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Panasonic AG-DVC60

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Panasonic AG-DVC60. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the zoom and size are overall positive. The viewfinder and portability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the durability. Reviews about the usability and price are different.

design, portability, viewfinder, size, zoom


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic AG-DVC60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Panasonic AG-DVC60 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the reliability and size. The viewfinder and design are also appreciated, but there are mixed comments on the durability and price. There are some critical opinions about the usability.

portability, design, viewfinder, size, reliability


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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic Pro AG-DVC60 3CCD MiniDV Proline Camcorder w/16x Optical ZoomPanasonic Pro AG-DVC60 3CCD MiniDV Proline Camcorder w/16x Optical Zoom

Oct, 2016

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Expert review by: Ben Wolf (

Panasonic AG-DVC60 review:


Uniquely professional form factor and features for its price; great audio section and motorized zoom; a terrific value.

Consumer-oriented controls make some pro-oriented features frustrating to operate for those accustomed to pro gear; Frame Mode not as good as true progressive imaging; noninterchangeable lens; lacks manually controlled neutral-density filter.

At its price point, an unrivaled value in an entry-level shoulder-mounted DV camera.

Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: N/A (




Look's like a chunck of JUNK

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: N/A (

Panasonic AG-DVC60


I still wake up every morning thrilled that I bought this camera. I am very happy with the purchase and higly recommend the DVC60 to anyone who wants to turn heads shooting and please clients visually in the entry to mid-level videography segment.

I love this camera! The images look awesome and the manual controls give you even more shooting flexibility. The shoulder mounted form gives you a very professional look, crucial for wedding and event work. Everyone that sees me with this thing on my...

This camera has more manual features than I was used to using, so there was a some learning curve. That isn't really a con on the camera, more of a con on me. I wish this camera had 48v phantom power for condenser mics. XLR inputs are awesome at this...

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: GG (

Panasonic AG-DVC60 - (Digital Camcorders)

May, 2006

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Panasonic AG-DVC60 - (Digital Camcorders)

May, 2006

Consumer review by: rb123 (

Audio Is Garbage


Great Design

Worst Audio EVER

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: ftlfilms (

Panasonic AG-DVC 60 OK by me!


I purchased my DVC 60 largely because I wanted to shoot from the shoulder and enjoy the stability that comes with that. This camera is the only product at this price point that gave me what I wanted. I had read the audio complaints of others and was a ...

Great viewfinder, shoulder mount stability and easy to use. TWO accessory shoes

Needs an aftermarket microphone

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: municipal (

excellent first professional step


I work a municipal television station as a cameraman, found it easy to learn and use.

adjusts quickly to brightness, without overly stopping down shoulder mount - ability to hold steady smaller crew to support system only basic lights setup for night coverage supports 3 microphones

is it really - must use wireless microphone to input best Audio. The built in microphone is good for only for foley and background noise.

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: camerakook (

Panasonic dvc60 camcorder


Images in good light levels are pristine.

Automatic focus in low light or even near low light is lousy.

Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: banders100 (

Panasonic AG-DVC60


Shoulder Mount

Horrendous audio! Not even usable.

Mar, 2005

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: Yes
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
USB Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Resolution:Standard Definition


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3