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Sony TRV-25 mini tape Camcorder vs. today's digital models?

by wtnyc / January 23, 2012 6:56 AM PST

i bought a Sony TRV-25 mini tape camcorder about (?) 8 years ago.

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Sorry but
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2012 7:47 AM PST

I've never found the tape medium to be a factor for low light, sharpness or image quality. Those are more a factor of the lens (big = more light), the sensor and "the entire package."

AVCHD is pretty good but it's hard to get much traction today with Standard Definition content. Try watch some HD shots from the newer gear to get an idea.
Bob

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by wtnyc / January 23, 2012 11:19 AM PST
In reply to: Sorry but

for your input, nice to know its not outdated and still relevant.
i'm sure it not being HD is a factor, as you point out..

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