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Handycam DCR-DVD410E

alaTest has collected and analysed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and memory are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative comments about the battery.

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We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Handycam DCR-DVD410E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: (channel5.com)

Sony DCR-DVD410E

 

Standard definition camcorder that records to either DVD blanks or 8GB of Flash memory. The 25x Zeiss zoom is optically stabilised and has IR night recording, and the 2.7-inch widescreen LCD is touch sensitive. It measures 130x89x55mm and weighs 400g....

Simply the easiest way to make DVD movies for friends and family – while keeping an easy digital copy for yourself. It’s a long way from High Def, mind. Sony DCR-DVD410E is tagged with Sony DCR-DVD410E, Sony and camcorder. Select a tag (Sony...

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Mozart321 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD410E: A good handycam

 

This video camera is a hybrid which means that it has a hard drive as well as the ability to save on to mini DVDs. The internal memory is 8gb,which equates to around 5 hours of recording, depending on the quality setting. The built-in DVD +R DL drive...

good features for a low price

Not high definition, some controls only available from touch-sensitive screen

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

SONY DCR-DVD410E

 

excellent camera,amazing pictures and vey easy too use

none

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: Philip (reevoo.com)

SONY DCR-DVD410E

 

Light, easy to use, on screen menu is intuitive and it's easy to find the shots/scenes you want

It's bad because the included software isn't apple mac compatible

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

Shoot, eject and play. Enjoy brilliant megapixel picture quality with all the convenience of DVD. Carl Zeiss lens with powerful 25x optical zoom. HYBRID Plus recording onto 8GB internal memory and removable Memory Stick, plus PC-free burning to 8cm DVD for archiving and easy sharing.

Audio

Audio Dubbing: No
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Surround
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery Type:NP-FH40
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH40

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Minimum illumination:8
Playback zoom (max):Y

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13cm
Height:8.9cm
Weight:400g
Width:5.5cm

Display

Display diagonal:6.86

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode / Twilight portrait/Beach/snow / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:8GB

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:DVD410E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Total MegaPixels:1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Filter Size:3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):43 - 1075
Focal length range (f-f):1.8 - 3.2
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:25
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1070Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Other features

Audio output:Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Pastel: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.2
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: Yes
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/3 - 1/3500

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)/DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm) / Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder:123.2
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13
Height :8.9
Weight:400
Width:5.5

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes