This biggest problem is that they will NOT connect to computers to download footage. More digital video camcorder reviews: For example, Sony could have briefly mapped out exactly just what high-definition video is, how the format differs from other formats, and so on. Rated 4 out of 5 by Claus from Problem I mainly use this is thing to record events, such as sports, concerts and films.

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The camera has options to go fully automatic, manual, or both. If you were hesitant to buying the camera, I fully recommend it. The problem is with the lens deck degrading in a short period of time and they do not recommend repairing as the cost is almost that of the camera new today.

Since I am a film major, the 24p mode cineframe 24 works great. No Longer Available Update Location close.

Sony HDR-HC1 HDV i Handycam Camcorder – Review – PCMag UK

Since each pixel is positioned at this angle the result is far clearer diagonal lines. It does not have 24p, but that doesn’t affect me. He was promoted to online editor for PDNOnline. Recently I sonh some studio shooting, and of course went to manual focus to better control everything.

Sony Handycam HDV 1080i Hdr-hc1 Camcorder – Black

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I’m a wedding videographer, and this camera is incredible for what I do. Be the first to review this item. Carl Zeiss 20x Vario-Sonnar T This technology helps users achieve glass-smooth shots even when conditions are less than forgiving.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from I would buy this product again and again This is A good camcorder the picture is great has good feature. Even more, it is located above and in front of the handle, which has it placed on the same eye-level as the viewfinder for even greater ease.

Sony HDR-HC1 HDV 1080i Handycam Camcorder

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs. Their size makes it very hard to discern whether a scene is completely in focus or not.

Rated 5 out of 5 1080k thevideoguy from Very nice camera.

Even though it does not have an XLR port, I purchased an adapter for my wireless mics and found the sound quality to be above average. You can also use this mode in HD at x resolution.

Cinematic Features Cinematic features alter the visual characteristics of the footage by configuring how the camera responds to lighting, changes in focus, and the rate at which frames are displayed. In testing the camcorder, we connected it directly to an HDTV and a soy LCD monitor that could display the video footage in i.


The Best Password Managers of Creating one strong password that you can remember is hard enough; doing Stay tuned, though, because we expect the infant field of high-def consumer camcorders to fill up quickly. With the FX1, I have managed to get around this during dark receptions by doing everything in full manual.

Rated 3 out of 5 by Anonymous from beware of focus issues I use this a lot for outdoor shooting, around the world with auto focus ON. I have filmed about 25 wedding with the fx1 as my primary camera and it is beautiful. Rated 1 out of 5 by Phil the Teacher from Look Elsewhere I have two of these for my high school media courses and have consistant problems with both. The quality is absolutely great i.

Expanded Focus Indicator The camera’s LCD eony is magnified, temporarily, up to 4x its original size without any loss of distortion. I still use both of them. Most users will need to invest in new hardware to store and play high-definition video. It is easy enough to use out of the box and more complex features have been easy to learn.