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Progressive scan is a “powerful” feature that is supposedly not near as cheap to design into a camcorder’s sensor (or firmware). Having progressive scan may just be one of those gimmicky things that “cost more” to implement into a camcorder, but in reality a feature which the manufaturer toggles via the firmware. Not to say that you shouldn’t buy a camcorder with progressive scan. If it fits in your budget, you should get a good 1080p camcorder.
I’ve been trying to search for creative ways to modify my camera’s firmware via infrared. I’ve recently been looking for a good site with good shareware or set of “hack codes” for modifying my JVC GZ-MG505 camcorder. They say that it can be done with a LANC port (particularly with certain Sony camcorders)- http://www.dvcentral.org/tricks.html.