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HDV is taking over as the best "bang for the buck" recording format, and some good cameras to consider are the Sony FX1 / FX7 / V1U / Z1U or the Canon XH-A1. You’ll need a good recent computer and updated editing software to edit the HDV files, and then you can output back to HDV or more compressed delivery formats like Windows Media or AVCHD. Blu-ray is winning the HD disc format war and the Sony Playstation 3 is currently the best HD-capable multimedia device (and game machine) on the market. Let us know if you need any other pointers.