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Sony Handycam CCD-TRV608 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews of Sony Handycam CCD-TRV608 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the durability and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. The battery and reliability get critical opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam CCD-TRV608 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam CCD-TRV608 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of Sony Handycam CCD-TRV608 Hi-8 Analog Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Comments about the design and image quality are generally positive. The portability and price also get good reviews, whereas reviews are divided on the durability. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability and size.

usability, price, portability, image quality, design

size, reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony CCDTRV608 Hi8 Camcorder with 3.0" LCD, Video Light & USB StreamingSony CCDTRV608 Hi8 Camcorder with 3.0" LCD, Video Light & USB Streaming

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: allenthewizz (epinions.com)

CCD-TRV608 CAMCORDER IS THE BEST! GO SONY!

 

QUALITY, LCD, QUALITY, ZOOM, WELL PUT TOGETHER, AND...EVERYTHING!

NOT DIGITAL BUT THEN AGIAN IT'S A HI 8 CAMCORDER!

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: budrose (epinions.com)

Too many repairs

 

Cool low light recording, built in light

Breaks easy, door jams and expensive to repair.

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: born2shop (epinions.com)

Modern iSNT Better!!!

 

JUNK!! Let me preface this review by saying we too were great "fans" of Sony from long ago. We STILL have 2 old 13 inch TV's from the early 80's (one with pre cable tuner that has only 13 presets) that have excellent picture quality and function as...

NOTHING!Piece OF JUNK!!!10 Year old Sony 8mm was BETTER

OPTICS GARBAGE...Miserable Picture quality, Bulky, Dumb lens cover....TOO Many 2 List

Mar, 2003

Consumer review by: abuelreem (epinions.com)

Sony CCD-TRV608 is a good choice for the money

 

I bought the Sony CCD-TRV608 Camcorder about 9 months ago.First of all,I like to say that I am a big Sony fan.The reason being that Japanese products are known to last a long time and are very well built.What I really like about the TRV608 is the 3...

Very Easy to use,its a SONY.Can transfer to computer

Battery life average

Feb, 2003

Consumer review by: mo626 (epinions.com)

One great Hi8 camcorder

 

I recently bought the CCD-TRV608 as a replacement for a Canon camcorder I still own. The Canon is about 6 years old but the technology difference between the Sony and it are like night and day. The Sony comes equipped with a much more powerful zoom,...

Night shot, video light, several different fade effects, picture effects, LCD screen, USB streaming

Video software on computer not to easy to understand and no microphone jack

Nov, 2002