Z1u and Vegas 6–On the Table Again?

I keep waffling about whether now is the time to make the jump to HDV. In the meantime, here’s a creative cow HDV forum and review of Vegas 6.

Here’s a review why now is the time to jump to HDV and here’s a review of the Z1u that is less-than-enthusiastic for its 24fps film mode (Otherwise it has only great things to say).

Observation: has anyone noticed that prices of PCs and electronic equipment are no longer falling? Camcorders haven’t gone down in price one bit in the last year; neither have computers, PDAs or mp3 players. I need to do some research, but I have a feeling that the dollar’s fall may be responsible for the price not going down. If true, this news could be very disturbing for the American consumer.