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Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape

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Product Highlights
  • Works With all HDV and Mini DV Systems

This is the Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape . A major feature of this tape is that it does not produce a high error rate. With reduced drop-out and increased response (output), more desirable recording results can be achieved. The higher production quality of this tape means fewer jams on the tape head as well as more reliable playback and rewind confidence.

Note! This is a replacement for Panasonic's AY-DVM63AMQ tape

Increased response for more high quality results
Anti-static cassette lid system
Durable tape cassette case protects contents
Tape can be extracted with one hand
Format HDV Tape
Recording Time 63 minutes
Coating Not Specified by Manufacturer
Packaging ABS resin cassette

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PanasonicAY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape
 
4.8

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Produces great video (37)
  • Easy to use (31)
  • Durable design (30)
  • Highly compatible (25)
  • Reliable (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • HD shooting (31)
    • Shooting outdoors (28)
    • Shooting indoors (25)
    • Documentaries (24)
    • Travel (21)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Film professional (24), Tech savvy (14), Aspiring film maker (13), Professional (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (38)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    The ONLY tape I'll use

    I had nothing but problems with my Canon HV30 using another brand of tape and head cleaner, but after switching to Panasonic products all my issues have cleared up. I was constantly getting a...Read complete review

    I had nothing but problems with my Canon HV30 using another brand of tape and head cleaner, but after switching to Panasonic products all my issues have cleared up. I was constantly getting a dirty head warning, but after cleaning it would happen again after only 1 taping session. I originally switched to the Panasonic DVM63AMQ, which is sadly not available now, but the HDVM63MQ seems to be the same exact tape. It is the only brand I will use in my camera going forward, and I am happy to report that after the first cleaning using a Panasonic head cleaner I haven't had any need to repeat, and that was 3 months ago! It is exactly what the doctor ordered!

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    Tapes

    They work like they should.

    They work like they should.

    Reviewed by 54 customers

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    5.0

    excellent

    By E-

    from Long Island, NY

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use

      Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

      excellent tape. i have used this one particular brand since i bought my camcorder. i have never had a dropped frame. i ordered from B & H because they are a reputable company, the price is the lowest and I got it fast. it's all good!

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      • No

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      5.0

      GREAT TAPE, UNBREAKABLE HOUSING

      By speedorms

      from milan, mi.

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable
      • Unbreakablel Case

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Pro Video

        Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

        THIS IS FOR THE 83 MIN TAPES... i goofed, but have used these and now buy only the 83 minutes tape. i used other brands until my video mentor/expert said he only uses these in his sony camcorders, and never had a problem in umpteen years. i switched, and as my sony shoots tape and cf cards, i carry them on all shoots where i need an archive. i also like the plastic housing is poly pro and not that breakable styrene.. top notch all the way round. :)

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        5.0

        Great tapes

        By Megan

        from NYC!

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Portraits
          • Studio
          • Traveling

          Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

          I'm so embarrassed at still using tape for my Canon xha1-not for long I hope (new camera on the agenda). But this Panasonic tape runs so smoothly in my camera! Not SONY or other tapes.
          Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape.

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          5.0

          Great for HDV and archival

          By Tom

          from NY, NY

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

              These tapes work very well and are inexpensive. I still love hdv video for many uses and these tapes are perfect and inexpensive. When possible I try to use one tape brand to increase the life of the tape heads. This is my preferred tape.

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              5.0

              Have worked flawlessly for me.

              By exformant

              from CA

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                  I've used this model (and the one before it) on several DVXs for productions. Never had a dropout that I can remember, even re-recording over things. These tapes are rock solid.

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                  5.0

                  High Quality HDV Tapes

                  By Alex the Cinematographer

                  from Buffalo, NY

                  About Me Semi-Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday use
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                    I use these tapes for filming special events and weddings. The quality of the tapes is great. Even though HDV tapes are soon to be a thing of the past, these ones are reliable.

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                    5.0

                    Value for money!!!

                    By POLO

                    from CALIFORNIA

                    About Me Power User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Value
                    • High Quality Recording
                    • Reliable
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Master Recordings

                    Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                    HIGH QUALITY RECORDINGS. RELIABLE NO DROPOUTS.VERY GOOD PRICE. OVERALL VERY GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY

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                    5.0

                    Extremely Consistant Recording

                    By KGlover

                    from Houston

                    About Me Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Great Tape Quality

                    Cons

                    • Document Area

                    Best Uses

                    • HD Shooting

                    Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                    I shoot HD Lacross games, family, fishing, flying videos. Have never had a problem with these. No drops, blurs or clogged heads. Have gone through more than 35 of these tapes.

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                    5.0

                    Dependable tapes

                    By Dustin

                    from Kalamazoo, mi

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable Design
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Highly Compatible
                    • Produces Great Video

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Documentaries
                      • HD Shooting
                      • Home Movies
                      • Shooting Indoors
                      • Shooting Outdoors
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                      These are my go to tapes when I am shooting critical video shoots and they have never let me down.

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                      5.0

                      Reliable TApe

                      By BPoese

                      from Rockville, Md

                      About Me Tech Savvy

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable Design

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Documentaries
                        • HD Shooting

                        Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                        I've used this product for several years and have had only one "drop-out" which I am not sure was even the fault of the tape.

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                        5.0

                        My favorite DV tape.

                        By Zac

                        from Waltham, Ma

                        About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Film Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable Design
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Highly Compatible
                        • Produces Great Video

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Documentaries
                          • HD Shooting
                          • Home Movies
                          • Shooting Indoors
                          • Shooting Outdoors
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                          I rarely get dropouts. ANd the tape is robust, yet affordable. This is all I buy these days.

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                          5.0

                          Is it OEM or BETTER?

                          By Jeff the Creator

                          from Upper Michigan

                          About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Tech Savvy

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable Design
                          • Highly Compatible
                          • Produces Great Video

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • HD Shooting
                            • Shooting Indoors
                            • Shooting Outdoors

                            Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                            I only film in HDV. My camera has never been introduced to a compatible tape until recently. If this tape was put into the original Panasonic OEM blue packaging, I would never notice the difference. In fact, it seems to be wound more evenly than the the OEM. I will continue to use this tape and save a few bucks with every purchase.

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                            3.0

                            Tapes

                            By Lee

                            from New York, NY

                            About Me Film Professional

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Highly Compatible

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Documentaries

                              Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                              They work like they should.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Old Reliable

                              By Save the Seas

                              from Napa, CA

                              About Me Film Professional

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable Design
                              • Produces Great Video

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Documentaries
                                • HD Shooting
                                • Shooting Outdoors
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                                We use this tape when the shot needs to be safe from artifacts, good storage and reliable quality. Our 'B' roll cameras are critical to our work filming huge Tiger Sharks for conservation efforts and this is the only tape we will use based off several expeditions over years and this tape's reliability compared to others. Highly recommended and fair cost.

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                                5.0

                                Great Stuff!

                                By Palmer

                                from Philadelphia, PA

                                About Me Film Professional

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Produces Great Video

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Documentaries
                                  • HD Shooting
                                  • Shooting Indoors
                                  • Shooting Outdoors

                                  Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                                  Quality tape

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                                  5.0

                                  Very good tape!

                                  By Rick

                                  from Stevensville, MT

                                  About Me Serious Hobbyist

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable Design
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Highly Compatible
                                  • Produces Great Video

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Documentaries
                                    • HD Shooting
                                    • Home Movies
                                    • Shooting Indoors
                                    • Shooting Outdoors
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                                    So far, no dropouts. I plan to use these in my new camcorder, to avoid head clogging problems from mixing brands of tape lubricants. It's too soon to know how well this plan will work, but so far, so good. Image quality is great when I get the camera settings and light right.

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                                    5.0

                                    reliable

                                    By sergio saldivia

                                    from New York, NY

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Produces Great Video

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                                        I bought a bunch of these and so far I've had no problems. Good quality tapes.

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                                        5.0

                                        I would buy this product again

                                        By Larry

                                        from Pittsburgh PA

                                        About Me Film Professional, Tech Savvy

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Highly Compatible
                                        • Produces Great Video

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • HD Shooting

                                          Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                                          They had the best pricing on this tape.
                                          I used to use a different manufacture of HDV tape until they stopped making them.

                                          Now I use these with no problem at all.
                                          I shoot on a Canon XH-A1

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                                          5.0

                                          Fantastic Tapes at a GREAT Price!

                                          By HR

                                          from Jasper, GA

                                          About Me Film Professional

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable Design
                                          • Highly Compatible
                                          • Produces Great Video

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Documentaries
                                            • HD Shooting
                                            • Shooting Indoors
                                            • Shooting Outdoors

                                            Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                                            Used to shoot HD video for Public Broadcasting station on JVC HDV Camcorders. The output quality is superior.

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                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Love this tape

                                            By JM

                                            from Waverly, Pa

                                            About Me Film Professional

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable Design
                                            • Produces Great Video

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Documentaries
                                              • HD Shooting
                                              • Home Movies
                                              • Shooting Indoors
                                              • Shooting Outdoors

                                              Comments about Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Mini 63 Minute Master Quality HDV/Pro DV-Compatible Tape:

                                              Only tape I use. Never had a problem with it...ever.

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