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Hitachi DZ-MV100E

Hitachi DZ-MV100E
alaScore 76

12 reviews

Dec, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Hitachi DZ-MV100E. 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 are impressed by the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably.

usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZ-MV100E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Jan Ozer (


Oct, 2001

Expert review by : CDRinfo (

Expert Review


Hitachi DZ-MV100A DVD-RAM Camrecorder - Page 8 - Conclusion The Hitachi DZ-MV100A is a fine example of what the future of Digital Cameras should be like: Based upon optical technology (DVD-RAM) and with quick and easy navigation/erase functions. The...

Dec, 2001

Expert review by (

Hitachi DZ-MV100A DVD Cam


Give Dan some money!(and no-one gets hurt) Search Dan's DataSearch WWW function SetFormAction() { newLocation = "" +document.frmGSRequest.keyword.value + "/NS-1/linkin_id-3009729/GS.html"; document.location.href =...

Apr, 2001

Expert review by : PC Authority (

Hitachi DZ-MV100E


A specialist camera representing a leap in technology that doesn't compete with the others in terms of quality.

May, 2003

Consumer review (

Produces Poor Quality Videos!!


This video camera can do allot. First it can store 120 minutes of discrete scenes on a DVD RAM disk. Any DVD RAM equipped computer can read this. The camera cuts and pastes yours scenes, makes titles, makes scenes and transitions. It is possible for...

fast and simple operation

video quality

Nov, 2001

Consumer review (

Hitachi DZMV100A DVD-RAM Digital Camcorder LOVE it, DON'T RECOMMEND IT!


Introduction Epinions won't let me rate the Hitachi DZMV100A DVD-RAM Digital Camcorder highly but NOT recommend it to a friend! It's a great camera, but I don't recommend it! I have been looking for a new video camera for the past two ...

The Hitachi DZMV100A DVD-RAM Digital Camcorder Records on DVD-RAM disks. Takes still images too.

Hitachi DZMV100A DVD-RAM Digital Camcorder Technology is too new. Remember beta?

Aug, 2001

Product Specifications

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):120min

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Surf & snow


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Hitachi DZ

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.0-2.7
Max Focal Length:49.2mm
Min Focal Length:4.1mm
Optical Zoom:12
Type:Zoom lens


Color:Black / Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:720Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Black & white fader / Vertical wipe / White fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:48
Media Type:DVD-RAM (8 cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD