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Samsung SC-L810 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the battery and portability are overall positive. The usability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SC-L810 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung SC-L810 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Samsung SC-L810 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

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

This summary is based on the product: Samsung SCL810 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5 LCD

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Camcorder Review: Samsung SC-L810 Hi8

 

With video stores filled with digital everything, Samsung keeps the analog dream alive in the moderately priced SC-L810 Hi-8 camcorder. Listing at $230 the SC-L810 is a good novice shooter's intro-to-video device. Point-and-shoot simplicity make the...

Easy to use Easy to hold Good picture quality

Awkward placement of focus wheel and A/V output jack

A good analog camera for the novice at a fair price.

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Samsung SCL810 Camcorder features backlight compensation, a built-in light, and the Easy-Q easy navigator. Samsung offers quality and simplicity. Compact in size and easy to operate Samsung camcorders provide a top quality video image. The SC-L810...

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very nice camera. works aweswome

 

no opinion

mine broke after about 8 months. i was wondering if you could send me another one

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Misinformed but otherwise very happy

 

Simplicity

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Quick review of Samsung SC-L810

 

Because it is very easy to handle and although the size is no a big issue for many, the adjustment makes it simpler and the zoom buttons are just in the right place and it even has the best quality mic. which doesn't even miss a whisker. It also...

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Neato mosquito!

 

Intro: This camcorder was a great buy! I bought it used, without instructions, and without any knowledge of camcorders. This was the first cam I owned. Quick Review: I was concerned with cam quality prior to buying this, but the quality was ...

Great audio and microphoneEase of use was fantastic

Auto focus needs workManual removal of display screen

Product Specifications

Compact in size and easy to operate Samsung camcorders provide a top quality video image. The SC-L810 offers unique attractive functionality, special features, quality and simplicity. 2.5" TFT Active-Matrix LCD Display: TFT active-matrix technology assures the finest, brightest picture available. It rotates 210 degrees for multi-angle shooting, self-recording and playback. Back Light Compensation (BLC) insures proper light balance of entire scene by digitally adjusting iris to an optimum level. Auto/Manual Focus adds more ability for you to control the focus of the scene. 22x Optical; 880x Variable Speed Digital Power Zoom provides incredible zooming ability. Variable speed control is activated by automatic sensing of the amount of pressure applied to the zoom tab. Worldwide AC Adapter (100V-240V, 50/60Hz) enables camcorder operation and battery recharging anywhere in the world. Worldwide Multi-System Output offers both NTSC and PAL outputs. This enables you to plug your camcorder into almost any TV for viewing while vacationing in other countries. Easy-Q Button guarantees uniformly excellent shots for the user under any conditions. For Easy Mode, you press the Easy-Q button. From there, everything is set. Custom-Q Button makes it possible for professional users to program their favorite settings, adaptable to any condition. You press the Custom-Q button, and your favorite mode setting is set. Video Light provides additional lighting in poorly lit situations.

Audio Input

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

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:6.9in
Height:4.1in
Weight:1.8lbs
Width:4in

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:Hi-speed shutter / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:SC-L810
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6
Max Focal Length:79.2mm
Min Focal Length:3.6mm
Optical Zoom:22
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:270Kpix
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Fade trigger
Digital Zoom:880
Media Type:Hi8
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Cinema / Mirror / Mosaic / Negative / Sepia / Wide
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:Electronic
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