(7)

Eujoy
M Catch
1100........2.0..cmos..640x480/10...4x/0x....1.5"......./sd...?.....fixed......mp3..rech.......?....$50

First One Technology, Rhein
DV5030M..5.2..cmos.640x480/30...8x/0x.....3.0"..?G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...157..$..?..,(t)(x)( y)(2)VI
DV6030C..6.3..ccd....720x480/30...8x/0x.....3.0"..?G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..rech.....172..$..?..,(t)RC ,RE,VI
DV7025C..7.0..ccd....640x480/30...8x/3x.....2.5"..?G/sd...avi......?........mp3..rech.....236..$..?..,( 2)(x)(y)
DV7030C..7.0..ccd....720x480/30...4x/0x.....3.0"..?G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...157..$..?..,(i)(t)( x)(y)(2)RC,VI
DV7030CG.7.0.cmos.720x480/30...4x/0x.....3.0"..?G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...157..$..?..,(i)(t)( x)(y)(2)IS,RC,VI

Foxconn
DV-5071S.5.0.cmos..640x480/30........?......2.5"...512/sd...?.....?.....?.....?......rech....192..$..?.., RE

Genius
G-Shot
DV813......4.0..ccd....640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"..512/sd..?....auto.......mp3..NP60......?...$..?..,IS,R E
DV815Z....4.0..ccd...640x480/30..10x/3x....2.5"..1G/sd..avi/asf/mov..?..mp3...rech.....520..$..?..,IS,RE
DV1210...5.0..cmos..640x480/30...4x/0x.....2.4"..2G/sd..avi/asf..auto...mp3..4-AA/NP60.?.$..?..,(g)RE,VI

Hanshing
HS-DV302...3.3.cmos..320x240/15..4x/0x...1.5"......../sd...avi..manual..no....2-AA.....202..$..?..,RE
HS-DV306...3.3.cmos..640x480/15..4x/0x...1.5"..512/sd....?....manual..no....4-AAA...172..$..?..,
HS-DV330A.3.1.cmos..640x480/30..8x/0x...2.0"......../sd...avi..fixed......mp3..rech.....197..$..?..,RE
HS-DV406...4.1.ccd.....640x480/30..4x/0x...2.0"..512/sd....?....auto......mp3..rech.....203..$..?..,RE
HS-DV4140.4.0.ccd.....640x480/30..8x/0x...2.0"..512/sd....?....auto......mp3..rech.....215..$..?..,RE
PMP 280.....3.0...cmos..640x480/30..4x/0x..2.5"...1G/sd.avi/asf..fixed..mp3..NP-60..100..$..?..,RE
HS-DV589A.5.0.cmos.640x480/30..8x/0x....3.0"..1G/sd....avi..fixed.......mp3..rech.....292..$..?..,R C,RE
PMP 370 (Digilife DDV-V1)

i-Joy / Oxin MobiDV
H10.........4.0..cmos..640x480/>15...8x/0x...1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3...rech...102...$200,(i)
H12.........4.0..cmos..640x480/>15..10x/0x..1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3...rech...102...$225,(i)
H18.........4.0..cmos..640x480/>15..12x/0x..1.5"......./sd...asf..fixed......mp3...rech...102...$250,(i)

iPerris
Camp34....?...cmos..640x480/30........?.......2.5"....1G/sd....?.....?..........mp3..rech.....124..$190,(l)

Jazz
DVK-140....?......?.....640x480/?........?........2.0"..2G/sd...avi.....?...........?.....2-AA.....?........?
DVK-141..1.3..cmos..........?..........4x/0x.....1.5"..2G/sd...avi......?........no.....3AAA.....?....$..?.. ,
DVK-142..1.3..cmos..........?..........4x/0x.....1.5"....../sd...avi......?........no.....3AAA.....?....$..?.. ,
DVK-146..2.0..cmos.....................4x/0x......1.5"..2G/sd...avi......?........no.....3AAA.....?....$..?.. ,
DV151......?........?....320x240/30...4x/0x.....1.5"..2G/sd...avi......?..........?.....2AA......?....$60,
DV-161....5.0..cmos.........?...........4x/0x.....2.0"..2G/sd...avi.......?.......mp3..3AAA.....?........?
DV-162....5.0..cmos.........?...........8x/0x.....2.4"..2G/sd...avi.......?.......mp3..3AAA.....?........?
HDV-178...?......?...1280x720/30...8x/0x.....2.4"..4G/sd...avi......?.......mp3..rech......?....$..?..,( x)
HDV-205...?......?...1280x720/30...8x/0x........?....4G/sd...avi......?.......mp3......?.......?....$..?.. ,(x)
ProDV........?.....?.............................x/0x........?......?/sd......?......?..........?.........?.......?....$ ..?..,

JVC Everio
GZ-MC100.2.1.ccd....729x480/60i..200x/10x..1.8"..md/sd/cf.....?.....?...no.....rech.....292..$1000,(c)(j) ,IS
GZ-MC200.2.1.ccd....729x480/60i..200x/10x..1.8"..md/sd/cf.....?.....?...no.....rech.....292..$1000,(c)(j) ,IS
GZ-MC500.5.0.3ccd..729x480/60i..200x/10x..1.8"..md/sd/cf.....?.....?...no.....rech.....480..$1200,(c)(j) ,IS
GVC-MG555..5.4..ccd.......?.........300x/10x..2.7"..4G/sd..mpeg2..auto..no..BN-VF808..630..$..?..,(c)(k)(u)(13)(17)IS,RC,VI
GVC-MG255..2.2..ccd.......?.........300x/10x..2.7"..4G/sd..mpeg2..auto..no..BN-VF808..515..$..?..,(c)(k)(17)IS,RC,VI
GVC-MG155..1.0..ccd.......?.........800x/32x..2.7"..4G/sd..mpeg2..auto..no..BN-VF808..515..$..?..,(c)(k)(17)IS,RC,VI
GVC-MG130..680K..ccd....?.........800x/34x..2.7"..4G/sd..mpeg2..auto..no..BN-VF808..515..$..?..,(c)(k)(17)IS,RC,VI
GZ-MC100.2.1.ccd....729x480/60i..200x/10x..1.8"..md/sd/cf.....?.....?...no.....rech.....292..$1000,(c)(j) ,IS
GZ-HD300.3.0.cmos
GZ-HD320.3.0.cmos
GZ-HM200

