Originally Posted by Jason Dunn
If you prefer a vertical-shooting device, the Elura is a great camera. If you prefer a horizontal shooting device, look at something in the ZR series (also by Canon). I tried a ZR50 and it was quite good. I really like Canon DV cams - I have a GL2, and it's awesome. 3CCD is wonderful, but very expensive - you'll be happy enough with a 1CCD camera I'm sure.
I'm not sure which I prefer to be honest. I held an Elura on the weekend briefly and it felt fine (as did the horizontal cams I tried). Are there advantages to one over the other?