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Mini DV Camcorder Review: Sony DCR-PC5

Another thing you don’t need to worry about is holding the camcorder perfectly still. Chrome Download the latest version.

Connections Memory Card Slot. A true full-frame 4K mirrorless camera. Dfr will be using mine for skydiving and this camera handles the speeds and conditions extremely well. Serious shooters will enjoy its manual controls: Please enter your name here. For manufacturers to fit the obligatory features onto these small bodies, compromises are made and some elements are left out, especially advanced features.


We had no trouble dialing in a crisp focus with the manual focus ring, and were pleased to find it on the lens itself, right where dct should be. To get the full experience on Sony. Save on Camcorders Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. World renowned for high quality optical applications, the Carl Zeiss Varrio Sonnar ddr lens provides exceptional image quality. Here’s a breakdown of each of the company’s models — new and old — to select the right one for your needs.

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It also sports a Carl Zeiss lens with Select a language English Spanish. Jan Ozer is a contributing editor of PC Magazine. Most of the controls are accessed through the menu system, but there are several key controls on the body. The PC5 is one of the smallest camcorders on the market. The camcorder then adjusted the exposure for whatever appeared in the rectangular frame.


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In the Camera setting menu, we could scroll through our choices to set the maximum digital zoom length, choose We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Optical Sensor Size metric.

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Exposure Parameters Exposure Modes. Taking still images was another two-handed affair, but options were sophisticated and results surprisingly strong.

We do the “maiden voyge” next weekend to see how well it works. The Sony PC5 in my mind is one of the greatest cameras ever built i know several people who own them and love them.