Sony DCR-TRV285E "PAL" Digital-8 Camcorder

Sony DCR-TRV285E "PAL" Digital-8 Camcorder, 20x Optical/990x Digital Zoom, B/W Viewfinder, 2.5" LCD Monitor

Sony DCR-TRV285E "PAL" Digital-8 Camcorder, 20x Optical/990x Digital Zoom, B/W Viewfinder, 2.5" LCD Monitor

Sony DCR-TRV285E "PAL" Digital-8 Camcorder


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  • 1Description

The Sony DCR-TRV285E "PAL" Digital 8 Camcorder will provide users with their first experience of a digital camcorder and video editing on a PC. It offers an equally attractive upgrade path to users of analog video, as other enhancements include a bundled software application that can burn footage to the popular Video CD format. A Digital 8 Handycam is ideal for those first exciting steps into digital video.

Analog users can rest assured that they can keep their memories safe by bringing footage on older format tapes into the digital domain with the bundled Picture Package software.

Digital 8 Video Recording
Digital 8 recording format delivers 3x the color bandwidth of VHS (Video Home System)with less video noise, providing a high-quality performance.
i.Link (IEEE-1394) FireWire
Provides a high-speed, bi-directional digital link between camcorders or VCRs for digital to digital editing, which delivers unmatched versatility and performance.
USB Streaming
You can turn your camcorder into a video conferencing tool or webcam. Stream live and recorded moving video to a PC via USB. Make your own digital quality movies.
Stream and share content with family and friends by broadcasting live video and audio via the Internet with the USB interface. [320 x 240 up to 30 frames/sec]
NightShot Plus
Low-level light recording technology is incorporated in the form of Night Shot Plus, which can record in more natural color in low-light environments.
Program Auto Exposure
AE modes make all necessary settings to shutter speed, aperture, and focus for a variety of indoor and outdoor situations. For virtually perfect shooting in any environment, choose from Portrait, Sports, Spotlight, Beach and Ski, Landscape, Sunset and Moon modes.
Photo Mode
By using Sony's Adaptive Frame Interpolation for better image quality, you can store hundreds of individual still images with 7 seconds of audio onto the video tape.
Built-In Light
Brightens your videos when shooting in low-light situations.
Picture Effects
Get creative when recording or playing back videos with Picture Effect modes.
Effects available in camera mode: Negative Art, Sepia, Black & White, Solarization, Slim, Strech, Pastel and Mosaic
Effects available in Playback mode: Negative Art, Sepia, Black & White and Solarization
Manual Focus
Permits the user to adjust the camcorders focus, allowing more control in difficult situations.
Picture Package software
Movies can be enhanced using the supplied Picture Package software. This can apply soundtracks and video effects to your captured footage and burn the result to Video CD in three easy steps.
In the Box
Sony DCR-TRV285E "PAL" Digital-8 Camcorder, 20x Optical/990x Digital Zoom, B/W Viewfinder, 2.5" LCD Monitor
  • AC-L15 AC Adapter "On-Camera" Charger
  • NP-FM30 Battery - 700 mAh
  • RMT-830 Wireless Remote Control
  • A/V Cable Mini-3 RCA (Stereo)
  • USB Cable
  • CD-ROM with USB Driver Software
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • 90-Day B&H Warranty
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    Sony DCR-TRV285E specs

    CCD 1/6" 540,000 Pixels
    350,000 Effective Pixels
    Lens 2.5-50mm /f 1.6 ~ 2.4

    35mm equivalent

    Zoom 20x Optical
    990 Digital
    Image Stabilization Electronic Image Stabilizer
    Filter Size 37mm
    Lux 4 lux
    0 lux in Nightshot Plus Mode
    System PAL
    Format Digital-8
    Audio PCM Digital Stereo, 12-bit, 16-bit
    Time Code Yes
    Date & Time Yes
    A/V Dubbing No
    Viewfinder B/W
    LCD Monitor 2.5" with 123,200 Pixels
    Manual Controls Focus
    Exposure Dial (24 steps)
    Automatic Shutter Speed: 1/60 - 1/4000 (in AE Mode)
    Built-in Light Yes
    Built-in Mic Yes - Stereo
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Accessory Shoe No
    Titler 8 Preset & 2 Custom Titler (in 7 Colors)
    Digital Effects Camera mode: Negative Art, Sepia, Monotone, Solarize, Pastel and Mosaic
    Fade Resistance Black, Mosaic, White, Monotone and Stripe
    Tape Loading Bottom Loading
    Digital Still Mode
    Resolution Not Applicable
    Card Slot No
    Built-in Flash No
    Input/Output Connectors
    Line In Recording Yes - Digital
    Inputs IEEE-1394 (Firewire) x1
    Outputs Audio/Video x1 - mini jack
    USB port
    Edit Protocol No
    Microphone Input No
    Headphone Jack No
    Power Requirements DC 7.2v (battery) AC 120-240v, 50-60 Hz
    Power Consumption 2.5 W viewfinder - 3.4 W LCD
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.4 x 3.8 x 5.9" (85 x 98 x 151mm)
    Weight 1 lb 11 oz (780 g)
    Warranty 90 Day from B&H
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.8 x 7.5 x 6.8"

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