Sony DCR-HC24 reviews: MiniDV storage SD camcorder

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8.1 out of 10 based on 36 reviews.
Sony DCR-HC24 : Horizontally held, 20x optical zoom camcorder using . See full product description

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Most helpful reviews

Rob, Manchester Keen amateur

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Very light compact camcorder. Touch sensitive screen / menus are excellent. Picture and sound great.
Bad points:
Software to copy tape to pc is very complicated and not user friendly at all.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Review date: 31 May 2010

KEVIN, SAXMUNDHAM Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
all good
Bad points:
nothing bad
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 5.0
Weight 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Review date: 20 May 2010

david, Bournemouth Just point and shoot

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
it works if you want to keep ya films on a tape
Bad points:
Use less cant get the videos of the small tape as it is not compatable with any soft ware except XP and that is obselete i have contact sony but they just dont answer me my advise is dont buy one.
Overall rating 6.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 4.0
Features 6.0
Sound quality 4.0
Battery life 6.0
Weight 6.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 Jun 2013

Jeannie, Farnborough Keen amateur

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Accessories are too expensive to buy and difficult to locate
Overall rating 3.0
Ease of use 5.0
Image quality 5.0
Battery life 5.0
Weight 5.0
Value for money 2.0
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Review date: 16 Jun 2010

mark, londonderry Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
it is good because it 's compaced& so easy to use and very reliable.
Bad points:
if downloding from cam to computer some times it can be imposible , need better or a p.c. Suiet.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Review date: 16 Jul 2010

Confirmed purchaser

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
easy to get along with
Bad points:
capturing video to disk is extremely difficult.
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 7.0
Battery life 5.0
Weight 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Dec 2010

thomas, Eastbourne Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
easy to handle,and carry around.
Bad points:
trying to get the recordings to download onto my computer using the information that came with the camera.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Aug 2012

Product Features

Resolution quality SD
Resolution (Pixels) 640x480
3D No
Optical zoom ratio 20
Media format MiniDV
Connections Firewire
Connections USB
Shape of camcorder Horizontally held
Digital zoom ratio 800
Type of image stabiliser Electronic
Widescreen recording Yes
Weight (g) 360
Screen size (Inches) 2.5
Maximum aperture telephoto 3.1
Maximum aperture wide 1.8
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 44
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 880
Type of chip CCD
Release date 2006-02-06

Also known as: Sony DCR-HC24, SONY DCR HC24

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