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Handycam DCR-DVD410E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Handycam DCR-DVD410E. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the portability and durability. The zoom and size also get good comments. There are some less positive opinions about the battery.

usability, size, zoom, durability, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Handycam DCR-DVD410E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony DCR-DVD410E


Standard definition camcorder that records to either DVD blanks or 8GB of Flash memory. The 25x Zeiss zoom is optically stabilised and has IR night recording, and the 2.7-inch widescreen LCD is touch sensitive. It measures 130x89x55mm and weighs 400g....

Simply the easiest way to make DVD movies for friends and family – while keeping an easy digital copy for yourself. It’s a long way from High Def, mind. Sony DCR-DVD410E is tagged with Sony DCR-DVD410E, Sony and camcorder. Select a tag (Sony...

Mar, 2009

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Sony DCR-DVD410E


easy to use and simple

i cant download images from my cds onto the computer and the instructions dont help. I have tried your website but I dont get an answer

Mar, 2011

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Sony DCR-DVD410E


brilliant to play dvds immediatyely after recording,really good picture quality - really surprised and impressed as are my friends!

None that I kinow of yet and I have used it a lot!

Jan, 2010

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Sony DCR-DVD410E


It does what is ment to without hassel.

Apr, 2009

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Sony DCR-DVD410E


easy to use and good quality film

none yet found

Mar, 2009

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Sony DCR-DVD410E


DVD can only plays on PC but not DVD player

Mar, 2009

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Sony Handycam DCR-DVD410E: A good handycam


This video camera is a hybrid which means that it has a hard drive as well as the ability to save on to mini DVDs. The internal memory is 8gb,which equates to around 5 hours of recording, depending on the quality setting. The built-in DVD +R DL drive...

good features for a low price

Not high definition, some controls only available from touch-sensitive screen

Jan, 2009

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Sony DCR-DVD410E


excellent camera,amazing pictures and vey easy too use


Oct, 2008

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Light, easy to use, on screen menu is intuitive and it's easy to find the shots/scenes you want

It's bad because the included software isn't apple mac compatible

Sep, 2008

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Sony DCR-DVD410E


Ease of use when usung the Easy Mode.

NONE, It suits me perfectly.

Jun, 2008

Product Specifications


Audio dubbing: No
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Battery Type:NP-FH40


Minimum illumination:8
Playback zoom:Y
Playback zoom (max):Y


Display Diagonal:2.7


Built-in flash: No

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 6
Total megapixels:1

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.69 - 42.3
Digital Zoom:2000
Filter size:1.18
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.69 - 42.3
Focal length range (f-f):0.0709 - 0.126
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:25

Other Features

Audio Output:Y
Auto focus: Yes
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Manual focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Noise reduction: Yes
Pastel: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.2
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video out:Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: Yes
S-Video out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/3 - 1/3500



Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes