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Sony DCR-HC53

We have collected and analysed 18 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 80/100. The average review date is 18-10-2009. We have compared these reviews to 369348 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 78/100 = Good. Last update: 16-12-2018.

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Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Handycam DCR-HC53E

 

EAST 2 USE

CANT DOWN LOAD TO LAPTOP TO PUT ON A DISC, CABLES AND INFO NOT GIVEN. ALL ENQUIRYS ON WEB END UP SAYING FIRE WIRE REQUIRED, SO IF YOUR NOT A GEEK AND BASIC USER LIKE ME UV HAD IT , ALL MY FILMS ARE STUCK ON THE TAPES ????BASICALY POINTLESS

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-HC53E: Super Sony Handycam for less than £100

 

I bought one of these for my wife at Xmas. I got it from Asda for £99. It's a great bargain. It didnt come with a bag or any DV tapes but you do get all the relevant cables for uploading the content on to a PC. Its basically a point and shoot...

Easy to use, great picture and a brand name

No carry case, no tapes and no firewire cable

May, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Sound:Stereo

Battery

Battery life (max):14

Camera

Minimum illumination:11

Connections

Firewire in (IEEE 1394): Yes
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): Yes
HDMI Connection: No
Remote Control: No
USB Connection: Yes

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:63.5
Screen Resolution:123000 pixels
Screen Size:2.5 inch
Screen Type:LCD

Flash

Internal flash/video light: No

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:N/A
Effective Pixels:0.4 Megapixels
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Total MegaPixels:0.8 Megapixels

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:1/0.236
Total MegaPixels:8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):36 - 1440
Focal length range (f-f):1.9 - 76
Optical Zoom:40

Lens/Zoom

Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:80 x
Filter Size:30.0 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Digital)
Manual Focus: Yes
Night Shot: Yes
Optical Zoom:40 x

Measures

Weight:380 grams

Other features

Auto Focus:Y
Manual Focus:Y
Pastel:Y
Sports:Y
Spotlight:Y
Twilight:Y

Ports & interfaces

Microphone in:N
S-Video In:N
S-Video Out:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power source

Battery Type:InfoLithium

Related

Miscellaneous:Picture Motion Browser

Sensor

Sensor Size:1/6 inch
Sensor Type:CCD

Storage

Built-in Memory: No
Built-in Storage Size:0.0 GB
Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Video

HDV Recording: No
Recording Format:Mini DV
Video formats supported:DV

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:123200

Viewfinder, display

Viewfinder Colour:Color

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:114
Height :85
Weight:380
Width:63

White balance

Indoor white balance:Y
Onepush white balance:Y
Outdoor white balance:Y