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Sony CCD TRV 16

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Sony CCD TRV 16. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The image quality and price also get good feedback, whereas the battery and viewfinder get critical opinions.

usability, price, image quality, portability, design

viewfinder, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony CCD TRV 16 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Sony CCD TRV 16 from 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 Comments about the design and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the battery and viewfinder.

usability, price, portability, image quality, design

viewfinder, battery

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony CCDTRV16 Hi8 Handycam CamcorderSony CCDTRV16 Hi8 Handycam Camcorder

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Robin Liss (

Sony CCD-TRV16 Camcorder Review - Sony Hi8/8mm Camcorders


The CCD-TRV16 is an 8mm camcorder with a MSRP of $599. It has an 18x optical zoom and an 180x digital zoom. The camcorder has the Control L editing protocol, which allows you to edit.

Jun, 2004

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Sony CCD TRV 16


With a large capacity battery it rates high. It is easy to use and the sound quality is very good. I would like to see a "rewind" feature with the ability to view as it rewinds. I cannot find leads to download onto my computer, is there one?

Many features, great picture quality


Oct, 2006