Karbon
DV-201....3.0..cmos..640x480/?....4x/0x.....2.0".....?/sd....?.......?........mp3..rech.......?..$120,

Kodak
Zi6..........1.6..cmos...720x480/60...2x/0x.....2.4"..32G/sd.mov..fixed......no...2-AA.....171..$180,(7)
ZX1.........1.6..cmos...720x480/60...2x/0x.....2.0"..32G/sd.mp4..fixed......no...2-AA+..107..$150,(z)(7)(20)

Konaki

DV-6.......3.0......?.....640x480>11...8x/0x....2.0"..512/sd..asf..fixed......mp3..rech.....345..$..?..
DV-1800.5.1......?.....640x480/12....4x/0x....2.0"....1G/sd....?...fixed......mp3..4AA.....146..$..?..,(q)
DV-2600.4.0......?.....640x480/12....4x/0x....1.5"....1G/sd....?...fixed......mp3..4AA.....146..$..?..,(q)

Lamos
Unimax

Megxon
M300......3.1..cmos..640x480/20.....4x/0x....2.5"...1G/sd...avi/asf.fixed..mp3..NP-60..103..$..?..,(b),RE
M500......5.1..cmos..640x480/20.....8x/0x....2.5"...1G/sd...avi...manual..mp3.....?.......131..$..?..,(t) ,VI
V3000
V5600HD.5.0.cmos..1280x720>30..8x/0x....2.4"..8G/sd...mp4..manual..mp3..NP60..188...$..?..,(7)IS,RE
V5200i..5.0..cmos.....720x480/30..8x/0x.....2.5"..8G/sd...avi.....manual..no.....NP40..113...$..?..,(4) IS

Microtek

MV 300....3.2..cmos..640x480/10...4x/0x.....1.8"...1G/sd...asf.....fixed...no....rech/or4-AAA.......375..$100,RE
MV 320....3.2..cmos..640x480>30..4x/0x.....2.0"...1G/sd..avi/asf.fixed..no....rech/or4-AAA.......375..$140,RE
MV 500....5.1..cmos..640x480/30...12x/0x...2.0"...1G/sd..avi/asf.manual..mp3..rech/or4-AAA..375..$140,IS, RE

Mokokata
........?......3.1...?...........?................ ....?.........2.0".......?...........?.........?.. ..mp3.......?........?........?

NHJ / D'zign
DV-4.......2.1..cmos..640x480/13....4x/0x....1.5".....?./sd...asf.....?.........no......rech....187..$130,( n)
DV-5.......3.2..ccd.....640x480/30....4x/0x....2.0"....2G/md..avi....fixed....mp3...rech.......?...$400,(c)( i)

NIB
Concord
DV2020....2......?......320x240/17....4x/0x....1.5"........?..........?.........?.........? ..........?.........$150

Panasonic D-Snap
SV-AS10..2.1..ccd.....320x280/........2.5x/0x..1.5"....../sd......?..........?....mp3..NP60.....?....$180
SV-AV20
SV-AV25..2.1..ccd.....320x280/........2.5x/0x..2.0"....../sd......?..........?....mp3..NP60.....?....$220
SV-AV30..2.1..cmos..320x280/........2.5x/0x..2.0"....../sd......?..........?....mp3..NP60......?...$220
SV-AV50..2.1..ccd.....320x280/30....2.5x/0x..2.0"....../sd......?..........?....mp3..NP60.....?....$220
SV-AV100.340K.cmos.704x480/30..25x/10x.2.5"....../sd......?..........?....no.....NP60...193..$850,(n ),IS,RC
SV-AS10..2.1..ccd.....320x240/.........4x/0x....2.5"......?.........?...........?...mp3...re ch...?....?..$..?..,
SV-AS30..3.1.....?.....320x240/30................................

Panasonic
SDR-S100.3.1.3ccd..........?............700x/10x.2.8"..2G+/sd..mpeg2.auto..no...rech.....388..$1200,(j)(s),IS , RC
SDR-S300.3.1.3ccd..........?............700x/10x.2.8"..2G/sd....mpeg2.auto..no...rech.....388..$..?.., (j)(s)IS
SDR-S10..800K.ccd..........?......700x/10x....2.7"..4G/sd..meg2..auto....no.....rech.....223..$..?..,(j), IS

Pentax
Optio MX...3.2.ccd....640x480/30....10x/10x.1.8"....../sd..mov..auto..?..no.....rech....448..$250
Optio MX4.4.1.ccd....640x480/30....10x/10x.1.8"....../sd..mov..auto..?..no.....rech....448..$320

Philips

Key019....2.0..cmos..320x240/30...0x/0x....1.0".......?.......?.....fixed......mp3..2-AA....54....$100

Polaroid
Studio 4..3.2....?......640x480/?......12x/0x...1.5"...1G/sd....?...fixed......no.....2-AA......?.....$130(n)
CAA-03040S.3.0.cmos.640x480/30.4x/0x....2.4".....?.......avi.....?.........no....2-AA......?...$..?..,(i)RE
DVC-00725F.5.0..?..1280x720/30...4x/5x....2.7"....?/sd.....?......auto......?....rech......?...$..?.., (x)(20)IS

Premier
DV-2000..2.1..cmos..640x480/25...4x/0x...1.5"........./sd.....?.....?......?....?.......?.......181..$..? ..,
DV-2010..2.0..cmos..640x480/28........?.....1.5"...512/sd..avi.....?......?....?.....2-AA....200..$..?..,
DV-3010..3.0..cmos..640x480/30........?.....2.0"...1G/sd....?.......?..........?.......rech.....192..$.. ?..,RE
DV3040...3.0..ccd.....640x480/30...?x/?x....2.0"...512/sd..asf..manual..mp3..2-AA/rech..220..$..?..,RE
DV5040...5.0..ccd.....640x480/30...?x/?x....2.0"...1G/sd...asf...manual..mp3..2-AA.....220..$..?..,RE

Pretec
DV4200...2.1..ccd................../30.................1.8"..512/sd................................rech....360..$.. ?..,
DV-4200i.2.1..ccd....352x288>25....2x/0x...1.8"......../sd...asf..fixed.....mp3...rech.....347..$..?..,VI

