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Sony DCR-HC40
4.1 out of 10

Sony DCR-HC40

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Reviews and Problems with Sony DCR-HC40

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Overall 6
6.0

did not come with the power cord needed to operate it without batteries.

bob, Amazon
2 July 2013
  • Summary: This did not come with the power cord needed to operate it without batteries. Luckily this was a replacement, and I had the old power cord, which was included when I bought the original back in 2002. A separate shipment came with two batteries and a wall charger, but i still was wondering where my power cord is.
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Overall 6
6.0

THEY DON'T TELL YOU HOW TO GET THE USB STREAM

Mona Montgomer "Mona Montgomery", Amazon
2 January 2006
  • Summary: They give you this manual (actually two manuals). The first manual refers to you to the other manual. Then the other manual tells you in three places that the method for achieving USB stream (web cam and conferencing) is different depending on the model. That's all they tell you! Honest. The manual says "SET USB STREAM IN THE MENU SETTINGS OF YOUR CAMCORDER TO ON. The procedure of the menu settings varies depending on the model." Well, what's that supposed to mean?
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Overall 6
6.0

Great but Poor video in Low Light

N. Shahi, Amazon
25 December 2004
  • Summary: I had a Sony and was very satisfied, so got this one a week ago. This is a very handy little camera and takes great video. There is only one problem. The video in low indoor light is very poor.
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Overall 6
6.0

Test before you buy

Andy P, Amazon
14 July 2004
  • Summary: I didn't test this camcorder before I bought it. I wish I had. I thought it would be up to the usual high standards of Sony. For the most part the camcorder is good, however the performance is spoiled by the motor noise. It sounds like a little shaver. Some people can live with this, but for me I can do without it. So my advice is, go down to your local store and try it before you buy it cheaper from Amazon.
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Overall 6
6.0

Compatibilidad con los quemadores

morris, quesabesde.com
8 September 2004
  • Excerpt: Bueno, de su versatilidad no puedo que jarme, pero a la hora de crear un vcd, el comando perfecto¡¡¡, siempre presenta imcompatibilidad con unidades de CD-RW
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Overall 6
6.0

TECLA DE ENCENDIDO PROBLEMAS

FERNANDO, quesabesde.com
8 September 2004
  • Excerpt: LA CAMARA ES DE MUY MALA CALIDAD YA QUE HE COMPRADO 2 (DOS) Y LAS DOS TUVIERON LA MISMA FALLA, CUANDO SOLO HABIA GRABADO NO MAS DE 5 ( CINCO ) O 6 ( SEIS) CASSETES. AL PRECIONAR LA TECLA REC. SE CAMBIA DEL MODO TAPE A MEMORY Y A PLAY/EDIT SOLA. LO QUE NO ME DEJA GRABAR EN CINTA. UNA DE ELLAS ESTABA EN GARANTIA Y LA REPARARON Y LA OTRA COMENZO CON LA FALLA CUANDO LA GARANTIA YA HABIA VENCIDO Y EL ARREGLO ES MUY COSTOSO.
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Overall 6
6.0

Esperaba otra cosa

ALONSO, quesabesde.com
8 September 2004
Overall 6
6.0

dcr hc40e malo malo malo!!!!

psicopatia, quesabesde.com
8 September 2004
  • Excerpt: hola no se q tan os habra salido a vosdotros a mi me va fatal tenia el modelo anterior el cual me robaron y decidi comprame la nueva lo peor q ize este modelo es mucho mas delicado tanto q parece desmontarse . da fallos de todo tipo: el boton de zoom la pantalla falla cambiando de color se carga toas las baterias boton de encendido con fallo tb y por supuesto todo tipo de fallos electronicos en definitiva una kk y la garantia solo es de un año y el sat esta en barcelona.
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Overall 6
6.4

El sonido pone la diferencia

José I, quesabesde.com
8 September 2004
  • Excerpt: Para mí es una cámara que cumple todas mis expectativas: graba con una buena calidad, tiene fácil manejo... Pero hay un punto negativo por el cual no se la recomiendo a NADIE: se oye el motor en la película grabada. Te dirán que no, que eso les pasa a todas... pero os aseguro que sí y si hace falta envio un video. Se oye un zumbido continuo y como se te ocurra tocar el zoom un poco rápido se oye el chasquido.
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