Ten people wrote in their reviews that the Sony HDR-AS30 was good at resisting water ingress. Roger scored it 6 stars and he said on Amazon “So, you'll need to fork out another £30-£40 for a decent underwater housing” in his review of this camcorder. Mr Owl gave it a score of 8 stars and he wrote “The case is brilliant cos it's waterproof so you can use this diving or in water-sports”. T. Satchwell mentioned in their Sony HDR-AS30 review on Amazon four years ago “Strap the camera onto my helmet and hope for some "Experiences"The cam is waterproof”.
Four customers who reviewed this camcorder considered that it was strong and durable. Two years ago E. Prayoga gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The roam 2 was a far more rugged camera, had a rotateable lens”. Aidan said “The case is very sturdy” .
Four people who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. Paulo Seth mentioned in their review of this camcorder “The Minoura mount is very steady and well built” . T. Satchwell gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this camcorder “There is a built in mic which is good quality”. Swaddy mentioned three years ago “Think it should have a V at the end of the code as it does have built in GPS”.
Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. One owner who bought it mentioned that it was easy to damage or scratch.