Editor's Choice - Our Favorite TACHYON Camcorders

1. Tachyon GunCam for Clays (2020 New Model)

User Ratings: 49

TACHYON Tachyon GunCam for Clays First Impressions

"Small, stylish and refined."

It is more for show than for use. Recording effect is very good! The TACHYON Tachyon GunCam for Clays is my favorite. So many aspects about this camera. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great!

  • Tachyon GunCam for Clays (2020 New Model)
  • Best Shotgun Video Camera for Clay Shooting. Multiple Reticle Options with Calibration
  • Learn and Improve the Shooting Skill. Special Lens for Clays Shooting with 4X Digital Zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Streaming & Playback to iOS & Android, Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays
  • Slow-mo Playback to iOS & Android. PC & Mac
  • One-Button Operation. Tap to Pause & Resume
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TACHYON Tachyon GunCam for Clays
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TACHYON Tachyon GunCam for Clays Final Thoughts

"Takes super video."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. This unit is awesome and the price is great. This thing does everything it says it does. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

2. Sony PXW-X70 4K Upgrade License

User Ratings: 56

Sony CBKZ-X70FX First Impressions

"I like that!"

Well packed and worth the money. An additional battery is included as backup. Really great camera and easy to use. It has a microphone so the sound is better. Now I'm off to charge the battery!

  • Sony PXW-X70 4K Upgrade License
  • For Sony PXW-X70 camcorder
  • License to add 4K recording capability
  • 3840x2160 in 30p/25p/24p XAVC-L
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Sony CBKZ-X70FX Final Thoughts

"An amazing device."

The material of the Sony CBKZ-X70FX seems really good. So know your needs and pick the right TACHYON Camcorder. The quality is great considering the price. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. We travel out after I receive this Sony CBKZ-X70FX.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

3. 4K Video Camera Camcorder ORDRO HDR-AE8 Full HD 1080P 60FPS Digital WiFi Camera Camcorders with IR N...

User Ratings: 60 4

ORDRO HDR-AE8 First Impressions

"Not sure."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Functions are straightforward. Super easy to read instructions too! I did exactly what the ad said.

  • 4K Video Camera Camcorder ORDRO HDR-AE8 Full HD 1080P 60FPS Digital WiFi Camera Camcorders with IR Night Vision 3.0'' IPS Touchscreen and Remote Control DV Camera Recorder
  • 4K Video Camera with Hot Shoes: 2880*2160 24FPS resolution. The camera has built-in microphone and speaker which bring a great video sound quality. Unique hot shoe function to attach an external microphone(3.5mm interface) and video camera light, it also supports 37mm external wide angle lens, teleconverter, fisheye lens and UV lens. It has recording while charging, pause/resume video recording features.
  • Ultra HD 4K Camcorder: CMOS 8.0 MP sensor, up to 30.0 mega pixels, 3.0'' IPS HD touch screen, 16X digital zoom, remote control, loop recording, motion detection, face detection, self-timer, auto power-off, date stamp, MIC/USB2.0/HDMI output. Supports standard tripod and SD card (32-128GB Class10 SD card is recommended, need to be purchased separately). HDMI cable only used for connecting with TV, does not support live stream. Please connect the 4k TV for watching videos.
  • Video Camera Camcorder with IR Night Vision and Wi-Fi Features: After turning the camera on, press the “POWER / IR” button to enable night vision to take photos or videos on a dark night. Please use your smartphone to download and install the "C-Video" APP to connect camcorder Wi-Fi function. It can control camcorder to take recording videos, and upload or download files to your smartphone or tablet (Wi-Fi effective connection range ≤ 9.8 feet). NOTE: does not support wireless internet access.
  • Powerful Li-on Battery Supply: It comes with two NP-180 3.7V 1800mAh Li-ion batteries and a USB charger. When first use, please charge the battery for 3 hours to make sure its fully charged, it can take videos up to 2 hours, and pictures up to 2.5 hours. This camcorder supports recording while charging. (Tips: The battery working time will shorten in the Wi-Fi mode).
  • What You Get: 1 x 4K Video camera HDR-AE8 (ORDRO BRAND), 1 x HDMI cable,1 x USB charging cable, 2 x NP-180 Lithium batteries, 1 x USB charger, 1 x Remote control, 1 x Camera bag, 1 x Lens cap, 1 x Wrist strap, 1 x Card reader(random color), 1 x User manual. NO SD CARD/MIC/Wide-angle LENS. We offer 12-month warranty and excellent customer service.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO HDR-AE8
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ORDRO HDR-AE8 Final Thoughts

"It was a hit!"

The ORDRO HDR-AE8 is small and lightweight. Used this multiple times for church lectures. I love the audio options. Able to get a great cinematic look. The image stabilizer works very well.

Overall Score
4.1


(31 Points)

4. Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card + Case + LED Light + Battery ...

User Ratings: 65

Sony K-86671-02 First Impressions

"Please see the photos."

This thing does everything it says it does. Wow this was such a great purchase! The clarity of the video was amazing. This little camera meets all those needs! So far I am happy with this purchase.

  • Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card + Case + LED Light + Battery + Tripod + Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 9 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder + [2] Transcend 32GB MicroSD Card +
  • [3] Spare NP-BX1 Battery for Sony + [4] PD LED Video Light w/ Bracket +
  • [5] PD 50" Compact Travel Tripod + [6] PD-C20 Camera / Camcorder Case +
  • [7] PD 5pc Complete Cleaning Kit + [8] PD 8 SD Card Memory Card Case + [9] LCD Screen Protectors
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony K-86671-02
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Sony K-86671-02 Final Thoughts

"Really good one!"

The video it takes it pretty good. I got these for my husband for Xmas. I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. We are very pleased with this product. I like The light weight small size.

Overall Score
4.3


(21 Points)

5. Video Camera Camcorder HD 1080P 24MP YouTube Vlogging Camera 3" LCD 270 Degrees Rotatable Screen 16X...

User Ratings: 84 8

Actinow First Impressions

"It has a nice case as well."

The mic isn't great, but it'll work. That is not the case with the Actinow . Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! Must be turned on and off manually. This is designed to be simple and easy to use.

  • Video Camera Camcorder HD 1080P 24MP YouTube Vlogging Camera 3" LCD 270 Degrees Rotatable Screen 16X Digital Zoom Digital Camera Recorder with 2 Batteries
  • Video Camera:This video camera max supports 1080P(15FPS) AVI Video Resolution,24M (6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution.3.0 inch 270 degree rotation TFT LCD screen,16X digital zoom,built-in fill light, Anti-shaking, Face capture, Self-timer, Webcam function, Pause function, internal Microphone and Speaker(record sound videos),USB 2.0, TV Output and so on.The camera is small,lightweight carry to everywhere and simple to use.(The camera is designed for Amateurs,not for Professional Users)
  • Webcam Video Camera:The digital camera has a Webcam function.When you want to video chat with your friends or family but without a cam on your computer, you may need this function.By connecting the computer with a USB cable,then press the camera“MODE”button to switch into the“PC CAM”mode.Please download the software“AMCAP”before using the PC-CAM function,finally open the “AMCAP”,then enter the video interface,and then you can video chat with your friends.
  • Pause Function:The camcorder supports the pause function,a good choice for YouTube and Vlogging.You can continue the recording in the same File without restarting a new one.You can pause or restart the video by press the "OK" button.And then you can download the video to your computer through a USB cable and then edit it before uploading to your social media,also can use a AV cable connect to the TV to watch the photos and videos.Also share it to social platforms such as YouTube at any time.
  • Recording While Charging:The digital camera comes with two 3.7V 1250 mAh Li-ion battery(Model: NP-40).One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 90-150 minutes. Or you can record videos while charging, in this case, you can record long enough videos as you wish and no need to worry about battery drains. The digital camera supports SD card 4GB to 32GB(The SD card is not included in the package,please format the SD card before using this camera).
  • Perfect Gift & Quality Assurance:The camcorder support the tripod connection and the hole is standard size.(the tripod is not included).The camcorder support LED Video Light(Supplement Light not included).But not support the external microphone.If you have any problems or concerns,please feel free to contact us,we will give you a satisfied solution within 24 hours.
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Actinow Final Thoughts

"Well packaged."

This little camera meets all those needs! I have had NO issues with battery life so far. First off this was an open box purchase. If you are also an amateur photographer. More noticeable on the night vision set up.

Overall Score
4.5


(35 Points)

6. Aleta S2C 360 Camera Camcorder Standard Set (Without Batteries)+ 12V DC Adapter (US Version)

User Ratings: 49

Aleta Aleta S2C First Impressions

"Yes I like."

For this, we purchased this Aleta Aleta S2C. But not an awful lot better. It's the small things that count. The batteries come already charged. I got these for my husband for Xmas.

  • Aleta S2C 360 Camera Camcorder Standard Set (Without Batteries)+ 12V DC Adapter (US Version)
  • 【12K ultra high resolution 360 still photo, HDR: 7-shot exposure bracket. Best for 360 photography】1 click get one 12K, 66MP (11520 x 5760) high resolution 360 panoramic photo, real time in-camera optical stitching, 7-shot exposure bracket for HDR. Countdown function (2/5/10/20 second). 12K Burst (1 sec~60sec). 8K time-lapse video. 4 Shooting modes: DAY, NIGHT, Sport, Manual. AEB, Dynamic Object Removal.
  • 【OSC API support, Real time in-camera optical stitching, easy operation】One shot to get photo WITHOUT any post production. Direct output .jpg, .mp4 files. Recognize and stitching subject instantly. Ideal for Google Street View (OSC support), virtual tours: real estate, construction site, interior design, architecture, engineering, archaeology, 3D modeling (with Laser scanner), travel, VR/AR content, standalone 360 live streaming
  • 【9 axis function / Great low light photography】G sensor make photo shot in any angles and viewed it normally on Google map, Facebook. 5 lens make Aleta S2C take good photo under low light conditions
  • 【”AletaS2C viewer” app ,support iOS/Android】Real time viewer on “AletaS2C viewer app”. Manual EV, exposure, white Balance, contrast, color, sharpness, stitching adjustment. HDR mode one photo (up to 7 brackets), Customized nadir sticker
  • 【2 power modes: 18650 battery or 12V DC adapter】 a) By removable standard 3.7V 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery x2 (DO NOT use any battery exceed 3400 mAh) ; or b) by an AC/CD power adapter, battery life is not an issue anymore
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Aleta Aleta S2C
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Aleta Aleta S2C Final Thoughts

"It suits me perfectly."

