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Sony DCR-IP1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Sony DCR-IP1. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the design and image quality. The size and portability also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-IP1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-IP1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Sony DCR-IP1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and size. The portability and usability also get good comments, but there are some critical opinions about the price.

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80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-IP1 Micro-MV Digital CamcorderSony DCR-IP1 Micro-MV Digital Camcorder

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-IP1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Sony DCR-IP1 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. Views about the memory and size are overall positive. The battery and design are also mentioned favorably. There are mixed views on the portability and image quality. Some have doubts about the price and usability.

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75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-IP1 MicroMV Handycam Camcorder w/10x Optical ZoomSony DCR-IP1 MicroMV Handycam Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Bryan Hastings (pcworld.com)

Sony DCR-IP1 MicroMV Handycam

 

The pricey DCR-IP1 is an incredibly small camcorder, but this does make it a little awkward to use.

For users who seek small above all, the DCR-IP1 is a compelling choice, but it costs twice as much as some MiniDV peers, and it uses pricey, hard-to-find media.

Apr, 2004

Expert review by: Bryan Hastings (pcworld.com)

DCR-IP1 MicroMV Digital Camcorder Review

 

For users who seek small above all, the DCR-IP1 is a compelling choice, but it costs twice as much as some MiniDV peers, and it uses pricey, hard-to-find media.

Apr, 2004

Expert review by: Bryan Hastings (pcworld.com)

Sony DCR-IP1 MicroMV Digital Camcorder

 

Photograph: Rick Rizner

Apr, 2004

Product Specifications

Experience the smallest and lightest tape-based camcorder in the world! Sony's DCR-IP1 MICROMV Handycam delivers high-quality digital video footage, digital still images, precision digital zoom, and MPEG1 compressed video and audio, within a sleek 8 oz. package slightly larger than a deck of cards. The included multi-functional Handycam Station serves as your power supply/battery charger, S-Video terminal connection to supported TV/VCRs or i.LINK interface to your computer for video editing. Impressive touch panel operation technology enables you to access the camcorder functions with a touch of a finger. The minute camcorder body accepts both Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo media. About one-third the size of standard-size Memory Stick media, a 512MB Memory Stick PRO Duo media card allows you to capture 900 one-megapixel digital images!

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):85min

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera

Minimum illumination:7

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:6.9cm
Height:9.1cm
Weight:0.2kg
Width:3.9cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:5.08

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & Ski / Landscape / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & Moon

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Memory Stick Duo
Storage Capacity:8MB

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:IP1/IP1E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:1.07

Lens System

Digital Zoom:120
Focal length range (f-f):3.2 - 32
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.3
Max Focal Length:32mm
Min Focal Length:3.2mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.1 mm ( 1/5" ) / 5.1 mm ( 1/5 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Other features

Power consumption (typical):3.8
Resolution:1152 x 864

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-1
Digital Zoom:120
Faders:Black fader/Black fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader
Media Type:Micro MV tape
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Card Mix / Chroma Key / Flash Motion / Low Shutter Speed (LSS) / Luminance Key / Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia / Solarisation / Still / Trail
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.1
Height :6.9
Weight:230
Width:3.9