After playing with video for the Mr. Media podcast, I started thinking about using Youtube more to promote my podcast. I have a flip camera, but would like to get a Kodak Zi8 as it has an external mic jack. That’s the good news. The bad news? Kodak has discontinued it. Much like the iriver of the past (A great portable mp3 player that had a mic jack) I’m afraid I don’t see a replacement in it’s price range (which I noticed has already gone up thanks to supply and demand).

If you want one, you better get one while they’re hot. I did see where you can get one refurbished for about half the price.

Anybody know of a digital video camera with an external jack that’s not in the $200 range? I've heard of the