Plus, the inclusion of a massive 40x optical zoom helps to take the sting out of its assorted shortcomings. DV tapes cannot be played anymore once the camcorder dies. Show More Show Less. Not Specified By Manufacturer. Best Selling in Camcorders See all.

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I had second thoughts about it not having a light but it takes good videos in low ambient light conditions and the “night shot” feature works well.

Sony DCR-HC38 Mini DV Camcorder DCRHC38 B&H Photo Video

The DV tape technology was a bit awkward then and turned out to be short-lived. To get the full experience on Sony. View our privacy policy before signing up. View Cart Proceed to checkout. Professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario- Tessar lens Carl Zeiss lenses have an advanced optical multi-layer coating that offers less glare and flare with increased contrast.

Stand-alone decks were always expensive and never entered the mainstream. The overall rating isn’t bad for this camera in my opinion.

You soby even play back your favorite recorded scene on the camcorder’s tape. I didn’t know there are any accessories could be purchase until I got the camera. See questions and answers. Easy Handycam Button Using a camcorder can be intimidating for some people, so with a press of the Easy Handycam button, most of the advanced functions of the camcorder are locked out leaving dony the buttons essential for recording operational.


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The overall design is also boxy and unattractive, exhibiting none of the sleek curves found on dcr-hc3 more expensive cousins. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Compare with similar items.

See and discover other items: The complex tape loading mechanism, the many moving parts and their frequent failures, and the prohibitively high repair cost turn DV cameras into a liability today. The high-resolution K-pixel LCD screen rotates up to degrees for ccr-hc38 viewing angles and provides sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback.

When you get past about 25x, you’ll need a tripod or to brace the camera on a ledge or something. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

This is a very important feature for me. I had to read the manual a little bit before I know how to do play back and get it connect to the PC. When it came to audio and image quality, the DCR-HC38 performed about as well as can be expected at this price point.


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Still it worked great for our first try. Furthermore, Sony’s celebrated touch screen interface dcrhc38 a little less responsive than previous units we’ve reviewed, a fact which isn’t helped by the tiny icons.

English Choose a language for shopping. Battery Information At the touch of a button, battery information is displayed on the LCD screen when charging and when the camcorder is turned off. Unfortunately, there are no manuals in this language.

This is practically unheard of in today’s range of camcorders; including entry-level units such as this.

Sony Handycam DCR-HC38 Mini DV Camcorder | eBay

It’s not that user friendly but I was warned by others so I’m prepared for that. Where can I buy dxr-hc38 Sony products? For all its faults, this is still a decent unit for the asking price, especially if you’re not too fussed by complicated menus. Available from these sellers.