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How small can a full-feature consumer camcorder get? Sony is certainly pushing the limits with its latest entry in its digital Handycam family of products. The new unit, the DCR-PC55, not only fits in the palm of your hand, but you can practically hide it there. At 1.1-by-4.0-by-2.9 inches, it's smaller than a compact cassette recorder and it weighs a feathery 10 ounces.
Question for author about this statement: "That's a little annoying since in my experience, FireWire produces better transfers to a computer than USB."
I understand the importance of cables with analog communications, but I thought with digital either the signal is 100% there, or you have garbage. Is it a matter of speed or reliability you are referring to when you say "better"