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Sony Handycam® DCR-TRV460 Digital-8 Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the connectivity and price are overall positive. The portability and resolution get less positive views. Comments are divided on the usability.

price, connectivity

battery, resolution, portability

On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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Sony TRV-460 Delivers More for Less

 

Now that I am on my 5th digital camcorder, and 4th digital camera, I have some standards to weigh against. Admittedly this is a biased review because 3 of my last 5 camcorders were Sonys, including this one. What's in the box: The usual suspects... ...

Steadyshot, Nightshot, Predictable Video Quality, Thoughtful UI, Great Quality/Features/Price.

Digital-8 stores 1/2 of tape, Tiny battery included, bulky. Not many cons.

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Economic, feature-rich, but flawed - compared with old entry level Sony camcorder

 

Broken in 2 years - See latest upgrade at bottom] I'm upgrading from my (really) old CCD-TR818, Sony's entry level Hi8 camcorder. So Hi8 playback is important. (Was looking at TRV260, which doesn't read Hi8 - and the price difference is <$50; $14 ...

Cheap (<$350, Hi8 media), 20x optical zoom, SteadyShot, multiple auto-exposure modes, off-centre focus

Terrible software, motor noise, poor quality bottom loading, bad user interface, poor low-light quality

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Sony Handycam® DCR-TRV460 Digital-8 Camcorder

 

If you want a digital camcorder that can play your old 8mm or Hi8 tapes as well as record in digital format and cost less than many MiniDV camcorders, the Sony ...

Good zoom, video quality, features, price, connectivity, plays 8mm/Hi8.

Low light causes noise, digital still pictures have low resolution, useless digital zoom

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