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Sony CCD-TRV228

Sony CCD-TRV228
alaScore 66

14 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Sony CCD-TRV228. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The battery is also mentioned favorably.

usability, battery, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony CCD-TRV228 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Sony CCD-TRV228 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the usability. The design also gets good views.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony CCD-TRV228E Analogue CamcorderSony CCD-TRV228E Analogue Camcorder

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications

Saving treasured moments should never cost a fortune. With the Sony CCD-TRV228E Hi8 Handycam camcorder, you get most of the high-end features you would expect from a top-of-the-line camcorder, such as a 2.5" LCD display, a huge 20X optical zoom and NightShot. It even includes the new Easy Handycam feature, which automates most of the camcorder's processes and makes videotaping a snap.


Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery Type:NP-FM30
Run Time (Up To):165min

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes


Minimum illumination:1
Playback zoom (max):N

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Display diagonal:6.35
Display Resolution:123000

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
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


Built-in Flash:N


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam CCD

Image sensor

Total MegaPixels:0.38

Lens System

Digital Zoom:990
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length range (f-f):2.5 - 50
Lens Aperture:F/1.6-2.4
Max Focal Length:50mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:20
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:230Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:380Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Other features

Focus:auto / manual
I/O ports:Audio Out, S-Video Out, Video Out
Lens system:Sony
Power requirements:AC-L15 / AC-L15+


Camera shutter speed:1/50-1/4000

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Zoom:990
Faders:Black fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader / Stripe / White fader
Media Type:Hi8
Special Effects:Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Pastel / Sepia / Slim / Solarisation / Stretch


Viewfinder Colour Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Height :9.8