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Capturing Life In All Its Glory

Advantages: Great Picture, Plenty of Features
Disadvantages: Average Battery Life

The Sony DCR-TRV 355 (from now on called the 355 in this review) is a camcorder you can most certainly rely on for your home footage needs whatever the subject. Maybe you are looking at recording your loved animals, such as Fluffy the kitten, or your newl ...

heideroosjes 03.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Handycam DCR-TRV355E

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Big boys' toys (cool for girls as well)

Advantages: Loads of features and buttons
Disadvantages: perhaps too many for most users

I'm on to my third camcorder in twelve years, and this is without question the best I've ever had. Apologies in advance, if you are not familiar with video and digital technology, the rest of this article will be pretty heavy going, suffice to say, and ...

dobieg 29.11.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Sony Handycam DCR-TRV355E

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A truely great Camcorder

Advantages: Very good quality extras
Disadvantages: none

This is one of the better Digital Camcorders on the market. It's light, durable and quite small.It has many great features such as: Night shot Night shot can enable you to see and record in the dark with great detail for up to 20 metres in pitch black ...

patrickg1987 11.05.2004 · Read full review
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Sony.... Keeping those tapes alive!!

Advantages: Compatability to play/edit previous Hi8 tapes
Disadvantages: Bulky in terms of digital camcorders

Sony was my 1st choice to replace my previous camcorder that typically had started to go wrong just after my daughter was born. I wanted to go digital but didn't want to lose the option to play the hundreds and I mean hundreds of Hi8 tapes that I still ha ...

lorrainekuk 18.12.2003 · Read full review
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Buy if you are entering digital camcorder world

Advantages: Good picture quality compared to other camcorders
Disadvantages: Bulky, slow startup

...When I first came over in UK North, I realised that, to capture the beauty of the landscapes, a camera is not enough. That's when I started my research on the camcorders. For reasons unknown, I was somehow hell bent on buying a Sony Digital Camcorder. ...

akelabanda 14.11.2003 · Read full review
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