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Sony DCR-SR40
5.1 out of 10

Sony DCR-SR40

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Reviews and Problems with Sony DCR-SR40

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Overall 6
6.0

The Good and the Bad

A "Renaissance Woman", Amazon
20 March 2010
  • Summary: The Good: Nice picture quality (for what it is) Smooth Zoom Lightweight and very portable The Bad: Broken out of the box (the mode switch didn't work). Had to have it fixed right away (it was covered through warranty) Menus a little complex if you're trying to look at something quickly In playback,...
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Overall 6
6.0

I have this camera for over a year using it moderately

N. Gupta "NG", Amazon
26 July 2008
  • Summary: This camera has proven to be very convenient in size and features for the period of time it has worked. Feb 2007 - July 2008 with very little problems. I purchased it with no extended warranty, an extra battery and a good case for it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent camera

Pink Panther, Amazon
25 February 2007
  • Summary: As much as intriging a hard disk may be, you should be awre that this are pretty much first generation cameras and thus they do have some problems. Should you overcome these, you should be happy with this camcorder.
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Overall 6
6.0

okay if the software works

J. DANG, Amazon
11 January 2007
  • Summary: I bought this for a company video recently. The good part is it's light, touch screen, easy to use, video are clips viewable on PC with the codec installed, no need to capture it. The Bad things are: It's a bit too small to fit my hand. I was using a tripod so it wasn't terribly bad.
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Overall 6
6.0

Proprietary batteries :(

Peter Mccann, Amazon
8 January 2007
  • Summary: Just a note: Sony is now using proprietary batteries in this and other models. I bought an aftermarket backup battery, and the camera displayed "USE SONY INFO LITHIUM'. Sony batteries are twice the price of aftermarket, and I'm told they are only available through sony.
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Overall 6
6.0

All good except the image quality

Zhifei Li "SKYBLUE", Amazon
11 November 2006
  • Summary: The reason I pick this camcorder is because it is hard disk drive and it is way cheaper than its upper level product DCR-SR60. The camcorder is small, cool looking, easy to use but poor image qualiy. Before I bought it, I did some research.
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Overall 6
6.0

Facilitar navegação

e-bit, Bondfaro
14 May 2010
  • Summary: Facilitar navegação entre as funções
  • Pros: Auto falantes imbutidos com som de boa qualidade. TV função monitor.
  • Cons: Navegação entre as funções PC, TV, HDMI, COMPONENTES, ETC. É RUIM.
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