Used this multiple times for church lectures. He was pretty happy about the microphone. I had no problems at all with setup at all. I like The light weight small size. There are not any fancy professional features.

Overall Score
4.0


(5 Points)

7. DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/S...

User Ratings: 74 8

DJI First Impressions

"This is a great camera."

Overall, decent product for this price. The DJI is small and lightweight. It is more for show than for use. The best part is the real-time imagery. I love the audio options.

  • DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/Selfie Stick, Tripod & Must Have Accessories (15 Items)
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Because Life is Big! How do you capture moments worth keeping? As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory. In just seconds, Osmo Pocket lets you share your life anywhere, anytime.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Incredibly Small, Truly Smooth Osmo Pocket uses DJI's smallest 3-axis mechanical handheld gimbal. In real time, it precisely adjusts for your movements, turning your handheld video of a golden sunset or your child’s first steps into a movie-like scene.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! A Powerful Tool for Limitless Imagination Osmo Pocket transforms all your life’s moments into wonderful images. It snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° FOV, and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100 Mbps, slow motion video at 1080p/120fps 4x, and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Designed with Intelligence in Mind Osmo Pocket doesn't just let you shoot smooth, cinematic footage. With access to several intelligent functions like ActiveTrack, Motionlapse, and 3x3 Panorama, Osmo Pocket unleashes your creativity with impressive effects that are impossible with smartphones.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have tools to the packages. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Remember exposure setting."

LCD display could be better. Functions are straightforward. The zoom did not really impress me. We travel out after I receive this DJI . I haven’t had to change the date.

Overall Score
4.4


(92 Points)

8. OBSBOT Tail Auto Director Ai Camera 4K Video Camera AI Tracking Shooting 1850Mah 360 4k 60fps OBSBOT...

JYYX First Impressions

"Makes a great gift!"

And the rocker zoom is awesome. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. The lanyard has been amazing. This is an amazing camera, it really is. What you get is quite a lot, really.

  • OBSBOT Tail Auto Director Ai Camera 4K Video Camera AI Tracking Shooting 1850Mah 360 4k 60fps OBSBOT Tail Ai Camera (Red)
  • A camera from future for today : OBSBOT Tail uses deep learning neural networks to achieve AI tracking,smart composition and gesture control .Equipped with a Sony CMOS sensor.Hoya optical lens system and three-axis gimbal it provides industry leading videography experience.
  • AI Tracking: Equipped with a supreme AI technologies such as deep visual subject tracking,recorgnition,posture estimation and behavioral analysis.OBSBOT Tail ensure stable and smooth tracking and shooting in more complex conditions,such as low light environment,twisted postures,tricky angles,and colorful background.
  • Intelligent Composition: OBSBOT Tail introduces AI technologies such as portrait compositon and position estimation to a smart video shooting system,enabling the device to perform autonomous optimization and processing of composition featuring human and pet .
  • Power Gesture :OBSBOT Tail has first of it's kind implementation of gesture control in AI video shooting,empowering users to access a series of functions such as start recording,tracking,zoom and creative camera movements with natural simple gestures.Together with Launch pad,gesture control unlocks over 30 control possibilities.
  • Live Stream:OBSBOT Tail supports RTMP Live Stream,the supporting App provides a variety of post-editing and seamless social sharing functions,enabling users to become fully independent creators.
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JYYX Final Thoughts

"The hole is so tiny."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. This was well worth the money. This is an amazing camera, it really is. I haven’t had to change the date. Very easy to hold in one hand.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with Travel Charger

User Ratings: 64 11

Sony First Impressions

"I advise you!"

This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. I used to just take videos on my phone. There are not any fancy professional features. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. An additional battery is included as backup.

  • Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with Travel Charger
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

I haven’t had one in so long. The Sony is small and lightweight. This is an amazing camera, it really is. The material of the Sony seems really good. So many features, streamlined everything.

Overall Score
4.1


(206 Points)

10. Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30 Infrared 30 Watt IR Light for Night Vision Camera & Camcorder

Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR First Impressions

"The Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR works great."

It is also great as a gift for kids. I am still learning how to use it. I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! We travel out after I receive this Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR.

  • Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30 Infrared 30 Watt IR Light for Night Vision Camera & Camcorder
  • 30 Watt Infrared Light
  • Includes Diffuser
  • 7th Generation, 10th Anniversary Model
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR
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Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

For this, we purchased this Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR. Functions are straightforward. Well packed and worth the money. I really appreciate with the extra battery. Still, it's worth knowing about.

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5.0


(1 Points)

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