Camcorders forum: help buying camcorder to tape disabled daughter

by: Beronika March 29, 2005 5:47 PM PST

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help buying camcorder to tape disabled daughter

by Beronika - 3/29/05 5:47 PM

Hi. I have a severely autistic daughter living in a residential situation in Massachusetts. Whereas I live in Florida. Altho she may not miss me so much, I miss HER! So I thought I could get a relatively inexpensive camcorder (like $300?) and ship it to the home she resides in and ask them to regularly flim her going about her day or for special activities. The filming would be 75% indoors. Would not be needed for very long periods of time. They have there a 7 yr old gateway computer and a vcr and a dvd player. I have a dell dimensions desktop with cdr and I am getting a new tv with dvd player on it. What will I need to buy - not only the camcorder, but for them to send it to me and how can I play it?For example- I saw in JCPenneys, a canonzr65 mini dv digital at a very good price, but I still do not understand how what they tape would play here in Florida! Sorry for being so totally ignorant!

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