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Handycam DCR-DVD410E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Handycam DCR-DVD410E. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the memory and portability. The zoom and size also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the battery.

usability, size, zoom, portability, memory


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 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

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Sony DCR-DVD410E



Jun, 2008

Product Specifications

Shoot, eject and play. Enjoy brilliant megapixel picture quality with all the convenience of DVD. Carl Zeiss lens with powerful 25x optical zoom. HYBRID Plus recording onto 8GB internal memory and removable Memory Stick, plus PC-free burning to 8cm DVD for archiving and easy sharing.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Surround
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH40

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode / Twilight portrait/Beach/snow / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:8GB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1070Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)/DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm) / Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

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