I'm curious about that too. I don't need the card slot feature to create slide shows, and for the price difference, could live without the extra recording time. That means that only a PQ difference would get me to buy a 100 over an 80. So far I am leaning heavily toward the 80.
Do the E80 and E100 use the same MPEG encoders? If so, the recording quality of the two models should be about the same when using the same type of input and source material. The E100 does have a firewire input for digitally connecting a digital camcorder. Whether this connection results in superior recording quality from MiniDV or Digital8 camcorders over an analog input has been discussed before, but I do not recall any conclusions being reached.
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