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Sony Handycam CCD-TRV88 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder

Sony Handycam CCD-TRV88 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder
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4 reviews

Nov, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size and portability. The battery and image quality are also mentioned favorably.

image quality, battery, portability, size

On average, users rate this product 95/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony Handycam CCD-TRV88 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on

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This summary is based on the product: Sony CCDTRV88 Hi8 Camcorder


Product Specifications

Be First. Buy Sony now. Sony's CCD-TRV88 Handycam Vision Camcorder will help you build a family video library to be proud of. You will experience the picture quality of Hi8 XR recording with improved 20X optical / 560 X optical zoom and the detail of a high-resolution image sensor. You'll also enjoy features like Photo Mode and SteadyShot Picture Stabilization. Start filming your family today with the CCD-TRV88.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam CCD

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.4
Max Focal Length:72mm
Min Focal Length:3.6mm
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens


Color:Black / Metallic silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:200Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:320Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Bounce fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader
Digital Zoom:560
Media Type:Hi8 / Video8
Special Effects:Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Pastel / Sepia / Solarization / Still / Stretch


Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:LCD