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Sony Handycam DCR HC51E

Sony Handycam DCR HC51E
alaAverage 3.9

8 reviews

Apr, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the portability, but views are divided on the image quality.


On average, users rate this product 78/100.

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Sony Handycam DCR-HC51E: Handycam, sure is Handy.


I originally had a Sony Handycam DCR-HC22E, it was a great camera, fairly good video and sound quality, i loved it to pieces, then one day it broke. So i did some research over the internet and i found this beast, the Sony Handycam DCR-HC51E, i looked...

Amazing sound and picture quality

Not compatable with USB, only firewire

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Sony Handycam DCR-HC51E: Impressive Zoom On This Mini DV Sony Handycam!


I was in the market for a replacement video camera after some pikey smashed a window in my car to get my old one. I needed one with IR 'night vision' like my old Panasonic had, as we had recently seen a ghost in an old cottage whilst using night...

40 zoom, IR night vision, compact

not the best image quality