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Sony-hdr-cx500v.32674760
7.1 out of 10

Sony HDR-CX500V

Sony HDR-CX500V The HDR-CX500V Handycam® camcorders capture Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony HDR-CX500V

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Overall 10
10

Great Camera for the price

Rondo, Amazon
22 June 2014
  • Summary: I needed a reasonable replacement for my CX550V. This camera is very similar and has 12X optical zoom. Appears to be the same picture quality.
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Overall 6
6.0

not working any more

Reddy, Amazon
9 December 2013
  • Summary: Looks like the life of this item is over, does not work any more... Did not used for few months, then we tried to use it after some time and came to know that it is not working any more...
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Overall 8
8.0

great video camera

Brian Wiese, Amazon
14 November 2013
  • Summary: the only thing this camera is missing is an external microphone plug. Also, I've never used the GPS function. I carry this camera everywhere, love it.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent camera... simple and powerful!

Arthur Hupp, Amazon
29 June 2013
  • Summary: This is a great camera for anyone... novice and indie films. Captures excellent images. Wish the lens were a bit more wide angle for interior shots but the light levels can be almost non existent and the images are still very good. I also work with a mac and it interfaces ... no problem. Will look into a 37mm mount wide angle lens to make it perfect.
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Overall 10
10

Third one!

C. Wheeler, Amazon
21 May 2013
  • Summary: I use these cameras along with a digital audio recorder to record children’s performances and some horse competitions. Colors are very consistent between cameras and they work very well in low light stage performances. I use Sony Vegas Pro to edit and PluralEyes to sync camera video and the audio recording.
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Overall 10
10

Camera arrived early! GREAT condition.

gary j sponholtz, Amazon
19 April 2013
  • Summary: Although this is my 2nd HDR-CX500, my first one lasted only 3 years. But I did use the heck out of it. When I inquired to SONY for repairs they were not helpful. This particular camera beats all.....best HD, best sound, ease. Only hoping it will last more than 3 years. Thanks UPBEAT electronics for a great sale!
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Overall 8
8.0

Good product for taking video of the children

Alex Wang, Amazon
18 March 2013
  • Summary: I forgot to rate this product after I ordered it. Anyway, so far it works very good for me, and it's very easy and qualified to take videos of children.
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Overall 10
10

I LOVE IT!

Urszula R. Zogman "Ula Z.", Amazon
18 February 2013
  • Summary: Very good camera for family and even hobbyist. Great quality video in a day,outside,inside and very dark room in just auto settings.Easy to operate, lite to hold,sturdy. Everything works good. Sony service is good. U can buy extended warranty later and they will take care of u if something happens. Iwill strongly recommend to buy as a top one camera to have.Buy ONLY SONY video camera!
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Overall 6
6.0

video is OK but I took vacation videos in HD-SP only to find out they were unreadable in Final Cut Pro and iMovie

M. Oksner, Amazon
30 December 2012
  • Summary: There is no warning from either Sony or Apple, although Apple did not print the manual for the camcorder, that reveals clips taken in Sony's HD-SP 1920x1080p 60i codex is not recognized by the movie apps on a Mac. Several visits to forums and Sony support were frustrating. I was finally directed to Wandershare Video Converter Ultimate which will convert the Sony .MTS files to .MOV Quicktime files readable on by Final Cut Pro and iMovie.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome! Light weight. great battery time and pics. easy to use. GREAT!

ufologisthunter2011, Ebay
4 October 2011
  • Summary: this is the best vid cam i ever bought. well worth the $$$. its lightweight compared to my nikon d5000, takes beautiful pics and vids. i can vid for hours with this vid cam. its small enuf to fit in my purse. i bought it because of its rave reviews and watching upload reviews on Utube on it. i can zoom in on the moon and get great details of it and adjust it all manually as well. its awesome!
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