The battery or camera becomes hot or very warm to the touch. Don’t expect miracles and you will be happy. Images shot in the Tele Macro Mode will have the subject properly focused with the background unfocused so that the subject stands out. Support by Sony Mobile App. Is the battery pack always charging while the camera is connected to a computer or the supplied AC adaptor via a USB cable? So far so good. This is practically unheard of in today’s range of camcorders; including entry-level units such as this.

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Most relevant reviews See all 7 reviews. Similarly, certain functions, such as white balance, are located in completely separate menus, causing needless headaches as you hunt about and hadycam fruitlessly.

You can even playback your favorite recorded scene stored on tape. Pros 40x optical zoom, affordable price, surprisingly decent audio.

Is the battery pack always charging while the camera is connected to a computer or the supplied AC adaptor via a USB cable? Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens Uses an advanced optical multi-layer coating that offers less glare and flare with increased contrast. The battery drains quickly. Walked into a pitch black room turned on night vision and wow, works great seen everything without a light.


To be fair, it is unlikely handycamm images produced would have been suitable for anything other than an occasional happy snap, yet this fails to justify the omission.

Sony DCR-HC38 User Manual | 84 pages

With all the hullabaloo surrounding high-definition video, it’s easy to overlook the abundance of ‘regular’ Mini DV cameras still on the market – many of which remain perfectly adequate for today’s consumer. It’s so easy to use and I have to say that Sony makes some wonderful designs on its camcorders. The lowest-priced item that has dcr-c38 used or dvr-hc38 previously.

How to transfer video from a Digital8 or MiniDV camcorder to a computer.

Sony DCR-HC38 User Manual

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Sony Handycam DCR-HC38 Mini DV Camcorder

It looks like JavaScript is disabled in your browser. On the plus side, those who prefer to simply point-and-shoot with a minimum of fuss will be pleased by a prominently marked Easy button, which takes care of most of the hard stuff for you. There seems to be little rhyme or reason for this schizophrenic interface – even experienced users will initially find the layout confusing. The battery or camera becomes hot or very warm to the touch.


Handyca, they are unable to capture video at a resolution of i, there is still plenty to like about yesterday’s generation; not the least of which is its plummeting price range.

Tele Macro Function Useful for shooting close up shots, but without having the camcorder casting a shadow on the subject. Easy of use, reliable, viewfinder enables you to see what you are recording from a wide range of angles. Super SteadyShot Picture stabilization system that uses motion sensors to detect and compensate for camera shake without compromising picture quality like some other digital stabilization handcyam.

Good thing about this camcorder is scr-hc38 it’s relatively easy to operate with decent dfr-hc38. Meanwhile, the lack of an external mic jack means you’re stuck with the camera’s front-mounted microphone. Where can I buy genuine Sony products? When it came to audio and image quality, the DCR-HC38 performed about as well as can be expected at this price point.

Still it worked great for our first try.

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