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Panasonic NV-GS17

alaTest has collected and analyzed 211 reviews of Panasonic NV-GS17. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the zoom and image quality. The price and portability are also appreciated. There are some negative opinions about the reliability and memory, while there are some mixed views about the viewfinder.

usability, portability, price, image quality, zoom

battery, memory, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic NV-GS17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic NV-GS17

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Panasonic NV-GS17 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the color and price. The image quality and usability also get good comments, whereas the reliability and memory get less positive views.

portability, usability, image quality, price, color

battery, memory, reliability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-PC109: Nightmare!

 

My parents bought my husband and I this camcorder for Christmas 2007 as we were expecting a baby and we thought it would be lovely to be able to record him. It cost just over £200 and came well wrapped in bubble wrap and a box. The camera is designed...

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Wrong instructions, nightmare to transfer data over

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (dooyoo.co.uk)

Canon XL2: Go PRO for less

 

The Canon XL2 is the pro-sumer miniDV camcorder that is most often spotted on the sets of low budget and independent films. Not because it is a cheap option, but because for a fraction of the cost of a professional rig, you can deliver the same...

Interchageable lens system, 2xXLR inputs built in, adjustable viewfinder position

Not good for low light performance, bulky when compared to consumer units, not HD

May, 2007

Consumer review (dooyoo.co.uk)

Panasonic NV-GS17

 

For a Sony product .. well this has to be the pits..

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Wrong instructions, nightmare to transfer data over

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS17EG

 

The position of the zoom in and out button on top of the camcorder is not the easiest to work while filming.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS17EG

 

The camera is very easy to use and is light enough to carry about easily.

May, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS17

 

Light weight and very easy to use,Quick start a bonus.especialy when use as I did in a game park, did not miss a thing.

No input.

Apr, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS17

 

a good all rounder, perfect for the family and holidays

no movie light, joystick can be a little fiddley

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS17

 

1- weight 2- Lens quality

None for price

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS17

 

Light weight, easy to use.

Video playback control can be a bit too sensitive

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic NV-GS17

 

This was my 10 yr old daughters first video camera - found it relatively easy to set up/use. DV out (firewire) is a useful feature, good image quality.

A kneck strap would be a useful addition

Mar, 2006

Price comparison for Panasonic NV-GS17

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CeX Panasonic HC-V160 Full HD, B
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CeX Panasonic HDC-TM700 32GB, C
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CeX Panasonic HDC-SD9 High-Def, C
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£55.00 TO SHOP
CeX Panasonic HC-V160 Full HD, C
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CeX Panasonic HDC-SD200 SD High-Def, C
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£90.00 TO SHOP
CeX Panasonic HC-X920 20MP, B
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CeX Panasonic HC-V520, B
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CeX Panasonic SDR-S50 SD, A
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