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Vivitar DVR 508HD Digital Video Recorder (Black)

  • 4X Digital Zoom
  • 1.8" LCD
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The powerful DVR packs loads of features into easy-to-carry technology. Capture the moment with dramatic stills or action filled videos- all in high definition. When you're done, print your photos or share your videos which are stored on convenient SD media cards. The DVR 508 is the perfect companion for those on the go! 1.8in. Screen High Definition 4x Digital Zoom Tv Out Voice Recorder SD Card Support Up To 8GB


General

Brand
Vivitar
Series
DVR Series
Type
HD Camcorder
Color
Blue

Lens

Optical Zoom
No
Digital Zoom
4X

SPEC

LCD
1.8"

Recording Media

Recording Media
SSD and Memory Card
Memory Card Support
SD Card

SPEC

Connectors
USB

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Charles A.
  • 8/27/2013 11:01:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
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4 out of 5 eggsNice Portable Camcorder

Pros: Very Affordable little Camcorder that adapts to most conditions well. It has LED lighting to brighten darker conditions. It can auto adapt color balance for outside/inside conditions. USB cord allows for easy uploads to a computer, and MonoAudio/Video cable should allow it to play videos to a TV (untested as of review on this last bit). It uses an SD card to store its Videos and Pictures, though it does not come with one. So, overall on Pros, it follows standards that most people would find easily available, and easy to use/understand.

Cons: 20 fps at highest resolution (HD), 30 fps max on 640x480p and lower. Pictures and videos *darken* toward the edges of the frame, though digital zoom can help aleviate that somewhat. For picture mode, a lot of pictures come out distorted due to the act of "It's very light weight and you have to press a button." The ten second timer is HIGHLY recommended. Videos and pictures will have to be postprocessed due to its algorithm for brightness being on the dark side.

Other Thoughts: Overall: Definitely worth it

-Make sure to hold the Power Button for a while, then it will activate.
-Remaining Battery Meter doesn't seem to be accurate
-Uses 3 AAA batteries (not Included)
-Uses SD card (not Included)

Best for:
Exellent Toy for a Child interested in Movie Making.
Most of today's cell phones could outperform it on video capture/pictures. Though the cell phones could not play straight to a TV.

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