Hmmm. From what I can see,

by boya84 - 4/16/13 7:22 AM

In Reply to: Something less expensive by weaverswigglers

The Canon Legria HF R36 and M56 are nowhere near 1400 euro at the Canon Italy site. I presume retailers are less $. An Audio Technica stereo mic (ATR6250) and camera bracket plus the camcorder whould be well below 1000 euro.

You aren't going to get "broadcast quality" but hopefully it is good enough for what you want.

Since we now know your budget, it is easier to fit a solution.