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Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the size and color are generally positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the battery and viewfinder get critical reviews.

image quality, usability, design, color, size

price, durability, viewfinder, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the image quality.

image quality

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon DC420 Camcorder - Silver (45x Advanced Zoom,2.7 inch Widescreen Colour LCD)Canon DC420 Camcorder - Silver (45x Advanced Zoom,2.7 inch Widescreen Colour LCD)

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The usability is also appreciated. There are some negative reviews about the color and viewfinder.

image quality, usability, reliability

viewfinder, color

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon DC420 DVD Camcorder w/48x Advanced Zoom - 2009 MODELCanon DC420 DVD Camcorder w/48x Advanced Zoom - 2009 MODEL

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):2.2
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NB-2LH
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon NB-2LH

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:DIGIC DV II
Minimum illumination:1.5
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Self-timer:10

Design

Colour of product:Black, Silver

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.3cm
Height:9cm
Weight:380g
Width:6.6cm

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.858
Display resolution (numeric):112000

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Fireworks / Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset

Flash

Built-in Flash:N
Built-in light: Yes

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:420
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon DC

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):0.8
Effective megapixels (movie):0.71
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:1.07

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Filter Size:3.05
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):41.7 - 1877
Focal length range (f-f):2.6 - 96.2
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens:N
Lens Aperture:F/2.0-5.0
Max Focal Length:96.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.6mm
Optical Zoom:37
Optical Zoom:37
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.8Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:710Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.07Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Art: Yes
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:N
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video Out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1 - 1/2000

Still image

Maximum image resolution:1152 x 864
Still image resolution(s):1152 x 864, 1152 x 648, 640 x 480

Storage

Camcorder media type:Optical disc
Camcorder tape type:N
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
Disc types supported:DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Zoom:2000
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-R DL (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder:123000
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder screen size:0.27
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.3
Height :9
Weight:38
Width:6.6

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Tungsten