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Sony Mavica MVC-CD1000

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Overall 8
8.0

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energenix
23 June 2012
Overall 8
8.0

Sony MVC-CD1000

PC Magazine
26 July 2004
  • Excerpt: If you can live with the extra size, weight, and cost, the MVC-CD1000 is an exceptionally versatile device that can outperform professional cameras. Besides a long list of functions and features, which includes a 10X optical zoom lens with electronic stabilization, what makes the MVC-CD1000 truly exceptional is its ability to save images to the safest, most stable medium going–recordable CDs.
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Overall 8
7.5
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 7
7.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Construction 8
8.0

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DP Review
23 July 2004
  • Conclusion: Here's my rating of the Sony MVC-CD1000: (2 megapixel ultra zoom class) A few other reviewers have been as brave as to say that mini CD-R will be the future of storage in digital cameras. I'd have to place myself on the other side of that fence. Don't get me wrong, there's a place for it and I'm sure the CD1000 will sell well, but there's lots of things holding mini CD-R back, not least the physical size of the CD-R mechanism (and thus the camera), its speed and battery...
  • Pros: Good image quality, typical 2 megapixel, Cheap storage, Ease of image transfer (once finalised disc will work in almost any CD-ROM drive), Big image stablised 10 x zoom lens, Excellent available controls on outside of camera, Interesting LCD viewfinder, Silent focus & zoom mechanism, One-push manual white balance, Fly-by-wire manual focus ring on lens barrel, Good selection of program modes: Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Night, Spot etc., Excellent InfoLithium ...
  • Cons: Price ($1299) (relative), Design, Size & Weight (subjective), Slow startup, focusing and shutter lag, Auto Focus lack of "focus priority" (random focusing problems), Poor LCD frame cover (86%), Aperture priority crippled by minimum 1/30s shutter speed, Tripod Mount, Barrel distortion at wide angle, Fairly nasty chromatic aberrations at full zoom
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Dan's Data
4 December 2003
  • Conclusion: If you hopped in a time machine and went back a hundred years, there are all sorts of things you could take with you to prove you were from the future.
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Dc Resource
12 December 2000
  • Excerpt: Sony has always explored new storage formats since the inception of the consumer digital camera. First, it was the floppy disk. Even with the slow read/write speeds and small capacity, people bought up Mavicas like crazy, making Sony the #1 manufacturer of digital cameras. Next, it was the Memory Stick -- a small flash memory card the size of a stick of gum -- that Sony hopes to share across all its products.
  • Pros: Impressive 10X optical zoom, Very good photo quality, Nice manual controls, Uncompressed TIFF mode, Excellent movie mode with sound, USB support (at last), Support for (proprietary) external flash, Nice & useable LCD and EVF, Very cheap storage
  • Cons: Not sold on CD-R technology, Slow read/write speeds, Way overpriced ($1300!)
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Sony MVC-CD1000

digitalkamera.de
5 December 2000
  • Excerpt: Technisch haben die beiden Digitalkameras besonders in der Objektivtechnik so viel gemeinsam, dass man fast von "Zwillingen" sprechen könnte: Beide Kameras besitzen ein optisches 10-fach-Zoomobjektiv mit optischem Bildstabilisator. Weitere Gemeinsamkeiten sind der bisher noch eher seltene LCD-Sucher als Ergänzung zum LCD-Monitor und die Bildauflösung von 2,1 Megapixeln. Der entscheidende Unterschied zwischen beiden Kameras ist das verwendete Speichermedium.
  • Pros: großer Zoombereich
  • Cons: extrem groß
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