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Sony DCR-TRV840

Sony DCR-TRV840
alaScore 76

20 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Sony DCR-TRV840. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and durability. The battery and image quality also get good feedback.

usability, image quality, battery, durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-TRV840 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-TRV840

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV840 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and durability. The battery and image quality are also mentioned favorably.

usability, image quality, battery, durability, reliability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony DCRTRV840 Digital8 Camcorder w/ 3.5" LCD, USB Streaming, Memory Stick, and Mega Pixel Video/ Still

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV840 Camcorder Review - Sony Digital8 Camcorders

 

The Sony DCR-TRV840 is Sony's top Digital8 camcorder. The camcorder has a street price around $900. The DCR-TRV840 provides many great features and superior picture quality. However the the progressive video and the larger LCD are not really worth the...

Mar, 2002
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Product Specifications

Loaded with Megapixel quality, outstanding Digital8 recording and MPEG Movie EX, the DCR-TRV840 includes a 3.5" Swivelscreen LCD for superior framing and video playback capabilities. You are also able to achieve 520 lines of horizontal resolution by the powerful combination of Digital8 recording and it's Megapixel CCD. Or simply point and record as you will be assured the top of the line performance from your Digital8 camcorder.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.1in
Height:4in
Weight:2.2lbs
Width:3.3in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & ski / Landscape / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & moon

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Memory Stick
Storage Capacity:8MB

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:TRV840
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6-2.4
Max Focal Length:54mm
Min Focal Length:3.6mm
Optical Zoom:15
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4.7"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.4 mm ( 1/4.7 ) / 5.4 mm ( 1/4.7" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Bounce fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader / Overlap fader / Random
Digital Video Format:MPEG EX
Digital Zoom:420
Media Type:Digital8
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Normal movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Flash Motion / Luminance Key / Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia / Slim / Solarization / Still / Stretch / Trail / Wipe
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
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