No action here for awhile, I thought that I would jump in with a few things.
I've had my HDR-SR7 since they were the cats pajamas (2006? 2007?) and have only used it casually/privately for family stuff and haven't had any serious complaints about it. I live in fear of this jittering problem that seems common but I think I have avoided it thus far.
However, I am embarrassed to say that it's taken me until now to really start getting into the deeper features of the unit. My wife is interested in starting a high-quality YouTube channel and I feel this camera is a great unit for such a purpose. We are investing in lighting and audio etc. and I'm trying to get the camera settings to what I want for our set.
In the promotional material for the SR-7, it talks about assigning the dial to control focus, exposure, white balance and shutter speed.
The only shutter-speed involved setting I can find are the Scene presets (Portrait, Landscape, Snow, etc.).
1. Has anybody been able to directly control shutter speed?
2. I recall getting Sony Vegas (9?) bundled with this camera but have long since lost my CD. Does anybody know how I can get a reference to my license for re-download ? Any tips?
Thanks fellow SR-7 owners!