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Panasonic VDR-M75

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Panasonic VDR-M75. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the price and reliability. The battery and zoom also get good opinions. There are some mixed views about the usability, and many are critical about the portability.

zoom, battery, reliability, price


On average, users rate this product 80/100 and experts rate this product 40/100.

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Expert review by: CNET (

Panasonic VDR-M75


Although Panasonic has produced one solid MiniDV camcorder after another, the feature-strapped, DVD-based VDR-M75 just doesn't measure up.

Easy to operate; AC adapter can charge batteries; decent instruction manual; accessory shoe; less expensive than most DVD camcorders

Mediocre video quality; very few manual controls; some buttons are poorly designed; no video light; DVD-RAM media creates playback headaches; poor menus on finalized DVDs

Sep, 2005

Expert review by: Easy Camcorder (

Expert Review


The VDR-M75 is Panasonic's high-end DVD camcorder in their 2005 line.  The camcorder is outfitted with 1/4.5” CCD with 690K effective pixels situated behind a 10x optical zoom lens.  Stills and video can be recorded on Panasonics Naked Disc DVD RAM. ...

Naked Disc Compatibility, -Video Performance

Low Light Performance, -Button Placement

Sep, 2005

Expert review by: Nick Hyacinthe (

Panasonic VDR-M75 First Impressions Camcorder Review - Panasonic DVD Camcorders


The VDR-M75 was the middle child of the three Panasonic DVD camcorders introduced this year at CES. Not much progression has occurred between this model and last year's VDR-M70; both seemingly share the same 10x optical zoom lens with a 1/4 inch, 1.0...

Mar, 2004

Consumer review by: lobounm2004 (



The VDR-M75 produces video that could best be described as fair. Colors reproduced accurately but lacked the warmth and vibrancy we've seen from other camcorders--including other Panasonic models. The camcorder did a decent job in dimly lit settings,...

10x optical zoom with digital image stabilization Compatible with DVD-RAM and DVD-R formats


Feb, 2006

Product Specifications

VDR-M75 is a DIGA Palmcorder DVD Camcorder, which features 10x Optical Zoom and 1.3 Megapixel Still Picture Recording - all in compact, slim design. Add to this 2.5" Diagonal LCD and SD Memory Card Slot.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic DVD DIGA Palmcorder

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.3
Max Focal Length:32mm
Min Focal Length:3.2mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.33Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.6 mm ( 1/4.5 ) / 5.6 mm ( 1/4.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:240
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RAM (8 cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD