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Comments to date: 8. Page 1 of 1. Average Rating:
anguz 10:39am on Friday, September 3rd, 2010 
Another thing that detracts from this otherwise great camcorder is that the DVD record time is only 18 minutes at the highest quality.
8tavian 10:54am on Saturday, August 21st, 2010 
aparently the HDC-SD1 would have been a smarter buy for me Hight Definition great picture quality in lighted areas.
jo4242 3:10pm on Sunday, July 25th, 2010 
You can see some of the edited video for yourself at www.rustbucketracers.org and see what you think. Overall very good camera for the price.
Arben 11:04am on Saturday, July 17th, 2010 
This camcorder have better quality than I though. It can zoom the image from far away but still very clear .
bjbev 12:24am on Saturday, June 26th, 2010 
Before you can continue shooting. This is the type of camcorder that my cousin has and she enjoys it bunches. She has made several family videos of her kids growing up. A friend of mine has this type of camcorder and just loves it. It takes really good videos with the excellent features.
buhanga 8:15am on Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 
Panasonic HDC-DX1 as a former super 8 ,jvc digital owner and other tape camcorders over the years the picture quality of Panny hdc-dx1 is superb.
dmc 6:09am on Sunday, June 13th, 2010 
I have purchased this camcoreder recently and have found it very easy to use. This camcorder have better quality than I though. It can zoom the image from far away but still very clear .
Bhikkhu Santi 4:44am on Saturday, April 17th, 2010 
SD-Card for stills, great color No Firewire, Length of video limited by disc This camcorder takes the best video picture quality from any HD camcorder $1200 or less, on the market today...

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ON TEST / HDV CAMCORDER

Verdict Approx price 1,000

Panasonic HDC-DX1

Panasonics HDV DVD debut gets pretty close to perfection
BExcellent controls, impressive features, stunning picture quality ECould be a touch cheaper, lack of manual focus ring
THE HDC-DX1 REPRESENTS Panasonics rst tentative step into the world of disc-based High Denition Video (HDV) camcorders, though its track record with cassette and harddrive HDV camcorders suggest that this shouldnt be anything less than an impressive debut. Recording onto DVDs 8cm DVD-R discs to be precise the DX1 is able to store a maximum of 30 minutes of top notch footage per disc, which means that youll have to carry around more than a handful of discs if youre planning on shooting a minor epic, but for the serious videomaker this should pose no great problem. of the box so that even complete beginners simply have to point and shoot. For those that want to take a bit more responsibility for the main controls, theres a choice of ve Program AE modes and four white balance settings, but for the serious videomaker its the manual options that really matter, and the DX1 doesnt disappoint. Overrides include everything from focus and white balance through to shutter speed and iris control and these are made using the small joystick on the LCD screen surround (more on this later). Footage can be captured in HF, HN or HE modes, with HF being the highest quality setting (capturing just 14mins of 1080i footage to a disc), while HN and HF offer increased shooting time at the expense of image quality. Further features that you wont nd on run-of-the-mill camcorders include shooting guide lines to help frame a shot, zebra patterning for

The rivals

/ Canon HV10
Priced at 1,200, this is a more portable solution with impeccable colour realism and bold primary tones that are stunningly well saturated.

Features:

The DX1 pretty much ticks all of the important boxes that serious lmmakers expect a worthwhile videomaking tool to do, and a few more besides. Like all camcorders, it offers fully automatic operation out

/ Sony HDR-HC1

More expensive at 1,500, but the HC1 boasts stunning build quality, plenty of professional features and pictures to die for.
062 / What Video & High-Denition TV / Issue 321

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Want to know more about HD? See the Jargon Buster p101
highlighting poorly exposed areas of the image, colour bars to help set up your TV or monitor and a manual focus assist mode that enlarges the central part of the image so that you can make sure that it is correctly focused. Elsewhere on the DX1 is a dream team line-up when it comes to socketry. As well as the usual analogue composite video outputs and microphone input, there are component video outputs for outputting to an HD Ready TV and, more importantly, an HDMI for connection to a suitably equipped LCD or plasma screen. Theres an SD card slot (although youll have to invest in a card as one isnt supplied) for storing stills and an accessory shoe for adding an additional light or microphone to the top of the camcorder.

Picture:

Reviewing footage on a 42in LCD screen, the DX1 provided everything that weve come to expect from the HDV format. For those of you used to DV material, the difference is marked ne details, clarity and colour reproduction are all cranked up a couple of notches to reveal a picture that is about as close to the real thing as its possible to get. Perhaps the rst thing to jump out at you when you rst take a look at your crystal clear footage is the oodles of image detail that give scenes an almost hyper-realistic feel this is what the world would look like all the time if you had perfect 2020 vision. Newspaper print, the dust on shelves, even the grime on windows are all picked up with unerring accuracy. Look closely youll even be able to count the beads of sweat on your actors brows and the hairs on their chins. And so theyll certainly need to employ some pretty expert make up if they dont want every blemish or imperfection on their skin exposed.

Fact le

/ 8cm DVD-R recording / 12x optical zoom / Optical image stabiliser / HDMI output / Manual focus, exposure and white balance
/ Time in Lab: 2 weeks / Serial No: L6HZ00003 162mm 91mm

Ease of use:

An initial inspection of the DX1 very quickly reveals that this is a camcorder aimed much more in the direction of the serious lm maker than towards the camcorder user who simply wants to capture their own hilarious Youve Been /// Framed calamities or lm their mates down the pub. For starters, its big, really, really big. With its 680g weight, this massive brick of a camcorder has more in common with the analogue models of yore than those ddly fag packet-sized digital cams you currently nd dominating the market. Of course, this is no bad thing. That extra bulk ensures that the DX1 is better balanced in the hand and so easier to hold steady when shooting without a tripod. Meanwhile the larger chassis ensures that theres plenty of room for all of the controls. Pleasingly, these fall easily to hand and, like previous Panasonic camcorders, are dominated by the thumb joystick, which is used for both navigation of the onscreen menu and adjustment of the extensive range of manual controls. While this is undoubtedly an intuitive and comfortable way to operate the camcorder, the more serious videomakers among you may nd the lack of a lens ring for focusing hard to take especially considering the camcorders that rival manufacturers are offering for a similar price.

Quality settings Mode Resolution HF: 1,920 x 1,080 HN: 1,920 x 1,080 HE: 1,920 x 1,080

Bit rate

9Mbps 6Mbps

13Mbps

Shoot time (per disc) 14mins 21mins 31mins with viewnder 90mins 95mins 95mins
Both newspaper print, and grime on windows are all picked up with unerring accuracy///
Equally impressive is the way that the DX1 maintains the sharpness and solidity of hard edges and solid blocks of colour. Colour reproduction, meanwhile reveals a broad spectrum thats as capable with bold primary colours as it is with dark inky blacks and pure peak whites.
Battery power Mode Shooting time with LCD HF: 90mins HN: 95mins HE: 100mins

Spec check

Lens: Leica Dicomar 4.048.0mm CCD: 3x1/4inCCD Filter diameter: 43mm Optical zoom: 12x Image stabiliser: Optical Firewire: no Audio: Dolby Digital (AC3) 5.1 Focus: auto/manual Exposure: auto/manual White balance: auto/manual Program AE modes: 5 LCD screen: 3in Viewnder: 0.44in colour Photo resolution: 1,920 x 1,080 Dimensions: 91(w) x 90(h) x 162(d)mm Weight: 680g Sockets: HDMI output; component video output; composite video output; USB out; DC input; accessory shoe; SD card Whats in the box: Panasonic HDC-DX1 camcorder Lithium-ion battery USB cable Composite vide cable Component video cable Remote control battery Contact: 357 www.panasonic.co.uk

Value:

Clearly, this isnt the cheapest camcorder on the market and with so many sub-500 DV models on offer its easy to question the validity of that 1,000 price tag. However, those DV camcorders dont come even close to the DX1 when it comes to picture quality and youll nd that most rival HDV options are priced in a similar bracket. While this may help make the expenditure of a grand on a new camcorder a little bit more palatable, the only question you need to ask yourself is just how important to you is a proper dedicated manual focus ring?Z
Panasonics rst disc-based HDV cam reveals everything thats good about high-denition video
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