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Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60

Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60
alaScore 77

43 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and battery. The price and portability also get good opinions, but there are some mixed reviews about the connectivity and design.

usability, portability, price, battery, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the image quality and battery are overall positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the design.

usability, portability, price, battery, image quality

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60 60GB 2MP Hard Disc Drive Camcorder w/10x Optical ZoomToshiba Gigashot GSC-R60 60GB 2MP Hard Disc Drive Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Derek Fung (cnet.com.au)

Toshiba gigashot GSC-R60

 

Despite some design foibles and troubled TV connectivity, the GSC-R60 is a good value hard-disk camcorder.

60GB camcorder for the price of a 30GB ; Controls fall easily to hand ; Decent video quality for a single CCD camera

Problems with TV connectivity ; Cradle required for USB ; Wide-screen is actually a crop

To view our handiwork on a TV, we had to burn DVD discs because the GSC-R60's direct to TV playback was jerky and problematic. The moment we attached the video-out cable to the camera, the LCD display developed a flicker hitherto unseen and motion,...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: Bruce Buckman (pcworld.co.nz)

Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60

 

Hard drive video camera Toshiba isn't a name you normally associate with digital camcorders but the company has jumped into the market with a pair of hard-drive based models that aim to take a slice of the burgeoning non-tape market

Toshiba offers the 30GB GSC-R30 ($1249) and 60GB GSC-R60 ($1599). Apart from the obvious difference in hard drive capacity, the R60 also comes bundled with a docking station for charging the battery and transferring images and video to the PC via USB...

May, 2007

Expert review by: David Field (pcauthority.com.au)

Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60

 

Easily one of the cheapest 60GB hard drive cameras, but its image quality is cheap too.

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: wangxiang62 (pricegrabber.com)

good value

 

I got this under 400, and at that price you really can't complain about it.

small, very portable,

video quality

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: steveschwarz (pricegrabber.com)

Good for bright locations

 

I have used the Toshiba GSC-R60 for a week now.

Small size, big hard drive, USB and Etherenet connectivity

Poor low light performance, expensive replacement battery, confusing interface, no printed manual

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: unarmdragon (pricegrabber.com)

excellent hard drive digital camcorder

 

this camcorder is very simple to use.

large drive space compact size

high price tag

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: libbyjesse (cnet.com.au)

Toshiba gigashot GSC-R60

 

The camera is really easy to use and the menus are fantastic. The battery life is really good and lasts a very long time.

Long battery life, easy to use and overall a great camera

Playing back through our TV direct from the camera caused the picture to be Jittery and even burning to DVD caused problems too

Apr, 2007

Product Specifications

Toshiba gigashot digital camcorder combines a high quality video camera and a still camera into one easy-to-use compact design. It features a built-in 1.8-inch hard disk drive, a 2.5-inch LCD screen, a 2 Mega Pixel color CCD Sensor and a SD memory card slot. In addition, an electronic image stabilizer to correct hand movement while filming and a gravity sensor for hard drive protection in case the camcorder unexpectedly falls to the ground. Toshiba GSC-R60 offers an intuitive menu system and the jog control on the camera corresponds with on-screen menus. It comes with a docking cradle that includes a USB port, Ethernet connectivity, an AC adapter and an A/V output. It enhances transfer of content by including USB 2.0 and Ethernet/S-Video/AV interfaces. gigashot includes AC/DSEE and PowerProducer software allowing instant recognition of the camera, still image editing, video editing, DVD authoring and burning. It even offers a 3 button burn to DVD option for the ultimate simplicity. With the capability of snapping digital photos while continuing to shoot video, gigashot makes it exceedingly simple to catch those special moments in either still images or video. This is the camcorder that is technologically advanced yet so very simple for you to operate.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.8in
Height:4.7in
Weight:14.5oz
Width:2in

Display (Projector)

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

Header

Manufacturer:Toshiba
Model:GSC-R60
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Gigashot

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8
Max Focal Length:45mm
Min Focal Length:4.5mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:2Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.25Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3.6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):7.1 mm ( 1/3.6 ) / 7.1 mm ( 1/3.6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:200
Media Type:Hard disk drive
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Type:Camcorder