It would be helpful to understand your application, for your intended purchase of a new or used camera. I.e.:
Posting videos on web sites
Home entertainment, personal usage
Commercial usageAlso, are you intending to shop in person to a retail outlet or purchase on the Internet?
And finally, I agree with NikoSony about the expense of a 3-CCD camcorder; itís my own personal feeling that you may want to wait and save up for a quality camera since the difference between a 3-CCD and a single CCD is measurable. Explore the Panasonic offerings at (reviews):