RCA
(Pure Digital) Small Wonder
(almost no specs provided by manufacturer)
EZ101.......?....?................?.............?. ..........?.....?G/sd.....?.......?.........no.......?...........?..$ ..?..
EZ105.......?....?................?.............?. ..........?.....?G/sd.....?.......?.........no.......?...........?..$ ..?..
EZ200.......?....?................?.............?. .........1.5"..?G/sd....?....manual...no.....2-AA.......?..$..?..
EZ201.......?....?................?.............?. ...........?.....?G/sd....?....manual...no.....2-AA.......?..$120
EZ205.......?....?................?.............?. .........1.5"..?G/sd....?....manual...no.....2-AA.......?..$120
EZ207.......?....?................?.............?. .........1.5"..?G/sd....?....manual...no.....2-AA.......?..$120
EZ210.......?....?................?.............?. .........2.5"..?G/sd....?....manual...no.....2-AA.......?..$100
EZ300.......?....?................?.............?. .........1.5"..?G/sd....?....manual...no.....2-AA.......?..$120
EZ209HD.3.2...?......640x480/30.....?..........2.0"..16G/sd..?....manual...no........?.........?..$120,(20)
EZ300HD.5.0...?....1280x720/30.....?..........2.4"..16G/sd..?....manual...no......rech......?..$..?..(7)(2 0)

Samsung

ITCAM-5..3.2..ccd....640x480/30...x/10x.....2.0"..1.5G/md/sd...?..auto...mp3..SBL60...214..$..?..,VI
ITCAM-7..3.2..ccd....640x480/30...x/10x.....2.0"..1.5G/md/sd...?..auto...mp3..SBL60...214..$..?..,VI
ITCAM-9..3.2..ccd....640x480/30...x/10x.....2.0"..1.5G/md/sd...?..auto...mp3..SBL60...214..$..?..,RC,VI

Samsung
Miniket
VRM110..............800k.ccd..640x480/30..100x/10x..2.0"..1G/stick..avi..auto..mp3..?..158..$500,IS
SC-X105L Sport..800k.ccd..640x480/30..100x/10x..2.0"..1G/stick..avi..auto..mp3..?..158..$600(f)(o),IS
SC-X210L Sport..800k.ccd..640x480/30..100x/10x..2.0"..2G/sd.....avi..auto..mp3..?..158..$600(f)(o),IS
SC-MM10S..........680K.ccd..........?...........100x/10x..2.0"....?/sd.........?.....?...mp3...?....?....$..?..,IS
VP-M2100............2.1..ccd..720x576/30..100x/10x..2.0"..1G/many....?.....?...mp3...?..160..$1000,IS
SC-X205L...........640K.ccd..640x480/?....100x/10x..2.0".....?/sd......avi...?.....mp3...?...?.....$700,(o),IS
SC-X300.........680K.ccd..720x480/30.100x/10x..2.0"...?/sd....avi...?...mp3...?..?....$..?..,IS,RC
SC-X300L........680K.ccd..720x480/30.100x/10x..2.0"...?/sd....avi...?...mp3...?..?....$700,(o),IS
SC-210L..........680K.ccd..640x480/?...100x/10x..2.0"...?/sd....?..auto..mp3..?..?....$..?..,(f),IS
SC-X210WL (wireless bulletcam)

SC-MX10............680K.ccd..720x480/?....1200x/34x..2.7"..8G/sd.....asp....?....no....?...454..$300,(13)(19)IS

Samsung
H-Series
HMX-R10..9.0..cmos.........?...........?x/5x......2.7".....?...........?......?...........?. ........?........?.....$..?..,(20)
HMX-H100.2.2.cmos.........?...........?x/10x....2.7"..16G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...200..$140,(a)(s)(7) (20)IS,RC
HMX-H104.2.2.cmos.........?...........?x/10x....2.7"..16G/ssd..avi..manual...mp3..NP60...200..$140,(a)(s)(7) (20)IS,RC
HMX-H105.2.2.cmos.........?...........?x/10x....2.7"..32G/ssd..avi..manual...mp3..NP60...200..$140,(a)(s)(7) (20)IS,RC
HMX-H106.2.2.cmos.........?...........?x/10x....2.7"..64G/ssd..avi..manual...mp3..NP60...200..$140,(a)(s)(7) (20)IS,RC

