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Panasonic-sdr-s50.32930010
6.6 out of 10

Panasonic SDR-S50

Compact Camcorder with a 33mm Wide-Angle, 78x Ultra Zoom and Mor Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic SDR-S50

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Overall 4
4.0

Nice zoom, poor indoors no match for HD

Scientist, Amazon
8 January 2011
  • Summary: Spend 150 more and buy HDC-SD60 the high def panasonic camcorder. I had just ordered an HDC-SD60 Panasonic with 25X zoom but was intrigued with the large zoom of this standard definition camcorder. Got this one at amazon for $150, but ended up returning it within a day. This has nice optical image stabilized zoom but video quality is awful indoors and barely acceptable outdoors. If you need a telescope with basic recording than it probably is OK.
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Overall 4
4.0

Bad product, great service from Amazon

V. Kulkarni, Amazon
12 February 2011
  • Summary: This camera is not good in quality and I returned it. It was a no fuss return from Amazon and am really impressed by that. Video quality is awful even at highest resolution. Finally i bought a Sony HD camcoder. My old mini dv camera was much better than this one. I strongly recommend spending a little more cash and buying a decent model.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very Poor Video Quality

pbar, Amazon
6 August 2010
  • Summary: I've had this for only a couple of days, but so far, all my tests have shown the video quality to be very poor, surprisingly so. I shall be returning this for a refund I should think. Honestly, my mid range Canon still camera (Powershot A2000) takes better video footage than this, as does my 8 year old Panasonic DV tape camcorder, which I was hoping this would replace.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not been reliable so far

Ian Flockhart "Ian F", Amazon
14 June 2010
  • Summary: I took my camera out of the box, read the instructions while the battery was charging. Camera froze twice while setting it up and I had to use the procedure of remove battery and wait a few moments, finnally got it to do what it is suposed to do and was happy withe the results although I found the start stop button a little awkward. The manual lense cover is a little annoying as my other camera has one which opens when it switches on.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very disappointed with the design

SeasTheMoment "Caroline1641", Amazon
26 April 2010
  • Summary: Prior to purchasing the Panasonic SDR-S50 camcorder, I'd read a review on another site, where a score of 8 out of 10 marks had been awarded in February 2010. I promptly ordered the camcorder from Amazon. The battery was very difficult to click into place on the unit, and it took me several attempts to manage to secure it.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

alextatarenko, Yandex
13 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Сам не знаю,зачем я купил эту модель. У меня есть фотоаппарат-мыльница Sony Cyber-shot. Видео на нем четкое и красочное. Так что использую его вместо SDR-S50. А данная видеокамера валяется в шкафу. Даже подарить ее кому-нибудь неудобно. В общем, тьфу! Лукавый попутал с этим приобретением.
  • Pros: Относительно низкая стоимость, компактная, легкая.
  • Cons: Никакой стабилизации изображения нет. Зум максимум 40x; 78x - маркетинговая дурилка. На мониторе от источников света вертикальная лучистость. Опасность повреждения платы при разряде аккумулятора во время съемки (по словам специалиста Panasonic-сервисцентра в Красноярске). Качество записи поразительно низкое даже в режиме XP.
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Overall 4
4.0
Design 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Video quality 2
2.0

panasonic sdr-s50, che delusione ...

kiccap, Ciao
9 February 2011
  • Summary: Ho sempre considerato la Panasonic una ottima marca e quando si è trattato di comprare una piccola videocamera l'ho preferita alle altre, anche rispetto ad alcune recensioni che avevo letto. Mi serviva un oggetto maneggevole e non eccessivamente costoso per riprendere la mia piccolina, nata da poco. Purtroppo sono rimasta pittosto delusa. La videocamera è piccola, leggera ma sembra di avere in mano un giocattolo.
  • Pros: non ne ho trovati
  • Cons: parecchi
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