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Good value for money

Advantages: Lots of features, easy to use
Disadvantages: Takes a long time to rewind the tape

I bought this camcorder in 2005 and it has come into its own since then. The reason I bought it was because we often visit places like Florida, where everyone is walking around with a camcorder. I felt left out. The camcorder is extremely easy to use a ...

matty0501 19.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Handycam DCR-HC22E

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Cheap, competent, anonymous

Advantages: Small, neat and Easy
Disadvantages: OK picture quality, fiddly to get stuff downloaded

...our first baby a few weeks ago and had planned to use our digital camera for any little video clips we might want to keep or share. But within days of her arrival we knew we really wanted a proper camera with decent sound and picture (our Sony W1 c ...

adrianjfrost 27.04.2005 · Read full review
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A great camcorder

Advantages: Easy to use, small size, etc
Disadvantages: Strap loosens itself and no tripod fitting

This is a great little camcorder, I got it a couple of years ago and it has served me well since then. I have used it for movies and animations and have not found any hitches, and it has been dropped and splashed many times and is still in perfect conditi ...

xx-rowan-xx 01.10.2007 · Read full review
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SONY DCR-HC22E HANDYCAM

Advantages: Compact size, includes i link conectivity via handycam station.
Disadvantages: touch screen can be a bit awkward if like me you have large hands.

I have only had this camera a few months and have not yet tested it out on the obligatory family holiday. What I can say is that I have found this camera very easy to get used to and find my way around. The operating manual that comes with the camera is c ...

wilson252 23.02.2006 · Read full review
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So Simple, Even I can use it!

Advantages: Simple to use, Features, Zoom feature, Base unit, Touch Screen Menu
Disadvantages: Black & White Viewfinder, Few other disadvantages

For someone like me who can easily point and shoot a digital camera, a Video camera came as a bit of a shock when looking around for something different to flex muscles with. Its compact nature and 20x zoom are excellent features, and with a fold out col ...

wibbly0101 19.09.2005 · Read full review
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