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Sony DCR-PC5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of Sony DCR-PC5. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the memory and image quality are generally positive. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the battery and price. Opinions are divided on the zoom.

usability, portability, size, image quality, memory

price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-PC5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-PC5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony DCR-PC5 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. People really like the portability and battery.

usability, battery, portability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

Sony DCR-PC5

 

The Sony DCR-PC5 ($1,500 street) is the smallest camera in our story, has a rich feature set, and takes strikingly good progressive-scan still images. We found, however, that video quality ran the gamut from outstanding to awful. The DCR-PC5 is about...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-PC5 Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders

 

The DCR-PC5 is a MiniDV camcorder with a MSRP of $1599. The camcorder has the matchbox shape of the first digital camcorders. It is a thin, tall, and small camcorder. The video cameras in matchbox form are extremely portable. It is unfortunate that...

Jun, 2004

Expert review by : Don Collins (videomaker.com)

Sony DCR-PC5 Mini DV

 

External mike & headphone jacks, Manual controls, Digital still capability with Memory Stick

No numeric manual shutter speed, Uncomfortable for large hands

Oct, 2001

Expert review by : Don Collins (videomaker.com)

Sony DCR-PC5

 

External mike & headphone jacks, Manual controls, Digital still capability with Memory Stick

Aug, 2001

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by : EISA (eisa.eu)

SONY DCR-PC5E

 
Jun, 2000

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