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Sony Handycam CCD-TRV218E

Sony has lifted its Hi8 range of analog camcorders to new heights of performance and functionality with the launch of the CCD-TRV218E. It has the comp...

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Proquality, ease of use

Consweight size

My holiday is drawing nearer and with having made the big mistake of requesting a new credit card(after I had a good day and decided to cut it up!), it was burning a hole in my pocket and I decided to "window" shop at Argos. I found a bargain of a new camcorder and snapped it up immediately...

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published 03/05/2010

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Sony CCD TRV 218 Hi 8 Camcorder I have had this Sony Camcorder for a little over 5 years I would say and it really has done itself proud and recorded lots of memorable moments. It set me back a little over £350 when I first bought it although I expect you can now get this model for a lot, lot...

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ProCheap - satisfactory quality - Sony

ConsHeavy - not digital - battery degrades

This weekend the weather was dreadful. Gales ripped the felt from my shed roof and on a windswept and rainy Sunday morning I was balancing on top of a rickety old step ladder trying to fix what was left of my shed roof back together. This after just going and booking this year's Summer holiday...

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“Picture perfect”

published 13/11/2005

Provery affordable easy to use.

Consfairly heavy for a camcorder.

I am no expert on camcorders and as this was a present last year and my first camcorder I was a little apprehensive,however after a little practice and read up its not so bad. Supplied with the camcorder are as follows :- A wireless remote commander which have the same buttons as whats on the...

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published 15/05/2010

Can it be connected to your PC and what connector do you need?
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Product Information : Sony Handycam CCD-TRV218E

Manufacturer's product description

Sony has lifted its Hi8 range of analog camcorders to new heights of performance and functionality with the launch of the CCD-TRV218E. It has the complete set of features, which consumers expect from Hi8 camcorders. A compact design and affordable price make the CCD-TRV218E the perfect choice for anyone seeking to enter the world of high-quality Hi8 videography. The camcorder gives first class Hi8 picture quality and is extremely intuitive and easy to use.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony Handycam CCD-TRV218E - camcorder - Hi8, Sony Handycam CCD-TRV218 - camcorder - Hi8

Product Type: Camcorder

Media Type: Hi8

Sensor Resolution: 380 Kpix, 320 Kpix

Effective Sensor Resolution: Video: 230 Kpix, Video: 290 Kpix

Lens System: 20 x zoom lens - 2.5 - 50 mm - f/1.6-2.4

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Digital Zoom: 560 x

Viewfinder: Electronic - 0.24" - black & white, LCD monitor - black & white

Display: LCD display - 2.5"

Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 700 mAh ( included )

AV Interfaces: Component video, S-Video

Dimensions (WxDxH): 8.9 cm x 19.9 cm x 10.1 cm

Weight: 0.8 kg

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

Colour: Silver

Localisation: English

General

MPN: CCD-TRV218E, CCD-TRV218, CCD-TRV218E.CEH

Product Type: Camcorder

Camcorder Sensor Resolution: 380 Kpix, 320 Kpix

Effective Video Resolution: 230 Kpix, 290 Kpix

Camcorder Media Type: Hi8

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Optical Sensor Size: 1/6"

Optical Zoom: 20 x

Digital Zoom: 560 x

Video Recording Modes: SP, LP

Faders: Bounce fader, monotone fader, stripe, mosaic fader, black fader

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

AV Interfaces: Component video, S-Video

Localisation: English

Enclosure Colour: Silver

Exposure & White Balance

Min Illumination: 0 lux

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic

Shooting Programs: Spotlight, Sunset & Moon, landscape, portrait mode, Beach & Ski, sports mode

Special Effects: Solarisation, Sepia, Mosaic, Stretch, Slim, Pastel, Monotone, Negative Art

White Balance: Automatic

Max Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec

Lens System

Type: 20 x zoom lens - 2.5 - 50 mm - f/1.6-2.4

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 42 - 840mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Filter Size: 37 mm

Additional Features

Built-in Light: Yes

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Additional Features: Backlight compensation, TBC, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Electronic, LCD monitor

Viewfinder Colour Support: Black & White

Viewfinder Diagonal Size: 0.24"

Viewfinder Resolution: 90,000 pixels

Display

Type: 2.5" LCD display

Resolution: 61,600 pixels

Display Features: Rotating

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Mono

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x composite video/audio output ¦ 1 x S-Video output ¦ 1 x DC power input

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Camcorder shoulder strap, lens cap, power adapter, audio / video cable, IR remote control

Battery

Details: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 700 mAh ( included )

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 8.9 cm

Depth: 19.9 cm

Height: 10.1 cm

Weight: 0.8 kg

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