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Pretec DV-4200i

Pretec DV-4200i
alaScore 71

12 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Pretec DV-4200i. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Pretec DV-4200i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Pretec DV-4200i from 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

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This summary is based on the products: PreTec DV4200i MPEG-4 Camcorder with 2.1 Megapixel CCD, 1.8-inch Color LCD, 64MB SD, and AV inputPreTec DV4200i MPEG-4 Camcorder with 2.1 Megapixel CCD, 1.8-inch Color LCD, 64MB SD, and AV input

Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Weighing under 1 pound, Pretec's DV-4200i is a compact, tape-less digital camcorder that can also function as a digital still camera. The DV-4200i is the first and only product to reach 30frames-per-second real-time, using MPEG-4 encoding/decoding and AAC audio. With an A/V-in feature, users can transfer old videos from different media types to MPEG-4 files, stored on flash memory cards, that can later be transferred to other storage media. Pretec's DV-4200i is a convenient way of capturing today's and tomorrow's images as well as bringing old videos into the modern era.

Audio Input



Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):60min

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card


Manufacturer:Pretec Electronics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pretec

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8
Min Focal Length:6mm

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical Viewfinder


Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:2
Media Type:Flash card
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type:Optical