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Vivitar DVR518

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Vivitar DVR518. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and portability. The design and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, design, portability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Vivitar DVR518 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Heartland America customer


I ordered this camcorder not expecting too much. I am amazed at the ease of operation. Very easy to learn how to operate. Great quality video and excellent quality photos. I highly recommend!

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Heartland America customer


Used in paranormal investigation. Using 4GB card and built in light, batteries only lasted 33 minutes. With I/R illuminator, batteries last 2 hours 23 minutes for the camera. Bring batteries for an 8 hour investigation, but captured evidence is clear....

Product Specifications

2" TFT LCD Display 720p HD Video Recording Movie/Picture/Voice Recorder MP3 Player, Webcam, Storage Device SD/MMC Support Up To 8GB Power: 3x"AAA" Batteries 8x Digital Zoom Built In Microphone & Speaker USB Connector, AV Cable


Color of product:Black


Display Diagonal:2

Image Sensor

Total megapixels:5.1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:8

Other Features

Internal memory:8192


Compatible memory cards:SD