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Blackmagic Video Recorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Blackmagic Video Recorder. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed views about the image quality. Many are negative about the reliability and design.

usability, price

portability, design, reliability

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

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Blackmagic Video Recorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Blackmagic Video Recorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Opinions about the price and usability are overall positive. Reviews are divided on the image quality, while some have doubts about the reliability and design.

usability, price

portability, design, reliability

68% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Blackmagic Design H.264 Format Video Recorder (for Mac Only)Blackmagic Design H.264 Format Video Recorder (for Mac Only)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Bradley McBurney (macnn.com)

Review: Blackmagic Video Recorder

 

Rip your analog video easily.

Everything you need to digitize video included.Easy to use software and hardware. Simple software interface.No audio lag issues.Component, Composite, and S-Video support

Saves files to the desktop only.Device became rather warm during extended use.S-Video requires a separate adapter

As digital technology becomes increasingly affordable, many of us want to digitalize our older analog media that may be sitting on a shelf quietly degrading away as the years pass. The Blackmagic Video Recorder, designed for people who have a large a

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: Phil (rakuten.com)

Phil

 

Got this to convert old 8mm home movies to digital format. Simple to use and performs well. Only thing I would like to see different would be the ability to save in different formats. The device saves as MPEG-4 only and only to the desktop. Small...

Consumer review by: A customer (rakuten.com)

A customer

 

This is a Mac-only product. Also, you asked why it is so expensive? Because Blackmagic won't allow any dealer to sell their products even one cent cheaper than the price they dictate. That's why everybody's prices are the same.Welcome to the new America.

Consumer review by: Sonny (rakuten.com)

Sonny

 

First, I wonder why this is so expensive. It really doesn't do much more than any other basic recorder that you can get for under $100.I purchased this item because I thought it recorded VHS to Quicktime mov format. Instead it is mp4 which does not...