Summary: The lens extends the 16:9 just enough, without distortion. The only item that could make this an "I love it", is if it was supplied with a lens cap to keep finger prints off the lens when not in use, and my camcorder is 'hanging' by my side.
Summary: this lens has helped me film indoor tight space events like birthdays that before was a real pain by panning back and forth. Now i can relax. Easy fit to my dcr-sx65, nice quick attachment that comes with it is great.
Summary: Not worth the money. Sure it's made by Sony, but never did I think there will be a product from this reputable company that would disappointment me. This item is even listed on accessories compatible with my camcorder (HDR-CX550V).
Summary: Overall I am satisfied with this prodduct. I had to film a cheerleading showcase event where they took up the whole basketball floor and the regular lense would cut out some of the individuals. I had to alternate which side to cut out.
Summary: Dies ist das erste Weitwinkel, dass tatsächlich ohne Vignettierung auf meiner Sony CX-560VE funktioniert. (Die 560 ist in der Optik baugleich mit der 690 oder 700, so dass es auch hier keine Vignettierung geben sollte.