Need a new videocamera? Get a Sony HDR-TG1

by | Jun 26, 2008 | jahlberg

It was time to get a new videocamera. Not just because the new one I picked up has cool new technology, but more importantly, my old one uses a now defunct recording method called Micro MV (Sony stopped selling Micro MV videocamera’s and cassettes years ago). I bought my earlier one 6 years ago and it was on the bleeding edge of technology then since it was small and light for the day.

The last thing I wanted was to have the camera die and be stuck with a bunch of tapes that I cannot do anything with. Additionally, the editing software does not handle this format any longer and when I copy the videos from the cassette to my PC, the audio is delayed a few seconds for the entire tape. Not a good place to be, hence the want/need for a new videocamera.

Since I’ve had the new camera for only about a week, I will write a full review next month. So far I love it. It is small and light enough (at only 10 oz.) to put in your pocket and takes beautiful HD video on a memory stick. There are a host of additional features that make it well worth buying, but I will go in to that detail later when I review the unit fully.

If you are looking for a new videocamera, check this one out. Feel free to give me a call or email me if you have any questions.

John Ahlberg, CEO, Waident Technology Solutions

John Ahlberg
CEO, Waident

CIO in the corporate world and now for Waident clients. John injects order and technology into business process to keep employees productive, enterprises running, and data safe.

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