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Sony Handycam DCR-TRV480 Specifications

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV480

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV480

Part Number: DCR-TRV480 (Reviewed) Released: February 15, 2005

General

  • Depth
    5.9 in
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Digital8
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Digital Zoom
    990 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG EX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode, frame movie mode
  • Webcam Capability
    Yes
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Effective Video Resolution
    290 KP
  • Digital Zoom
    990x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    Wipe fader, overlap fader, white fader, random, monotone fader, mosaic fader, black fader
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Optical Zoom
    20x
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    460 KP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG EX
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    matrix, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, portrait mode, sports mode, spotlight, sunset & moon
  • Special Effects
    Flash Motion, Low Shutter Speed (LSS), Still, Trail, Luminance Key, Monotone, Mosaic, Negative Art, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia, Solarization
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • White Balance
    Automatic
  • Special Effects
    Still, Solarization, Sepia, Mosaic, Trail, Pastel, Monotone, Old Movie, Flash Motion, Luminance Key, Negative Art, Low Shutter Speed (LSS)
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, sunset & moon, landscape, portrait mode, beach & ski, sports mode
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Exposure Metering
    Spot, matrix
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux

Display

  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 20x zoom - 2.5 - 50 mm - f/1.6-2.4
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.6-2.4
  • Min Focal Length
    2.5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    50 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    42 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    37 mm

Memory / Storage

  • Image Storage
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    MPEG - 320 x 240
    MPEG - 160 x 112
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    black & white
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Black & white

Additional Features

  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Features
    analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation, built-in speaker
  • DV input
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, analog to digital conversion with pass through
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Package
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Package

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FM30
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 700 mAh (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    DCR-TRV480
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    990 x
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG EX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Digital8
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, SP
  • Special Effects
    Flash Motion, Low Shutter Speed (LSS), Still, Trail, Luminance Key, Monotone, Mosaic, Negative Art, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia, Solarization
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, monotone fader, mosaic fader, overlap fader, random, white fader, wipe fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot)
  • Features
    analog to digital conversion with pass through, backlight compensation, built-in speaker

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot)

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    matrix, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach & ski, landscape, portrait mode, sports mode, spotlight, sunset & moon

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.3 in
  • Height
    3.9 in
  • Weight
    1.76 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    460 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    290 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/6"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    4.2 mm (1/6")
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    123,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support

Camcorder Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Built-in Light
    Yes

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV480

Part Number: DCR-TRV480 Released: Feb 15, 2005

MSRP: $349.99

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