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Sony DCR-PC 100 DV-Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 146 reviews of Sony DCR-PC 100 DV-Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the memory and durability. The usability and portability also get good feedback. Reviews are divided on the image quality, while some have doubts about the color and price.

size, portability, usability, durability, memory

price, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-PC 100 DV-Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-PC 100 DV-Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Sony DCR-PC 100 DV-Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the durability and image quality. The price and portability are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the size.

usability, portability, price, image quality, durability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Feb, 2020

Expert review by : Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-PC100 Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders

 

The DCR-PC100 is a MiniDV camcorder with a MSRP of $1899. The camcorder has the same matchbox shape of the first digital camcorders. It is a thin and tall camcorder that has a small shape. Matchbox form camcorders are easy to carry but are hard to...

Jun, 2004

Consumer review (epinions.com)

The perfect digital video camera for me!

 

Light weight digi-cam with superb optics, many features, 1-meg stills.

Price. I paid about $1700 in year 2000. Still no regrets!

Nov, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great camcorder for the price

 

I have been using camcorders for the last 10 years now. I had old VHS and 8mm ones. Shot many videos I can't event count of how many tapes I have on my shelf. Since we had our son born last fall. I started to shop for digital camcorder, which will...

Easy to use and very light

Photo pictures are not that good

Mar, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great camcorder for the price

 

Easy to use and very light

Photo pictures are not that good

Mar, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

The Best Mini-DV

 

Many gee whiz features that are easy to use, great images on TV & PC.

Pricey, white balance hard to get to.

Feb, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

The Best Mini-DV

 

Since this market has heated up, every consumer electronics firm has put out their own take on the camcorder, especially the mini-DV variety. Guess who they model theirs on? If you guessed Sony Handycam you are correct. Although superceded by the newer...

Many gee whiz features that are easy to use, great images on TV & PC.

Pricey, white balance hard to get to.

Feb, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

good digital camcorder

 

I bought the PC-100 2 years ago. I think it is one of the best digital camcorders on the market. I like the firewire feature on the camcorder. I use the firewire cable to connect the PC-100 and the SONY desktop computer, then I can upload the video to...

firewire, 2-in-1 (camera and camcorder)

bad picture taking under low light

Jan, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

good digital camcorder

 

firewire, 2-in-1 (camera and camcorder)

bad picture taking under low light

Jan, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great little DV

 

So easy to use, great controls and dials, great images, build quality

Inside and low light video is not great.

Oct, 2001

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great little DV

 

Before buying this I used a few DV cameras. I also used the professional DV decks and profesional DV editing suites. So I was sold on the mini DV format.

So easy to use, great controls and dials, great images, build quality

Inside and low light video is not great.

Oct, 2001

Price comparison for Sony DCR-PC 100 DV-Camcorder

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