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Sony DCR-PJ6B

Sony DCR-PJ6B Camcorder

1/8 230g CCD 60x Nov 2012
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Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,510 expert and owner reviews for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its video cameras range.

Good Product Quality

A few Sony DCR-PJ6B reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Sony DCR-PJ6B was good quality. Three years ago expert website Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph mentioned in their Sony DCR-PJ6B review “The Sony Handycam DCR-PJ6 is a camcorder that does more than let you take long videos in high quality”. Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph also said “Good video and audio quality”.

Very Big Optical Zoom

At 60 times zoom factor, the Sony DCR-PJ6B has a very big optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for more than two years. Across all the video cameras of a comparable type and age to the DCR-PJ6B the optical zooms range from 1x to 65x, and the average optical zoom is 23x.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The DCR-PJ6B has an image stabiliser, unlike most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the DCR-PJ6B which do not have an image stabiliser.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The Sony DCR-PJ6B supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most camcorders of a comparable age and spec to it. Most video cameras that were released more than two years ago support an SD memory card. This video camera also support MS PRO Duo and MS Pro-HG Duo and SDHC memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC memory card is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all video cameras of a similar spec and age to the DCR-PJ6B.

Amongst comparable types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is MicroSDXC.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The Sony DCR-PJ6B has a built-in projector, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the DCR-PJ6B do not have a built-in projector.

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Lithium Battery

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery, which is the most frequently found battery on video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other video cameras that came out more than two years ago, the DCR-PJ6B has a built-in display.

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Very Close Minimum Projection Distance

At only 0.3 meters, the DCR-PJ6B has a quite close minimum projection distance compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type. The average minimum projection distance of video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1.1m, and the minimum projection distances range from 0.3m to 5m.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the Sony DCR-PJ6B is more than most camcorders of this type and age. This video camera has a USB cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on video cameras that came out more than two years ago. The cables included "AC" and "AV" are also found on this camcorder.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

The Sony DCR-PJ6B has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (108 millimeters) amongst similar spec video cameras of this age. The maximum focal lengths of video cameras of a similar age and type to the DCR-PJ6B range from 0.5mm to 900mm.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

When compared to other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the DCR-PJ6B that we have checked, the minimum focal length of the DCR-PJ6B of only 1.8 millimeters is one of the shortest. Across all the video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DCR-PJ6B the minimum focal lengths range from 1.8mm to 110mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 1/8" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Sony DCR-PJ6B is 1/8". That's 51% less optical sensor size than a 1/3.91" camcorder, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. The best optical sensor size of all video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DCR-PJ6B is 1/1.3" and the worst is 2/3".

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Not Full HD

Most camcorders of this type and age are not Full HD. The Sony DCR-PJ6B is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an HDMI Port

The DCR-PJ6B does not have an HDMI port. Most of the other video cameras that were released around the same time as the DCR-PJ6B also do not have an HDMI port.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The DCR-PJ6B does not have an interchangeable lens, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DCR-PJ6B also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not Waterproof

The DCR-PJ6B is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as the DCR-PJ6B are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The DCR-PJ6B does not have a night mode, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to the DCR-PJ6B also do not have a night mode.

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Not 3D Compatible

The DCR-PJ6B is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony DCR-PJ6B

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the DCR-PJ6B over four years ago.

Average Weight

At 230 grams, the Sony DCR-PJ6B has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to the DCR-PJ6B.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.7 inches, the Sony DCR-PJ6B has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the DCR-PJ6B.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 70 times zoom factor, the DCR-PJ6B has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DCR-PJ6B.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Back Light Compensation
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Audio
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Out
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Projector
Built-In Projector
Minimum Projection Distance

Expert Reviews

The Sony Handycam DCR-PJ6 is a camcorder that does more than let you take long videos in high quality.It's packed with an interesting treat?a built-in projector, yet is still offered at a...

Builtin projector
LED light for shooting in the dark
Good video and audio quality
Cuenta con un proyector con alcance de hasta 1.5 metros, que es ayudado por los potentes altavoces, as que no es necesario esperar a pasar los archivos a una televisin para compartirlo con los dems
AF and zoom slower than expected
Colors lacked a bit of saturation
No internal memory
Bottomline
The Sony Handycam DCRP 6 is a camcorder that does more than let you take long videos in high quality

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dcrpj6, sony dcrpj6b
Barcodes 04905524901221
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