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Sony-hdr-hc1e.33658102
4.9 out of 10

Sony HDR-HC1E

Just like every Sony camcorder, the HDR-HC1has a lot to offer. Read more

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Overall 10
10

well worth the wait !!

videoguy, Amazon
14 June 2014
  • Summary: i wanted this camcorder for a while and since i had purchased a wireless mic that needed a hotshoe to work and the mic was compatible with the hc1 . plus i needed to get a hi-def camcorder . the camcorder was just like new and the price was right and i am glad i got it . excellent reviews and excellent camcorder .
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Overall 10
10

Sony HDR-HC1 was a fair purchase.

Terry Druyvestein, Amazon
24 September 2013
  • Summary: The item was received promptly and in the condition indicated. The camera included all of the accessories indicated and all items worked properly.
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Overall 10
10

Great item should start production on again

elaine3526, Ebay
6 March 2012
  • Summary: love this easy to use camcorder wonderful night vision capabilities.... love use of mini cassette or smart stick. Will use for wonderful family activities, trips but also for evening ghost hunting investagations that our group does.
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Overall 10
10

Perfect for anyone just getting started in video. Great value for the money

hellokimmiee, Ebay
25 February 2012
  • Summary: Used it today for the first time. I was shooting a project that lasted 3 hours. Battery still hadn't died! Also, screen will let you know how many minutes of battery it has left. It has a mic jack and headphone jack so you can add an external mic and listen to your audio while you record. Picks up sound very easily so if you need to interview someone I'd suggest a lavier mic or shotgun mic as well.
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Overall 8
8.0

Gran cámara , con prestaciones de las más caras.

piguyin, Ebay
5 February 2012
  • Summary: Es un muy buen producto , con una muy buena relacion prestacion precio. Con muchas funciones de las cámaras Pro, excelente imágen y sonido. tamaño practico y de fácil transportación.
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Overall 8
8.0

When it's good it's amazing...

Jace Ross, Amazon
10 May 2011
  • Summary: Playing around with this camera has only enhanced my view of Sony's handycams. The video and features are brilliant and the aesthetics of the camera are second to none. However like Sony cameras I purchased over 4 years prior to this one's release it is very likely to have the condensation error (which if you look online you will see hundreds of posts about it but no permanent fixes) and broken flex cables.
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Overall 2
2.0

be aware iLINK(IEEE1394) defect

Zhou Zhiliang "Joe", Amazon
30 November 2010
  • Summary: iLINK port doesn't work any more after plug/unplug for several times. Once it is dead you can no longer download/upload video to your computer. The cause is due to defective electronic component from SONY, this issue has not been found for other brand camcorders and I am not sure if it has been fixed for SONY's other models. You can do a search on Internet and you can find a bunch of complains about iLink of Sony camcorder, also the repair cost is very high.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Priceleap.com
15 October 2010
Overall 10
10

User Review

Priceleap.com
15 October 2010
Overall 8
8.0

Bought when it first came out in 2005

G. Thomas, Amazon
15 December 2008
  • Summary: I bought the HC1 new back in 2005, I upgraded from the JVC HD1 which was a 720P 30fps HD camcorder. The HC1 was in a whole different league from the HD1 (sold it on ebay immediately after getting the HC1). The image quality of the HC1 is spectacular. I've made about 5 tapes since I bought the HC1 and it's only shortcoming to me is the low light performance.
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