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Sony DCR-DVD405
4.8 out of 10

Sony DCR-DVD405

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Reviews and Problems with Sony DCR-DVD405

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Overall 2
2.0

Handicam Not PC Frienndly

James L. Warner, Amazon
21 February 2007
  • Summary: I could not use the software that came with the handicam and I tried five other programs and none of them could access the cams video or controls - It may be possible to link PC and handicam but I don't have a degree in science fiction.
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Overall 2
2.0

Overpriced proprietary batteries

John Adams, Amazon
23 August 2006
  • Summary: This camcorder may seem like a decent deal... but by the time you add one battery (which is pretty much a minimum, since the battery life is so short), and a charger (no... the camcorder really doesn't come with a charger) you add 25% to the price.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bleahh... a glorified Super 8 for the 21st Century

DJ Joe Sixpack, Amazon
6 July 2006
  • Summary: We were very, very, very disappointed and frustrated with this camera. Yes, it takes a fabulous, high quality picture -- the bells and whistles are great. The problem we had was that this camera does not seem to be readily compatible with the video editing software that most people like to use...
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy it if you use a Mac

G. S. Pita, Amazon
8 May 2006
  • Summary: It does not support FireWire connection and you can't edit images captured with the 405 directly in your Mac, using iMovie or FinalCut. This information was not clear in the pre-sales available materials from Sony by the time this review was written.
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