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6.1 out of 10

Panasonic HDC-HS9

Panasonic HDC-HS9 weighs 13.8 oz and measures 75 x 74 x 126 (2.9 Read more

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Overall 10
10

Great Cameral To Learn From

Tom V, Amazon
4 November 2013
  • Summary: It was 2013 when I bought this camera so it's pretty much obsolete, however I was a new video student at the time and needed something to learn and practice on that was relatively inexpensive. This camera delivers full 1080p AVCHD picture quality and has manual exposure settings and full manual controls via a joystick on the side. For anyone looking to learn videography on a budget this camera is a great route to go.
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Overall 10
10

excellent product at a reasonable price

amsguard, Ebay
11 April 2013
  • Summary: good camera. good price. everything just as described. thank you. best feature is u can contoll backlighting w/ a single push of a button instead of going thru menus
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Overall 8
8.0

Camera works well, but with caveats

Oregon Pioneer, Amazon
9 February 2013
  • Summary: We have had this camera for a few years now, and its no longer being made. It works fine and takes an excellent picture, except in poor light, but they all are that way to some extent. There are two items to be aware of. FIrst, the camera stores HD material in the AVCHD format, and this is shared with Sony. But some editing software may not support it, so check your preferred editing software first to ensure that you can work with the files the camera generates.
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Overall 2
2.0

Great Camera...If you plan on using it to play your videos forever.

Dylan, Amazon
1 January 2013
  • Summary: The video quality and sound quality are great. The size is great and the ease of use is great, but there is one HUGE problem.... You can't format it to DVD or Blu Ray. I tried using the included software and have downloaded countless other versions to no avail. Don't bother if you want to make videos with your memories.
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Overall 10
10

First digital camcorder

The Man, Amazon
12 March 2010
  • Summary: This is my first digital camcorder purchase. I was lucky enough to get it at a huge discount when Circuit City (sorry amazon) was closing its doors. After using it on a road trip: outdoors, indoors, in a moving car, in a cave - I would have gladly paid full price. The software that comes with the camcorder leaves much to be desired. I use Pinnacle Studio 12 Ultimate and it works great. The movies and pictures that I have captured have been nothing short of excellent.
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Overall 2
2.0

Great camera, but no support

Zachary L. Terranova, Amazon
28 February 2010
  • Summary: This camera does not do well in dim lights at all. Best shooting is outside. However my computer no longer recognizes the usb, and I have purchased a new cord and tried on three different computers. The customer service is beyond terrible, and they wanted to charge $228 to look at the camcorder that I purchased 13 months ago (which is out of 1 year warranty). Keep in mind that was the quote to look at the camcorder, not to fix it.
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Overall 10
10

THE IMAGE THE BEST

ariashka37hiram, Ebay
23 January 2010
  • Summary: I compare the image with my camera sony panasonic HDR-Fx7.EXELENTE AUDIO AND WHIT Low Light FURTHER IMAGE IS VERY GOOD
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Overall 10
10

video camera

catharine, Amazon
7 January 2010
  • Summary: This arrived just in time to take to a Robotic Competition our son was in with a team from school. We had one day to learn how to use it. That was no problem, as this camera was easy to use. It has a lot of functions, but it also recommends which to use, and how to. For example, when using it to video the family building an igloo in the snow, it recommended using "smart contrast" and with a display on the screen, told me how to do that.
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Overall 4
4.0

Average hardware, horrible software makes a painful combination

Alexey Leonidov, Amazon
5 January 2010
  • Summary: The video taken by the camera is good, but doesn't stand out from that taken by any other HD camcorder. The software (HD Writer 2.5), on the other hand, is outstandingly bad. In the digital realm, software is inseparable from hardware (one is useless without the other), hence the entire package gets 2 stars. The software gives you limited editing options and is next to useless for making DVDs from recorded video.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great quality, little package

Robert Cotran, Amazon
26 August 2009
  • Summary: This camera is small, has a GREAT quality picture, and is feature rich. Only gripe is low-light performance isn't so good.
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