Now that we've told you all about what goes on inside a camcorder, you know enough to be dangerous—especially if you've read Appendix A. You can see right through spec sheets and make high-powered salespeople sweat.
Is there more to learn? Absolutely. We can't tell you whether the camcorder you just saw advertised on special or gleaming in the store window offers the best value for your money and for your particular project.
But now you know how to find out, so go ahead and make 'em sweat!