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Sony HDR-PJ430
8.7 out of 10

Sony HDR-PJ430

Bundle Includes: 32GB Full HD Handycam® camcorder with projector Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony HDR-PJ430

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Overall 8
8.0

Sharp Images & Lightweight

BirdPhotog, B&H Photo
3 January 2015
  • Excerpt: Images are very sharp. Tracking focus very good. Size smaller then my large hand. Position of zoom tricky and zoom not gradual takes practice. Small size astonishing. Sony best quality vids.
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Overall 10
10

Nice camcorder. Nice features.

Bryan, B&H Photo
15 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this camcorder to replace an old mini-tape camcorder. I have digital cameras, phones, and tablets that do video but have trouble maintaining focus when zooming on a subject. By comparison, this camcorder has great zoom. The picture quality and sound are good.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Great Zoom, Zoom range/performance
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Overall 10
10

I am pleased with this purchase.

Cliff, B&H Photo
26 November 2014
  • Excerpt: Filming Roller Derby, worked better than expected.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light
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Overall 10
10

Great Camera, Great Price

Youtuber, B&H Photo
21 November 2014
  • Excerpt: Camera has a wealth of features that will take a while to fully explore. Tried 2 other camcorders from @, was very unhappy with both of them, so glad 3rd time was a charm for me. B H beat @ by $ also. Win/win.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Zoom range/performance
  • Cons: No remote control
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Overall 10
10

Gave me the control I needed !

jeffbob, B&H Photo
6 October 2014
  • Excerpt: The wired remote is a great option to control the camera when I need to step away from the camera. The built in projector was great to show the soccer team the game footage right after the game at a team dinner.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Great Picture Quality, Zoom range/performance
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Overall 10
10

"I enjoy this camcorder pretty much"

Brandon, B&H Photo
28 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Zooming is incredible of 200ft. Very clear picture. I also like the projector that can project on my white wall.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Zoom range/performance
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for HS students

CHS Pirate TV, B&H Photo
18 September 2014
  • Excerpt: We bought three of these for use in our High School editing classes. The picture quality is the best we've seen from a camera in this price range (got them on-sale for less than $ each).
  • Pros: Easy to Use, External mic input, Good Image Stabilization, Great Picture Quality, Zoom range/performance
  • Cons: Accessroy Shoe Recessed
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Overall 8
8.0

Great camcorder

Grant Campbell, B&H Photo
25 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Great for outdoor shooting, excellent stabilization due to Sony's BOSS system. Wish the indoor shooting and low light shooting was a little better but for the price range it's an excellent camera.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Great Picture Quality, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Zoom range/performance
  • Cons: Average in low light, Average sound
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Overall 10
10

SOny Projector Camcorder

Toro man, Amazon
21 January 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Not so GREAT!!

John, B&H Photo
8 January 2014
  • Excerpt: The HDR-PJ430V Camcorder should come with a remote to stop and start recording and playback. I would like to know what Sony was thinking regarding The external Wi-Fi option is totally useless if you want to use a light on the Multi Shoe which is recessed in the top of the body forcing you to use...
  • Pros: Easy to Use
  • Cons: Poor In Low Light
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