Sony has added to its range of camcorders for semi-professionals with the HVR-HD1000E. This shoulder mount camcorder records to HDV format and miniDV tapes, and is perfect for filming documentaries or short features. The HVR-HD1000E comes with an HDV/DV converter, which allows you to record images in DV and in HDV mode for maximum flexibility, and a 6.1-megapixel CMOS sensor for capturing images that are packed with colour and details. Thanks to the Enhanced Imaging Processor, your videos will take on a whole new dimension while the Super NightShot mode and optical image stabiliser seal in details, even in the most unfavourable lighting conditions. The HVR-HD1000E is equipped with a full range of connectors, including HDMI, FireWire and USB 2.0 ports, so you can export your creations to your computer or enjoy them on your DVD player. Whether you&rsquore recording videos for personal or professional use, the HVR-HD1000E is a great choice.