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Samsung SCL-520 Hi8 Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 review of Samsung SCL-520 Hi8 Camcorder. 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. People really like the durability and design. The price and zoom are also appreciated. Many are negative about the usability. Opinions are divided on the image quality.

zoom, price, design, durability


On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung SCL-520 Hi8 Camcorder from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the price. The durability also gets good opinions.

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This summary is based on the product: Samsung SCL-520 Hi8 Camcorder

Oct, 2015

Product Specifications

Record your memorable life with technical & value innovation! Samsung camcorders have a wealth of features and conveniences in a clear and user-friendly design. Samsung's compact, user-friendly 8mm camcorder offers an array of advanced video and audio features that assure quality video recording. The 8mm video system provides a crystal clear picture image. Samsung's SCL520 camcorder is designed for easy video making with a full 2.5" color monitor for framing, zooming, and playback of home video recordings. The same video system provides crystal clear picture images, and the many impressive performance and convenience features of this lightweight, compact camcorder make your recording easier and more enjoyable. For quality, performance and reliability in a feature-packed camcorder, the Samsung SCL520 is the perfect choice.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung SCL

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F1.6
Max Focal Length:79.2mm
Min Focal Length:3.6mm
Optical Zoom:22
Type:Zoom lens


Color:Black / Metallic silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:250Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:270Kpix
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader
Digital Zoom:440
Media Type:Video8
Special Effects:Black & White / Cinema / Emboss / Make-up / Mirror / Mosaic / Negative / Sepia / Wide


Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:LCD