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Panasonic-hc-v500.33172576
9.0 out of 10

Panasonic HC-V500

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Overall 8
8.0

A good buy!

Mr. Scrutiny, Amazon
26 March 2014
  • Summary: Keep in mind that I bought a refurb camera. I REALLY scrutinized the reviews before making this purchase. My budget to buy a NEW camera was $250.00. I decided to take a shot with the Panasonic and couldn't be happier. The picture quality is really good and it's easy to operate. The only issue with this camera is sometimes the color somewhat bleaches out, but for me it's not a big deal because the picture quality is far superior to the Mini-DVD discs and tapes I was...
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Camera

Mike Rickard, Amazon
11 February 2014
Overall 8
8.0

It shoots video in HD, and is a great, compact HD Camera.

Jeff, Amazon
7 November 2013
  • Summary: Video quality is amazing, the camera portion of this camcorder is garbage though, but that's not what you're buying it for. It shoots video in HD, and is a great, compact HD Camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works for Us

Gary M, CA, Amazon
11 August 2013
  • Summary: Bought for vacation pictures and filming grand kids events. It works well for us. I wish it came with a how to video.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome Video Camers but disapointed in the still photos.

D. Keith "sea pen", Amazon
17 June 2013
  • Summary: Takes very good videos which was the primary purpose for buying this camcorder. Love the small size and light weight. Has a very good stabilizing system and the zoom is incredible. The only reason I gave it 4 stars was that I was not completely happy with the still photos that it takes. While they are decent when you shoot in 16x9 at 3 MP, its highest resolution, the pictures are not of equal quality to my digital Canon Power Shot set at the same resolution (3 MP).
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice!

dr. d, Amazon
17 June 2013
  • Summary: The video quality is very good. The audio is decent. The touchscreen and menu system aren't very good, but that's not a huge deal, as the video and audio quality are the most important things. A good size/feel in the hand. Definitely worth the price.
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Overall 8
8.0

Just getting familiar

Gary A Caputi, Amazon
7 June 2013
  • Summary: I've only used the camcorder once, but the results seem quite acceptable. It's a little confusing moving from digital still to video, but I think the transition will be OK as the unit seems to take very good quality video using the automatic modes....letting the camera do the work.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great camera for the price

mike, Amazon
22 April 2013
  • Summary: The camera was exactly as described and I am very pleased with it so far. My only complaint is that the camera doesn't come with a battery and the battery is not easy to find. Otherwise, fantastic product! Thanks!
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Overall 8
8.0

Very Good for Family Movies

AJFortier, Amazon
2 April 2013
  • Summary: I love how easy it is to use. It is light and fits easily into your purse. The quality of video seems good and the video is easy to transfer to computers etc. My only complaint is the camera seems like it is made out of cheap plastic - not sure how long it will last.
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Overall 8
8.0

Need Help

L. Sheeran "LaSheeran", Amazon
1 April 2013
  • Summary: I just purchased this camera, love the size, picture quality, ease of use. I have one problem though, I have a MAC laptop and am having a problem downloading my videos. Pictures download fine, but I cannot see videos. Does anyone have this problem? or suggestions? Thank you!
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