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Panasonic NV-GS17

alaTest has collected and analyzed 196 reviews of Panasonic NV-GS17. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The image quality and usability are also appreciated. Many are critical about the reliability and memory.

price, usability, image quality, portability, size

battery, memory, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV-GS17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 196 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic NV-GS17

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Panasonic NV-GS17 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the color and price. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably. The reliability and memory get less positive opinions. Opinions are divided on the battery.

portability, usability, image quality, price, color

memory, reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic NV-GS17B MiniDV Digital Camcorder [24x Optical, 2.5" LCD, DV out]Panasonic NV-GS17B MiniDV Digital Camcorder [24x Optical, 2.5" LCD, DV out]

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: angela1985 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-PC109: Nightmare!

 

My parents bought my husband and I this camcorder for Christmas 2007 as we were expecting a baby and we thought it would be lovely to be able to record him. It cost just over £200 and came well wrapped in bubble wrap and a box. The camera is designed...

Small

Wrong instructions, nightmare to transfer data over

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: gnipping (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon XL2: Go PRO for less

 

The Canon XL2 is the pro-sumer miniDV camcorder that is most often spotted on the sets of low budget and independent films. Not because it is a cheap option, but because for a fraction of the cost of a professional rig, you can deliver the same...

Interchageable lens system, 2xXLR inputs built in, adjustable viewfinder position

Not good for low light performance, bulky when compared to consumer units, not HD

May, 2007
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Consumer review by: (dooyoo.co.uk)

Panasonic NV-GS17

 

For a Sony product .. well this has to be the pits..

Small

Wrong instructions, nightmare to transfer data over

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Panasonic NV-GS17B MiniDV Digital Camcorder

 

This Panasonic NV-GS17B MiniDV is a great little camcorder. Although almost the bottom of the panasonic mini-dv range it appears t...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Panasonic MiniDV Camcorder

 

This Panasonic NV GS17B MiniDV camcorder really is very easy to use. I've never had a camcorder bofore and with a USB cable a...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: CrisisWolf (dooyoo.co.uk)

JVC GR-D240: Quality comes without a price

 

I was never really sure if a budget camera would suit me. I'd decided I needed to change my current camera, which I bought 3yrs ago for £1200. I didn't really want to spend that much again. And at a price of a shade under £200 this was a bargain. As...

Cheap, Good Quality, Easy to use

Short Battery Life

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Panasonic NV-GS17 EB

 

Firstly, elaborating on the advantages of the Panasonic NV GS17B MiniDV camcorder, the first thing that caught my eye was the size...

Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Best Picture and Sound Quality you can get for that price.

 

The Panasonic NV GS17B MiniDV camcorder (B // EB) offers a very good picture- and sound quality and resolution. The pictures is cl...

Sep, 2005

Product Specifications

The 24x optical zoom means that friends and family can wave to the camera from far away and be recorded as sharp as a pin. With su

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:MiniDV
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3
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