Sanyo
Xacti
VPC-C1....3.2..ccd.....640x480/30...10x/5.8x.1.5"..512/sd..mov..auto....no....rech....247..$300,(e)(k)
VPC-C3....4.1..ccd.....640x480/30...10x/5.8x.1.8"..512/sd..mov..auto....no....rech....247..$400,(k),IS
VPC-C4....4.1..ccd.....640x480/30...10x/5.8x.1.8"....1G/sd..mov..auto....no....rech....247..$500,(k) (m),IS
VPC-C40..4.1..ccd.....640x480/60i..10x/5.8x...?.......1G/sd..mov......?.....no....rech....?......$..?..,(m) ,IS,RE
VPC-C5....5.1..ccd.....640x480/30...10x/5.8x.2.0"....1G/sd..mov..auto....no....rech.....?.....$600,IS
VPC-C6....6.0..ccd.....640x480/60i..12x/5x....2.0"....1G/sd..mov.......?.............?........124..$..?..,( m) RE
VPC-HD1EX.5.1.ccd..1270x720/30..10x/10x..2.2"....?/sd....mov..auto....no...rech....342...$..?..,IS,RE
CG6.........6.0..ccd.....640x480/30...12x/5x....2.5"....8G/sd..mov..auto....no...DB-L20..?.....$230,,IS,RE
CG65.......6.4..ccd.....640x480/30...12x/5x....2.5"....8G/sd..mov..auto....no...DB-L20.238..$280,(7)(11),IS,RE
CG9.........9.0..cmos..640x480/60...12x/5x....2.5"...32G/sd...?....auto.....no...DB-L20.288..$..?..,(6)(7)IS,RE
E1...........6.0....?.......640x480/30.....?x/5x....2.5"....8/shd..mov..auto.....no...DB-L20.238..$500,(7)(11)(12),RE,IS
E2...........8.0..cmos..640x480/30....60x/5x....2.5"...8/shd..mov..auto.....no...DB-L20.238..$440,(6)(7)(11)(12),RE,IS
HD1........5.1..ccd....1280x720/30...10x/10x..2.2"....4G/sd..mov..auto.....no...DB-L40...?...$400,IS,RC,RE
HD2........7.4..ccd....1280x720/30...10x/10x..2.2"....8G/sd..mov..auto.....no...DB-L40...?...$400,IS,RC,RE
HD100....5.0.cmos.1440x1080/30....4x/5x....2.5"....8G/sd..mov..auto.......?...NP60...405..$200,(i)(7),IS
HD700....7.0..ccd.....1280x720/30...12x/5x...2.7"....8G/sd..mov..auto.....no...DB-L40.171.$600,(m)(7),IS,RC,RE
HD800....8.0..cmos..1280x720/30...12x/5x...2.7"....8G/sd..mov..auto.....no...DB-L40.171.$600,(6)(7),IS
HD1000..4.0..cmos.1920x1080/60..10x/10x..2.7"...8G/sd..mov.....?........no...DB-L50...?...$800,(m)(6)(7)(9)(13)(17),IS
HD1010..4.0..cmos.1920x1080/60..10x/10x..2.7"..32G/sd..mov..auto.....no...DB-L50...?...$800,(m)(6)(7)(9)(20),IS,RE
VPC-FH1.8.0..cmos.1920x1080/60..10x/10x..3.0"..32G/sd...?.....auto.....no...DBL50..320..$..?..(7)(9)( 11)(20)IS
VPC-WH1.1.1.cmos.1280x720/30...50x/30x..2.5"..32G/sd....?....auto.....no...DBL50..414..$..?..(7)(9)( 11)(12)(20)IS
VPC-TH1.1.1..cmos..1280x720/30...50x/30x..3.0"..32G/sd....?....auto.....no...DBL50..320..$..?..(6)(7)( 9)(11)(20),IS
HD2000..8.0..cmos..1920x1080/60.10x/10x..2.7"..32G/sd....?....auto.....no...DBL50..552..$..?..(6)(7)( 9)(11)(13)(20),IS
VPC-CA9.9.0..cmos..1280x720/30...12x/5x...2.5"..32G/sd....?....auto.....no...DBL20..318..$..?..(7)(9)( 11)(20),IS
VPC-CG10.10.0.cmos.1290x720/30.12x/5x...3.0"..32G/sd....?....auto.....no...DBL80..308..$..?..(7)(9)( 11)(20),IS
VPC-C1 = Fisher FVD-C1
DMC = VPC

Shinco
DVC-818..3.0..cmos..640x480/10...4x/0x.....2.0"..1G/sd...asf......?........mp3..NP60...107..$..?..

Sony
Cybershot
DSC-M1...5.1..ccd.....640x480/30......2x/3x..2.5"....512/stick..?..auto...no......NP-FT1...?....$550,RE
DSC-M2...5.1..ccd.....640x480/30......?x/3x..2.5".....2G/stick...?.....?......mp3...NP-FT1...?....$500,
NSC-GC1..5.0..cmos.640x480/30......4x/0x..2.4".....8G/stick...?...auto..no......rech.......?....$300,IS, VI
HDR-TG1 1080i.4.0.cmos..1920x1080/60.20x/10x..2.7"..16G/stick..?..auto..no....rech....240..$900,(s)(6)(9)( 20)(21),IS

Sony Webbie
MHS-PM1.5.0..cmos.1440x1080/30....4x/5x..1.8"..16G/stick.mp4....?.....no....rech.....136..$170,(7)IS
MHS-CM1.5.0..cmos.1440x1080/30...20x/5x..2.5"..?/stick....mp4..auto..no....rech.....275..$200,(i)(7 )
Webbie HD.5.0.cmos.1440/1080/?..20x/5x..2.5"..16G/stick..mp4....?.....?......?..........?....$..?..

SVP

MP-580........5.1..cmos..640x480/24..8x/0x....2.5"...?/sd....avi..fixed.....mp3...rech.....131..$..?..,(t ),(2),VI
HDDV-1007..5.0..cmos..640x480/30..8x/0x....2.0"..2G/sd..avi..fixed.....mp3...rech.....107..$..?..,RE
HDDV-1800..5.1..cmos..640x480/30..8x/0x....2.0"...?/sd....?....fixed.....mp3...3-AAA......?...$..?..,RC,RE
HDDV-2100..3.0..cmos..640x480/30..8x/0x....2.5"..2G/sd....?......?.......mp3...rech.....187..$160,RE
HDDV-2400..5.1..cmos..640x480/30..8x/0x....2.4"...?/sd....?....fixed.....mp3...rech.....201..$..?..,RC ,RE
HDDV-2800..5.0..cmos..640x480/30..8x/0x....2.5"...?/sd....?....fixed.....mp3...rech.....186..$..?..,RE
HDDV-5500..5.1..cmos..640x480/30..8x/0x....3.0"..2G/sd....?...manual..mp3..rech........?...$..?..,(i), IS,RC,RE
HDDV-8600..6.4..ccd.....640x480/30..5x/0x....2.5"..2G/sd..avi..fixed......mp3...NP60...178..$..?..,(t),R C,RE,IS,VI
HDDV-8800..6.0..ccd.....720x480/30..8x/0x....3.0"..1G/sd....?..manual..mp3...rech.....172..$..?..,(t),RC ,RE,VI,
HDDV-8900..5.0..ccd.....640x480/30..8x/0x....2.5"..2G/sd..avi..manual..mp3...NP-60..107..$..?..,(2),RE,VI
HDDV-2700.5.1.cmos.720x480/30..4x/0x.......2.4"..19G/sd..avi.....?.........?.....rech.....151..$..?..(4 )
HD-T100.....5.2..cmos.1280x720/30..4x/0x....2.4"..4G/sd....mp4...?........mp3..rech....134..$160,(7)
HD-T200.....5.0..cmos.1280x720/30..8x/0x....2.5"..16G/sd..avi.....?........mp3..NP40...113..$160,(7)(20) ,IS
HD-T400.....5.0..cmos.1280x720/30..3x/0x....2.4"..4G/sd....mp4....?..........?....2-AA....188..$160,(i)(7)

