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Sony DCR-TRV 340

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Sony DCR-TRV 340. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the durability and portability are on the whole positive. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the battery and size.

usability, image quality, price, portability, durability

size, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-TRV 340 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-TRV 340

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV 340 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price and portability. The zoom and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, zoom, portability, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-TRV 340

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV 340 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the portability and durability. The price and image quality also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the size.

usability, image quality, price, durability, portability

size

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Expert review by : Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV340 Camcorder Review - Sony Digital8 Camcorders

 

The Sony DCR-TRV340 is the lowest priced Digital8 camcorder that includes digital still capabilities with a street price around $700. Previously, I was a big fan of the DCR-TRV330 (this 340's older brother), however with this upgrade Sony has let the...

Mar, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV340 Digital-8

 

After years of lugging a massive VHS unit around I grabbed one of these Sony's right before our 2001 Florida vacation. I was very pleased with all the functions available on this camera and even more pleased with the Studio 8 editing software I...

Lightweight, easy to use, night vision, plenty of effects and easy to use menu

Still pictures lack clarity, battery life disappointing

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Still kicking 4 years later

 

Good picture quality, solid, great compatibility, analog / digital conversion

Poor quality stills, bigger / heavier than newer models

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

A great and durable camera, but past its time.

 

Durable, Reliable, Sony.

Out-of-date, low-quality still images.

May, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Current workhorse

 

My decision in purchasing this particular model was of express replacement of a (then) fifteen year old Panasonic VHS video camera that I enjoyed using, which unfortunately developed transport problems. I chose the Digital 8 format based on the (then) ...

Image quality

Malfunction of on-camera transport sections

Jun, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great Camera for the price.

 

Ok lets get one thing out in the open right off the bat. If you want to take digital still images then DON"T BUY A MOVIE CAMERA!!!. This is the one knock that I have heard over and over again and it is simply not fair to judge a video camera on the...

Features, picture quality, both USB and Firewire ports on camera. Easy to use

Battery Life with Std battery

Sep, 2003

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Sony DCR-TRV340 Handycam

 
Apr, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Sony DCR-TRV340

 

Recently I have been looking for digital camcorders for my new computer. Also, I was looking for a newer replacement for my older Sony camcorder. I searched around online and chose the brand Sony because I trust their products. I bought the digital...

Digital, memory stick

Too big, lens cap, poor picture quality

Sep, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Digital Camcorder for a fraction of the price!

 

We began searching for a new video camera when our old one (also a Sony, but not digital) was stolen during a house robbery.

Still shot pics on memory stick, video is sharp and clear, USB, cheap tapes

No light, no on film date, maximum 640/80 for still photos

May, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Sony DCR-TRV340 Digital8 Camcorder With Memory Stick

 

Price, features, picture quality, Memory Stick, analog inputs with pass-through, USB

The supplied battery's life is short, unless you turn the LCD off

Apr, 2002
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