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Handycam DCR HC42

Advantages: Steadyshot, price, easy of use
Disadvantages: tape length, battery length

...Originally bought as an upgrade from my battered old Sony video camcorder, this has proven to be quite the gem i thought it wouldnt turn out to be... Able to record both at widescreen and tv aspects, sony has already given the advantage to users who wi ...

reviewermarc 27.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Handycam DCR-HC42E

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Sony DCR HC42E

Advantages: Compact, good build quality, great picture and night-vision.
Disadvantages: sony software caused problems I used Ulead V8

I looked around for weeks and eventually decided that this little beauty would be the one to take home. Its compact design and handy docking/charging station were appealing. The on-screen menu is quite straight forward once you get to know your way around ...

helpu121 14.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Handycam DCR-HC42E

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Sony Handycam DCR HC42E

Advantages: Looks great, fits really well round your hand
Disadvantages: none

Having bought this camera recently I am really impressed. For a middleweight camcorder, it produces really professional results. The LCD is sharp and clear and the sound quality is brilliant. The widescreen facility is great. It has lots of effects such ...

HughesKitten 12.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Handycam DCR-HC42E

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Sony hadycam

Advantages: lightweight and compact
Disadvantages: battery doesn't last

looked around for weeks and eventually decided that this little beauty would be the one to take home. Its compact design and handy docking/charging station were appealing. The on-screen menu is quite straight forward once you get to know your way around ...

xxxristos 06.05.2006 · Read full review
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Excellent Piece of Kit

Advantages: Easy to use - Extremely Compact - Great Picture Quality
Disadvantages: We couldn't get the software to work

...camera for about a year now. We bought it to record our little boy's development and it does the job perfectly. We knew we wanted a Sony and this machine was right within our price range of £400. All the reviews we'd read about it were ...

Chuchy 17.10.2006 · Read full review
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