Tape Resources – Frequently Asked Questions. At last a pretty good source for what is a good miniDV tape. The answer seems to be the Panasonic Master MQ which is 1db better than PQ. Then there is Sony EX which is 2db better than their PR. Seems like using professional tapes is the ticket.
Blank Mini DV Tapes at Discount Prices. Wow, a site that specializes in media. Good prices on minidv tapes.
FAQ: DV Format Technology. Strange details about what is really going on in digital video
Game Z, Inc. – BatteryMegasource – Product Catalog. Another third party source of batteries at lower prices, but not clear how reliable they are.
battery, batteries ,Canon BP-511, bp-522, BP-535 canon camcorder battery,lithium ion battery. Cheap batteries for the Canon Optura MC. This is the BP-522 or equivalents.
cameraworld.com. Thisplace usually has the best prices and biggest selection. NOt sure how it compares with b&h or adorama in terms of quality though.
Current Digital Video News – consumerDVreviews.com. Antoher great site for digital video reviews, etc.
Using the Sony TRV900. This is probably the most popular prosumer camcorder. Has 3 CCDs but is in a small form factor.
dvspot review: Canon Optura 100MC. Another good review of the 100M. Less gushing. He didn’t like the small form factor much.
Pro-Am SPS – Traffic Safety : Safety Vests. Didn’t get these, but here is a good site if I think I need even more visibility stuff.