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Sony-hdr-hc5.134809
5.4 out of 10

Sony HDR-HC5

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Overall 6
6.0

Good, not as good as hoped

WhistlingMtn, Amazon
8 August 2008
  • Summary: I bought this while living in Hawaii and sold it a little before moving. The whole process of getting it from dv to file format was just too annoying for me. The quality of the video was pretty good, not as high as hoped. The slow motion capture was a nice feature, but was pretty restrictive. The compact size was great and it was relatively easy to handle on the go.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works quite well

Fernando Guerrero "f3rn4ndrum5", Amazon
5 August 2008
  • Summary: This camera works With ideal conditions, the camera can capture very impressive HDV footage,but with less light... it can be, well... not so good I got this camera for home use, I own professional Sony HD cameras, so Sony is always my top choice. For home use, its ok Note: The deck transports are very good for a camera this cheap, and the lens is above average. see ya!
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Overall 6
6.0

So-so...

Thiskicks, Amazon
2 March 2007
  • Summary: Good design, but I was disappointed with picture quality. Not as sharp as HD content is supposed to be, just a bit better than a DVD. Noticeable noise in low light conditions. The 2.1 megapixel matrix is obviously not sufficient. HDR-HC7 makes a better choice, but I haven't tried it yet.
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Overall 6
6.0

Unfortunately a big opportunity was missed

M. Morley "morleym", Amazon
2 January 2010
  • Summary: This camcorder could have been great but for the imager upgrade. In my view it is a step backwards from Sonys previous top notch HDR-HC3. They changed the imager and pixel count to improve it but instead we ended up with a insignificant stills performance increase, a poorer low light performance and a inferior steady shot stabilisation system.
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Overall 6
6.0

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Invitado, es.shoomo.com
21 July 2012
  • Summary: Im not going to make a camera rtdemmoncaeion because I dont get into still camera video too much. I will offer one piece of advice though.Before you buy your camera with video check the video format the camera saves video files with. The .mov file format is troublesome to work with. Not all viewing and editing software will work with all video formats.
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Overall 6
6.0

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Invitado, es.shoomo.com
20 July 2012
  • Summary: Hola Fabie1n, saludos desde Colombia, he seiudgo a trave9s de la pe1gina toda esta aventura, esperando ansiosamente cada capedtulo nuevo .; me surge una pregunta motera , dado que a trave9s de la ruta se presentan diversos caminos, unos bien pavimentados, otros llenos de cre1teres, vedas destapadas , que tipo de llantas utilizas?, has cambiado de marca o continuas fiel a la mismas con las que iniciaste esta traveseda?, cuales son tus impresiones de estas llantas?
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Monitor4ik, Yandex
18 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Сейчас таких уже нигде нет..
  • Pros: 1.цена/качество 2.классная картинка при хорошем освещении. 3.Носитель кассета(на любителя) 4.Прикольное макро.
  • Cons: 1.У двоих знакомых через год использования отказывается капчить. 2.Через год появляются проблемы с рассинхроном видео. 3.Очень резкий зум(по сравнению с HC7E. 4.Глупый автофокус при тёмном освещении 5.При тёмном освещении качество картинки очень плохое.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Yandex
11 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Неплохая камера. Хорошая цветопередача, отличное качество картинки, но фокусировка расстроила. На увеличении фокус почти не фокусируется. Да и часто "плавает".
  • Pros: Неплохой дизайн, хороший стабилизатор, приятный цвет, хорошо работает при слабой освещенности
  • Cons: Слабая конструкция, особенно проблемен кассетный отсек. Плавает фокус, особенно на увеличении. Снимать на увеличении достаточно проблемотично.
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Overall 6
6.0

Das Farbenwunder

Yopi
3 May 2007
  • Summary: 2008 war es soweit - ich wechselte durch den Kauf einer Sony HDR HC5 ins Lager der "HD-Filmer". Das war wieder ein weiterer Meilenstein meiner "Filmkarriere", die ich vor "damals" exakt 20 Jahren anno 1988 mit einer Blaupunkt CR 5000, einer VHS(C) Kamera mit Mono-Ton, gestartet hatte. ===1. So kam ich zur Sony === Der Einstieg ins HD-Lager war von mir schon von langer Hand vorbereitet worden.
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