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Oregon Scientific ATC3000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 137 reviews of Oregon Scientific ATC3000. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and durability. The portability and price also get good feedback. There are mixed reviews on the size and image quality, and there are some negative views about the reliability and viewfinder.

usability, price, portability, durability, battery

viewfinder, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Oregon Scientific ATC3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Oregon Scientific ATC3000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Oregon Scientific ATC3000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the memory and portability. The durability and battery are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the image quality.

usability, battery, durability, portability, memory

image quality

76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action CameraOregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Oregon Scientific ATC3000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Oregon Scientific ATC3000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the color and durability. The memory and price are also appreciated. The image quality and portability get mixed opinions, while some have doubts about the reliability and viewfinder.

usability, price, memory, durability, color

viewfinder, reliability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Oregon Scientific ATC 3K Waterproof Action Cam Flash Memory Video Recorder with Web Cam Capabilities (Black)Oregon Scientific ATC 3K Waterproof Action Cam Flash Memory Video Recorder with Web Cam Capabilities (Black)

Sep, 2016

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Expert review by: Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera

 

For years now, compact camera manufacturers have offered special ‘ruggedised' models for hard-hitting lifestyles, such as the ubiquitous Olympus Tough...

Water/shock/freeze-proof, all-in-one design, lots of bundled extras

No viewfinder, terrible audio, a bit too bulky for helmet use

While not without its flaws, the Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera is an excellent product for the asking price. If you're an outdoors enthusiast keen to chronicle your exploits, look no further. It's the best valued sports camcorder on the market.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Andy Zarkesh (expertreviews.co.uk)

Oregon Scientific Action Cam ATC3K

 

As its military styling suggests, the aptly named Action Cam can endure extreme heat, shocks and underwater use. Adrenaline junkies can fix it to their helmet or handlebars with confidence that it'll cope with intense physical activity as well as they...

Your very own instant replay. A basic but very usable semi-rugged camcorder at a reasonable price.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Ian Douglas (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera review

 

The Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera features a wider angle lens than that of its predecessor, the ATC 2K, is capable of recording up to two hours of footage on one 4GB SD card, sports an improved CMOS sensor that promises better quality...

The Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera is well priced, waterproof, can be used as a webcam (although not with Vista 64), offers adequate resolution for most purposes, is solidly built, and comes with all the attachments you need to mount it for a...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Matthew Sparkes (alphr.com)

PC Pro: Product Reviews: Oregon Scientific ATC3K plus 4GB card

 
Nov, 2008

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Oregon Scientific - Action Cam ATC3K

 

For extreme sports junkies or those into outdoor pursuits like skiing or mountain-biking, there's surely no better feeling - after the event itself - than showing off your latest death-defying stunts to friends and family when ...

If you're looking for perfection and the kind of crystal clear results you'll see on extreme sports channels then you won't find it with the Action Cam. What you will have is huge amount of fun and, for under £100, it's good value for money when you...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Ian Douglas (techworld.com)

Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera review

 

A budget device for recording various action sport antics, the Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera is waterproof up to 3m, and comes supplied with all the attachments required to mount the camera in a variety of locations.

The Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Camera is well priced, waterproof, can be used as a webcam (although not with Vista 64), offers adequate resolution for most purposes, is solidly built, and comes with all the attachments you need to mount it for a...

Aug, 2008

Product Specifications

Weighing at half a pound, this self-contained, hands-free digital video cam delivers full color digital video in 640 x 480 VGA at 30 frames per second - even underwater. Snow, rain, or a dunk in a kayak? No worries - the ATC3K is waterproof to 10 feet! PC and MAC compatible, the ATC3K works seamlessly with most video editing software.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

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

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser: No

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
USB:Not Applicable
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card/SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.3in
Height:1.6in
Width:1.6in

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Action camera
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Pocket Camcorder

Header

Manufacturer:Oregon Scientific
Model:ATC3K
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Oregon Scientific Action Cam

Lens System

Type:Lens

Miscellaneous

Underwater Use: Yes

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:307Kpix
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
Recording Format:4:3

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI
Media Type:Flash card
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None