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Canon DM-DC20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews of Canon DM-DC20. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the design and price are overall positive. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability. Some have doubts about the zoom.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon DM-DC20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon DM-DC20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Canon DM-DC20 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality.

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0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon DM-DC20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Canon DM-DC20 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and image quality. The portability and price also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, design

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : James Morris (techadvisor.co.uk)

Canon DC20

 

The pretenders to DV's crown are lining up for battle. One of the first to enter the fray was recordable DVD, with Sony currently the most enthusiastic backer. But Canon has finally joined the ranks with a new DVD camcorder range, currently consisting...

The DC20 is easy to use and capable of above-average video quality, but you're paying for the privilege of recording straight to disc. There's a clear benefit to being able to stick media straight in your DVD player to watch or into your PC for...

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Camera with an annoying gotcha

 

Here's the gotcha. As far as I've been able to tell, you can't import video from this camera on to your PC without buying additional software. The Canon software only works for still images. You have to use the bundled Roxio My DVD LE to do anything...

Excellent video and sound quality in all lighting situations! You can set this camera up to record in 16x9 aspect ratio for the newer TVs that are being sold. The ability to record to DVD is very nice, in addition, this camera can also hold a miniSD...

The DVD Media only holds 30 min of footage which I was aware of when buying. The camera seems to overheat if left plugged in for an extended period of time. I accidentally left the camera plugged in over night (8 - 10 hours) causing an issue with a...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon DC 20

 

Canon DC20 DC20 using the battery built-in lens cover and inside design, the appearance of a slim fashion, compact and lightweight. It uses a new storage medium, directly to the images recorded on 8cm DVD-R/RW disc, you can use an ordinary home DVD...

y to use

Price high

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

The best DVD camcorder

 

Ejecting a DVD from the Canon DC20 and popping it straight into your domestic DVD player. Although DVD camcorders have some way to go before they threaten the versatility of MiniDV, for the casual user with little or no interest in editing, they're...

Image quality

None

Dec, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon DC 20 review

 

Description: The Canon DC20 is a 3" DVD-R and 3" DVD-RW-based, ultra-compact camcorder.Compared to other ultra-compact camcorders on the market, it is midpriced at around $520.This unit weighs 0.9 pounds and has a 2 megapixel effective sensor...

2 megapixel effective sensor resolution

only a 10x optical zoom

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Too many pauses

 

I recently bought a DC20 digital camcorder and am very impressed with the video performance. The picture is sharp, and the colours...

Dec, 2005

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