I'm a musician and I want to do produce some high quality sound and vision of myself playing. The idea is that i would set the camcorder up on a tripod and record my peformance. Then I would transfer the result to my computer (Mac) to edit sound and vision.

I have some profedssional qualtiy mics, so I am looking for a camcorder with an external mic input (ideally XLR).

I don't necessarilly need a lot of fancy gimmicks (I would sooner pay for better recording quality than gimmicks I probably wouldn't use).

Price range up to about 1000, but obviously i want something as inexpensive as possible provided it can produce high quality results in a user-freindly way.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.