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Panasonic-hdc-sd9.32679561
6.2 out of 10

Panasonic HDC-SD9

Panasonic HDC-SD9 weighs 0.6 lbs and measures 5.4 x 2.9 x 2.6 in Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Just Got One, Great Little Camera

Frank C, pcRUSH.com
30 December 2008
  • Summary: Comments about Panasonic Palmcorder HDC-SD9 High Definition Digital Camcor: My only beef is that it's so tiny it might be easy to lose. Maybe I'm just used to more size for video cameras. It fits nicely in the pocket of cargo pants. It takes amazing video for a home camera.
  • Pros: Comfortable to Operate, Great Features, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Simple Controls, Versatile
  • Cons: Is it Too Small
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Overall 6
6.0

Fun little HD Camera!

Hot Rod, B&H Photo
26 December 2008
  • Summary: This camera is very small and very light and yet feels very well built. I am a former pro videographer and I tend to ask a lot from my camcorders. This is my first HD model. The good: In good light it shoots very nice HD video. It looks great on my 65 inch Sony HDTV. Lots of manual control for a little point and shoot camcorder. Great optical image stabilization plus nice auto focus. I get an 75 minutes of best quality video on an 8GB SD card.
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Overall 6
6.0

Close but not quite

Sam, B&H Photo
10 April 2008
  • Summary: I was using an older Panasonic standard definition camcorder just for the kids etc. Not making artsy movies by any measure. But I was getting fed up with importing the miniDV tapes onto the PC. And if you don't compress them, they add up to ~12GB per hour! So the SD9 caught my attention. It records to flash memory at 17Mbps (smaller file size) and it's high definition to boot! And it's compact and costs around the same price as what I paid for my old camcorder!
  • Pros: Cheap, Great Features, Ultra compact
  • Cons: "ghosting", Joystick position, Poor low-light video
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Overall 6
6.0

Spoilt by wind interference

K. Walker, Amazon
17 November 2008
  • Summary: Bought this camcorder a few days ago so not had much chance to try it out as yet. But agree having to remove the battery to attach mains supply to connect to a PC is a nuisance. Surely users can be left to decide for themselves whether the battery has enough charge left to carry out the required operation?
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Overall 6
6.0

Apple users beware.

Mr. P. A. Hyde "Peter Hyde", Amazon
8 July 2008
  • Summary: I take it as read that this will produce high quality video. As an apple user I want it to work in iMovie 08 by using an SD card reader. I like working like this. I got the Apple store in Southampton and the John Lewis store to try to import some footage shot on a new SD9 using a card reader. It did not work. Much head scratching! There is a lot of talk about this issue on DV forums and Apple forums. Some say import problems to iMovie have been resolved.
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Overall 6
6.0

You can buy better or even smaller

Christopher W. Brierley, Amazon
12 May 2008
  • Summary: There are lots of reviews on this cam on the web,so I will not repeat much of what others have said.The cam is full HD,small,like a 25ml drink's can and weighs little.It does not come with a case and Panasonic say they will not make one.If you want a case try this zoom lens case, Lowepro Lens Case 1N. Performance in good light is excellent but it does tend to over expose a little,which can cause whites to lose detail,use of the intellegent contrast helps to some extent.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great Camera - Doesn't Work Well With Macs

Mr. M. Butler "mike b", Amazon
21 March 2008
  • Summary: I just wanted to reiterate the other review here. The features and quality of this camera at this price-point and size are astounding with 2 minor and 1 major annoyance. 2 minor issues: No HDMI cable in the box and you have to run off the mains when using the HDMI cable (the HDMI port is behind the battery) 1 major: Does not work well with iMovie or Final Cut under OS X.
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Overall 6
6.0

für "dich und mich".

derpeter, Yopi
10 May 2009
  • Summary: Die Steuerung der Kamera ist sehr einfach und übersichtlich, da können sich manche Hersteller was von abschauen. Klar das man in diesem Preissegment keine Wunder erwarten kann...aber, hey...für "dich und mich"..
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Overall 6
6.0

Schlecht ist sie nun wirklich nicht!!

am liebsten nähen, Amazon
6 June 2008
  • Summary: Habe mir die Panasonic SD9 nach langem überlegen und einer ausführlichen Beratung gekauft. Bei Saturn habe ich 669,- Euro bezahlt, was ich nun wirklich nicht gerade günstig finde. Aber in der Preisklasse, mit Full HD und Speicherkarte, gibt es nun mal auch nicht viele Alternativen. Was hat mich bewogen diesen Camcorder zu kaufen: laut Rezzesionen und Verkäufer: super Ton und gestochen scharfes Bild! Also der Ton ist wirklich super!! Da kann man nix sagen.
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Overall 6
6.0

Technische Leckerbissen und Problemzonen zusammen

Ralf N. "ranis999", Amazon
18 March 2008
  • Summary: Wer diesen Camcorder im Auge hat, sollte einiges bedenken. Die HD-Qualität steht außer Frage. Natürlich braucht man dazu die entsprechenden Geräte um die sehr gute Qualität auch wiedergeben zu können. Auf entsprechenden TV's kein Problem. Beamer sind im Verhältnis zum Kamerapreis schon etwas teuerer und werden sicher kurzfristig nicht zum Kampfpreis angeboten. Wer seine Urlaubsvideos direkt vom Camcorder ansieht, wird kaum Probleme entdecken.
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