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Sony Handycam DCR DVD905

Sony Handycam DCR DVD905
alaScore 79

10 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD905. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability, but there are some mixed opinions about the color. There are some negative reviews about the battery and portability.

usability

portability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR DVD905 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : James Dickinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony DCR-DVD905

 

As the top of the range DVD camcorder in Sony's lineup, the DCR-DVD905 is a predictably good performer. With excellent video quality for a DVD model, ...

Good quality video, Huge LCD

Bulky, Colour reproduction, Still images only average, Lack of manual controls

The good quality video and huge LCD are countered by the lack of manual options on this DVD camcorder.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Denny Atkin (cnet.com.au)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD905

 

Full-featured but somewhat bulky, the Sony Handycam DCR-DVD905 DVD camcorder matches its MiniDV competitors in most areas, while offering the convenience of direct-to-disc recording.

Better-than-average video quality ; Large LCD ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround-sound recording ; Innovative wireless microphone accessory ; Decent still photos

No video light ; Occasional compression artifacts still noticeable ; Poor battery life ; Slightly grainy low-light video

Photo quality is very good for a camcorder, particularly considering that it's interpolating a 4-megapixel image from a 2-megapixel CCD. Images lack some detail compared to those of dedicated still cameras, but overall, they're sharp enough for...

Apr, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD905

 

DCR-HC32E

Jun, 2008

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD905

 

So far so good. I bought 2 batteries with one of 6 hours... You can buy it for app EU 80

Good quality, easy to handle

The software Sony provides to get data from DVD to computer is a bit stupid

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD905

 

Generally OK.

Quality ,sound v/good. Easy to use

disc sometimes does not eject from my panasonic DVD player. Painful !Why does this occur ; Batteryt life too short ; Editing limited

Dec, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"dead unit model DCR-DVD 705E SR.NO.305846 PURCHASED ON 15 TH SEPT.2006 FROM SINGAPORE DUTY FREE SHOP"

 

ABOVE HANDYCAM WAS PURCHASED ON 15 TH SEPT 2006 FROM DUFRY SINGAPORE PTE.LTD. AT SINGAPORE CHANGI AIRPORT WITH WARRANTY NO.0566998.ON OPENING AFTER REACHING INDIA THE UNIT WAS FOUND DEAD.LOCAL SONY SERVICE CENTRE COULD NOT RECTIFY AND SEND THE UNIT TO...

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD905

 

that was great i think.

Sep, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD905

 

that was really good but its batterys the only problem makes it difficult to choose

Sep, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"that was really good but its batterys the only problem makes it difficult to choose"

 
Sep, 2006

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"dead unit model DCR-DVD 705E SR.NO.305846 PURCHASED ON 15 TH SEPT.2006 FROM SINGAPORE DUTY FREE SHOP"

 

ABOVE HANDYCAM WAS PURCHASED ON 15 TH SEPT 2006 FROM DUFRY SINGAPORE PTE.LTD. AT SINGAPORE CHANGI AIRPORT WITH WARRANTY NO.0566998.ON OPENING AFTER REACHING INDIA THE UNIT WAS FOUND DEAD.LOCAL SONY SERVICE CENTRE COULD NOT RECTIFY AND SEND THE UNIT TO...

Supersmall and light, - Stores as much as 37 hours of video, - Easy and fast video transfer to your computer, - Better-than-average video quality, - Large LCD, - Dolby Digital 5.1 surround-sound recording, - Innovative wireless microphone accessory, -...

Subpar video quality, - Aspect-ratio issues with third-party programs when shooting wide-screen, - No video light, - No provisions for external microphone or accessories, - No video light, - Occasional compression artifacts still noticeable, - Poor...

Full-featured but somewhat bulky, the Sony Handycam DCR-DVD905 DVD camcorder matches its MiniDV competitors in most areas, while offering the convenience of direct-to-disc recording.

May, 2006

Product Specifications

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs. PRODUCT FEATURES: Dual DVD Burning Function (DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD+RW); Built-in Sony ClearVid CMOS Sensor; Effective Resolution reaches 2,304 x 1,728 pixels, suitable for printing 8R photos; Enhanced Imaging Processor; Built-in 4-channel Surround Microphone for directly recording 5.1-channel DVD; 3.5" Clear Photo LCD plus with a high resolution of 211k dots, for accurate control of recording; Carl-Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T Lens; Built-in Intelligent Flash; 10x Optical Zoom; Auto Lens Cover; Touch Panel; Super SteadyShot (Electronic); Super NightShot; Memory Stick Duo Slot; Battery Display Info.