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Sony Handycam DCR TRV730

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR TRV730. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the price and design. The image quality and usability are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR TRV730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam DCR TRV730

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR TRV730 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the price and design. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-TRV730 Digital8 Handycam Camcorder with Built-in Digital Still ModeSony DCR-TRV730 Digital8 Handycam Camcorder with Built-in Digital Still Mode

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Don Collins (videomaker.com)

Sony Camcorder Review: DCR-TRV730 Digital8

 

In addition to its video capabilities, the TRV730 captures great still images with its 1-megapixel CCD and stores the images on a 4MB Memory Stick. As with other megapixel cameras, while the full array of pixels on the CCD are used for still images,...

Digital still image capture with Memory Stick ; MPEG capture and playback ; Hot shoe ; Headphone and mike jacks

No manual white balance ; Small viewscreen

The TRV730 is ideal for beginner to intermediate hobbyists wishing to record digital video onto standard 8mm tapes and capture high quality still images.

Dec, 2001

Product Specifications

Digital 8 system offers high quality digital images with over 500 lines of horizontal resolution and records 12 bit / 16 bit PCM digital audio. The Digital 8 Handycam is the only kind of Digital Handycam that can play back Video 8 and Hi8 analog video. Besides, the new recording pattern allows digital recording on 8mm tape, enabling users to keep their collection of analog recordings. With the A/D conversion function, it is possible to transfer analog recordings to digital format. The new models offer excellent capabilities for capturing digital images. Incorporated with Advanced Hole Accumulation Diode

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:22.7cm
Height:10.2cm
Weight:1kg
Width:8.9cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & Ski / Landscape / Slow shutter / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & Moon

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Memory Stick
Storage Capacity:4MB

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:TRV730
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8
Max Focal Length:73.8mm
Min Focal Length:4.1mm
Optical Zoom:18
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1Mpix
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 Stabiliser:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC
Digital Video Format:MPEG-1
Digital Zoom:500
Faders:Black fader / Monotone fader / Overlap fader / Random
Media Type:Digital8 / Hi8 / Video8
Special Effects:Black & White / Mosaic / Negative Art / Pastel / Sepia / Slim / Stretch
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:CRT