Im about 90% sure I want the Cannon XA10 and should have it by spring! However I like to weigh my options before taking the plunge. The Cannon XA10 has internal memory and also utilizes 2 SD cards. Whats the advantage of SD card cams over mini Dv's ? Fill my head with your knoledge,,,lots of it I hope, the more the better. ramble on please!