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Canon ZR45MC Mini DV Digital Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 reviews of Canon ZR45MC Mini DV Digital Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the size and price are generally positive. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the color and reliability.

usability, image quality, portability, price, size

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon ZR45MC Mini DV Digital Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon ZR45MC Mini DV Digital Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 user reviews of Canon ZR45MC Mini DV Digital Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Opinions about the size and price are on the whole positive. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, but the color and reliability get critical comments.

usability, image quality, portability, price, size

reliability, color

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon ZR45MC MiniDV Digital Camcorder with 2.5" LCD, Digital Still Mode & MMC Card SlotCanon ZR45MC MiniDV Digital Camcorder with 2.5" LCD, Digital Still Mode & MMC Card Slot

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Canon ZR45MC Camcorder Review - Canon MiniDV Camcorders

 

The Canon ZR45MC has an MSRP of $799 and a street price around $600. It's effectively the Canon ZR40 but with added still capability. Although there are similarly price camcorders with better still capability, the manual control this camcorder offers...

Mar, 2002

Consumer review by: Mike Levy (shopzilla.com)

Design flaw makes audio intolerable

 

It's small.

Loud grinding sound from motor inhibits clear recording

May, 2003

Consumer review by: Sean O'Connor (shopzilla.com)

Canon ZR45MC Cost Effective Digital Camcorder

 

Small with many easy to use features

Still picture quality is low

May, 2003

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

nice toy

 

good price, compact, good features

controls are a little awkward, image is about 3.5 out of 5

Feb, 2003

Consumer review by: JT (shopzilla.com)

Poor, poor video quality!

 

Size and features

Poor, poor video quality.

Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Very poor quality video!

 

I bought it for $438 way below retail

Everything! This camera is a piece of garbage for the $599

Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

GREAT CAMERA

 

Great Picture and Small compact

The sound, but use a mic

Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: HerbVic (shopzilla.com)

Excellent Product with Macintosh OS X Jaguar

 

Inexpensive quality, lens/filter options, A/D converter.

Documentation weak, results in trial and error learning.

Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: Wynter (shopzilla.com)

Canon ZA45MC Video Camcorder Review

 

Small, great video, very handy little camera!

Price, I bought mine at Dell!!

Nov, 2002

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

The ZR-45 is the perfect low-budget camera

 

Small in size, good color quality, very cost-effective

The sound quality is not the greatest

Oct, 2002