For £250 you should be able to get a reasonable brand name camcorder. I would not buy from overseas both because of the NTSC issue and because the warranty may no longer count plus once you pay customs on it you may find its dearer than buying one here anyway. Heres what Dabs have as an example click here I would avoid buying from Pixmania though. They are based in France I believe and a friend of mine bought a camcorder from them a couple of years ago and had to return it and it cost him a bit for that.
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