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4.3 out of 10

Sony DCR-HC85

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Great startup camcorder for short films

J.Alston, Amazon
14 December 2011
  • Summary: I was looking for a camcorder with a external mic input, a cmacorder that allows you to manually control the focus, and a camcorder that works well in low light settings. After months of research I Ulitmately decided to go with the Sony DCR-HC85. I'm pleased with my decision I have a video light attached to the hotshoe and it works great in low light settings, I love how the camcorder feels in my hand when holding it its a great improvement from my samsung sc-d382.
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Overall 10
10

Sony redefines the high end for minDV Camcorders

mrgondo, Ebay
24 March 2006
  • Summary: Pluses for this Digital Camcorder Large Bright and Sharp 3 1/2 Inch Fold Out Color TFT Display Screen Build quality is a cut above the competition Built-In Digial Camera Capability 2.0 Megapixel Images Carl Zeiss 10X Optical Zoom Lens is Top Notch and provides excellent video and still images Sound quality is above average-You can easily plug in an external microphone Takes reduced form-factor NP-FM50-70-90 InfoLithium Batteries Balanced chassis, easy to hold and handle...
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Ease of use 8
8.0
Durability 10
10
Battery performance 8
8.0

SONY DCR-HC85

allenthewizz, epinions.com
15 January 2006
  • Excerpt: AWSOME CAMCORDER. SUPER QUALITY. GIANT LCD! SO EASY TO USE! BEST SONY MINI DV EVER!
  • Pros: EVERYTHING!
  • Cons: BOTTOM TAPE LOADING...HOW SAD
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Overall 10
10

Digital Bliss

Darrell Burns, Amazon
9 December 2004
  • Summary: I Just pick this up, and I just want to say, this is the best camcorder I've ever seen. You can shoot in total darkness, in full color! You can even shoot in the 16:9 mode! The clarity is exceptional! I also own the SONY GX7 DVD recorder, which I use to transfer my movies and pictures from the Sony DCR-HC85 via the Monster Cable I-link cable. The transfer is flawless! You simply can not go wrong with purchasing this camera!
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A Good all round point and shoot Camcorder

DrEDG "gynetix", Amazon
18 August 2004
  • Summary: The Sony DCRHC85 MiniDV camcorder really delivers for me. This metallic finish Camcorder is both a sleek design and easy to operate. This is a very user friendly Camcorder, just about anyone could take good quality footage or stills with this. It is, however, worth reading the manual, and learning how to operate the different shooting modes, as shooting everything on Easy mode will not necessarily give you the best results.
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Overall 10
10

Hits the right price point...

Marc Jacobs, Amazon
29 April 2004
  • Summary: I'm quite impressed with the new Sony DCR-HC85. I had been looking at some of the Panasonic 3CCD cameras in this price range as well as the Canon Optura Xi (which is a little more expensive). In the end I chose this camera for the following features: * very large (and sharp) CCD for the price * 0lux night shot mode, though somewhat gimmicky.
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I'm very happy I took the time to find a camcorder, so fine!

S. A. KEETON "Ivory:cranE", Amazon
24 April 2004
  • Summary: My mother had decided to buy a new camcorder, and gave me the privilege of finding it. After consulting not only Consumer Reports, but INFINITE reviews on INFINITE camcorders on INFINITE sites, I took a plethora of information and I found myself at a sound conclusion. I had discovered that Canon camcorders have the best picture, bar none.
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10

bon investissement

ali49, Ciao
26 September 2005
  • Summary: Je suis très satisfaite de ce produit . Il fait de bonne vidéos, des photos sympa surtout en mode sportif (ce qui n'est pas forcément le cas pour d'autre). Au niveau du zoom il est pas mal, la seule chose c'est que pour un gros zoom il faut le faire en regardant la video manuellement. Sinon utilisation géniale en mode de nuit.
  • Pros: multifonction
  • Cons: zoom normal pas assez puissant
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Value for money 10
10
Sound quality 8
8.0

UNA MARAVILLA

laia234, Ciao
25 August 2005
  • Summary: Tengo esta camara y es una maravilla, todo un lujo para el que se lo pueda permitir claro, ya que el precio es muy excesivo aunque para la camara que es no es tan caro. Si la quieres usar para grabar tus videos caseros desde luego no merece la pena gastarse tanto dinero, pero si es para algo mas profesional os la recomiendo en todos los sentidos. No digais que no es bonita?
  • Pros: Todas menos el precio
  • Cons: Precio
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10

Kaufen und loslegen

Yopi
29 July 2005
  • Summary: Ich habe seit ca. einem Jahr erfahrung mit der Sony DCR-HC85. Die einfache Bedienung ist auch für den unerfahrenen Anwender einwandfrei. Die Qualität sehr gut. Auch das spätere Bearbeiten klappt mit Windows XP und der vorinstallierten Software einwandfrei. Windows erkennt das Gerät bereits beim Start und man kann im Movie Maker sofort Videos und Bilder in exellenter Qualität erstellen.
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