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Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute)

B&H # SODVM60PR Mfr # DVM60PRR
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Product Highlights
  • Metal Evaporated Tape
  • Diamond-like Carbon Protective Coating

The Sony DVM-60PR 60 Minute Premium Mini DV Video Cassette is made for DVC camcorders. The tape features Metal Evaporated tape, a Diamond-like carbon coating protective layer which improves durability and helps prevent shedding and drop out.

Mini DV metal evaporated tape made for DVC camcorders.
Evaporated metal for higher output and carrier-to-noise ratio
Diamond-like carbon protective layer improves durability and helps prevent shedding and drop out.
Format Mini DV
Recording Time 60 minutes in SP mode
90 minutes in LP mode
Packaging None
Coating Diamond-like carbon coating protective layer
Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute)
  • 90-Day Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    SonyDVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute)
     
    4.7

    (based on 384 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (289)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (79)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (11)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (3)

    98%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Reliable (270)
    • High-quality recording (208)
    • Durable (183)
    • Good value (66)
    • High quality recording (48)

    Cons

    • Loses quality over time (11)
    • Weak casing (5)
    • Doesn't work in my camera (4)
    • Low-quality recordings (4)
    • Drops frames (3)

    Best Uses

    • Camcorders (236)
    • Master recordings (57)
    • Dubbing (46)
    • Back-up (20)
    • Recording from TV (15)
      • How long have you owned it:
      • A month or less

         

        One-to-three months

         

        Three-to-six months

         

        More than six months

         

        100% 

        (5 reviews)

      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (181), Enthusiast (77), Casual user (36), Professional (23), Tech savvy (20)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (184), Personal (91)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (190), Yes (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A Solid Standard DV Tape

    I've been using these DVC Tapes for years.

    I use them both in my personal equipment as well as for professional applications. I do allot of work for a small cable access...Read complete review

    I've been using these DVC Tapes for years.

    I use them both in my personal equipment as well as for professional applications. I do allot of work for a small cable access station that has used this particular tape stock for use with The Panasonic DVX-100A&B. Our work flow consists of Recording to tape, capturing in Final Cut Via a Sony DSR-11 DV Deck, and setting the tape on a shelf for storage. Once captured we rarely have to go back to the original media and therefore do little scrubbing. I would imagine that constant scrubbing would probably result in drop outs with any level of Mini DV tape. But in the work flow that we use (with periodic use of a head cleaning cassette's) i have never seen a drop out or had an issue with this tape stock.

    I wouldn't recommend reusing these tape more than once (or any mini dv media for that matter). This tape stock is probably best used to record once through, capturing, and setting on the shelf in case you ever need to go back to it.

    I recently bought a batch of these tapes for use with my personal HDV Canon HV30, and intend to use them consistently as my sole tape stock due to their inexpensiveness and relatively good quality.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good, but some cross-brand issues

    Have had only a few drop-outs, and some of those may be camera-related (usually on an old Canon XL1). One annoyance is when I shoot on the boss's Canon and capture using my...Read complete review

    Have had only a few drop-outs, and some of those may be camera-related (usually on an old Canon XL1). One annoyance is when I shoot on the boss's Canon and capture using my Sony DSR11 deck, FCP constantly loses time code and stops. I have to instead capture using my Panasonic HVX200, and even then there are some dropped frames. Shooting and capturing from the HVX200 yields much better results. Can't beat the price, and I haven't seen quality difference between this and the discontinued Excellence series.

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    5.0

    I would buy this product again and again

    By Edward the Argentine

    from Buenos Aires, Argentina

    About Me Power User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • High-Quality Recording

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Camcorders

      Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

      Very good price, and excellent quality.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Excellent tapes

      By LJost

      from St Louis

      About Me Power User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • High-Quality Recording
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Camcorders

        Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

        I use these frequently for recording and they work very well.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Good price

        By Ross A.

        from WI

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

              Have used Sony tape for years, so it's a matter of finding the best price, and B & H had the best price, even considering the shipping. Fast service as well.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

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              5.0

              Got what I paid for.

