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Mustek DV-5500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews of Mustek DV-5500. The average rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The durability and portability also get good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the zoom and reliability, and there are some mixed opinions about the battery.

price, portability, durability, design, size

usability, image quality, reliability, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Mustek DV-5500 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 Mustek DV-5500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Mustek DV-5500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the price. The memory is also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability and usability. There are some mixed reviews about the image quality and portability.

memory, price

usability, reliability

47% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Mustek DV5500 Digital Camcorder with 64MB memoryMustek DV5500 Digital Camcorder with 64MB memory

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Mustek DV-5500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Mustek DV-5500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the size and design are on the whole positive. The durability and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative reviews about the zoom and reliability, while the battery and usability get mixed reviews.

price, portability, durability, design, size

image quality, reliability, zoom

28% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Mustek DV5500 MPEG-4 7-in-1 Multifunctional Digital Camcorder w/2.5-inch LCD and 4x Digital ZoomMustek DV5500 MPEG-4 7-in-1 Multifunctional Digital Camcorder w/2.5-inch LCD and 4x Digital Zoom

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Robert Irvine (webuser.co.uk)

Mustek DV5500

 

Offering no less than seven different functions, among them the ability to use it as a webcam, voice recorder or MP3 player, the DV5500 is an impressively versatile device.

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Excellent Camcorder!

 

The Mustek DV5500 is an excellent digital video camcorder.It is very easy to use, and its very lightweight,it also has a very crisp and clear 2.5" TFT LCD Swivel display screen, which is an excellent feature.You can create different fader effects when ...

Small,Easy to use, lightweight,good quality,nice screen,many features,Excellent design

Zooming is a little jumpy

Dec, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great Average Performer

 

It is a multi-function gadget, does what it is supposed to do, but does not excel at everything. I have been using it heavily for a month now. It has an excellent LCD display and a macro function, which I needed. It would be a bonus if one could ...

Great multi-function gadget, and a good (not brilliant) all round performance

Interface is not customisable, via firmware etc. The multi-function button was devised by a sadist

May, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Nice for the price

 

This is a decent digital camera / camcorder. I paid 140 for it, and am pleased with it after a bad start. The unit has excellent resolution, and takes fine pictures with a variety of settings for lighting conditions and backgrounds. The camcorder ...

Value for the money

Buttons are "touchy" and difficult to use

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Amazing

 

But trust me, it is an ama...

Aug, 2006

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

spend a bit more

 
Apr, 2006

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

I've changed my mind

 

I recently reviewed this Mustek DV5500 digital camcorder and said that I was happy with it. Well, the quality of video is so poor ...

Mar, 2005

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

So fed up with it

 

The video (which can only be filmed in a...

Feb, 2005

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

hi,guys

 

i got this Mustek DV5500 digital camcorder in two days, the delivery is fatanstic. any idea of how to take a photo? the instructio...

Feb, 2005

Product Specifications

Mustek brand has been globally well known for its excellent quality, professional support, and extensive service. Mustek has been recognized by many international magazines and professional organizations for its excellent innovative technology, production capability, and product quality. PRODUCT FEATURES: Instant Link to TV or PC; Remote Control Operation (TV); One-touch Print & E-mail Buttons (PC); One -touch Buttons for Mass Storage, PC Cam, E-mail & Print Operations; Recharging Function.

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.3in
Height:3.7in
Weight:0.4lbs
Width:2.2in

Display (Projector)

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

Flash Memory

Form Factor:MultiMediaCard
Storage Capacity:32MB

Header

Manufacturer:Mustek
Model:5500
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Mustek/Mustek DV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.5
Min Focal Length:6.7mm
Type:Lens

Miscellaneous

CE Product Type:Digital camcorder docking station

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:3.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:4
Media Type:Flash card
Special Effects:Negative / Pastel / Sepia / Sketch / Solarization
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder