Description:Model ID 059092 / Panasonic NV-DS15EG - Camcorder - 800 Kpix - optical zoom: 20 x - Mini DV - silver / NV DS15 is a compact model offering high quality digital video features, multimedia compatibility and the 2.5" Smart-Turn LCD monitor. Motion Sensor function automatically ... more
Panasonic NV-DS15 ... starts recording when movement is detected and can be used in conjunction with the Night View function. Zoom microphone adjusts automatically according to the zoom setting of the lens to bring sound and images together. With Digital Photo Shot one 60-minute tape holds approximately 750 stills (LP mode). Panasonic's digital video cameras, known for being the smallest in the world, have broken their own record and become even smaller and slimmer. The result is an ergonomic, compact body and a comfortable hold that enables filming stability in any situation.
Newest Review: ... 'normal' video recordings, the software scans the video tape to capture all stills. The images can then be saved or ... more
... emailed from the computer. Battery life is OK. I don't have anything to compare it with but it has never let me down. Overall, it is a decent camcorder. However, it is let down by Panasonic's miserliness in not providing some useful peripheral connectors.
I bought this camcorder online in 1999. It cost me £600 and was priced at £900 in Dixons. The main features I was looking for at time were: 1. Brand reliability 2. Digital format 3. LCD screen The slightly bigger size did not bother me much. I have taken it abroad and so far have recorded over 20 mini Digital Video cassettes. Every time, I've got perfect results especially when there was adequate lighting. However, in darker areas the camera does loose some color differentiation and the recordings are a bit bland. Night view works fine, allowing black & white movies to be recorded in the dark. Although I have only used it a couple ...
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