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Hey Guys!
I want to get a new camera. I have a fast PowerPC Mac with Leapord and a whole lot of ram. I want a camera with...

-External Mic Plug
-Preferably HD
-Brand Name(Not Aiptek, DXG, Mustek)
-DOES NOT RECORD ON MINI DVD'S!
-Price Range-($0-$275) preferably, ($275-$400) MAX!

Can you help me!

I have been looking at...

Aiptek ActionHD GVS

Aiptek High-Definition Digital Camcorder - Black (ActionHD GVS) : Target
Two cons-Not a brand name and Manufacturer does not offer extended warranty, if bought, you must buy one from target or amazon!

Sanyo VPC-CG10 HD
Amazon.com: Sanyo VPC-CG10 HD Flash Memory Camcorder w/5x Optical Zoom (Black): Camera & Photo
The only con is I cannot connect an external microphone

Sanyo VPC-TH1 HD
Amazon.com: Sanyo VPC-TH1 HD Compact Flash Memory Camcorder w/ 30x Optical Zoom (Silver): Camera & Photo
The only con is I cannot connect an external microphone
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The new Kodak Zi8 about to be released looks interesting. You'll have to do some research on compatibility with your Mac. I think it will be fine. The spec says it does H.264 with ACC audio and does not mention only the use of a Mac that is Intel. Search YouTube for some sample movies.

The HD video cameras that do AVCHD are a problem for PPC system because Apple didn't provide a decoder for them. I'm think of higher end cameras, not the pocket ones such as above.

CameraTime - Time lapse photography for novice and advanced users.

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