Apparently JVC bundle some drivers and the PC based Utilities, Presto! Mr. Photo, Presto! Image Folio, Presto! Photo Album. I am not aware of these packages my self, but if you are going to use primarily for editing on a Mac then all you will need in addition is a Firewire card and cable.
COMPAQ something or other with 500Gb Boot Disk, 1Tb external Firewire Disk, 4Gb Memory and a super duper sound card, 19" TFT Monitor etc etc etc
Sony TRV33e : Sony TRV310e : Canon XM2
Sony Vegas Studio editions to v11
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