Sharp VL-Z5U

Sharp’s VL-Z5U digital camcorder ( is a one-handed solution with many special features. It has a 2.5” advanced CG Silicon LCD that provides higher resolution and less power consumption than regular LCDs. A 10X optical zoom and 500X digital zoom round out the camcorder’s features. In addition, an 8 MB SD memory card comes with the camcorder for still-image capturing.

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2004 issue of THE Journal.