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3.1 out of 10

Sony DCR-TRV20

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Overall 8
8.0

sony handycam dcr trv20

billrumbo1914, Ebay
17 January 2008
  • Summary: i like this camera because it is really cool. now i can film stuff. i can film anything i want. this, that , whatever. i decided to buy it because now i can film stuff. i like this camera cause now i can film stuff. stuff...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great video, durable, but the sound suffers

M. Metzger, Amazon
28 October 2003
  • Summary: I have owned this camera for over two years and have produced about 10 video productions with it, ranging from 3 minutes to 30. Overall, the camera works great. I got it on an open-box special at Circuit City, and I think it must have been dropped or something, because there are definitely loose connections somewhere. The viewfinder flickers and the firewire port is very sensitive to how far the cable is plugged into it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Value for money

Rajeev Sharma, Amazon
30 December 2002
  • Summary: Excellent camcorder with the latest features. Exceptional picture capturing capabilties with its world class lens. Very good handling features, auto stabilizer and controls are at the right location, very ergonomically designed. The wieght of the camera is also pretty decent to be handled by a single hand. One needs to be a little careful while using it during dim lights or less illumination.
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Overall 8
8.0

Best 1 CCD Camera

scott_from_dallas, Amazon
6 January 2002
  • Summary: This is a great prosumer (entry level pro) camera. Although it has only 1 CCD chip, it produces pictures close in resolution to that of the 3 CCD camcorders. The size and weight make it perfect to carry around and on vacation. The pictures are near broadcast quality, and if you want to shoot good looking movies, go for it! I plan on shooting stuff for church that I will edit on my PC (with Premiere) and I'm sure it will look great.
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Overall 8
8.0

No longer the best one out there...

Red Baron "cracovian", Amazon
15 March 2001
  • Summary: As much as I love Sony's megapixel sensor implementation in this camcorder, I no longer think it's the best one out there. If this cam is on your shopping list then definitely check out its closely related sibling: PC110. It has the same features, it is over twenty percent smaller, has a decent built-in flash, and in addition to being capable of megapixel shots, it records short MPEGs to the memory stick.
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Overall 8
8.0

Love the lens, not sure about the ergonomics

Amazon
5 October 2000
  • Summary: I bought this because of the form factor and the lens (Ziess). Movies look great and pictures look great if you are OK with resolution. I picked it up so that when we travel, I could take snap-shots for my web site and make movies to bore my family. The only thing I do not like is the ergonomics: learning to zoom smoothly takes a while.
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Overall 8
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Value for money 10
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Ease of use 10
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Sound quality 8
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Picture quality 8
8.0

Value for Money

heymohit, Ciao
25 September 2004
  • Excerpt: Well, I am not a big photography fan or lens expert but I as you would expect from any cyber junkee... I did my homework before buying my first camcorder. Looking back at the last three months, I can happily say that I made oneof the best decisions of my life. The came is as easy to use as it can get and the end results produced are a pleasure to watch.
  • Pros: Size, Price, Image Quality, Easy to use
  • Cons: No memory card, Accompanying SW is not user friendly
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Sound quality 10
10

Excellent - but look for the best deal

JimSummer..., Ciao
3 October 2000
  • Excerpt: This opinion is registered as an early impression - I have not yet used (or indeed mastered) the many facilities provided on this camera. However, what I have seen and used so far is impressive. On basic facilities, firstly: - the camera is incredibly compact considering the feature specification - the LCD screen (approx 3.5" diagonal) is easily viewable under most lighting conditions - the viewfinder is also clear, can be "telescoped" as well as angled upwards, and has...
  • Pros: Compact, extensive feature list, including DV - in, high resolution video and stills, high - res viewfinder & LCD screen, fast / smooth response on mechanical componentse on mec
  • Cons: Power switch is slightly awkward for one - handed use;  underside tape loading inconvenient for tripod users
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10

Better than TRV PC-100

Wardenc, Ciao
29 August 2000
  • Excerpt: If you are considering the trendy MegaPixel PC-100 DV camcorder from Sony with it's 'upright' design then also consider the TRV-20E. They are in fact the 'same camera' - the TRV20E has extra digital editing features and the only real difference is the TRV20E's more traditional camcorder design. I found that you need to have tiny hands to get a proper grip on the PC-100. Also, the camera has the ability to record analogue and digital signals in.
  • Pros: Can record Analog & Digitial in also plays NTSC DV
  • Cons: None
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony DCR-TRV20

VJ, review33.com
14 June 2001
  • Summary: 係1ccd中o既dv算不錯 相片質素都合格 但是拍出來的video偏藍 如果可以加入"check white"合更好 過相冇usb係最大缺點
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