Summary: I haven't written many Amazon reviews in the past. But I'll write one for this product simply because I feel that I am very much impartial after using it for almost 7yrs. When I spent a lot of hard earned cash and was finally moving up from VHS to HDD camera, I was thrilled.
Excerpt: One of the gadgets that I can say, I’m really proud to have because of its durability is our Sony DCR-SR87 Camcorder. It’s been awhile now when it first came into my hands. My uncle gave this to me as a gift last month. As far as it went, …
Summary: product damage don't turn on the camcorder don't turn on and in sony tell me this camcorder I have return it I lost money on this purchase, does not seem fair that the product reaches its operation is not guaranteed.
Summary: THE CAMCORDER IS GREAT. PICTURES AND VIDEO ARE CLEAR. ONE THINK I DON'T LIKE IS THAT IT DOES NOT HAVE A WINDOW TO LOOK INTO WHEN IT IS SUNNY. WHEN IT IS SUNNY YOU CANNOT SEE THE PICTURE AND GUESS THAT THE VIDEO IS COMING OUT RIGHT. I MESSED UP A FEW VIDEOS BECAUSE OF THIS.
Summary: This is a great camera for videos, it's easy to operate & it's light & small. I thought having the still photo option would be awesome, I would only have to carry 1 camera for every thing, but not so. I have taken several hundred photos with it & most are not good quality..
Summary: I'm not trying to be harsh on ony. They still make the worlds best TV's. They still make great camcorders. Just not this one. Essential items in any camcorder are basic. A remote for self-video. A viewfinder to shoot movies when sunlight is too bright for its viewfinder.
Summary: I've had several Sony products over the years and have always been impressed by their quality and features. I must confess to being a little disappointed with my SR 87 Camcorder, though. Here's why: -- The picture resolution is not as good as I expected. -- The LCD screen is not very bright.