Summary: I bought this camera with the dvd burner but I never got the dvd burner. Even though I called Amazon and they told me that they send it. But the camera itself is amazing. I'm a sound and video technician at a curch and this is a really good camera to record the sermons.
Summary: Early days yet but but I feel I should just point out a major flaw. Spare Batteries are hard to find and I called Panasonic UK for a price. I was shocked to learn £88. This is just pure greed as they know only they currently do it.
Summary: I have extensive video experience with consumer, prosumer and broadcast equipment, so my opinions will be a little more critical than an "average" video consumer. Pros: Small size, uses SDHC cards instead of tape or hard drives, price/performance ratio is reasonable, well over 2 hours of footage at...
Great HD Camera, But HDV Format May Be Better for Now
Lon J. Seidman "lon@ lon.tv", Amazon
22 October 2007
Summary: This is an outstanding camera both in convenience and picture quality, however if you're looking for a fast editing platform you may want to hold off and get an HDV cam like the Canon HV20. I bought one of these to supplement my Sony HDV camera.
Summary: Panasonic HDC-SD5 High Definiton SD Card Camcorder - Silver I bought this HD camcorder in Feb.2008 and have been trying to get to grips with it ever since. Firstly, the size. Small, fits in the palm of your hand with adjustable strap.
good camera but annoying to edit footage in Final Cut Pro!!!
E. Andrews, Amazon
22 April 2009
Summary: I have just bought this camera a week ago and I am still having problem editing my footage. In fact i havent even seen my footage on my computer yet! The files captured on to the SDHC card are .mts format which is not a friendly format in most editing softwares.
Summary: It is a great camera, but some features have been dropped that may bite you later. Key things missing, no mic input. If you every want to record a speech, wedding, or am dram play, then you CANNOT DO IT WITH THIS Camera, as you can't get the sound in from the speaker or the stage.
Excerpt: A review of the new Panasonic HDC-SD5EG-K, a digital camcorder. SUMMARY: 1) DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT 2) APPEARANCE 3) DURABILITY 4) RECORDING 5) LENS 6) DISPLAY 7) FEATURES 8) ACCESSORIES 9) OVERALL DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT: This camera is the world's smallest 3CCD High Definition Camcorder, and it's also...
Pros: Durability, intelligent design, advanced OS system eliminates shakes, good accessories
Cons: Easy to be ripped off, not always in stock, overhyped, few unsual features
Summary: Der Camcorder ist für schnelle Aufnahmen von den Kindern vollkommen ausreichend. Bildqualität ist i.O. Meine Probeaufnahmen wollte ich dann auf meinen Rechner überspielen. Leider habe ich schon den SP3 für Windows XP installiert. Die mitgelieferte Software läuft aber nur unter SP 2.