So I bought a tapeless camcorder JVC GC-MZ500EX. The size is amazing. The video quality is amazing. Even in low light conditions. It's an excellent product. If you are looking for a small, light, robust (no tape mechanism), modern, tri-CCD high-quality digital camcorder with 5 megapixels still camera, I strongly recommend that one. Technology is really fascinating when it comes to such a miniaturization and such quality. A few photos:

  1. the camera, left side
  2. the camera, front side
  3. the battery and CF slots
  4. the 4Gb microdrive
  5. it fits entirely in my small hand!
  6. 45deg rotation of the body
  7. builtin flash for still images
  8. the extra SD slot