              By PaPa

              from Amarillo, TX

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • High-Quality Recording
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Camcorders

                Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                Use for family

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Best in this class

                By ST Blanton

                from Kentucky

                About Me Power User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • High-Quality Recording
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Camcorders

                  Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                  I work for a local school district, so I tape about 50-60 events per school year. I try to purchase Sony products to use in my Sony camera. They work well together, and the tape has no trouble handling HI Def filming from the camera. I don't like the limit of only 60 minutes when using hi def, but if I film in regular format, I can get 90 minutes per tape, and the quality is fine for internet viewing. I've never had a problem with the quality or reliability of the tapes themselves.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great Price

                  By Grad Student

                  from Texas

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • High-Quality Recording
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Camcorders

                    Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                    I am filming a project on a Canon XHA1 for school, so very low budget, the two "discount" retailers in town had prices 2-5x what B&H had. Arrived carefully packed with low shipping cost. I purchased quite a few for an overseas trip. probably will order more before I leave.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    DVM Tape Mini DV Cassette

                    By Willy

                    from San Jose, CA.

                    About Me Power User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Camcorders
                        • Dubbing
                        • Recording From TV

                        Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                        I love this Digital tape it is so clear ....

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        the best deal

                        By Mika

                        from Milwaukee WI

                        Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                        The best deal which I've recently found...

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                        5.0

                        The only Mini DV I'll buy

                        By Rocky37165

                        from Chicago, IL

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • High-Quality Recording
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                            I've used this tape for years and I'll never switch to another brand.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Exactly what I ordered!

                            By Happy Boy!

                            from Lincoln, NE

                            About Me Casual User

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • High-Quality Recording

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Camcorders

                              Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                              Used this tape to video our trip events. Excellent quality cassette tape.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Good for one pass

                              By Doc Ess

                              from Midwest

                              About Me Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Reliable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Camcorders

                                Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                A very solid perfomer. Use them all the time in our mini-DV cameras. However, do not expect to get more than one pass on these tapes.You best off to use them one and done.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Business
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Not as expensive as they used to be.

                                By Superjuan

                                from Sanford, Florida

                                Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                I have been using Sony Tapes for years now. They do the job.

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                                5.0

                                Good product

                                By xx

                                from Buffalo, NY

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                    Work well as always. Have been using this brand for years.

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                                    5.0

                                    My favorite DV tape

                                    By Don

                                    from Jacksonville, FL

                                    About Me Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • High-Quality Recording
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Camcorders

                                      Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                      I've used these with great success for many years.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Always good

                                      By dunamis

                                      from Alabama

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • High-Quality Recording
                                      • Reliable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Camcorders

                                        Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                        I have always used the Sony DVM-60 tape for multiple day events and never had one fail in any way.

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Business
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Solid Product

                                        By jv

                                        from San Juan Capsitrano, CA

                                        About Me Power User

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • High-Quality Recording

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Camcorders

                                          Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                          I would buy these all day long. Very few drop outs in my experience.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Business
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Great products from a great source.

                                          By The Blue Beaver

                                          from Woodlands, Texas

                                          Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                          Once again B&H has quickly provided me with the high quality products like Sony mini-DVC. In hand, in camera and on location in no time flat. B&H is the Toy Store for professionals. Providing those wow products for those wow moments. Wow your clients with products from B&H, like the Sony mini-DVC.

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                                          5.0

                                          sony dvm-60pr mini dv cassette

                                          By jm

                                          from NY

                                          Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                          Great quality from Sony's tape. I highly recommend.

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                                          5.0

                                          good product

                                          By alexei

                                          from sunnyvale, ca

                                          About Me Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable
                                          • High-Quality Recording

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Camcorders

                                            Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                            I used 150-200 of these tapes for last 6-7 years with SONY camcorders (VX-2100 and FX-1000). Occasionally I have minor problems (video/audio not in sync) that, maybe, are related to worn video-heads

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal
                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Never disappoints

                                            By kba

                                            from Louisville, KY

                                            About Me Power User

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable
                                            • High-Quality Recording
                                            • Reliable

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Camcorders

                                              Comments about Sony DVM-60PR Premium Mini DV Cassette (60 Minute):

                                              great product

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Business
                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

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