The Panasonic NV-MD10000 “PAL” 3-CCD Mini DV camcorder is a full-size camcorder and is ideal for those who prefer or are used to the shoulder style, as well as for educational and institutional applications. It offers a 10x optical zoom lens, low-light capability, has advanced recording and playback functions, plus digital effects to meet many diverse applications. The attached 2.5-inch color LCD monitor gives you the option to leave it home. It is positionable to almost any angle including self-portrait position.