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5.1 out of 10

Sony DCR-HC36

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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Handycam DCR - HC36 Camcorder

olgadennis, Ebay
16 February 2011
  • Summary: The Sony handycams are easy to use and have a good piture with outdoor lighting. Inside the shadow and color details are somewhat lost. Tape is still a good idea as one need not worry about emptying the hard drive - just store the tape for future viewing or re-use. Tape is still better quality than the DVDs that are made from it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great camcorder depending on what you want to do with it.

D. Clairemonte, Amazon
10 November 2006
  • Summary: I just got this camera the other day. And so far, I'm in love with it. I am a photographer and a video artist, and I had a nicer Sony camera that broke, and I was seeking out a replacement. The DCR-HC36 has a much lower quality image than my old camera, however its exactly what i've been looking for. Small, portable, and grainy. I still would like to get a nicer video camera to replace the old one.
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Overall 8
8.0

An Easy-to-use Starter Video Camera

albertus "albertus", Amazon
24 July 2006
  • Summary: The Sony DCR-HC36 is very easy to use, especially with the "EASY" setting turned on. Picture quality in well-lit places is pretty good. However, the color quality suffers in low-light situations, with a somewhat bluish tint occurring. The camera can be hooked up to a PC or Mac via Firewire (iLink) or USB. I hook up the camera to my Mac Mini via Firewire and the iMovie software works great with it. iMovie can control the camera pretty well.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony DCR-HC36 MiniDV

L. A. Howard, Amazon
5 July 2006
  • Summary: Overall, I am satisfied with the camera. I did not like the software which came with the camera. It appeared to be very basic, and I prefer using Studio. The transfer images are better than analog, but still are not as crisp as when played directly to a TV. It is relatively simple to use, but I find myself continuing to go back to the manual for some applications.
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Overall 8
8.0

You get what you pay...

Rudy Janto, Amazon
1 June 2006
  • Summary: I bought it a week ago. Tried some shooting and transfered from HC36 tape to PC smoothly with firewire connection (not USB)and Windows Movie Maker/Sony Vegas 6.0. The picture quality is good for resolution up to 720x480 (high quality). Don't expect too much from this handycam, only the basic video shooting will do. If you want to make 'Hollywood-like' movie, this is not the right choice. You need to have spare battery, the standard is about 80 minutes.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good camcorder for the money

PLD of MN "Memorable Moments by Pat", Amazon
22 February 2006
  • Summary: I purchased the HC36 as a backup to a Sony VX2000. I filmed a play in low light and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the video. I was able to intermix the video from the HC36 with the VX2000 with only a slight difference in quality. The onboard mic was also excellent! more than I expected. I hadn't planned on using the audio from this camcorder, but in the end I did use about 20% of the audio for a 2-hour production.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony DCR-HC36

JORGENET2007, MercadoLibre
20 January 2011
  • Conclusion: uso hogareño excelente y uso profesional como capturadora es excelente tambien
  • Pros: realmente yo como profesional la utilizo para hacer capturas solamente ya que tengo una camara de mejor calidad para trabajar. pero usando en forma hogareña es excelente y la gente deberia seguir manteniendo vivo el mini dv y no comprar ridiculas mini DVD que luego el dvd no te anda en la compu y no lo podes editar, estas maquinas capturan por firewire y pesan un monton los videos es cierto, pero los vas a poder editar muy comodamente, hoy todo el mundo tiene que tene...
  • Cons: para uso hogareño no tiene ninguna contra es excelente camara
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