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Microtek Take-it MV500

Microtek Take-it MV500
alaAverage 2.3

4 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Microtek Take-it MV500. The average rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability. The price also gets good feedback. Many are less positive about the portability.

price, durability


On average, users rate this product 45/100.

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Consumer review (

Alright for the price.


Affordable and nice for experimentation.

Not great for photography.

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

mictorek mv500


pictures are blurrd(up to 12MP)????, i rather use my cam phone to take pictures.



Nov, 2006

Consumer review (

Don't buy this camera


camera charger failed right away, camera is poor quality at best and when you send it back to microtek they take the camera and that is it.

none, camera failed immedeately and i am still waiting for a replacement from the micrtek company. it has been 6 weeks since i sent the camera back and no hope they stole my money

no real warranty they send for your camera and never replace it. so i lost all my money and no camera do not use pricegrabber or tigerdirect they are rip offs

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (

MV500 top notch for the dollar


This is a great camera for the price.

High quality pictures, extremely small, durable body.

Have to hold the camera extremely still, pictures take a while to take. Also the video has to be in EXTREMELY light areas. Hard to see inside.

Mar, 2006

Product Specifications

Digital video has never been so easy or affordable... until the Microtek Take-it MV500 digital video camera. MPEG4 video at up to 640x480 resolution at a seamless 30 frames per second provides smooth, high-resolution movie clips. Ideal for any level of user, the MV500 is also a full-featured digital camera that captures 5.2-megapixel still images, play MP3 music files, and act as a webcam for PCs. Sharing is made easy with a USB 2.0 interface for sending images to friends and family, and with an AV out for viewing on television plus DPOF for convenient direct printing. Electronic image stabilization, 12x digital zoom, five-mode variable flash, and 2.0" LCD complete this innovative all-in-one solution.

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Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AAA

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating (270
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:32MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Microtek Take-it

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8
Min Focal Length:8.3mm

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:307Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:5.2Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/1.8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):14.1 mm ( 1/1.8 ) / 14.1 mm ( 1/1.8" )
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:12
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None

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