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Panasonic Palmcorder Multicam PV-GS29

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 68 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 83/100. The average review date is Jun 13, 2007. We have compared these reviews to 369431 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 77/100 = Good. Last update: Dec 12, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of Panasonic Palmcorder Multicam PV-GS29 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the battery and zoom are generally positive. The reliability and portability also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative opinions about the design and image quality.

usability, portability, reliability, zoom, battery

image quality, design

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic PV-GS29 MiniDV Camcorder with 30x Optical ZoomPanasonic PV-GS29 MiniDV Camcorder with 30x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (

Don't let it fool you


This is a great product except for one thing....the 29 cannot be hooked up to a computer to transfer movies.

Easy to use

Cannot transfer onto computer, only the 39 and 59 can

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

Don't let it fool you


Easy to use.

Cannot transfer onto computer, only the 39 and 59 can.

Product Specifications

The PV-GS29 is a Digital Palmcorder MultiCam Camcorder featuring 30x Optical Zoom and 1000x Digital Zoom.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

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

Exposure Parameters

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic Palmcorder Multicam

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.9
Max Focal Length:57mm
Min Focal Length:1.9mm
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:340Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:680Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / White fader
Digital Zoom:1000
Media Type:Mini DV


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:Electronic