Technaxx

C4000....3.0..cmos..640x480/30..16x/0x.....2.0"....2G/sd..avi..fixed......mp3.....?.......188..$.?.,RE
C5000....3.1..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x......2.5"....2G/sd..avi..fixed......mp3.....?........?.....$.?.,RE

Tekexon

V5500....5.1..cmos....720x480/30...8x/0x...2.4"..8G/sd...avi.....fixed......mp3..BL-4C.155..$..?..,(t)(4)RC,RE
V5300....5.0..cmos....720x480/30...4x/0x...2.4"..4G/sd..asf/mov..fixed...mp3..rech....145..$..?..,IS

TLC
DV006.....?.....cmos..640x480/30....8x/0x....1.8"....2G/sd..avi.....?.........mp3..4AA.........?...$..?..
DV007.....3.0..cmos..640x480/10....4x/0x....2.0"....2G/sd..asf..manual..mp3..rech...100....$..?..,RE
DV007+...5.0..cmos..640x480/30....6x/0x....2.0"....2G/sd..avi..manual..mp3..rech...100....$..?..,RE
DV009.....5.0..ccd.....640x480/30....8x/3x....2.0"....2G/sd..avi..manual..mp3..rech...163....$..?..,IS, RE

Toshiba Gigashot
V10.......6.3/5.ccd..............?................0x/5x..2.0"..4G/md,sd....?...........?.......rech....237..$530,(j) ,RC,BS, IS

Vafor
DV508.....5.0..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....3.0"..2G/sd....?........?.......mp3..NP60...172..$..?..,(t) (16)
DV530.....5.3..ccd.....720x480/30...8x/3x.....3.0"..?G/sd....?........?.......no.....NP60...652..$..?..,R C (same as Digilife DDV-5300A)
DV600B..6.3..ccd.....720x480/30...8x/0x.....3.0"..2G/sd....?........?.......mp3..rech.....172..$..?..,( t)

Vistaquest
DV-7........5.0..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"....../sd....?...manual...mp3..4-AAA....?...$90

Vivitar

DVR-390..3.1....?.....640x480/......4x/0x.....3.5"..20G/md/sd...?..fixed...mp3...rech......?....$530,RE,VI
DVR-410..4.0..ccd...640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"..512/sd..asf..auto.......mp3...NP60..211..$250,RE
DVR-510..5.0..ccd...640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.0"..1G/sd...asf..manual....mp3...2-AA...220..$150,RE

Yucell
DV310H1g.3.1..cmos..640x480/30..4x/0x..2.0"...../sd.......?......?..........mp3......?.....197..$.. ?.,RE

Z-cyber
DDV-510...5.0..cmos.640x480/30..16x/0x....2.0"..2G/sd.avi/asf.manual.mp3....?.......366..$..?..,IS
V-Go 2....5.1..cmos..640x480/30..4x/0x..1.7"..?/sd.avi/asf/mov..manual..mp3..4-AAA..233..$..?..,

(a) interval shutter
(b) led flash
(c) microdrive
(d) mp3 screen
(e) IS software
(f) extra remote lense head
(g) FM radio
(h) optical viewfinder
(i) led flash, works with video
(j) MPEG2
(k) optional underwater housing
(l) game/movie player
(m) remote control operates base station
(n) no flash
(o) remote lense head
(p) records 30 sec prior to shutter release
(q) optional optical viewfinder
(r) newest production models have image stabilization
(s) optical image stabilization
(t) includes games
(u) histogram
(v) mono mp3 on North America version
(w) records continuously
(x) motion detector
(y) enhanced mp3 functions
(z) optional remote control
(1) remote microphone
(2) PMP
(3) still mode presets
(4) text file display
(5) video only
(6) face recognition
(7) h264 compression
(9) image stabilization for stills
(10) dim light video
(11) super macro
(12) waterproof
(13) jack for external microphone
(14) two sd card slots
(15) telescope attachments
(16) gps connect function
(17) accessory lenses available
(19) does not take stills
(20) high definition output port
(21) touch screen

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Knockoffs

Advanced Image Technologies
DV-6403 (Digilife DDV-520)
DV-6502 (Digilife DDV-510)
DV-6610 (clone)

Agphaphoto
DV-5000G (Digilife HDV-993)

Aiptek

DV6800/MPVR (Digilife DDV-V1)
DV8800 (Digilife DDV-M1)

Aosta
DV240 (Premier DV-2010)
DV310 (Hanshing330A)
DV-314R
DV480 (Hanshing4140)
DDV-520 (similar to Digilife DDV-520)
DV-680 (Digilife clone)

Apollo / Digital Dream
(Premier DV-2010)

Arianet
DDV-V1 (Digilife DDV-V1)
DV3625P (Digilife DDV-1000)
DDV-510 (Digilife DDV-510)

Audiovox

DC400 (Mustek DV-4000)

AVIT
DV-6304E (Digilife DDV-520)

Besta
V3 (clone)
Digi-eye DV-588 (DXG 202V)

Biker
DigiGR8 DV-182 (basic 3.1Mp Mustek)

Centrios

various Hanshing models
DSC-348 (Digilife DDV-720)

CLIP
D-Clip 200
D-Clip 310

Cool iCam
Move 2 (Che-ez Movix)

Creative Labs
DiVi Cam 316 (Hanshing)
Divi 428 (Hanshing HS-DV406)
Dive 525D (Digilife DDV-920

Cyber Pacific (MobiDV and Digilife)

Cyberpix

DEO

Media 3210 (Digilife DDV-6000)

Digi
GR8 /DV180

Digilife
DV-V4 (Aiptek DV4500)

Digitron
Digitron (Digilife DDV-720/7000)

DGZoom
(TigerDirect)
DG5500 (Aiptek DV5300)

DVC-12

DVM

110 (Digilife DDV-M1)

DXG - various Hanshing and Digilife versions
202V
301V
305V
DVC-406 (Hanshing DV406)
DVC-408 (similar to Digilife DDV-520)
DXC-506V (Microtek MV 500?)
DVC-508 (probably Digilife DDV-510)
566V-HD (Digilife DDV-5100HD)

EasyPix
DV3010 (Digilife clone)
DV5008 (Digilife clone)
DV5011 (Digilife clone)
DV6300 (Digilife clone)

Ennyah

DV-310 (Digilife DDV-670 - note, not the S670)
DV-320 (Digilife DDV-660)

EuroCyber
DDV-777X (Digilife DDV-720)

Ezonics
Z1

First One Technology, Rhein
DV5024M..5.0..cmos.640x480/30 (Digilife DDV-790)
DV5024M2.5.0.cmos.640x480/30 (Digilife DDV-790)

Fujila
DE-487 (clone)
DDV-990 (Digilife DDV-720)
DDV-800 (Digilife clone)
DDV-110 (Digilife clone)
HD-V110..5.0..cmos..640x480/30...8x/0x.....2.4"..2G/sd...avi..manual...mp3..NP60...229..$..?..,(x),RC
HD-V8 (clone)

Gateway
DV-S20

Genesis
6307

Grandvision CoolDV
II (Aiptek DV2)
350 (Aiptek DV3100?)
350 Plus (Aiptek dV3100?)
550 (similar to Mustek DV 4000)
650 (Mustek DV 4000)
Z1 (clone)
X1 (MobiDV H1)
J5 (Hanshing DV-330A)

G-Shot
DV1110 (Digilife DDV-910)

G-Tec
DDV-3810 (Digilife DDV-7000)

Halina
DV2M533 (like Mustek DV2000)
DV2M536 (like Mustek DV4000)
DV3M5361.7 (clone)
DV3M5361.5 (clone?)
DV3000 (clone?)

Handstar
HS-PMP370 (Digilife DDV-810)
HS-DV368A (clone)
HS-DV330 (clone)
HS-DV306 (clone)
HS-DV589A (HanShing HS-DV589A)

Hanshing
PMP 370 (Digilife DDV-V1)

Hasbro
VCam Now (Mustek DV2000)
VCam Now 2.0 (based on Aiptek DV5200)

Hitachi
DZ-HV564 (Sanyo HD100)

Insignia
720P HD (Digilife clone)

I-O Data
Avel MotionPix (Digilife DDV-660)

Isonic
AV50 (SVP DV-1007)
AV80
EV3156
DV565 (Digilife clone)
DV566..5.0..cmos..8x/0x..2.0"..1G/sd mp3,RC,RE
M1

Jazz
DVK-143 (Mustek DV3000)
DV-171 (Digilife clone)
DV-176 (a pink Mustek DV550)
DV-184 (Digilife DDV-730 minus optical zoom)
DV-190 (Digilife DDV-730)
DV-179 Sold at Canadian Tire (Digilife DDV-C511/760)
HDV-175 (Digilife DDV-C340)
HDV-188 (Digilife HDV-791)

Jepssen
JDV-MC1 (Digilife DDV-910)
JDV-MC2 (Digilife DDV-920)

Kenko
DVC-306..3.0.....?.....640x480/20...?x/0x.....1.5"..2G/sd....?........?........mp3.....?.......?....$..?. .
(similar to Hanshing HS-DV306, but with 20fps, mp3 and 2Gb/sd)

Klegg
V1801 (Digilife clone)
V1802 (Digilife clone)
V1803 (Digilife DDV-990)

KYE / Genius
G-Shot
DV410 (clone)
DV600 (clone)
DV601 (Digilife clone)
DV610 (Digilife DDV-660)
DV611 (Digilife DDV-720)
DV813 (clone)
DV1110 (Digilife DDV-M1)
DV1112 (clone)

Lamos
EU-1270 (clone, similar to Digilife DDV-510)

Mecer

DVX660 (Digilife DDV-660)

Megxon
V5400D (Digilife DDV-5120A without Video In port)

Mercury

MoviePix M330 (Mustek DV5900)

Minox
(MobiDV)

Neosee
numerous cloned models and makes

Nisis
Pocket DV2 (Aiptek DV2)
Pocket DV5 (Aiptek DV4100)
Pocket DV6 (Digilife DDV-660 or 720)
Pocket DV H10 (MobiDV H10)
DVX Supacam (Digilife DDV-V1)

Now / SVP
SVP iCam
SVP DV1206
SVP DV6007
SVP DV-6330 clone
SVP DV-6305 (Hanshing)
SVP V-6680 (Digilife DDV-670)
SVP V-6688 (Digilife DDV-S670)
SVP DV 2800 (Digilife DDV-770)
SVP DV8230 clone
SVP DV8330 clone
SVP DV-10T clone
SVP DV-8530 (Aiptek DV5300)
SVP HDDV-8400 (Aiptek DV8000)
SVP DV-12P
SVP DV-12T-2
SVPT DV-8530 (Aiptek DV8530)
SVP DV 8600 (Digilife DDV-960)
SVP HDDV-2100 (similar to Digilife DDV-810)
SVP DV1800
SVP HD2900
SVP HDDV 9000 (Digilife DDV-7300)

Odys

SDV i5 (Aiptek clone)
MC-A5
MC-HD800 (Vivitar DVR565HD clone or Digilife clone)
MDV-HD8 (Digilife clone)

Optimius
DV-5040 (Vivitar DVR510)

Oregon Scientific
DV100

Orite

DV 3020 (Digilife DDV-660)
MV3115 (Digilife DDV-670)
MV3120 (Digilife DDV-S670)
DV3625 (Digilife DDV-M1)
DV3625P (Digilife DDV-1000)

Premier
DV-2000 Plus
DV-4140
MDV-4
MDV-2

Pretec
DV-M5502 (Digilife DDV-510)
DV-6403E

Qrio
HD-720 (Aiptek clone)

Ranger
Genius
DV 600 (Aiptek IS-DV)
DV 703 (clone)
DV 704 (Aiptek DV4500)
DV 800 (Digilife DDV-810)

Ricoh Vivitar
EEK (MobiDV)
DVR390H

Simliu4u

Skywood
DV-01 (clone)
DV510 (clone)

Speed

DX-6 (Digilife DDV-920)
DX5 (Digilife DDV-920)
SV660 (Hanshing clone?)
SV600
SV800 (Hanshing clone?)
Digi-X (Digilife DDV910)
Mobidv10 (Mobi DV 12)
DVC-800 (DXG DVC-408 )
DX-7 (Digilife DDV-950 or similar)
HD-V110 (Fujila HD-V110)

Supacam
DVX (Digilife DDV-V1 or M1)
DVI (Digilife DDV-5120a)
DV7300 (Digilife DDV-7300)

Technaxx
C600 (similar to Digilife DDV-510)
C2000 (clone)
C2500 (clone)

Tekexon

VZ7000 (Digilife DDV-7300)

Toshiba
Camileo (Digilife DDV-760)
Camileo Pro HD (Aiptek A-HD)
Camileo Pro (Digilife DDV-730)

Traveler
DV5070 (clone)
DV5040 (clone)
DV3010 (clone)

Trust

PowerCam Video DV-3400V
PowerCam Video 742AV (Aiptek DV4500)
PowerCam Video 738AV

Umax
AstraCam DV350 (Hanshing DV306)

Vivitar
DVR-200
DVR 530 (probably Digilife clone)
DVR 550 (Digilife clone)
DVR 710 (probably Digilife clone)
DVR 7300x (Digilife DDV-730)

Vivitek
Dragon (Digilife DDV-920)

VuPoint

DV-DA1 (Digilife DDV-5120A)

Widex
VFX-V77 (clone with 7Mp sensor)

Weichu Technology

DV-7027 (Digilife DDV-950 or similar)

Wonder Cam
DV-201 (Premier DV-2010)

Yakumo
CamMaster 432
Cammaster SD482 (Creative Divi Cam 42)

Yukai (Mustek)

Xaiox
HD-SD700 (Agfaphoto DV-5000Z)

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Most digital still cameras offer a video mode these days, and most of them offer something only the higher end hybrids have: an optical zoom. Practically none have an mp3 function and I doubt any have video-in. Here's a link to Beverly W's extensive list of dsc's that do 640x480 video.

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...mp;forum_id=87
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Owners of more professional cameras seem to regard the hybrids as toys. Other than a few excellent reviews by Dan's Data of Australia a couple of years ago, and reviews of some top-end units by Steve of this site, few serious digital still camera (dsc) or digital video (dv) camera experts have published reviews of these cameras. Some other costly hybrids such as the Xacti, Everio and the latest Panasonc have had a few serious reviews.

Hybrid cameras generally combine video, stills, mp3 players and sound recorders. Since they don't do any of these functions as well as more specialized devices, one might wonder what their niche is in the market. They can also act as file transfer devices, web cams and pc cams. Although the vast majority that have mp3 players lack the controls of real mp3 players, they have speakers, which mp3 players lack. They come with kits of software, cables etc. to enable many of their capabilities.

I compare them to Palm Pilots. Just because they don't do anything as well as desktop computers, has not prevented them from being extremely useful. The same goes for "Leatherman" tools and Swiss Army knives. Their versatility and synergy of features is what makes them useful, rather than doing any one thing extremely well.

Another problem delaying acceptance of these cameras is that the first models appearing a couple of years ago evolved from webcams. These "pencams" were very limited, but cheap, and so perhaps appealed to kids. Within a year, the first high end versions such as the Sanyo Xacti were introduced, but these suffered from lack of exposure. During the last year a large number of medium cost hybrids have appeared, and the number of high end ones is increasing.

While the digital image processing systems came from dsc technology, the camera chips and video processing came from web cams and cell phones. Made by companies like OmniVision and Zoran, these "cameras on a chip" are seeing most use for surveillance cameras, cell phone cameras, and vehicle cameras.

For years I had idly considered getting both a digital still camera and a video cam. When I learned of the existence of the hybrids, it was obviously a way to "test the waters" of both. I wasn't expecting that I would gradually take more videos and less stills. There's no question many situations are best suited to stills. But if a picture is worth a thousand words, even a grainy jerky short video can be worth a lot of stills. It adds sound, for one thing. Shots that would make no sense for still pictures can make captivating videos. Videos capture the feeling of a dynamic situation in ways that stills cannot, making it easier to relive and convey the event.

The first reaction of every dsc owner I showed my first hybrid to, was: "My camera takes videos too." The problem was that without compression, the video modes on the dsc's ate up memory so fast that very little could be filmed. In general, what good is one video clip from your vacation? Are you going to set up the infrastructure to display that one clip? The advantage of the hybrids was that they could easily store an hour or more of video, making video a viable medium.

Another wrinkle is that stills, albeit compressed 640x480, can be clipped out of videos. At 30 frames per second, this means you can pick and choose exactly the frame or frames that best capture what you want.

The cheap price of most hybrids makes them more suited to risky situations than treasured dsc's or video cameras. I get all sorts of footage that I wouldn't dare take, or wouldn't have time to take, if I had a more costly camera and its attendant storage issues. So which is better, lower quality or no images at all? The low prices of some also means that a year from now, the techno-depreciation on a more costly model will be as much as the cheap camera cost.

The combination of features holds possibilities that are not immediately evident. For instance, I found the a/v cable that came with the Digilife can be used to connect the camera to a living room stereo system. Now what would possess me to hook my camera to a stereo?! Well, our stereo doesn't have an MP3 player, and this turns the camera into an MP3 tuner. You can hardly believe it when you realize the loud, quality stereo sound coming from your speakers is originating on an SD card in your tiny video camera.

At this point, I should describe the variety of hybrids on the market. At the low end, are the "pencams". The latest and best of these, the Eujoy, "enjoys" considerable popularity. Next come the low range hybrids, which added mp3 players. Most of these, like the Mustek DV2000, lack basic features such as flashes, and take jerky 640x480 video at 11 frames per second. They have low resolution sensors and don't work well in low light. Next came the wave of improved models such as the Mustek DV4500 and Aiptek DV4500. They had flashes and higher resolution. Unusual among them was the Mustek DV5500. Although the 5500 was a step up in many ways, it had disastrous reilability issues.

About this time a number of high end cameras appeared. Sanyo/Fisher's C1, JVC's Everio, Pentax's Optio MX and MX4, and Samsung's Xacti. There are three "holy grail" features for the hybrids. These are: 640x480 at 30fps, optical zoom, and image stabilization. These more expensive hybrids offered most, or even exceeded the holy grail set of features. Panasonic put out a series of other hybrids that didn't seem to offer feature sets that justified their prices. Recently, the mainstream camera makers have offered an increasing range of top-end hybrids, including a few with 3-sensor image capture systems.

