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SonyVCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50
 
4.4

(based on 17 reviews)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Folds away (13)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Unfolds quickly (12)
  • Stable (10)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Reducing noise (ISO reduction) (3)
    • Stabilization (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Functional

    This is a very functional and nice looking stand.
    it complements the PCM-D50 and helps to get the full range of audio without setting the unit directly on a table. it also looks...Read complete review

    This is a very functional and nice looking stand.
    it complements the PCM-D50 and helps to get the full range of audio without setting the unit directly on a table. it also looks professional, and is very sturdy.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Disappointing for the money

    It's too small, and the top assembly is made of very cheap light plastic. The legs also have no resistance or friction at all to help keep them in a given position. This...Read complete review

    It's too small, and the top assembly is made of very cheap light plastic. The legs also have no resistance or friction at all to help keep them in a given position. This should cost about $30 for what it is. It does function well as a stick to hold and aim the recorder, but that's hardly worth [$]

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    4.0

    Sony tripod

    By steady

    from Maine

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

    It works for the digital recorder and is flexible to hold the recorder.

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    5.0

    Fits into conventional mic clip

    By Ronaramma

    from North San Juan, CA

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Folds Small
    • Good Stability
    • Lightweight
    • Unfolds Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Travel
      • Wildlife

      Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

      When the legs are in the closed position, the whole unit slides perfectly into a conventional mic clip so that I can mount my PCM-50 recorder onto a conventional mic stand for more placement options.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Compact well built

      By Eric L

      from Mtl, Qc

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

            It does the job, solidly built, the legs are full aluminium. No height adjustment, but that is not the intent for this tripod.

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            5.0

            Sleek Sturdy Sony Accessory

            By Maestro

            from New York

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Folds Small
            • Good Stability
            • Lightweight
            • Unfolds Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                This accesory has dual use for my PCM D1. It acts as a tripod and as a handle. It is built very well and fits nicely in a compartment in my PCM D1 carrying case.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Excellent Accessory

                By JollyPat

                from Carson City, NV

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Folds Small
                • Good Stability
                • Lightweight
                • Unfolds Quickly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                    This is a lightweight, solid, well-built tripod. From the bottom of the legs to the tip it measures 7 3/4 inches when closed and 6 3/8 when the legs are open. It came with a soft carrying case with a draw string. It is a matted finish, which reduces finger prints. My PCM-D50 is easy and quick to attach. There is no wobbling when attached. The legs also feel sturdy when in place. I use it to record live session in church and it is small enough to hide out of the way under a pew or even set on top of the piano. It has an adjustable top so the recorder can tilt as desired and the tripods always balances nicely.
                    I have not used it with an device other than the recorder, but I can see no reason why it would not work for cameras or video recorders.
                    I have no negatives; the tripod works perfectly for my needs.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Sleek and efficient

                    By Dan the Podcasting Ad Man

                    from Atlanta

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Folds Small
                    • Lightweight
                    • Unfolds Quickly

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Podcasting

                    Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                    I record podcasts with guests, and I needed a way to support my PCM-D50 to eliminate noise and bumps This thing folds to practically nothing and it is almost infinitely adjustable. A no-brainer accessory for the PCM-D50 that also acts as a handle.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Exactly what I wanted

                    By Brian

                    from Drums, PA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Folds Small
                    • Good Stability
                    • Lightweight
                    • Sturdy
                    • Unfolds Quickly

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel
                      • Wildlife

                      Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                      Very nice tripod, exactly what I needed for field recordings with the PCM-D50. The PCM is very sensitive (which is a good thing), and so you really need this to make clean recordings if you plan to do anything other than record on a table. If you plan to use the PCM outside or during travel, this stand is a must. It's lightweight, sturdy, and very compact and easy to carry. It's a bit pricey, but if you plan to make the investment in the PCM, you may as well get this too.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      It's a well made product

                      By Jimmy

                      from Louisiana

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Folds Small
                      • Good Stability
                      • Lightweight
                      • Unfolds Quickly

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                          It's what I thought it would be---

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                          2.0

                          Disappointing for the money

                          By Brett

                          from Maryland

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Folds Small
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Weak Construction

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                            It's too small, and the top assembly is made of very cheap light plastic. The legs also have no resistance or friction at all to help keep them in a given position. This should cost about $30 for what it is. It does function well as a stick to hold and aim the recorder, but that's hardly worth [$]

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                            5.0

                            I would buy this prodect again.

                            By John

                            from Fullerton, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Folds Small
                            • Good Stability
                            • Lightweight
                            • Unfolds Quickly

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Weddings/Events

                              Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                              I use it to record musicals.

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                              5.0

                              Wouldn't use the recorder without it

                              By Tim

                              from San Jose, CA

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Folds Small
                              • Good Stability
                              • Lightweight
                              • Unfolds Quickly

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Reducing Noise (ISO Reduction)
                                • Stabilization

                                Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                                Due to the high sensitivity of the PCM-D50, a tripod is essential for avoiding noise from the user and the immediate environment. It also helps to aim the directional microphones appropriately for the sound being captured.

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                                5.0

                                Excellent tripod stand

                                By JC

                                from Parkville, MO

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Folds Small
                                • Good Stability
                                • Lightweight
                                • Unfolds Quickly

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                                    There may be cheaper options out there, but this does the trick. I'm quite happy with it.

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                                    2.0

                                    Didn't work for me

                                    By PF

                                    from VT

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Folds Small
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Unfolds Quickly

                                    Cons

                                    • Unstable

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                                      Head couldn't be locked in position. Hopefully an individual defect. Otherwise, solid construction and attractive.

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                                      5.0

                                      You gotta get one

                                      By CHAOSBURGER

                                      from Minneapolis, MN

                                      About Me Casual Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Folds Small
                                      • Good Stability
                                      • Great Stability
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Unfolds Quickly

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Reducing Noise (ISO Reduction)
                                        • Stabilization

                                        Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                                        Perfect. That's all that needs to be said.

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                                        5.0

                                        Sony's little support system

                                        By sarf

                                        from Chicago, IL

                                        About Me Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Folds Small
                                        • Good Stability
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Unfolds Quickly

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Long Exposures
                                          • Photography
                                          • Reducing Noise (ISO Reduction)
                                          • Stabilization

                                          Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                                          This is made for the DC-1 recorder and fits perfectly in its use enviornment. Good construction, light and sturdy with a damper leg tip to further mute vibrations.

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                                          4.0

                                          Functional

                                          By Greg

                                          from Newmarket, ON

                                          About Me Audiophile, Professional

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Attractive Design
                                          • Compact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Easy To Set Up

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Production Quality

                                            Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                                            This is a very functional and nice looking stand.
                                            it complements the PCM-D50 and helps to get the full range of audio without setting the unit directly on a table. it also looks professional, and is very sturdy.

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                                            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            3.0

                                            Sturdy

                                            By Tootie

                                            from Santa Fe, NM

                                            About Me Practical

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Larger Rooms

                                              Comments about Sony VCT-PCM1 Tripod Stand for PCM-D1 and PCM-D50:

                                              I've used other tripods before and this one has been the best yet.

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