As a hard disk camcorder, the H is smaller than MiniDV or DVD rivals, but it’s not especially light, thanks to the shock-absorbing gel that surrounds its 30GB hard drive. Conclusion Panasonic’s first hard disk camcorder is a great first effort. We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read. Performance As there’s so much storage, you’d be crazy to film at anything other than maximum quality. The video game that helped me understand my grandma’s dementia. Indoor and night shooting show large quantities of dot crawl and video noise, even in low light modes. Panasonic’s “hybrid” camcorder offers a choice of video recording to either internal hard disk or high-capacity SD card media and, on first impressions at least, shares an outward appearance with several models in the JVC Everio G range of HDD camcorders.
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Although this is a mass-market camcorder, it’s great sdr-n250 see manual features on board. Top quality XP recordings are captured at 10Mbps, giving room for just six minutes of footage on the supplied MB card, or seven hours on the hard drive. The video game that helped me understand my grandma’s dementia.
In addition to having a button – positioned inside the opened LCD screen recess – with which to increase the brightness of the LCD screen in three steps, Dsr-h250 has included a simple DVD Copy button. How your privacy gets cooked by those restaurant waitlist apps.
A generous set of user-friendly features together with its combined ability to shoot either to SDHC cards or HDD in impressive widescreen makes this camcorder the obvious choice for upgraders who aren’t quite ready to make the leap to HD quite yet. With excellent video quality, a long list of video, still and time-lapse options and a The widescreen viewfinder is one of the larger varieties available today.
The Bottom Line Panasonic arrives at the hard drive party just as everyone is leaving for the hi-def shindig up the road. In fact, you could fit overbasic quality snaps on the hard drive, although with that much space available you may as well stick to full-res 3-megapixel photos.
The camcorder’s compact design makes it a really comfortable and handy unit to use, and its size makes it easy to tuck into a pocket or small bag when not in use.
Charging time is around 2. There are lots of scene modes, including a surprisingly competent Colour Night View mode for low light shooting. A mode dial circles a precise four-way, push-to-select joystick that makes short work of the H’s clear menus, the record button is nice and large, and even the delete key has been made tricky to reach to avoid accidental erasures.
Just click the button and off you go. Given that the knurled ring around the lens barrel is there to open and close the shutter, it would be nice to think that Panasonic would have replaced this with an Auto lens cap and given us a manual focus ring instead, but sdr-2h50 in all this is a great camcorder at its price, and we can’t see many users having much cause to complain about anything at all.
You get the same high quality Leica lens seen on Panasonic’s other camcorders. But even then, straight lines show jagged edges and sdr-250 finest detail is smeared — this is a long way from high definition.
Panasonic’s “hybrid” camcorder offers a choice of video recording to either internal hard disk or high-capacity SD card media and, on first impressions at least, shares an outward appearance with several models in the JVC Everio G range of HDD sdr-h2500.
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It’s taken all the best elements from its tape models and transferred them successfully, although there are a few minor things we wish hadn’t made the transition. The Menu button provides the entry point in all camera modes to the choice of functions.
We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. For Versatile storage options Easy to use Good overall quality. Performance Sdr-hh250 there’s so much storage, you’d be crazy to film at anything other than maximum quality.
Its non-removable 30GB HDD occupies the part of the camcorder where the tape would be accommodated on a DV camcorder and this contributes to an equivalent body mass overall. Facing the fold-out display are a range of specialist buttons, including controls to boost screen brightness, activate the on-board LED and switch from fully automatic to manual modes.
The choice of recording media makes sdr-n250 on the road really easy, and with the plummeting cost of high capacity SDHC cards it’s probably fair to say that recording to DV tape or DVD disc is actually more expensive. Key controls fall under your right thumb and index finger. As with many so-called “handycam” sized cameras, audio does suffer when it’s a bit windy, but in optimum conditions it’s very good -spacially, the stereo is well-defined and audio definition is good.
The H has a lot to recommend it today — notably a great lens, flexible storage and usable manual features — but it’ll soon look as quaint and outmoded as VHS Visit manufacturer site for details.
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Our Verdict A generous set of user-friendly features together with its combined ability to shoot either to SDHC cards or HDD in impressive widescreen makes this camcorder the obvious choice for upgraders who aren’t quite ready to make wdr-h250 leap to HD quite yet.
In our tests, the supplied battery gave a continuous recording time for top-quality footage to the hard drive of minutes.
There is, however, one notable omission from the back of the camera: Digital gimmicks like the Soft Skin mode aren’t really necessary — faces look fresh, rosy and soft enough anyway.