Then there's the cleverly named DejaView. Though it lacks high resolution, it has a remote-mount camera head, and when active, pressing the shutter saves the 30 seconds of video PRIOR to the shutter being pressed. So you never miss anything because your camera's not ready. Similar in concept is the Tony Hawk helmet cam, intended for skateboarders and without the "replay" capability.

Another interesting variation is the H12 - H18, which is remarkably tiny for its capabilities, and features an LED flash that can be used for videos. All the other cameras except the Miniket use more traditional flashes that can't be used for video.

The next big change was the appearance of Digilife hybrid cameras. They were the first hybrids in the lower price bracket to offer 640x480 at 30fps, and image stabilization. Their latest cameras feature a/v-in ports. This allows digitizing tv shows, and the a/v-in port can be used to connect external/remote "spycam" lenses. Indeed, Digilife keeps depicting a tv tuner to plug into this port, making the camera into a television. However, this accessory has yet to appear for sale.

Most of Digilife's cameras also include IR remotes, which only one of the high end hybrids has, and very few dsc's have. Digilife has a hybrid with optical zoom and autofocus scheduled for sale in early 2006. Digilife hybrids are being sold under a confusing array of other brand names including competitors Mustek and Aiptek.

All this time the Radio Controlled Aircraft hobbyists were very much aware of these cameras. They dismantle them, and mount them on their model planes. By hacking the power-off, shutter and power supply features, they developed very cheap aerial still and video photography, which they share over the Internet.

What does the future hold for the hybrids? Digital still cameras all have video modes now. Adoption of MPEG4 technology is giving the dsc's viable video capacity. Mp3 players are still rare, but showing up in dsc's. Indeed, the discontinued Benq DCS40 had all that, plus FM radio! With optical zooms and lower prices per equivalent feature set due to larger volumes, one would think there will be no reason to have hybrids.

Coming from the other direction, and impacting both dsc's and hybrids, are multi-functional cell phones with video, mp3 and even gps functions.

The concept of the hybrid may end up being tied to the layout of the cameras. The "micro video camera" layout allows easy one-handed (right or left) operation, and more options for positioning the screen. This compares to the "dsc posture" of both hands holding a camera out from the operator's face. The mid-to-high end hybrids probably will always be a step ahead of the cell phones in terms of video capability and storage. In addition, it appears the manufacturers are going to exploit the audio/visual potential of the cameras.

At first the hybrids were available only over the Internet. This has changed as first-tier manufacturers have started releasing versions, and mass retailers like HSN and Target have been selling them.

As the hybrids started appearing, a forum for the Mustek models was set up in a digital camera discussion site called Digital-World Info. All the other "affordable" models of hybrids were lumped in with the Musteks. Over time, this forum built up the best collection of information about the hybrids available on the Internet. Unfortunately the site suffered from neglect by whomever owns it, and in order to preserve the collection of information and avoid frequent disruption by hackers, the main contributors to that forum decided to relocate to Steve's site. Where we have done very well and been quite content as the activity level just keeps expanding.

The hybrids appeal to an international audience, and also attract young people. So an aspect of hybrid discussions that is taken in stride is some very basic questions, and imperfect grammar.

With the video modes of dsc's becoming more usable, dsc owners will increasingly use that mode. Taking video puts you into a complex of considerations quite different from the still photography world, and having ventured a little farther down that path, hopefully the hybrid users can assist dsc owners as they get into video. (True videographers are so far beyond what low-end dv entails, it's hard to tell what they're talking about.) We also think more expert dsc photographers could put a bit of novelty into their craft by trying a hybrid.
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You may want to add:

Microtek

MV 300

MV 320

These digicams do not have MP3 players, so may not be true hybrids.
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Thank you very much Sgspirit for this topic, and if you do not mind Please check this link out as others might use this webpage asa guide for different models that are out there on the market, some are listed as Sgsirit, and our ole friend OldHacer is with us welcome one , welcome all.

http://www.globalsources.com/gsol/I/...37/17820/2.htm
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Hmm, how did I miss Microtek since I have them on my spreadsheet? I have a couple of JVC Everio's to add also. I see that cameras with Steve's Reviews on this site get linked to the reviews. Nice feature of this site.

It's true some of the cameras I listed as "hybrids" don't have mp3 players, but should still be considered hybrids. Such as the Aiptek DV4100, Sanyo Xacti's, and Pentax Optio's. Some of the earlier Mustek's and Aiptek's also don't have mp3. The Benq cameras look like dsc's, but have mp3 and FM radios. The Everios use MPEG2, not MPEG4.

Thanks for adding the link, fishycomics.

Here's a DV camera spreadsheet that includes some of these cameras. Some Ispan/Digilife cameras are included as "Chicony" models.
http://www.homeofficereports.com/Dig...a%20Matrix.pdf

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I just posted a link to your thread in my thread "All 30fps 640x480 video capable cameras". I think that our threads complement each others. My list focuses on CAMERAS that also do high quality videos and tends to somewhat ignore the other devises. I have over 100 cameras and we have an overlap of just 6 cameras (mainly in my "other devises category")

here is a link for those interested:
http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...m_id=87&page=1

I try to update the first posting so you don't have to dig through all the pages. However the last few months I have gotten lazy and if someone mentioned an "other devise" I haven't bothered to add it to my list.
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BeverlyW,
Thanks for inserting the link. I think there will be quite a bit of overlap of interest between the hybrids and dsc's that do pretty much the same things. At some point, it's just a matter of the design of the case being different. As you say, keeping up with the changes coming out of the manufacturers is a significant task.
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I've added specifications for most of the hybrid cameras. This is difficult since the manufacturers don't include complete or even consistent specs for the cameras. And since there are dozens of detail features and differences, I've included only the most important specs. Pricing varies so much on these cameras that the amounts are only ballpark guesses. Still, this should help guide purchase decisions.

If you have specs for ones I didn't include, or corrections/additions etc, let me know and I'll fill them in. Or wait for me to get around to them.

(Suggestions on how to better format this list would be happily recieved.)

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Great work sqspirit !!

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good job sgspirit, my first hybrid cam was grandvision cool dv II, the image really sucked but video was very very good at that time. heres the link of their hybrid cams

http://www.grandvision.net/product_list.asp
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