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Sony CCDTRV108 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5 inch LCD

Sony CCDTRV108 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5 inch LCD
alaScore 75

76 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of Sony CCDTRV108 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5 inch LCD. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and portability. The image quality and price also get good views.

usability, price, image quality, portability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony CCDTRV108 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5 inch LCD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony CCDTRV108 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5 inch LCD

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Sony CCDTRV108 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5 inch LCD from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the durability and portability. The image quality and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the battery.

usability, price, image quality, portability, durability

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony CCDTRV108 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5" LCDSony CCDTRV108 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5" LCD

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: kevinpeck (epinions.com)

Sony TRV-108 "DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY!"

 

My wife and I purchased a Sony TRV-108 video camera new in February 2003 for $249.00. We used the re ...

Very CHEAP

Life expectancy 45 Minutes

Jun, 2003

Consumer review by: kjell1979 (epinions.com)

My First Camcorder

 

light, simple to use, relatively cheap, lots of everyday features, good battery life

video quality not top of the line, can't plug it into computer out of box

Jan, 2003

Consumer review by: heatherd_2 (epinions.com)

Super low priced camcorder!

 

This is a super buy. We were looking for something very affordable yet something that had some features. This has lots of excellent features for any amateur and is very easy to use and easy to handle. I love the lcd screen instead of having to use the...

Lightweight, Easy to use, Lots of features, great affordable price

none

Nov, 2002

Consumer review by: kansasjman (epinions.com)

This is a super value.

 

Overall, my experience with this product has been excellent. I have enjoyed using it for over a year now, and it hasn’t given me one problem (that’s Sony quality for you). It’s been on several vacations, and it records the memories quite well, and it’s...

Great quality movies, long battery life, very excellent design

None

Oct, 2002

Consumer review by: craigery5999 (epinions.com)

Sony CCD-TRV108 - GREAT Buy

 

I just purchased the Sony Hi8 CCD-TRV Hi8 Camcorder, and am truly amazed by it. This camera uses the HiBand 8mm format, which is a wonderful quality.

Compact, lightweight, very useful Options, Cheap Price

none really

Jul, 2002

Consumer review by: DonteXp (epinions.com)

Handy Cam

 

This is an ok cam corder. It gets the job done. Not many extras. No usb.

Great Zoom, apmle battery life

no usb connection, no snapshots

May, 2002

Consumer review by: hicksons (epinions.com)

Great Video, Memory Stick, Photos NEED flash

 

We bought this prior to the birth of our son. I looked at several different digital video cameras and came to the conclusion that this one would be most useful for us.

Memory Stick, Picture Quality

Need flash for dark room

Dec, 2000

Consumer review by: lblaine (epinions.com)

Sony DCR-TRV10

 

Product: Sony DCR-TRV10, Mini DV Format Video Camera

many features, good quality video

obsolete

Nov, 2000

Consumer review by: archilab (epinions.com)

anolog in/out, beautiful piece of design

 

first of all, it's from sony. so expect beautiful design and perfect presicion built quality. movie quality is great for a non-professional model, zeiss lens rocks. the still images does not really stand out, and lots of times fuzzy, but good enough...

anology in/out, compact, confortable

digital still is fussy. small lens diameter, hard to find filters

Sep, 2000

Consumer review by: michin4 (epinions.com)

Great for Vacations

 

Having used the Sony DCR-TRV10 camcorder for about a year I've seen that the quality of Sony dv camcorders is much better than any other brand. This camera has all the features that you'd need to do anything. It's size is bigger than that of the JVC...

Memory Stick, Manual Controls, Video In Record, Very good quality video

Lens size isn't standard making it almost impossible to find lenses or adapters

Aug, 2000

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Grey

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.35

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):270000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom:460
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):51.8 - 1036
Focal length range (f-f):3.6 - 72
Optical Zoom:20

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.4 - 2.9
Audio output:1
Manual Focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.8
Video Out:1

Ports & interfaces

DV port: No
Microphone in: No
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/60 - 1/4000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:19.7
Height :10.2
Weight:935
Width:9

White balance

White Balance:Auto