Sony DCR-DVD406 reviews: DVD storage SD camcorder

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This camcorder is a good all rounder.

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8.1 out of 10 based on 7 reviews.
Sony DCR-DVD406: 10x optical zoom camcorder using . See full product description

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Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Excellent easy to use features
Bad points:
fade in and out has to be reset each time. This should be a default setting.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Mar 2007

Ry, Coventry

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very good camcorder, good quality images, easy to use, compact, stylish, lightweight.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Nov 2007

Product Features

Resolution quality SD
Resolution (Pixels) 2304x1728
Optical zoom ratio 10
Media format DVD
Digital zoom ratio 80
Widescreen recording Yes
Weight (g) 490
Screen size (Inches) 2.7
Type of chip CMOS
Release date 2007-01-10

Also known as: Sony DCRDVD406E, SONY DVD406, Sony DCRDVD406

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Manufacturer's Description

The DCR-DVD406E is an advanced DVD Handycam® with a Carl Zeiss® lens, ClearVid CMOS sensor, a 2.7" widescreen “ClearPhoto LCD plus” touch screen and 5.1 channel surround sound creator.

  1. Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T*
  2. ClearVid CMOS Sensor for optimum image quality
  3. Up to 110 minutes continuous recording with DVD+R DL (Dual Layer)
  4. Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator for Surround sound recording with built in microphone
  5. STAMINA up to 6 hours 55 minutes (with optional battery)
  6. 4 Megapixel still image recording and 2.3 Megapixel Dual Rec while recording movies
  7. 2.7" Wide, “Clear Photo LCD plus” screen with touch panel
  8. Compatible with 8cm DVD-R / -RW / +RW / +R DL
  9. 10x Optical Zoom /80x Digital Zoom
  10. Super SteadyShot
  11. Wide Colour Viewfinder
  12. Easy-to-use Home menu and Guide function
  13. Memory Stick DUO slot for still image recording
  14. 2nd Start / Stop REC and zoom button on LCD frame
  15. Hi-speed USB 2.0 (output)
  16. 10 Scene Selection
  17. Smooth Slow Rec mode for advanced slow motion footage
  18. Easy Handycam function for easy, automatic shooting
  19. PictBridge compatible for easy printing
  20. Battery Info
  21. Auto Lens Cover

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