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Sony DCR-DVD405
5.0 out of 10

Sony DCR-DVD405

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Overall 6
6.0

10x zoom does not get the job done.

Norma Jean "Dee", Amazon
23 May 2013
  • Summary: I wasn't paying attention to the zoom (10x) when I ordered this product because I was blind sided by all of the great reviews. I'm not sure if I got a bad camcorder, but I was not satisfied with this purchase. The pictures were horrible and the video recordings were mediocre to say the least.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sony dvd405, decent product, bad sony service

A. Watson, Amazon
8 November 2006
  • Summary: I ordered this from amazon. Got it quick. Had problems from the begining. Turns out there was a issue with the cd drive and it destroyed several mini-dvd-r's. Sony support was horrible, non english speaking people, went thru there troubleshooting steps with them on the phone and ate a few more...
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Overall 6
6.0

DANGER! PICTURE PACKAGE!

Charles Memminger, Amazon
16 September 2006
  • Summary: Neither Sony nor Pixela, the makers of the Picture Package software that comes with some Sony camcorders with mini-disks tells you that the software IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS XP, SERVICE PACK 2! It will crash your computer or not work properly.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sony DVD405 Camcorder: Beware of Service

M. Jegerlehner, Amazon
6 May 2006
  • Summary: I purchased the camcorder on April 5; took about a week to get it. Used it three times using the battery that came with it. I then purchased two SONY NP-FP90 battery packs, charged them and installed one on the camcorder. The camcorder booted up and I got the message...
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