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Sony CCD TRV 59

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Sony CCD TRV 59. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the color and battery are generally positive. The size and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony CCD TRV 59 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony CCD TRV 59 : Stunning Camera

 

If you're going to purchase a video camera, then let me recommend this excellent Sony CCDTRV59, it's a sleek and stylish camcorder with an LCD screen, so it's modern and very stylish indeed. You'll be the envy of all your friends. If you're planning on...

Aug, 2001

Consumer review by: (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony CCD TRV 59: Stunning Camera

 

If you're going to purchase a video camera, then let me recommend this excellent Sony CCDTRV59, it's a sleek and stylish camcorder with an LCD screen, so it's modern and very stylish indeed. You'll be the envy of all your friends. If you're planning on...

heaven

Eckles cake

Aug, 2001

Product Specifications

Imagine sun, beach, family and friends - a perfect day of precious moments to capture on video. But who really wants to stare down a viewfinder all day? With this in mind Sony fitted its camcorders, beginning with the CCD-TRV59, with LCD screens that allow you to comfortably view your shot while still being part of the action. Also featuring Sony's Hi8 standards; 17 hr Stamina recording time, built-in light, 560x digital zoom, Super Digital Noise Reduction and Time Base Corrector the CCD-TRV59 offers superior video freedom.

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):140min

Camera Flash

Type: None

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser: No

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
USB: No
USB Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:22.3cm
Height:10.9cm
Weight:0.9kg
Width:10.4cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating (270
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

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

General Features

3D: No
Format:Hi 8
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Header

Country Kits:Europe
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:TRV59
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam CCD

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.4
Max Focal Length:72mm
Min Focal Length:3.6mm
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Grey / Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:290Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:320Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser: None

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:560
Faders:Black fader / Bounce fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader
Media Type:Hi8 / Video8
Special Effects:Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Pastel / Sepia / Slim / Solarisation / Stretch
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor