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

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (11)

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    (3)

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    (1)

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    (2)

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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

No 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

    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

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    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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