I’ve noticed this last year the recorded image was looking as though it was out of focus. You can also use this mode in HD at x resolution. Trade In Your Gear for Cash. Stay tuned, though, because we expect the infant field of high-def consumer camcorders to fill up quickly. You can see plenty of my professional videography work at www. Become a fan of PCMag.

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Colors were good, but objects were not sharp, and there was quite a bit of noise throughout the image. Additionally, with the size of the eyepiece increased, you can see images even while wearing glasses – further light-excluding ability and visual abilities can be achieved with a large eyecup accessory. Their size makes it very hard to discern whether a scene is completely in focus or not.

Simply hook hdg camera up to your HDTV via this interface and view all your footage the way it was meant to be seen: Rated 3 out of 5 by Anonymous from beware of focus issues I use this a lot for outdoor shooting, around the world with auto focus ON.

Inhe joined Nikon Inc. Rated 4 out of 5 by Claus from Problem Rated 1 out of 5 by Phil the Teacher from Look Elsewhere I have two of these for my high school media courses and have consistant problems with both. Most users hdf need to invest in new hardware to store and play high-definition hev.


With interlaced lines of resolution – the highest resolution pixels x lines of any prosumer camcorder. I still use both of them. Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T 4. Again, withpixels of resolution, you can view the fine details of your video subjects.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs. And in the labs, we could clearly make out the subtlest textures and patterns in various tests, from the fine lines and even the lint on our model’s shirt to the delicate surfaces in various still-life objects we filmed. In both our talking-head clip and in our action clip, we found superb dynamic range, realistic color, and very few artifacts or aberrations.

Sony HDR-HC1 HDV 1080i Handycam Camcorder

By giving each lens its own megapixel imager, the camcorder captures the intense detail and color that udv videographers appreciate. Sony incorporates this into an already extensive array of video output choices on the FX7.

Small and Lightweight The FX7 has shaved off a few pounds in comparison to its big brother, the FX1, weighing in at less than 4 lbs! Audio has occasional glitch where it cuts out low freq.

Sony HDR-HC1 HDV i Handycam Camcorder – Review – PCMag UK

We were unable to test its boot-up time, but we found that the camcorder had a slow 5. It is easy enough to use out of the box and more complex features have been easy to learn. The LCD is crystal clear in both record and playback modes.


The cinematic features include pre-programmed recording settings so that quality footage can be captured in a variety of environments. The picture quality is great! I am into filming most action sports including snowboarding and mountain biking. 1080ii

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Since each pixel is positioned at this angle the result is far clearer diagonal lines. Although this camcorder is our Editors’ Choice, it has a few flaws. Carl Zeiss 20x Vario-Sonnar T I’m impressed with the balance of the camera and found it works well with the Glidecam and Smoothshooter. Much to my surprise, the camera has a terrible back focus problem. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. If you’re marketing a product to pros, then you can expect that they’ll read white papers and do research on what the requirements are for working with HD content.

However, as a professional event videographer I often will just put a light on the shoe which is poorly designed right above the microphone.